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Monday, March 29th
8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM


Rodney Smolla, Washington and Lee University School of Law
Susan D. Franck, Washington and Lee University School of Law
Anna Joubin-Bret, UNCTAD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Keynote Speaker

W. Michael Reisman, Yale Law School

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Panel 1: Experiences of Stakeholders in Investment Arbitration and Dispute Resolution - Pitfalls and Successes

Ted Posner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Mard Clodfelter, Foley Hoag LLP
Jack J. Coe Jr., Pepperdine University
Alvaro Galindo, International Arbitration adn Litigation
Vilawan Mangklatanakul, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
Ignacio Torterola, ICSID Liason, Embassy of the Argentine Republic
Mark Feldman, U.S. Department of State

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Lunch (Ticketed Event by Invitation)

Margrete Stevens, King & Spalding LLP

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Panel 2: Exploring Existing Strategies and Innovations for Preventing and Managing Investment Treaty Disputes Efficiently

William K. Slate, American Arbitration Association
Meg Kinnear, International Centre for the Settlemetn of Investment Disputes, World Bank
Aguie Lendor, Center of Export and Investment, Dominican Republic
Michael McIlwrath, General Electric
Paul Andres Paredes Portella, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Peru
Andrea A. Schneider, Marquette University
Jonathan (Josh) Kallmer, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Tea Break

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Panel 3: Creative Options for the Future: Setting a Common Agenda of Mutual Interests and Expectations

Yas Banifatemi, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Laurence Boulle, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Cathy Costantino, Georgetown University
Noriyuki Mita, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
Jose Antonio Rivas, Arnold & Porter LLP
Wolf von Kumberg, Northrop Grumman
Mariana Hernandez Crespo, University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minnesota

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Lucy Reed, Freshfields

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

6:00 PM

Drinks Reception

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM