Program

DAY 1 PROGRAM SPA CE DAY 2 PROGRAM

SPACE

Day 1: Thursday 15 July 2021

SPACE

The conference attracts 13 CPD points: 6.5 for each day. The program also contributes towards Western Australian Legal Practice Board CPD requirements. Stay tuned for updates.

Plenaries | Grand Ballroom

Streams | Arbitration: Room 1 | Mediation: Room 2 | Combination: Room 3

SPACE
8.15 am8.40 am8.45 am8.50 am9.00 am
Grand Ballroom Registration and Welcome Morning Coffee/Tea
Chair’s Welcome: Russell Thirgood
Welcome to Country: TBC
9.30 am
Grand Ballroom Dispute Resolution in the Family Law Courts: Innovations and Opportunities

Chair: Justin Dowd AM

10.30 am
Grand Ballroom Morning Tea
11.00 am
Room 1 Persuasive Advocacy in International Arbitration

Chair: Russell Thirgood

Room 2 Family Law Disputes: Solving the Problem in the Moment

Chair: Kay Feeney

Room 3 ADRAC Report - Conciliation: Connecting the Dots

Chair: TBC

11.30 am Dispute Resolution in the Banking and Finance Services

Chair: Emma Hodgman

  • Speaker: TBC
12 noon
Room 1 International Arbitration: The Client Perspective

Chair: Oliver Gayner

Room 2 HR / Workplace Disputes: Prevention, Empathy, Wellbeing and Mental Health

Chair: Amber Williams

Room 3 Security of Payment Adjudication

Chair: John Cooper

1 pm
Grand Ballroom Networking Lunch
2 pm
Room 1 Domain Name Disputes

Chair: The Hon Neil Brown QC

Room 2 Elder Mediation: Responding to the Aged Care Crisis

Chair: Assoc Prof Dr Lise Barry

Room 3
Facilitated Session:
Through the Eyes of the Mediator: The Impact and Lessons of the Covid-19 Crisis

Chair: Amber Williams

3 pm
Room 1 Energy and Resources Disputes

Chair: Peter Voss

Room 2 Collaborative Practice: Reinventing Dispute Resolution

Chair: Cassandra Pullos

Room 3 IT and IP Disputes

Chair: Jackie O'Brien

4 pm
Grand Ballroom Afternoon Tea
4.30-5.00 pm
Grand Ballroom
Government Address: Senator the Hon Amanda Stoker
7.00 pm7.30–10.30 pm
Grand Ballroom Pre-Dinner Drinks
Dinner Special Guest Speaker: Gabrielle Trainor AO

SPACE

SPACE

Day 2: Friday 16 July 2021

SPACE

The conference attracts 13 CPD points: 6.5 for each day. Stay tuned for updates.

Plenaries | Grand Ballroom

Streams | Arbitration: Room 1 | Mediation: Room 2 | Combination: Room 3

SPACE
8.45 am
Grand Ballroom Sport Disputes: The National Sports Tribunal

Chair: Rebecca Ogge

9.30 am
Grand Ballroom The Media Bargaining Code: New Avenues for Arbitration and Mediation

Chair: The Hon Neil Brown QC

10.30 am
Grand Ballroom Morning Tea
11.00 am
Room 1 Domestic Arbitration Practice and the Development of International Arbitration in Australia

Chair: Prof Doug Jones AO

Room 2 Singapore Convention on Mediation

Chair: Khory McCormick

Room 3 A Difficult Birth: The First Four Years of Family Arbitration in Australia

Chair: Michelle May AM QC

11.30 am Human Rights. Conciliation in a Time of Covid: Challenges and Opportunities

Chair: Cecily Zhu

12 noon
Room 1 Arbitration in Construction and Major Infrastructure

Chair: Glen Warwick

Room 2 Successful Mediation Advocacy

Chair: Amber Williams

12.30 pm Technology and Dispute Resolution

Chair: Laura Keily

Room 3 Insolvency: Commercial Disputes and Restructuring Outcomes

Chair: John Keenan

1 pm
Grand Ballroom Networking Lunch
2 pm
Room 1 Access to Justice in Commercial Arbitration

Chair: Matt Lee

Room 2 Small Business Mediation

Chair: Dr Craig Latham

Room 3 Restorative Justice: How it Works in Dispute Resolution

Chair: Margaret Thorsborne

3 pm
Room 1 Ethics in Arbitration

Chair: Toby Shnookal QC

Room 2 Aurukun Mediation

Chair: Craig Jones

Room 3 Expert Determination: To Infinity and Beyond!

Chair: Evatt Styles

4 pm
Grand Ballroom Afternoon Tea
4.30 pm
Grand Ballroom Business Plenary

Chair: Tim L’Estrange

5.45-7.00 pm
Grand Ballroom Networking Cocktail Reception