Conference

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Program

Building the future of arbitration through innovation

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8.00 am

Registration of local and international attendees
Coffee and refreshments

9.00 am

Welcome to RAIF conference >>
Donna Ross, Chair of the Conference Organising Committee

Welcome to Country
Gadigal people of the Eora nation

Greetings >>
Mark Beech, Deputy Chair of Resolution Institute

9.25 am

Opening address >>
Supreme Court Justice of New South Wales Robert McDougall

9.40 am

Promotion, growth and practice of arbitration in the region - updates by arbitral institutes in Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Malaysia >>
Chair: Mark Beech

10.30 am

Morning tea

10.45 am

Promotion, growth and practice of arbitration in the region - updates by arbitral institutes in Singapore, Philippines, and Australia and NZ >>
Chair: Mark Beech

11.15 pm

Thinking outside the box – innovation in arbitration >>
Chair: Erika Williams
Panellists: Gitanjali Bajaj, Jo Delaney, Tim Grave, Philippa Murphy, Andrew Stephenson,

12.25 pm

Innovation in arbitration – the Singapore experience >>
Presenter: Dinesh Dhillon

12.50 pm

Lunch

1.50 pm

Navigating the minefields of corporate disputes – to litigate or arbitrate >>
Presenter: Sharon Chong Tze Ying

2.15 pm

Arbitration – the untapped potential in family law >>
Chair: Fiona Hollier
Panelists: Caroline Kirton QC, The Honourable Stephen O’Ryan QC, Professor Patrick Parkinson

3.25 pm

Afternoon tea

3.40 pm

Controlling costs in arbitration – from beginning to end >>
Chair: Ian Bailey QC
Panelists: Georgia Quick, Koh Swee Yen, Julie Soars

4.50 pm

Closing remarks >>
Donna Ross and Mark Beech

5.00 pm

Close

5.15 pm

RAIF Council meeting
Council representatives

6.30 pm

Gala dinner >>
After dinner speaker: The Honourable Neil Brown QC