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2nd NCIA International Arbitration & ADR Conference

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The 2nd NCIA International Arbitration and ADR Conference is scheduled to be held between 4th - 6th March, 2020 in Mombasa, Kenya.

The theme of the 2nd International Conference is "Tracking Africa's Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanisms: It is Business Unusual". The Conference thematic discussions will cover cross-border partnerships and collaborations, access to international arbitration in Africa, and underpin the role of technology in alternative dispute resolution while enhancing the voice for regional players and emergence of regional arbitration hubs. The Conference will draw participants from all sectors and industries across the continent, Arbitration and ADR practitioners among others.

This conference is a must attend for all international arbitration and ADR practitioners, The International Business Community interested in investing in the African Continent, International Law Firms, The Academia and other Arbitration Centers.


PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS

Pre-conference Cocktail
Fair View Hotel, Upperhill

5th Dec 2019

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Conference Accreditation

CiArb Kenya - 5 CPD Points

Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) - 12 PDU Points

Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS) - 10 UNSTRUCTURED CPD Points

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AIR FRANCE–KLM DISCOUNT RATES

NCIA has partnered with Air France to provide discounted ticket rates for international delegates. Use the coupon below to get a 15% discount off your flight ticket.

Event: 2ND NCIA INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION & ADR CONFERENCE

Coupon Code: 36595AF

Travel Valid Period: 26/02/2020 to 13/03/2020

Event location: MOMBASA

SPEAKERS

Prof. Githu Muigai (Former AG)
Professor, Public law, The School of Law, University of Nairobi

Hon. Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch, EBS, CBS
First Vice-President of the International Criminal Court at The Hague, The Netherlands

Bwalya Lumbwe
Arbitrator

Elodie Dulac
Partner, King & Spalding (Singapore) LLP

PROGRAMME

Day 1

Time Session Discussion Topic Speakers Moderator
10:00 - 16:00 Registration Participants registration
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception/ Cocktail Welcome Reception TBA TBA

Day 2

Time Session Discussion Topic Speakers Moderator
07:30 - 08:30 Registration & Coffee NCIA
08:30 - 09:00 The role of African courts and judges in supporting arbitration TBA TBA
09:00 – 09:20 Session 1 Africa’s Role in the reform of ISDS system. TBA TBA
09:20-09:40 Session 2 Key note-speech TBA TBA
9:40 – 10:00 Launch of the NCIA Brand and Group Photo
10:00-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:10 Session 3 Business case for arbitration and ADR in Africa

i. Overview of the state of arbitration in Africa

ii. Dispute Resolution in derivatives: how prepared are we?

iii. Dispute Resolution in Construction & infrastructure: are we keeping in step with growth?

iv. Making African seats attractive for arbitration: Investors’ expectations

TBA TBA
11:10 – 11.25 Question & Answer Session
11:25 - 11:55 Session 4 Governance and international arbitration

i. Corruption: impact on investor confidence in international arbitration.

ii. Is international arbitration an island: the global challenge of money laundering.

iii. Bangalore principles for judicial Conduct; a framework for Arbitrator conduct?
TBA TBA
12:55- 12:10 Question & Answer Session
12:10 - 12:40 Session 5 Cross-border Partnerships, and Collaboration

i. A case for Cross-border Partnerships & Collaborations

ii. Case Study of the OHADA –ICC Partnership
TBA TBA
12:40 – 13:00 Question & Answer Session
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Session 6 Mediation: Which way Post- Singapore Mediation Convention

i. Cross-border recognition of Mediation settlements: A new era for ADR in international disputes

ii. Dealing with resistance: Mandatory vs. Voluntary Mediation

iii. Lessons from a thriving domestic mediation environment: Workings of Court Annexed Mediation
TBA TBA
14:30 -14:45 Question & Answer Session
14:45 - 15:15 Session 7 Innovation and International Arbitration: practice and procedure

i. Factors affecting accessibility; techniques for stemming escalation of time and costs?

ii. Assessment of damages and the role of experts.

iii. Outlook for arbitration and other forms of ADR: Judicial transformation – Boon or Bane?
TBA TBA
15:15 - 15:45 Session 8 Africa Continental Free Trade Area

i. AfCFTA Explained

ii. Model for Investment Dispute Resolution under the AfCFTA.

iii. Role of African Centres in Arbitration and Dispute Settlement Mechanism under the AfCFTA.
TBA TBA
15:45 – 16:00 Question & Answer Session
16:00

Coffee Break

18:00 Gala Dinner Moon ‘n’ Sand at Shore – African Sounds TBA

Day 3

Time Session Discussion Topic Speakers Moderator
08:30-9:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Session 9 Arbitration and Arbitral Institutions in Africa

i. Building synergies and Partnerships across legal jurisdictions in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

ii. African Centres as a catalyst for advancement?

iii. A Case of Africans for Africa. The role of other actors.
TBA TBA
10:10 - 10:15 Question & Answer Session
10:15 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-11:15 Session 10 Innovation and international arbitration: the role of IT

i. Incorporating Information Technology in Arbitration - Ethics and Governance.

ii. IT Experience, Challenges and Way Forward; An Institutional Perspective

iii. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the effects of technology in selection of seats.
TBA TBA
11:15 – 11:30 Question & Answer Session
11:30 - 12:10 Session 11 African Arbitration: Expectations for the Future

i. Investment Arbitration and Environmental Protection: Who will blink first?

ii. Beyond the resource curse narrative: DSM and Arbitration in extractives disputes in Africa

iii. The new global resource: readiness for arbitrating the Blue Economy disputes
TBA TBA
12:10 – 12:25 Question & Answer Session
12:25-13:00 Session 12 Closing Ceremony
TBA TBA
13:00-14:00

Lunch

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