9:00 – 9:10

Speaker:
Irina Nazarova, Managing Partner at ENGARDE Attorneys at Law

Speaker:
Dr. Alice Fremuth-Wolf, Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (Austria)

Discussed topic:
Diversity in arbitration – still a myth or reality?

Moderator:
Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner at AEQUO (Ukraine)

Speakers:
1. Thomas Williams, Partner at Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners (Qatar)
2. Daniel Greineder, Partner at Peter & Partners (Switzerland)
3. James Castello, Partner at King & Spalding (France)

Topics for discussion:
1. What are they?
2. What is different?
3. General recognition or much ado about nothing?

Moderator:
1. Natalia Petrik, Legal Counsel at SCC Arbitration Institute (Sweden)

Speakers:
1. Sharon Ong, Policy Advisory Director at Ministry of Law Singapore (Singapore)
2. Heidi Merikalla-Teir, Managing Partner at Merilampi and former Secretary General of the Finnish Arbitration Institute (Finland)
3. Alexander Scard, Senior Associate at Kennedys (United Kingdom)

Topics for discussion:
1. What works and what does not?
2. Faster, cheaper, better?
3. And what about enforcement?

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch will be served in Pre-Function Room

Speaker:
Andriy Kobolyev, CEO at Naftogaz (Ukraine)

Discussed topic:
Naftogaz's experience in Arbitration

Moderator:
1. Ziva Filipic, Managing Counsel at ICC Court of Arbitration (France)

Speakers:
1. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Partner at Graf & Pitkowitz (Austria)
2. Veronika Korom, Assistant Professor in ESSEC Business School, Assistant Professor in ``International Business Law and Arbitration`` (France)
3. Hendrik Puschmann, Partner at Farrer & Co (UK)

Topics for discussion:
1. Will the technological arms race to meet the challenge?
2. Hacked evidence. Now what?
3. Viruses, manipulations, fakes and other hazards.

Moderator:
1. Arne Fuchs, Partner at McDermott Will & Emery (Germany)

Speakers:
1. Kristen Young, Partner at White & Case (USA)
2. Jennifer Younan, Partner at Shearman & Sterling (France)
3. Laura Hardin, Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations (USA)

Topics for discussion:
1. Violation by the arbitrator (disclosure and non-disclosure of information)
2. Violations by a lawyer (sanctions for violation of court costs)
3. Violations by other participants (witnesses, experts, institutions, clients)

``Kyiv Arbitration Night`` is the highlight of the conference. A perfect opportunity to meet with arbitration practitioners in an informal and friendly atmosphere. Nice music, national cuisine and signature drinks won’t let you feel bored.