9:00 – 9:10

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

Speaker:
Dr. Fremuth-Wolf, Secretary General at VIAC (Austria)

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

Moderator:
Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner at Aequo (Kyiv)

Speakers:
1. Thomas Williams, Partner at Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners (Qatar)
2. TBC
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. TBC

Speakers:
1. Sharon Ong, Policy Advisory Director at Ministry of Law Singapore (Singapore)
2. Heidi Merikalla-Teir, Managing Partner of Merilampi and former Secretary General of the Finnish Arbitration Institute (Finland)
3. Ivana Nincic, Member of the EU and UNCITRAL International Commission on Mediation Development (Serbia)

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:
Andrii Koboliev, CEO at Naftogaz (Ukraine)

Discussed topic:
Naftogaz's experience in Arbitration

Moderator:
1. TBC

Speakers:
1. TBC
2. Veronika Korom, Associate at Bredin Prat (France)
3. TBC

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. Kirsten Young, Partner at White Case (USA)
2. Jennifer Younan, Partner at Shearman & Sterling (France)
3. Laura Hardin, Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal (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)

20:00 – till sunrise

``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.