THAC International ADR Webinar Series 2021
Managing Disputes in an Uncertain World: Challenges and Opportunities
The world is entering in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, various irreversible modifications have been made in our lives.
The latest analysis from the WHO stated, globally, the cumulative numbers to over 102.1 million reported cases and over 2.2 million deaths globally since the start of the pandemic. At the beginning of 2020, concepts such as “travel bans,” “quarantine,” “social distancing,” “lockdown” and “mandatory mask usage,” were undefined to us. Today, they are a significant part of our everyday lives as COVID-19 continues to impact on every aspect of our lives. Since recently, various vaccinations have been developed and beginning to be adopted.
The field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) was by no exception been affected by the pandemic and changes have occurred. ADR proceedings are moving online and protocols for virtual hearings have been drafted and proposed, and new virtual platforms have been launched. Moreover, all social events, due to social distancing, have been converted to webinars. These changes can be summarized as “New Normal” in the ADR field.
The THAC International ADR Webinar Series 2021 aims to discuss these changes occurred since the pandemic started, new developments introduced, the rise of consequences of the “new normal” and the future opportunities in the field of ADR.
|4 Aug 21||4 PM – 5.30 PM |
|1||ADR goes online! Changes and Innovations demanded by the new global situation.||Register|
|11 Aug 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
|2||Face-off: online hearing v. in-person hearing||Register|
|17 Aug 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|3||Asia-Pacific region: COVID-19 could be an opportunity for local talented or experience arbitration practitioners to emerge and find better exposure?||Register|
|19 Aug 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|4||Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): amending existing rules or brand-new platform, what are the options available?||Register|
|24 Aug 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|5||International arbitration and states’ response to COVID-19||Register|
|26 Aug 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|6||This house believes that it is difficult to get appointed as an arbitrator – a debate||Register|
|2 Sep 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
|7||International Arbitration, who are the supporting actors and what has been done for them?||Register|
|7 Sep 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
|8||The interplay between Insolvency proceedings an International Arbitration?||Register|
|9 Sep 21||2 PM – 2.30 PM|
|9||Growing Regional Arbitration Institutions through Cooperation: A Discussion on what Governments, Institutions and Legal Practitioners Can Do to Help move the Region Forward||Register|
|14 Sep 21||4 PM – 5.30 PM|
|10||Confidentiality: does arbitration need a protocol to regulate the “new normal”?||Register|
|16 Sep 21||4 PM – 5.30 PM |
Two years after the Singapore Convention on Mediation, a success?
|22 Sep 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
Multi-tier dispute resolution clauses, is this the key to mediation success?
|30 Sep 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
|14||Gender Diversity in International Arbitration: Trends and Developments in Thailand and Asia||Register|
|5 Oct 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|15||The Rise of Arbitration in Asia||Register|
|7 Oct 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM |
|16||International arbitration in the digital age: Navigating the new norm.||Register|
|12 Oct 21||3 PM – 4.30 PM|
|17||The effects and impacts of international sanctions on international arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of awards.||Register|