Schiefelbein Global
Dispute Resolution
Conference

Online | January 15, 2021

The Agenda

Friday, January 15, 2021

All times are in Mountain Standard Time (Arizona)

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction
Douglas Sylvester, Dean | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Art Hinshaw, Clinical Professor and Faculty Director of the Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Victoria Sahani, Associate Dean and Professor of Law | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Les Schiefelbein, International Arbitrator | Founder and CEO, Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution | CEO, Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (Palo Alto, CA)

9:00 – 10:00

The Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Lecture – Going Virtual: Implications of the ‘New Age’ of Cyber for International Disputes
Catherine Amirfar, Partner | Debevoise & Plimpton / President | American Society of International Law (New York, NY)

10:00 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 11:30

Indigenous International Dispute Resolution
Doreen Nanibaa McPaul – Moderator, Attorney General | Navajo Nation (Window Rock, AZ)
Amb. Keith Harper (Ret.), Partner | Jenner & Block LLP (Washington, D.C.)
Stacy L. Leeds, Foundation Professor of Law and Leadership | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (Phoenix, AZ)
Enrique Prieto-Rios, Associate Professor | Faculty of Law, Universidad del Rosario (Bogotá, Colombia)
Risa Schwartz, Lawyer | Risa Schwartz International Law (Toronto, Canada)

11:30 – 11:45

Break

11:45 – 1:00

New Space: Opportunities and Challenges
Charles Blanchard – Moderator, Partner | Arnold & Porter (Washington, D.C.)
Christopher T.W. Kunstadter, Global Head of Space | AXA XL (New York, NY)
Caryn Schenewerk, Vice President of Regulatory & Government Affairs | Relativity Space (Washington, D.C.)
Emilie Marley Siemssen, Lead Legal & Space Regulatory Counsel and Launch Director | GomSpace (Copenhagen, Denmark)

1:00 – 1:15

Break

1:00 – 2:15

Mix and Mingle
Join us in breakout rooms to mingle with your fellow attendees

2:15 – 2:30

Break

2:30 – 3:45

Mediation the World Over
Wolf von Kumberg – Moderator, International Arbitrator and Mediator | The International Arbitration Center (London, England & Washington, D.C.)
Karl Hennessee Senior Vice President | Litigation, Investigations & Regulatory Affairs, Airbus (Paris, France)
Christina Hioureas Partner and Chair | United Nations Practice Group, Foley Hoag LLP (New York, NY)
Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma Government Legal Counsel | Attorney General’s Chambers (Singapore, Singapore)
Tim Schnabel Executive Director | Uniform Law Commission (Chicago, IL)

3:45 – 4:00

Break

4:00 – 5:15

COVID-19 Class and Mass Disputes
Betsy Grey – Moderator, Jack E. Brown Chair in Law | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (Phoenix, AZ)
Barbara J. Dawson, Partner, Snell & Wilmer LLP (Phoenix, AZ)
Marek Krasula, Director | Arbitration & ADR, North America, SICANA Inc. / International Court of Arbitration (New York, NY)
Victoria Sahani, Associate Dean and Professor of Law | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
S.I. Strong, Associate Professor | University of Sydney Law School (Sydney, Australia)

5:15

Closing Remarks