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11/09/2018

Conference: Environmental Dispute Resolution and Small States

Agenda
Conference: Environmental Dispute Resolution and Small States

Thursday, 6 September 2018 | 9:00–17:00
Friday, 7 September 2018 | 09:00–17:30
WilmerHale, 49 Park Lane, London, W1K 1PS
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Thursday,
6 September 2018

 

09:0009:30

Registration

09:3009:45

Welcome

Steven FinizioPartner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, London

09:4510:45

Keynote Panel—Setting the Scene

Moderator: Sir David Baragwanath, KNZM QC

Eden Charles, former Ambassador at Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations
Teleiai Dr Lalotoa Mulitalo, Executive Director, Samoa Law Reform Commission
Elisabeth Mrema, Director, United Nations Environment Programme

10:4511:15

Coffee Break

11:1512:30

The Science Behind Environmental Dispute Resolution

Chair and Commentator: Dr Ilan Kelman, Professor, University College London

Penehuro Lefale, Director at LeA International, Wellington—Climate Science
Dr Johanne Fischer, Expert International Fisheries Management & former Executive Secretary, South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation—Biodiversity
José Rafael Mata Dona, Arbitrator in independent practice, Brussels—Preliminary Draft Convention on the use of Blockchain to Boost Climate Action

12:3013:30

Lunch

13:3014.00

Keynote—Evidence and Dispute Resolution

Lord Carnwath, Justice of The Supreme Court, United Kingdom

14:0015:30

Procedure and Substance in Environmental Dispute Resolution

Chair: Ana Tuiketei, Visiting Foreign Lawyer, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, London

Stuart Bruce, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London—Corporate Governance and the Environment
Monica Feria Tinta, Barrister, 20 Essex Street, London—Redressing Environmental Harm in International Dispute Resolution
Dr Orsolya Toth, Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham—Amicus Curia—A Light in the Tunnel of International Dispute Resolution for Small States
Dr Alejandra Torres Camprubi, Foley Hoag, Paris—Dispute Resolution and Sinking Island States

15:3016:00

Coffee Break

16:0017:30

Science, Evidence & Dispute Resolution

Chair and Commentator: Jonathan Lim, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

Steven Finizio, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, London
Elisabeth Mrema, Director, United Nations Environment Programme
Alberto Costi, Professor, Victoria University of Wellington

17:3019:00

Networking Reception

Friday,
7 September 2018

 

09:0009:30

Registration

09:3011:00

Costs and Damages

Chair: James Bridgeman SC, President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London

James Neill, Barrister, Landmark Chambers, London—Costs
Simon Milnes, Barrister, 20 Essex Street, London—Damages and Causation
Scott MacDonald, Principal, Ramboll, Princeton—Costs and Damages

11:0011:30

Coffee Break

11:3013:00

Keynote—Bangladesh Accord—A Model for Environmental Dispute Resolution?

Graham Dunning QC, Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, London

Chair: Dr Carina Alcoberro LlivinaAssociate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

Commentators:
Suzanne SpearsPartner, Volterra Fietta, London
Annette Magnusson, Secretary General, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Dr Maria Banda, Associate Professor, University of Toronto

13:0014:00

Lunch

14:0015:30

Alternatives

Chair: Eden Charles, former Ambassador at Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations

Teresa Mackey, Marine Research Fellow, Sargasso Sea Commission, Washington DC—Sargasso Sea Agreement
Dr Radika Kumar, Lecturer, The University of the South Pacific—WTO Dispute Resolution
Catherine Iorns, Professor, Victoria University of Wellington—Insurance

15:3016:00

Coffee Break

16:0016:45

Blue Economy Snapshot

Chair: Desley Horton, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London

Dr Johanne Fischer, Expert International Fisheries Management & former Executive Secretary, South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation
Dr Troy Waterman, Lecturer, University of West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

16:4517:30

Closing Panel

Chair: Dr Petra Butler, Co-Director, Centre for Small States, Queen Mary University of London and Professor, Victoria University of Wellington

Monica Feria Tinta, Barrister, 20 Essex Street, London
Penehuro Lefale, Director at LeA International, Wellington
Frank Paulson, Chair, Law Reform Commission Solomon Islands
Dr Ilan Kelman, Professor, University College London
Sir David Baragwanath, KNZM QC

 
 

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