AGENDA (For Portuguese version, click here.)
 

 8:30 - 9:00  REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
 9:00 - 9:20  WELCOME: HELENA TAVARES ERICKSON, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES AND CORPORATE SECRETARY, CPR
OPENING REMARKS: GUSTAVO SCHMIDT, PRESIDENT OF CBMA, PARTNER, SCHMIDT LOURENÇO KINGSTON ADVOGADOS, PROFESSOR, GETULIO VARGAS FOUNDATION SCHOOL OF LAW, PUBLIC ATTORNEY, RIO DE JANEIRO CITY HALL
 9:20 - 10:00  KEYNOTE SPEAKER : "How Lawyers Manipulate Mediators  How Mediators Can Respond" - DWIGHT GOLANN, PROFESSOR OF LAW, SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL 

 10:00 - 11:00

PANEL I: CORPORATE COUNSEL ROUNDTABLE: THIS PANEL OF IN-HOUSE CORPORATE LEADERS WILL ADDRESS DISPUTE RESOLUTION AS AN “INTEGRAL” ELEMENT OF THE LEGAL BUSINESS PROCESS AND DISCUSS ITS EFFECTIVENESS IN TIMES OF COMPLEX BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS.
MODERATOR: ANA C. REYES, PARTNER, WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY

  • RALF LINDBÄCK, VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL AFFAIRS, SERVICES, WÄRTSILÄ  CORPORATION;
  • CAROLINA AZEVEDO, GENERAL COUNSEL FOR LATIN AMERICA, ERICSSON DO BRASIL
  • GABRIELA ASSMAR, OMBUDSMAN, ICATU SEGUROS, CPR DISTINGUISHED NEUTRAL;
 11:00-12:30

MANDATORY MEDIATION

PANEL II: THE IMPACT OF MANDATORY MEDIATION IN THE PRIVATE MEDIATION PRACTICE 

MODERATOR: JOAQUIM DA PAIVA MUNIZ, PARTNER, TRENCH ROSSI WATANABE

  • FLAVIA FOZ MANGE, PARTNER, MANGE & GABBAY - SOCIEDADE DE ADVOGADOS;
  • TANIA ALMEIDA, MEDIATOR, MEDIARE
  • PROF. HUMBERTO DALLA BERNADINA DE PINHO, PROFESSOR, UERJ 
  • CESAR FELIPE CURY, JUDGE, RIO DE JANEIRO STATE COURT OF APPEALS 

PANEL III: LEARNING FROM INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES 

  • ARGENTINA: ROMINA SOLEDAD MORENO, LAWYER; MEDIATION AND STRATEGIES OF NEGOTIATION AND PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES;
  • CORPORATE: ALBERT C. HILBER, SENIOR CLAIMS EXPERT - AMERICAS, SWISS RE
  • COLOMBIA: PROF. RAFAEL BERNAL, PRESIDENT OF IACAC, UNIVERSIDADE JAVERIANA
 12:30 - 14:00  LUNCHEON
 14:00 - 15:00

SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVITIES:  PARTICIPANTS ARE INVITED TO JOIN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:

I - LECTURE (AUDITORIUM) - EMPLOYMENT & CONSUMER RELATIONSHIPS, COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES. INSIGHTS, STUDIES & MANAGEMENT OF APPROPRIATE CONFLICT RESOLUTIONS.

  • EVELYN R. A. BARRETO DE SOUZA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NÚCLEO PAULISTA DE MEDIAÇÃO E ARBITRAGEM
  • VILMA TOSHIE KUTOMI, PARTNER, MATTOS FILHO, VEIGA FILHO, MARREY JR E QUIROGA ADVOGADOS;
  • MARIANA FREITAS DE SOUZA, LAWYER, VEIRANO ADVOGADOS; DIRECTOR; CBMA

II – DISCUSSION GROUPS BY SUBJECT (DINING ROOM):  PARTICIPANTS WILL EXCHANGE THEIR ADR EXPERIENCES AND DISCUSS SPECIFIC ISSUES RELATING TO THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRIES: CONSTRUCTION; INSURANCE; INDUSTRY; INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; SPORTS; FINANCE & BANKING; GOVERNANCE; ENERGY, OIL & GAS, ARBITRATION. EACH GROUP WILL BE COORDINATED BY A LEADER-MEDIATOR, ALL FROM THE CPR PANEL OF DISTINGUISHED NEUTRALS, WHO WILL INTRODUCE THE SUBJECT, SHARE STORIES AND MODERATE THE DISCUSSIONS

 15:00 

COFFEE BREAK

 15:30 - 16:45

PANEL IV: SETTLEMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ARBITRATION: THIS PANEL OF LEADING PRACTITIONERS WILL ADDRESS THE WAYS IN WHICH THEY HAVE SUGGESTED MEDIATION IN THE CONTEXT OF ARBITRATION AND WHO SHOULD MEDIATE SUCH A DISPUTE.
MODERATOR: HAGIT ELUL, PARTNER, HUGHES HUBBARD & REED LLP 

  • SHELBY GRUBBS, CEO, ATLANTA CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION & MEDIATION, CPR DISTINGUISHED NEUTRAL; 
  • MONICA MENDONÇA COSTA, PARTNER, TOZZINI FREIRE
  • CORINA GUGLER, ATTORNEY, LITIGATION & ARBITRATION, DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON 
  • OLIVIER ANDRÉ, VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL & DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES, CPR 
  • BEATRIZ ROSA, MEDIATOR & ARBITRATOR, ENGINEERING & DEFENSE 
 16:45 - 18:00

PANEL V: INNOVATION IN MEDIATION
MODERATOR:  ANDRE CHATEAUBRIAND MARTINS, PARTNER, SERGIO BERMUDES ADVOGADOS

  • THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE - ADOLFO BRAGA, MEDIATOR
  • CORPORATE LEADERSHIP - ANA PAULA DE ALMEIDA SANTOS, GENERAL COUNSEL, ASSURANT SOLUTIONS;
  • THE FLEXIBILITY OF MEDIATION - ANDREA MAIA, MEDIATOR, FINDRESOLUTIONS, CPR DISTINGUISHED NEUTRAL; VICE-PRESIDENT, CBMA;
 18:00 - 18:30  CLOSING REMARKS - Noah J. Hanft, President & CEO, CPR INNOVATIONS
 18:30 - 19:30  RECEPTION