Keynote Presentations

  • Justice in the Digital Era: Synergy of Traditional ADR and Technology, National Alternative Dispute Resolution Convention, Office for ADR, Department of Justice of the Philippines (December 1, 2021)
  • Baltic Arbitration Days (August 12, 2021)
  • Jura Novit Arbiter: Truth or Fiction? 2021 Proskauer Rose Lecture on International Arbitration (May 26, 2021) (winner of the 2022 GAR Best Speech or Lecture)
  • You’ve Got to Have (Good) Faith – Or Do You? – The Arbitrator’s Approach to Contract Interpretation Issues: Civil vs. Common Law Perspectives, USC Gould Center for Dispute Resolution 5th Annual Symposium – Bridging the Common and Civil Law Chasm (April 14, 2021)
  • University of Santa Clara Journal of International Law’s Symposium (March 26, 2021)

Lectures (Panelist or Speaker, unless otherwise indicated)

International Commercial Arbitration

  • Co-Chair, Tribunal – Jurisdiction, Powers, Duties, Arbitral Innovation, SIArb Commercial Arbitration Symposium (November 29, 2022)
  • Enforcement and Recognition of Awards, CIArb Virtual Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (September 25, 2022)
  • Moderator, “Different Perspectives”, ICCA 2022 Edinburgh (September 21, 2022)
  • Jura Novit Arbiter; Good Faith, Sciences Po Law School – LLM TADS (June 8, 10, 2022)
  • Pre-contractual Considerations in International Arbitration, AELEX Arbitration Month 2022 (March 31, 2022)
  • Resolving life sciences disputes: Prescription or over-the-counter medicine?, Paris Arbitration Week (March 29, 2022)
  • Jura Novit Arbiter, Delos TagTime S04E07 (December 14, 2021)
  • Moderator, Arbitration Claus(e) is Coming to Town, SIArb webinar (December 1, 2021)
  • Spotlight on Arbitration Advocacy, CIArb Singapore Branch (November 11, 2021)
  • Fraud in Arbitration – Overcoming Limitations on Tribunal Powers, Debevoise seminar, Hong Kong Arbitration Week (October 27, 2021)
  • Moderator, Panel on Responding to Pandemic Disputes: Breaching Space and Guiding Principles, part of Reimagining Arbitration – Technology and the Pandemic, BIICL Virtual Workshop, Hong Kong Arbitration Week (October 27, 2021)
  • Jura Novit Arbiter: Presumptive Peril or Potential?, American Society of Comparative Law Annual Meeting (October 22, 2021)
  • Functus Officio in Arbitration – Presented by Level Twenty Seven Chambers, Australian Arbitration Week (October 22, 2021)
  • GAR Live: Beijing 2021 (September 17, 2021)
  • Impact of Sanctions on Arbitration: Shift to the East?, AIAC, Asia ADR Week (August 19, 2021)
  • Analyzing Recent Developments in India-Related Arbitrations from an Indian and Singaporean Point of View, AAA-ICDR (August 12, 2021)
  • Confronting Chaos, Embracing Conflict: Building Collaboration to Achieve Settlement in the Asia Pacific Region and Beyond, Global Webinar Series (JAMS, SIAC) (June 3, 2021)
  • Coronavirus and Exemption of Liability, SIAC, NYU Law, NYIAC Joint webinar (June 5, 2020)
  • Geopolitical Developments and Its Impact on Energy Disputes, 8th ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration, Houston (January 23, 2020)

Investor-State Arbitration

  • Substance v. Dispute Resolution Forum: What is the best way to go about the ISDS Reform Process?, Juris’ 15th ITA Conference (May 25, 2021)
  • The Potential Impacts of the RCEP on the Asia-Pacific Region, ASIL Asia-Pacific Interest Group (January 21, 2021)
  • SIDRA-BIICL State Immunity Webinar (November 5, 2020)
  • The Future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement, ACICA/CIArb Australia International Arbitration Conference (October 12, 2020)
  • Investor-State Mediation: Breaking Down Misconceptions, Paris Arbitration Week webinar – hosted by Mayer Brown (July 10, 2020)
  • Efficacy of Investment Treaty Arbitration, Arbitration in the Era of Globalisation, Indian Council of Arbitration (FICCI), Delhi (February 6, 2020)
  • International Arbitration – civil law, common law or Sui Generis?, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Hong Kong (July 22, 2019)
  • The New Generation of Investment Dispute Settlement, Harvard International Arbitration Conference, Massachusetts (February 23, 2019)

Arbitral Institutions, Institutional Rules, Arbitral Procedures

  • Arbotics: Quod Vadis?, Sciences Po Law School – LLM TADS (March 31, 2023)
  • New Voices and Evolving Values in International Arbitration: The Emerging Set of High-profile and Behind-the-scenes Stakeholders (20th ITA-ASIL Conference, Washington DC) (March 29, 2023)
  • Panelist, Appointment of Arbitrators: Discussing the Role of Judiciary, Institutions and Parties, Delhi Arbitration Week (February 18, 2023)
  • Panelist, What Are the Best and Latest Case Management Techniques, Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation (November 18, 2022)
  • Panelist, Conflicts of interest & disclosures: codes of conduct, 37th AAA-ICDR-ICC-ICSID Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration (November 14, 2022)
  • Moderator, Young ICCA Mentoring Programme Webinar: the Armesto Schedule (November 9, 2022)
  • Becoming an Arbitrator: Surviving the Long Night 2.0, CIArb YMG Singapore (November 29, 2021)
  • Procedural Considerations: Civil Law and Common Law Approaches, Speakers’ Corner, Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI) (December 6, 2021)
  • Rising Industries in the Post-COVID World and How to Make Arbitration More User-Friendly, 10th Asia-Pacific ADR Conference (November 5, 2021)
  • Due process as a ground for annulment or non-enforcement of arbitral awards, 2021 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation (October 21, 2021)
  • The Role of Arbitral Institutions in Controlling the Time and Costs of Arbitral Proceedings, SIAC Virtual Congress 2021 (September 10, 2021)
  • Growing Regional Arbitration Institutions through Cooperation: A Discussion on What Governments, Institutions and Legal Practitioners Can Do to Help Move the Region Forward, International ADR Webinar Series Managing Disputes in an Uncertain World: Challenges and Opportunities, THAC, KCAB and JCAA (September 9, 2021)
  • Right to a Physical Hearing, Maxwell Conversations, Maxwell Chambers (July 22, 2021)
  • 2021 Queen Mary University/White & Case International Arbitration Survey Launch (May 19, 2021)
  • The Evolving Role of Arbitral Institutions, ASIL Annual Meeting (March 25, 2021)
  • The launch of the Roschier Disputes Index 2021 – key takeaways (February 9, 2021)
  • Breathing Space – Guidelines for the resolution of disputes in the 2020 pandemic webinar – organised by BIICL (November 27, 2020)
  • Oral Advocacy in International Arbitration, Harvard International Arbitration Law Student Association Workshop (November 10, 2020)
  • Belt & Road Arbitration Institutions Roundtable Forum, Beijing (November 6, 2019)
  • The IBA Rules v the Prague Rules in construction arbitrations, 7th Biennial Conference on Construction Projects from Conception to Completion, Berlin (November 2, 2019)
  • Hearings in International Arbitration, Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association International Arbitration Workshop, Massachusetts (January 30, 2019)
  • Revisiting Conventional Wisdom in the Organisation of Arbitral Proceedings, 24th ICCA Congress, Sydney (April 17, 2018)

Arbitration, ADR, International Commercial Courts

  • The new frontier of transparency: databases and their implications for independence and impartiality, VIII CAM-CCBC Arbitration Congress (October 19, 2021)
  • Roundtable 6 – To tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth: Fresh thinking on fact witness testimony and written statements in court and arbitration proceedings, Concurrent Roundtables, XIII ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes, Moscow (September 22, 2021)
  • Taking Stock: International Commercial Courts in Europe and Asia, BIICL, Erasmus University Rotterdam (ERC project team Building EU Civil Justice) and the University of Lausanne (September 17, 2021)
  • Session III China Focus: The Perfection of Arbitration System and the Enhancement of the Credibility of Arbitration, The China Arbitration Summit 2021 and the 2nd Belt and Road Arbitration Institutions Forum, CIETAC, All China Lawyers Associations, IBA Arbitration Committee (September 14, 2021)
  • Psychology in decision-making and dispute resolution, London International Disputes Week (May 12, 2021)
  • Access to Justice, Human Rights and Small States: Challenges, Resilience, and Advocacy – organised by Institute of Small States and Micro States (ISMS), BIICL, and WilmerHale, (November 13, 2020)
  • Why Don’t Arbitrations Settle?, CPR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (March 21, 2018)

Diversity and inclusion 

  • Meet the Mentors, Young ICCA Mentoring Program Event (June 30, 2021)
  • Making transitions in a cross-border career, Young Mute-off Thursdays (March 3, 2021)
  • The Role of Gender Equality in the International Investment Regime, SCCA19 Conference, Saudi Arabia (October 14, 2019) 


  • Presiding Arbitrator (with Professor George Bermann and Judge Charles Brower as co-arbitrators), The David D. Caron Praelium (November 17, 2022)
  • United by Sports Arbitration: A Reflection on the Tokyo Olympic 2020, AIAC September Sports Month 2021 Special Webinar (September 2, 2021)
  • HKIAC-PDRCI Joint Event – Virtual Roundtable Discussion (August 27, 2021)
  • Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference, Arizona (January 18, 2019)
  • Discussion Leader, ASA Arbitration Practice Seminar, Danang (May 24-26, 2019)