Programme

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Glo​bal Pound Conference is your opportunity to be part of history.​ Structured around four interactive sessions​ where Core Questions​​ will be voted and discussed, and ​aimed at better understanding the demand for and supply of Dispute Resolution services. Come listen to and interact with eminent international and local speakers, who will share their ​perspectives on the future of Dispute Resolution.  Join in the conversation and help shape ​the future of dispute resolution and access to justice by attending this unique event​!

Through a series of interactive voting and discussion sessions using new technologies and their smart phones, all participants will be able to express their views on a range of vital issues affecting how disputes are resolved – with results projected instantly and comparing priorities by stakeholder category. Each session will generate valuable and actionable data on what dispute resolution users actually need, and how others stakeholders can help meet those needs. The goal of the Series is to stimulate real impact and effective change.  Be part of a unique opportunity to make a real impact and shape the future of dispute resolution and access to justice around the world." ​​​



​​​​​ THURSDAY, ​SEPTEMBER 29th 2016​​​
​08:00-08:30

​​Registration (A continental breakfast will be served)

No​te: All registrants must have the voting app loaded and activated on their mobile device prior to taking their seats.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE VOTING APP

​​​​08:30-9:00Introduction & Welcome Speeches​

​9:00-11:00Session 1: Access to Justice & Dispute Resolution Systems: What do Parties/Users Need & Expect?

  • Reviewing the voting app and technology, explanations and voting on practice questions
  • Voting on the 1st set of 5 core questions
  • Group discussions
  • 1st word cloud
  • Panel discusses results of first set of 5 core questions

Moderator: Simon Roper (Advisor)

Panelists:

  • Nicolas Burgener, General Counsel, Audemars Piguet (User)
  • Leslie Macintosh, Deputy General Counsel, IATA (User)
  • Tyler Mace, Assistant General Counsel, Philip Morris International (User)​​
  • Andrew Bugg,​ Knight Frank,​ Partner, Head of Project and Building Consultancy​ (User)​​​
11:00-11:30​MORNING COFFEE BREAK
11:30-13:00

Session 2: How is the Market Currently Addressing these Party/User Needs and Expectations?


  • Voting on 2nd set of 5 core questions
  • Group discussions
  • 2nd word cloud
  • ​Panelists discuss data on 2nd set of 5 core questions​

Moderator: Stefano Cate​la​ni​​​, DuPont (User) (Advisor)

Panelists:

14:00LUNCH
​14:00-15:30Session 3: How can Dispute Resolution be Improved? (Overcoming Obstacles and Challenges)


  • Voting on 3nd set of 5 core questions​​
  • Group discussions
  • 3rd word cloud
  • Panelists discuss data on 3rd set of 5 core questions

Moderator: Birgit Sambeth Glasner, Altenburger (Adviser & Mediator)

Panelists:

15:30-16:00AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
​16:00-17:30

Session 4: Promoting Better Access to Justice: What Action Items Should be Considered and by Whom?


  • Voting on 4th set of 5 core questions
  • Group discussions
  • 4th word cloud
  • Panelists discuss data on 4th set of 5 core questions

​Moderator: Vincent​ Subilia, CCIG & SCAI (Provider & Use​r Association)

Panelists:

17:30-18:00FINAL DISCUSSIONS & CONFERENCE W​RAP-UP

S​peaker:​ ​Michael E Schneider, Partner, LALIVE​

18:00-19:00
COCKTAIL RECEPTION
​​Generoulsly funded by the Ordre des Avocats de Genève​
​S​peaker: Gré​​​goire Mangeat​​, Bâtonnier, ODAG​E​​​





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