Thursday, November 16: “Arbitration Technopolis: Tips, Tools and Technology to Support a Modern Arbitration Practice”

Program – 2:00 – 5:00 PM; Reception – 5:00 – 7:00 PM

NYIAC, 150 East 42nd St., New York, 17th Floor



Stephanie Cohen, Independent Arbitrator

Mark Morril, Morril ADR, Independent Arbitrator & Mediator,


Program Agenda:

1:45 p.m. Registration

2:00-2:05 p.m. Co-Chairs’ Welcome

2:05-3:05 p.m. Cybersecurity Solutions: Defensive Measures for All

Regardless of one’s role in an arbitration, individual practice setting (BigLaw or solo), or access to IT support, everyone can readily take certain measures to improve the cybersecurity of arbitration-related information. After debunking prevalent myths about cybersecurity in the arbitration process, this session will provide practical, actionable cybersecurity advice relevant to everyone in the arbitration process.

3:10–4:10 Tips and Tools Workshops: Arbitrator and Counsel Tracks

Participants will choose between parallel tips and tools workshops for arbitrators and counsel that will offer practical take-aways for leveraging technology to effectively (and securely) manage arbitration cases. Counsel will also gain insight on topics such as issues to be considered when using third-party platforms to host arbitration-related information, while arbitrators will benefit from how-to, time-saving tips for tasks such as award drafting.

4:15-5:00 Roundtable: Expectations and Frustrations in the Arbitration Technopolis

There is no denying that the modern arbitration case lives in the digital world. But are we making the most of technology to reduce arbitration time and costs and living up to user wants and expectations?

5:00-7:00 Cocktail Reception



Sergey Alekhin, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Jennifer C. Archie, Latham & Watkins LLP

David M. Brodsky, Brodsky ADR LLC, Mediator & Arbitrator

Stephanie Cohen, Independent Arbitrator

Joseph V. DeMarco, DeVore & DeMarco LLP

Samaa Haridi, Hogan Lovells

Daniel M. Kummer, NBC Universal Media LLC, Senior Vice-President, Litigation

Yasmine Lahlou, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Mark Morril, Morril ADR, Independent Arbitrator & Mediator

Mirèze Philippe, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Special Counsel

Natalie Reid, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Lawrence S. Schaner, Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC

Eric Tuchmann, AAA/ICDR General Counsel & Senior Vice-President


Generously Sponsored By:


Presented in conjunction with the Fordham International Arbitration & Mediation Conference.

To Register for only the Fordham Reception on November 16, please contact us


Register Today:

$75 – NYIAC Members & Sponsors

$95 – Non-members