Austrian Arbitration Academy

Austrian Arbitration Academy

Speaking Engagement

The Austrian Arbitration Academy is a two-week intensive program within the Summer University for both regular students of the Summer University and participants who take part only in this special arbitration course. Professor Paul Oberhammer (Vienna/London/St. Gallen) acts as course director. The classes will be taught by first class international arbitration practitioners from both the bar and academia including:

  • Michelle Glassman Bock, Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (Frankfurt/Washington DC)
  • Christian Koller, Professor, University of Vienna
  • Christian W. Konrad, Partner, Konrad & Partners (Vienna)
  • Helmut Ortner, Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (London)
  • Dharshini Prasad, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (London)
  • Friederike Schäfer, Counsel, International Chamber of Commerce (Paris)
  • Patricia Shaughnessy, Professor, Stockholm University
  • Michael Waibel, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge

The Austrian Arbitration Academy program takes place from July 14–28, 2018. Classes will be held Monday to Friday mornings with an introductory session on Sunday, July 15. In additional afternoon and evening workshops, the participants will discuss salient issues of international arbitration with special guests from the international arbitration community.

The classes will cover the following issues:

  • Introduction to International Arbitration
  • The Arbitration Clause
  • The Arbitral Tribunal
  • The Arbitral Proceedings
  • The Arbitral Award
  • The Challenge of the Award
  • The Enforcement of the Award
  • Introduction to Investment Arbitration

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