VIS Moot | Bergsten Lecture | Arb|Aut-RAA Conference | Dinner with Rubino-Sammartano | ICC YAF/YAAP Conference | Thirteenth Annual Leading Arbitrator's Symposium | Save the Date

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Dear Members,

The 24th VIS Moot will be held in Vienna from 7 to 13 April 2017.

Around 350 teams and numerous arbitrators from all over the world will come to Vienna. Like in the last years lectures, conferences and social activities will be held held during the Moot week.

This year's Bergsten Lecture will be given by Cherie Blair, CBE, QC on Sunday, 9 April 2017 from 15.00 to 18.00 hrs at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (AFEC), Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1040 Vienna, Austria.

To view the program, please click here.

Currently the Lecture and the following Sky Lounge Cocktail are fully booked. You may revert to to check on last-minute cancellations shortly before the event.

There are a number of other events where registration is still possible:

1. Joint Arb|Aut - RAA Conference

Arb|Aut kindly invites you to the conference on
"Dispute Resolution in Russia -
legislature, trends and implications for doing business"

jointly organized with the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA).

The conference takes place on 7 April 2017, 9:00 - 14:00 at VIAC (Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna).

This year, the conference will focus on Russia's recently effected arbitration law and it's impact on international arbitration, including the arbitrability of corporate disputes involving Russian parties.

For more information and a detailed program, please click here.

To RSVP for the event, please send an email to Nina Anigbogu

2. Dinner with Rubino-Sammartano

Rubino-Sammartano, the president of the European Court of Arbitration and renowned arbitrator hosts a dinner on 07 April 2017 at Gustl Kocht (pay your own dinner – basis).
Besides conviviality, the purpose of the dinner for Rubino-Sammartano is to present the European Court of Arbitration to interested practitioners and to discuss the topic:
Is the witness statement always a positive tool?
A few seats are still available. For reservation please contact Christoph Liebscher ( until 03 April 2017.

3. ICC YAF/YAAP Conference "Young Approaches to Arbitration"

The ICC YAF / YAAP Conference takes place on 8 April 2017 from 9:30  to 15:00 at the Faculty of Law (Lecture Hall U10), Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna.

The conference aims to connect young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel and academics.

For more information on this event see the conference flyer or contact

The conference is free of charge, but requires prior online registration.
4. Thirteenth Annual Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium on the Conduct of International Arbitration

Arb|Aut is a non-financial sponsor of the Thirteenth Annual Leading Arbitrators' Symposium which takes place on
10 April 2017 at the Grand Hotel Wien
(Kärntner Ring 9, 1010 Wien).

Arb|Aut members are entitled to a 20% discount on the registration fee. Please use the promotion code AA410 upon registration.

To view the program, please click here.

5. Save the Date

In the event sections of our website you will find information on other interesting events taking place in the near future:

– Joint Seminar by VIAC / CAM / DIS / SCC (2 May 2017)
– Arb|Aut Forum (22 May 2017)
– Dreiländerkonferenz, Zurich (1 September 2017)
– GAR live Vienna (20 October 2017)
– Vienna Arbitration Days (19-20 January 2017)

We hope to see many of you at our next events!

Kind regards,

Christian Klausegger
(Arb|Aut President)
Österreichische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit 
Sterngasse 13 
A-1010 Vienna, Austria 
Tel: +43 1 534 80 – 374 
Fax: +43 1 534 80 - 8 
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