The International Centre for Dispute Resolution organizes, presents, sponsors, and participates in numerous international conferences. Conferences presented by the ICDR attract world-class faculty and are attended by an equally renowned group of experts.

Please contact Alyssa Montano at if you are interested in receiving promotional emails about ICDR programs.


Upcoming Events

Webinar Series
Best Practices for Domestic and International Life Sciences Disputes:
Including Discussions on Saving Time and Money

Tips for Drafting and Implementing ADR Clauses into your Life Sciences Contracts
13 September 2022 l 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT

The discussion will focus on how to best integrate alternative dispute resolution solutions into your agreement and hear best clause drafting practices from experienced arbitrators and practitioners.

David L. Evans, Murphy & King LLP; Boston, MA 
Angela Foster, PhD, Law Offices of Angela Foster; North Brunswick, NJ

The Life Sciences Preliminary Hearing
6 October 2022 l 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT

Seasoned domestic and international life science arbitrators and advocates will share their perspective for preparing for the preliminary and procedural hearing. 

James P. (JP) Duffy, Reed Smith; New York, NY
Oliver Armas, Hogan Lovells; New York, NY

Best Practices for Domestic and International Life Sciences Disputes 
9 November 2022
l 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST

During this session, life sciences domestic and international arbitrators and advocates will share how to prepare and conduct your client’s position most effectively for the evidentiary arbitration hearing. 

James Carter, Carter Arbitration; New York, NY
Grant L. Kim, LimNexus LLP; San Francisco, CA

The Domestic and International Life Sciences Arbitration Award
7 December 2022 l 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST

The panel will discuss the various forms and scope of an AAA-ICDR award and how to manage post-hearing, award and post-award issues that may arise including the allocation of costs, interest and the interpretation or correction of the award. 

Cedric Chao, Chao ADR, PC; San Francisco, CA
Merriann M. Panarella, Dispute Resolution Services; Natick, MA


You will find a list of currently scheduled programs for the ICDR and AAA® at

Additionally, our AAA-ICDR Asia Case Management Centre hosts several events and webinars throughout the year. 

Sponsorship Information

Sponsors of ICDR programs receive a variety of benefits, including:

  • Sponsor’s logo displayed online, in electronic promotional materials, and prominently on signage at event,
  • Sponsor’s promotional materials available at exhibit table and on any conference website,  
  • Public recognition and thank you for sponsors during the conference, and
  • Complimentary registration for one non-speaking firm member and one corporate in-house guest.

Platinum sponsors will receive these additional benefits:

  • Recognition for their level of sponsorship in promotional materials,
  • Two additional guests,
  • One guest of their choice to any faculty dinner, and
  • Option to provide a handout or giveaway included with the registration process. 

Benefits may vary depending upon unique circumstances in each event. Please contact Alyssa Montano at if you are interested in being a sponsor at one of our programs.