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ARIAS-U.S. 2021 Fall Conference

ARIAS-U.S. 2021 Fall Conference

Presented by Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA) Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS)

CLE Conference Reception Webinar Credit: ARIAS-U.S. is accredited by the New York State and Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Boards as a provider of CLE training. CLE Credits for Illinois are pending.

The ARIAS-U.S. 2021 Fall Conference, featuring JAMS Complex Insurance Practice Group members Steven R. Gilford, Esq. and Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq., will be held in a hybrid format this year, with the option to attend in-person and virtually! ARIAS highly encourages members who are comfortable to attend in-person in order to take full advantage of our networking opportunities and to reconnect with colleagues.

ARIAS Conference Co-Chairs are planning a stellar program to maximize your time, including plenty of networking opportunities with industry colleagues.

Health and Safety Notice: ARIAS-U.S. will be requiring that attendees of the Fall Conference be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Program Agenda:

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

7:30 - 9:00am | Registration, Breakfast, and Welcome from the Conference Co-chairs
9:00 - 10:00am | Keynote Address: Judge Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Court Judge, SDNY
10:00 - 10:20am | Morning Refreshment & Networking Break
10:20 - 11:10am | General Session: Gaining Deliberation Insight (Part I)
11:10am - 12:00am | General Session: Visual Argument
12:00 - 12:10pm | Announcements from the Executive Director
12:10 - 2:00pm | Luncheon
1:30 - 2:00pm | Networking Lounge
2:00 - 3:50pm | Breakout Sessions

  • Option 1: New Arbitrator Forum: Marketing Tips, Practical Strategies, and Projecting Core Skills,Competencies, and Relevant Experience
  • Option 2: A Direct Discussion with Direct Insurance Dispute Arbitrators
  • Option 3: Have the Time of Your Life! Hot Topics from the Life and Health Reinsurance Industry

3:50 - 4:15pm | Afternoon Refreshment Break
4:30 - 5:00pm | ARI Talk: The Explosion in Ransomware Cyber Attacks and Its Impact on the Industry
5:00 - 5:30pm | Annual Meeting & Elections
5:30 - 7:30pm | Networking Reception

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

7:30 - 8:30am | Breakfast and Committee Meetings
8:30 - 9:20am | General Session: May It Please The Panel
9:20 - 10:10am | General Session: Gaining Deliberation Insight (Part II)
10:10 -10:35am | Morning Refreshment Break
10:35 -11:25am | General Session: To Ask or not to Ask, To Exclude or Admit, Expert or No Expert
11:25am - 12:25pm | Ethics Session
12:25 - 12:30pm | Closing Remarks

Featured People

Lawrence W. Pollack, Esq.
  • Mediation
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Business Commercial
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Maritime Admiralty
  • Professional Liability
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