CanArbWeek Presentations

September 22, 2021

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, WCCAS held an arbitration panel as part of the second CanArbWeek (CanArbWeek.Org).

The topics covered are listed below, followed by recordings of the presentation.

1. Opening Presentation:  Professor Craig E. Jones QC spoke on
“Biases in Adjudication in the Age of Zoom”

2. Evidentiary problems arising in virtual and in person hearings

Panelists:
Tracey M. Cohen QC, Fasken LLP, Vancouver
Rachel A. Howie, Dentons Canada LLP, Calgary
David Tupper, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Calgary

3. The arbitration record – what is and is not part of the record

in an arbitration hearing

Panelists:
Gerry Ghikas QC, Vancouver Arbitration Chambers, Vancouver
Jack Marshall QC, Western Arbitration Chambers, Calgary
Vasilis F.L. Pappas, Bennett Jones LLP, Calgary

Watch the entire presentation here (in 2 parts):


September 21, 2020

On Monday, September 21, 2020, WCCAS held an arbitration panel as part of the inaugural CanArbWeek (CanArbWeek.Org).

The topics covered are listed below, followed by a link to the recording of the presentation.

1. Speaker:  Grant Sprague, Alberta Deputy Minister of Energy

2. Using Technology in Extensive Document Arbitrations

Moderator:
Clarke Hunter, QC, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Calgary
Panelists:
Brian Casey, FCIArb, Bay Street Chambers, Toronto
Alexandra Mitretodis, Fasken LLP, Vancouver
Peter Sanford, Deloitte LLP, Vancouver
Lloyd Wilks, CounselQuest, Toronto
Tanya Barbiero, Davies Ward Phillips Vineberg, Toronto

3. New Act, New Rules, New World for BC Arbitrations

Panelists: (and members of the Centre’s Rules Committee):
Joe McArthur, FCIArb, C.Arb, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Laura Cundari, FCIArb, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Craig Chiasson, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Watch the entire presentation here: WCCAS – Google Drive