ADGM and CEDR are pleased to present: Investor State Mediation and the Dispute Challenges of Energy Transition.

In the lead up to COP28, join us for an afternoon of thought provoking discussions focused on the role that the dispute resolution industry will need to play in order to meet the challenges of creating a green economy.

Wednesday, 5 October 2022


Time Topics
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Registration and lunch
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Opening remarks
Including an overview of the preliminary findings of The Pinsent Masons and Queen Mary University of London 2022 Energy Arbitration Survey.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Panel discussion 1 - Framing Investor State Disputes
A moderated panel discussion highlighting the use of mediation in Investor State disputes and introducing the ADGM/CEDR IS Mediation Panel. The panel will comprise members of the ADGM/CEDR Panel to discuss the application of mediation to energy disputes involving investors and States.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Panel discussion 2 - Energy Transition Challenges
A moderated panel discussion with a stakeholder group made up of energy and environmental experts reviewing transition strategies and identifying general dispute risks arising from it.
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Networking break
3:20 PM - 3:45 PM Keynote presentation
Keynote speaker to discuss the Energy Charter Treaty and Energy Transition.
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Panel discussion 3 - Risk Mitigation Strategies
A moderated panel discussion between ADR experts discussing potential collaborative mitigation tools including facilitated negotiation, mediation and conflict avoidance boards.
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Closing remarks
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Networking event
Rosewood Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi