Call for Papers: ADR Days Barcelona 2017

DIS: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Days in Barcelona 2017 Construction / EPC • Industry 4.0 - IoT / Automotive • BioTech • Family Business November 17, 2017 – Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona

Our bilingual 2017 Annual Event in Spanish and English will take place on November 17, 2017 in Barcelona, under the auspices of the University of Pompeu Fabra, Faculty of Law; Organisation and Steering Committee: Dr. Carlos Gómez Ligüerre, UPF, Dr. Jochen Beckmann, Voelker Barcelona.

The 2017 Annual Event’s theme will be

Proceedings, Legal Methodology and Costs of ADR (mediation / arbitration) according to DIS Rules; ADR referring to business sectors Construction / EPC, Industry 4.0 - IoT / Automotive, BioTech and Family Business

Registration and registration fees will be announced at a later date. Special prices for students and sponsors will be provided.


Provisional Programme:

The first part will hear from three prominent speakers about the ADR rules according to the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS): proceedings, German legal methodology and price examples.

In the second part 4 panel discussions, formed by experts and practitioners, will explore the practice, challenges and results of ADR proceedings, focused on mediation and arbitration in the business sectors of “Construction / EPC”, “Industry 4.0 / Automotive”, “BioTech” and “Familiy Business”

Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR) Days in Barcelona 2017

November 17, 2017 – Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona

09.00 Start

Official Welcome by
Dra. Anna M. Caballé Martorell
Dean of the Faculty of Law, and

Korinna v. Trotha Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Introduction by Dr. J. Beckmann


Dr. Stefan Kröll:
    DIS Proceedings Mediation Arbitration

Dr. Jan Kleinheisterkamp:
    German Legal Methodology in Arbitration

Korinna v. Trotha:
    Price examples DIS Mediation, Arbitration

Panels 1 – 4 (2 Blocks; duration 1 hour each Block)

Block 1

P1: Construction / EPC
Moderated by Dr. J. Beckmann
Panel members (3 + Moderator)

P2: Industry 4.0 - IoT / Automotive Sector
Moderated by n.n.
Panel members (3 + Moderator)

Block 2P3: BioTech
Moderated by n.n.
Panel members (3 + Moderator)

P4: Family Business
Moderated by Dr. C. Gómez Ligüerre
Panel members (3 + Moderator)

17.30 End of Conference


Call for Papers:

The Organising Committee welcomes legal experts (external legal advisers, inhouse lawyers, legal scientists, etc.) and corporate or family business manager to submit an abstract of a paper to participate as member of one of the following panels:

P1 Construction / EPC
P2 Industry 4.0 - IoT / Automotive
P3 BioTech
P4 Familiy Business

Each panel will be composed of 3 experts and 1 moderator. Each expert has 10 Minutes to present his key messages in Spanish regarding practice examples, challenges and results of ADR proceedings, focused on mediation and arbitration, in the corresponding business sectors. These key messages will be discussed between the panel members and the audience in Spanish and English. As possible key messages the Organising Committee expects preferably: brief case descriptions, actual legal/practical problems of ADR proceedings and “lesson learned” examples.

For submitting an abstract, please send the following information to by July 25, 2017 at the latest.

1. Surname, Name and Address
2. Position
3. Company or Institution
3. Abstract Title
4. Abstract (300 words maximum)

Link to Call for Papers: