Speaking Engagement

4th Annual ITA-IEL Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration

Lauren Friedman (New York) is a featured speaker at the 4th Annual ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration on January 12-13, 2017 at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston.

Ms. Friedman is a panelist on the panel entitled The Call for Specialized Arbitrators, Forums and Procedures in Energy Arbitration. This panel will discuss the pros and cons of tailoring arbitration specifically for energy disputes, including the use of energy arbitrator lists and specialized fora and rules.

The conference is co-chaired by Suzana Blades (ConocoPhillips, Houston), Juliet Blanch (Juliet Blanch Arbitration, London) and Jim Tancula (Mayer Brown, Chicago).

Other highlights include:

  • General Counsels of Baker Hughes, Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum on dealing with the current low price/high disputes environment

  • 2016 Energy Arbitration Year in Review

  • Tips for Managing the Arbitral Tribunal

  • Young Lawyers Roundtable


  • MCLE Credit, including ethics, will be available

For full details and to register, please click here.