Mediation Center

20 October 2016

                                           The 4th Asian Mediation Association Conference

The Conference Theme: “New Global Trend of Mediation—Similarities and Differences

                October 20th, 2016   (Thursday)  Conference Agenda:   08:15-18:30  China Palace Hotel

8:15-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:40

Opening   Ceremony: Address by   leaders

·HostLu   Pengqi, Vice Chairman of China Council  for the Promotion of

International Trade (CCPIT)

Address by Jiang Zengwei, Chairman of China Council  for the Promotion of

International Trade (CCPIT)/China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)

Address by Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice of Hong Kong SAR, SC, JP

Address by Chen Jiping, Secretary of the Party Committee and Standing Vice Chairman of 

China Law Society

Address by President of the Supreme People’s Court, PRC

9:40-10:00

Seminar

Host: Li Jianning, Director-general of Commercial and Legal   Service Center of CCPIT

Keynote  Address by Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong, Judge of Appeal,

Supreme Court of   Singapore

"Mediation and the Courts-The Singapore Experience"

10:00-11:10

The 1st session

Court   and Diverse Dispute Resolution Mechanism Reform

·HostHu   Shihao, Director-general of Judicial Reform Office of the Supreme

People’s Court

·Guests:

Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong, Judge of Appeal, Supreme

Court of Singapore

Lung Kim Wan,  Registrar of the   High Court of Hong Kong SAR

Long Fei, Director  of Judicial Reform Office of the Supreme People’s Court

Yang Yan, President  of Case Filing Court of Beijing High Court

Chen Liaomin, Deputy President of Xihu District People's Court, Hangzhou,             Zhejiang

·CommentatorTang Weijian, Member of National  Committee  of CPPCC

11:10-11:30

Tea Break

11:30-12:30

The 2nd session

Comparison   on Lawyer Mediation Mechanism between Eastern and Western

Countries

·HostYue   Qinfang, Vice President of All China Lawyers  Association

·Guests

    Richard K. Wagner, Partner of Steptoe & Johnson LLP

              James Ng, Consultant at Gowling WLG

              Hu Tie, Partner of DeHeng Law Offices

              He Guicai, Senior Partner of Beijing Jingze Law Firm

·CommentatorJiang Huiling, President of China Institute of Applied Jurisprudence

12:30-13:50

Lunch

13:50-15:10

The 3rd session

International   Trend of On-line Dispute Resolution

·HostZhang   Changhao, President   of the Court Channel of Sina.com

·Guests

    Francis Law Wai Hung,  Co-Chairman of  CCPIT-HKMC  Joint

              Mediation Center

              Aloysius Goh, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Singapore International  

              Mediation Centre

              Robert Rhodes, QC, FCIArb, Outer Temple   Chambers

·Commentator

Long Fei, Director   of Judicial Reform Office of the Supreme People’s Court

15:10-16:30

The 4th session

Differences   of People’s Mediation or Community Mediation in   Relation to 

Eastern and Western Context

·HostSylvia Siu, JP, Founder of Hong Kong Mediation Centre

·Guests

              David Lim, Judge Mediator of State Court in Singapore

              Lung Kim Wan, Registrar   of High Court of Hong Kong SAR

              Li Junxia, Mediator of the Beijing TV Column“Third party-mediation Room”

              Peter Phillips, Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution   Skills Program,

              New York Law School

·CommentatorWang Yaxin, Professor of Tsinghua University

16:30-17:00

Tea Break

17:00-18:30

The 5th session

Mediation   Practice and Successful Cases Sharing

·Host: Liu Chao, Director-general of Legal Affairs Department of   CCPIT

·Guests

 Sun Xiaoguang, Vice-general   Manager of   Beijing KeWei   JianYe

 Steel Co. Ltd.

               Danny McFadden, CEDR   Regional Representative Asia Pacific –

               Hong Kong

 Laurence BOULLE,   Director of the Mediator Standards Board in Australia

·CommentatorLiao Yongan, Professor of Xiangtan University

18:30

Dinner

The program is subject to change without prior notice