Welcome to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
North America Branch

Founded more than a century ago, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a global organization comprising more than 16,000 counsel and advocates, neutrals, academics, experts, and other professionals engaged in the practice, promotion, facilitation, and development of all forms of private dispute resolution.

The North America Branch (NAB) is an integral part of the CIArb network and provides our members with globally recognized certification programs, a wide variety of other professional ADR training options, a forum for the exchange of ideas and in-depth examination of ADR topics, and networking opportunities with the finest minds in domestic and international arbitration and mediation in our local Chapters, at the Branch level, and around the world.

Upcoming Events and Featured Programs

May 2024 – Joint Virtual Accelerated Route to Fellowship

Joint Virtual Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment Course REGISTER NOW May 2 & 3 and May 9 &...
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Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment San Diego, CA

April 2024 – Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Assessment San Diego, CA REGISTER NOW April 18 & 19, 2024...
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Overcoming Obstacles: Success Stories of Arbitrators of Color

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PDT Join us for a transformative webinar, Overcoming Obstacles: Success Stories...
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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – North America Branch 2024 Annual Retreat

(San Diego, CA) April 19 – 21, 2024 DOWNLOAD BROCHURE Join other Ciarb members in beautiful San Diego, CA. for...
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Past Events

“Arbitration and Mediation Mastery: A Spotlight on- Stephen Smith, FCIArb”

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PDT CIArb-NAB’s Ask the Arbitrator series is proud to present an...
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Inaugural Miami Arbitration Week Kickoff Event

November 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm ET | Miami, Florida The event JAMS is a proud sponsor of Miami Arbitration...
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FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT: ESG PRESSURE POINTS FROM THE TRENCHES TO POLICY AND DECISION-MAKERS

Following in the footsteps of the two engaging webinars on 17 and 24 February 2023 about “ESG in EU-Related Supply...
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