San Diego Skyline

(San Diego, CA) April 19 – 21, 2024



Join other Ciarb members in beautiful San Diego, CA. for networking and educational programing at the Humphreys Half Moon Inn on beautiful Shelter Island only a short drive from the airport.

All Ciarb members welcome regardless of Branch. Check out a video of the venue here:


While hotel accommodations are on your own, NAB has reserved a block of rooms at Humphreys Half Moon Inn so that registrants may find a room at the venue. You may register at Humphreys Half Moon Inn here:


Friday, April 19

5:30-8:00 pm
Welcome reception: Heavy hors d’oeuvres with drink tickets for two alcoholic or soft drinks. Additional drinks will be available to purchase. Dinner, which may not be needed, on your own.

Saturday, April 20

7:30-9:00 am:
Breakfast (PROGRAM AT 8:15 a.m.)

8:15 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
CLE Program.

8:15 a.m.-8:20 a.m.
Opening Remarks—David E. Sharp FCIArb, NAB Chair

8:20 a.m.-8:50 a.m.
Arbitración Lotoria Cecilia Flores R ueda FCIArb and Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb. FCIArb

8:50 a.m -8:55 a.m.

8:55-9:25 a.m.
Discovery in International Arbitration—John Pinney FCIArb

9:25-9:55 a.m.
Disclosures in International Arbitration—Murray Smith FCIArb

9:55 -10:00 a.m.

10:00-10:45 a.m.
Developments and Initiatives in California—Laura Abrahamson FCIArb; Gary Benton C.Arb FCIArb; Jeffrey

10:45-11:30 a.m.
What You Wanted to Know About CIArb, A Conversation with Adm. (Ret.) David Huebner C.Arb. FCIArb, Moderated by David E. Sharp FCIArb

11:30-11:40 a.m.

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Mass Arbitration—Janice Sperow FCIArb

1:30 pm
Tour of the aircraft carrier Midway. Or visit sites in San Diego on your own (There is no specific time but it is recommended to get to the Midway by 1:30 or 2 so as to leave time to return to the Hotel and change prior to Dinner at 6.

6:00-10:00 pm
Dinner at Intercontinental San Diego.

Sunday, April 21

8:00-10:00 am


– Discounted Early Bird Registration through March 15: $595

– After March 15, 2024: $645

– Bring a spouse or significant other: $200

– Saturday dinner: $200/ea.


Please register early to ensure space is available for you. Registration is here:
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