April 14 – 16, 2023

Inn and Spa at Loretto

Join other CIArb members in beautiful Santa Fe, N.M. for networking along with educational programing at the Inn at Loretto in downtown Santa Fe, just off the historic Plaza dating back to more than 400 years ago.


Friday, April 14, 2023

Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner: Tesuque Ballroom 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.

  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dinner Announcement / MC – Tom Cunningham FCIArb.
  • Arbitration Jeopardy – Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb.
  • Opening Remarks—David E. Sharp FCIArb.
  • Fellow Emeritus Award Presentation – Ava Borrasso C.Arb FCIArb.
  • Keynote Speech – John Garman FCIArb.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Breakfast:  Acoma Ballroom:  7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

CLE Program: Tesuque Ballroom: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

(CLE is available for CA., CO., IL., MN., MO., TX, and PA.  Applications for CLE approval pending for VA. and Ohio.)  Co

  • 8:30 a.m.: Opening / MC – Tom Cunningham FCIArb.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Opening remarks – David E. Sharp FCIArb.
  • 8:45 a.m.: Murray Smith C.Arb FCIArb – Different Approaches to Bias in Arbitration Around the World, or Arbitrator Liability for Non-Disclosure of Conflicts Around the World.
  • 9:15 a.m.: Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb/ Cecilia Flores Rueda FCIArb – U.S./Mexico Arbitration, an Overview.
  • 9:45 a.m.: John Burritt McArthur FCIArb– “What’s So Hard Writing a Reasoned Award:  Precautionary Lessons from the U.S. Experience.
  • 10:15 a.m.: Break
  • 10:30 a.m.: Daniel Fabio Jacob Nogueira / Tom Cunningham FCIArb interview – Arbitration in Brazil.
  • 11:00: Amb (r.) David Huebner C.Arb FCIArb – Future Challenges in Arbitration Practice and Threats to Business as Usual.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Panel – How to Conduct a Successful Arbitration in Mexico.
    • Reynaldo Urtiaga MCIArb– Panel Leader.
    • Jose Antonio Rodriguez-Marquez C.Arb. FCIArb.
    • Sofia Gomez Ruano FCIArb .
    • Rene de Liux FCIArb.
  • 3:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.: Open House at Tom Cunningham
    Residence @ 95 Lodge Trail, Santa Fe, NM.
  • 6:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception and Speakers’
    Dinner, La Fonda on the Plaza.

    • Remarks –  Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb
    • Closing Remarks – David E. Sharp FCIArb

Sunday, April 16, 2023. Cont…

Breakfast:  Acoma Ballroom:  8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m.

THANK YOU to those who Co-sponsored the event by assisting in obtaining CLE Credit from various states. Their logos are below: