Ho Chi Minh City International Construction Arbitration Conference HICAC2024

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The Society of Construction Law – Viet Nam (SCLVN) , the International Law Faculty – Hochiminh city University of Law and are pleased to announce the upcoming Hochiminh city International Construction Arbitration Conference 2024 (HICAC2024) to be held in Rex hotel, District 1, Hochiminh city, Vietnam.
This conference aims to bring together professionals from the construction industry, legal experts, arbitrators, and academics to discuss the latest trends, practices, and developments in construction arbitration. As Vietnam continues to experience significant growth in construction activities, this conference provides a timely platform for stakeholders to exchange knowledge and insights on the challenges and opportunities facing the construction arbitration landscape in Vietnam and beyond. The conference will feature informative panel discussions, and networking opportunities to foster collaboration and promote best practices. We look forward to welcoming delegates from around the world to this exciting event.

Venue:

Time: Thursday 25 – Friday 26 April 2024

Theme: Construction Contract and International Arbitration – When Legal traditions collide.

Side events:

  • (*Side Event) Wednesday April 24th, 2024, Morning: Side event on dispute resolution in construction of the Young Council of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (ySIAC)
  • (*Side Event) Wednesday April 24th, 2024, Afternoon (14:00-17:00): ASEAN Construction and ADR Roundtable,  session hosted by L2 i-CON International (Malaysia) in conjunction and in support of HICAC2024, Register at: https://www.l2icon.org/international/event/asean-construction-and-adr-roundtable/
  • (*Side Event) April 26th, 2024, Afternoon (14:00-17:00): Workshop on Construction Disputes Resolution through Arbitration at VIAC: Sharing Practices and Experiences
  • (*Side Event) April 27th-28th, 2024 (08:00-17:00): SCLVN-DRBF Dispute Board Administration & Practice Training Workshop. More information: https://scl.org.vn/en/events/sclvn-drbf-daab/
(*Side Event) Wednesday April 24th, 2024, Morning
Side event on dispute resolution in construction of the Young Council of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (ySIAC).
(*Side Event) Wednesday April 24th, 2024, Afternoon (14:00-17:00)
ASEAN Construction and ADR Roundtable,  session hosted by L2 i-CON International (Malaysia) in conjunction and in support of HICAC2024.
Thursday April 25th, 2024, Morning (8:00-12:00)
General Session (Ballroom)
08:00-08:30 Opening speeches
08:30-09:00 Keynote speech
Panel 1 (09:00-10:30) Conflicts of civil law & common law in construction contracts: Stories from international arbitrators
10:30 - 10:50 Break
Panel 2 (10:50 - 12:00) Confidentiality and Transparency in International Construction Arbitration: Views from regional institutions
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Thursday April 25th, 2024, Afternoon (13:30-17:00) Balllroom 1
Section A : International Construction Contract- When contract clause contradicts the Governing Law (by SCLVN)
Panel A1 (13:30-15:00) Delay Penalty and Delay Damages
Tea Break (15:00- 15:30)
Panel A2 (15:30 - 17:00) Force Majeure, Fundamental Change of Circumstances, and Exceptional Event
2024-April-25 Afternoon (13:30-17:00) Balllroom 2
Section B : As East Meets West in international arbitration (by VIAC)
Panel B1 (13:30-15:00) Dynamics Of Multiple Legal Systems Regulating An International Arbitration And Implications For Choice Of Laws
Tea Break (15:00 - 15:30)
Panel B2 (15:30 - 17:00) Inquisitorial Style vs. Adversarial Style in International Arbitration & Best Practices
(* Networking Event) Thursday April 25th, 2024, Evening (18:00-21:00)
Gala Dinner on floating restaurant along Saigon river
Friday April 26th, 2024, Morning (08:30-12:00) Balllroom 1
Section C : Technical Experts in Construction Arbitration - by SCLVN
Panel C1 (8:30-10:00) : Practical tips for Tribunals on using Tribunal-Appointed Experts in Civil Law Jurisdictions
Tea Break (10:00-10:30)
Panel C2 (10:30 - 12:00): Practical tips for Parties on using Party-Appointed Experts in Common Law Jurisdictions
Friday April 26th, 2024, Morning (08:30-12:00) Balllroom 2
Section D : Third Party in Arbitration Proceeding (by Faculty of International Law- HCMULaw)
Panel D1 (8:30-10:00) Extension of Arbitration to Non-Signatory Parties to the Arbitration Agreement
Tea Break (10:00- 10:30)
Panel D2 (10:30 - 12:00) Joinder and Consolidation in Construction Arbitration
(*Side Event) April 26th, 2024, Afternoon (14:00-17:00)
Workshop and Site visit at Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) – HCMC Branch
Workshop on Construction Disputes Resolution through Arbitration at VIAC: Sharing Practices and Experiences
(* Networking Tour) April 27th, 2024
Cu Chi Tunnel and Mekong River Day Tour
(*Side Event) April 27th-28th, 2024 (08:00-17:00)
SCLVN-DRBF Dispute Board Administration & Practice Training Workshop
This workshop organized by SCLVN and DRBF to provide training to people on Dispute Boards (DB), with certificate provided by DRBF
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For International Guests:

  • Conference Ticket (25-26/04/2024): 160 USD
  • Gala Dinner Ticket (25/4/2024 evening): 40 USD
  • Tour Ticket (27/4/2024): 60 USD
  • Package: Conference & DB Workshop Ticket (-15% ): 1020 USD

To register:

1/ Purchase ticket(s) with Paypal on Evenbrite: https://bit.ly/HICAC2024-Eventbrite

2/ Purchase ticket(s) with Credit/ Debit cards on Ticketbox (in VND) :  https://bit.ly/HICAC2024-Ticketbox

3/ Purchase ticket(s) by bank transfer to SCLVN bank account:

  • Bank account: 20200618 (USD)
  • Bank name: Asia Commercial joint Stock Bank
  • Swift Code: ASCBVNVX
  • Account holder name: Society of Construction Law – Viet Nam

Please email Ticket type, Guest’s information (Name/Email/Phone No.) together with bank transfer receipt to info@scl.org.vn and event@scl.org.vn.

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