Registration includes materials, breakfasts, lunches, the opening dinner, the networking cocktail and the closing reception.

General Registration:


Cooperating Institutions:




WCL Alumni:


Academic Institutions/Non-Profit Organizations (full time):


WCL Alumni graduated in December 2008 or May 2009 $ 500

Register by September 1, 2009, and receive a $150 reduction off the registration fee.

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation received three business days prior to the seminar will be fully refunded. Cancellations after that time will not be refunded, however, seminar materials will be sent and access to webcasts will be provided. Substitutions will be considered.

Current Law Students May Also Participate!

Current J.D. students may participate in the International Arbitration Seminar as observers. LLM students can fully participate in the seminar. Observers will be provided with access to all seminar sessions and events, however, they will be requested to yield the floor toParticipants of this advanced seminar. This would give Participants the opportunity to ask all of their questions before observers present their questions. The Director of the Program reserves the right to limit the participation of observers during the seminar if observer participation is impeding or interrupting the flow and quality of the seminar.


Non-WCL students:


WCL Students:


Limited Number of Scholarships Available to WCL Students!

The International Arbitration Program will award scholarships to 2 WCL students to participate in the seminar. The scholarship consists of the seminar fee which includes materials, breakfasts, lunches, the opening dinner, and closing reception. Upon completion of the seminar a Certificate of Attendance will be presented.

To qualify for the scholarship you must:

1) Be currently enrolled as a WCL student (JD, LLM, or SJD).

2) Have experience or exposure in at least 2 of the following fields: Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property or Telecommunication Law .

3) Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in arbitration.

To Apply:

Submit complete contact information, a cover letter, and curriculum vitae to arbitration@wcl.american.edu by close of business, September 21, 2009.

Criteria for Selection:

Students will be selected based on applicable interest in commercial arbitration, experience or exposure in the field of arbitration or business law and interest in pursuing a career in arbitration.

For more information, please visit the International Arbitration Program website at www.wcl.american.edu/arbitration, call (202) 274-4321 or email: arbitration@wcl.american.edu.