Following the successful conferences in Berlin (2014) and Helsinki (2016), the Co-Chairs’ Circle calls young arbitration practitioners from around the world to jointly debate topical issues in international arbitration at the Third Global Conference of the Co-Chairs’ Circle in Rome on Friday 18 May 2018.

Program of the conference & Registration Form

Accommodation recommendation
Few hotel recommendations close to the venue of the social event are pinpointed in the interactive map.

Conference venue
The conference will be held at the Roma Tre University (Aula Magna - Via Ostiense 159)

Social events
The conference will be followed by two social events: The registration fees include access to both social events.

Optional Tours
On Saturday 19 May 2018, two optional tours are organized:
  • A 2 hours discovery tour of the historic Fountains and Squares of Rome (Piazza di Spagna – Fontana di Trevi – Piazza di Pietra – Pantheon – Piazza Navona). The tour starts at 10:00 and ends at 12:30.
  • An Ancient Rome discovery experience (Campidoglio – Fori Romani – Colosseo – Palatino – Arco di Costantino – Circo Massimo). The tour starts at 15:30 and ends at 18:00.
The registration fees do not include the participation in the above-mentioned tours. You may find tour booking info on the respective links above.

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the Co-Chairs’ Circle?
The Co-Chairs’ Circle (CCC) is an informal platform for cooperation and networking between different groups of young arbitration practitioners from around the world. Further Information on the CCC is available on the following website at:

2. What is the CCC Global Conference?
The CCC Global Conference is an international arbitration conference organized as a joint effort by the different groups taking part in the Co-Chairs’ Circle.
The first global conference of the Co-Chairs’ Circle, co-hosted by DIS40 and the Humboldt University of Berlin, took place in Berlin, Germany in September 2014 and focused on cultural differences in international arbitration. The fully booked conference was attended by 150 young arbitration practitioners from 25 countries.
The second global conference of the Co-Chairs’ Circle was hosted by the Young Arbitration Club Finland (YACF) in May 2016. The conference took place in Helsinki, Finland, and focused on controversy in international arbitration. Over 160 young arbitration practitioners from 18 countries attended. 

3. Who can participate in the CCC Global Conference?
The Global Conference is open to all lawyers and other professionals interested in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution aged 45 or below. You do not have to be a co-chair of a young arbitration group to participate. 

4. Who is organizing the CCC Global Conference?
The third global conference will take place in Rome, Italy on 18 and 19 May 2018 and will be hosted by the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR (ArbIt). A total of 36 other young arbitration groups are taking part in the organization. 

5. Where do I get more information?
All information regarding the conference will be uploaded here. Feel free to also contact us at with any questions.