California International Arbitration Week!

Join us for CIAW 2024. Save the Dates: March 11-14, 2024.

Join California Arbitration (CalArb), the California Lawyers Association (CLA) and leading arbitration institutions and organizations from around the world in a week-long series of complimentary in-person/hybrid and virtual programs celebrating international arbitration in California.

Proposals for Participation now being accepted!

On behalf of the California Lawyers Association (CLA) and California Arbitration (, we are pleased to invite proposals for participation in the 3rd Annual California International Arbitration Week (CIAW) to be held March 11 – 14 2024  live in San Francisco, California at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (Embarcadero Center).

We will also be streaming our programs.

The CIAW 2024 Planning Committee is working to develop an engaging and insightful program that will feature thought-provoking panel discussions and valuable networking opportunities with users, institutions and practitioners from California and around the world. Once again, CIAW will be the premier opportunity to focus on the ever-larger opportunities for California international arbitration

Interested international arbitration institutions and member organizations supporting the field are invited to submit a topic proposal by November 3, 2023. Decisions on proposals are expected in early December.  Proposals should provide the following information:

  1. Name of Institution/Organization
  2. Contact name, title, email and phone details
  3. Proposed program title and brief description (1 paragraph – for publication) and proposed speaker names. Please note that all speakers will need to be present in person.
  4. Preferred program timing/slot (Programs are expected to be 60-90 minutes.)

All programs should include at least one California speaker who is a California Lawyers Assn or member.  Only programs that commit to having all of the speakers appear in person will be accepted.

All proposal submissions constitute a commitment to participate if selected. Proposal submission should be provided by email to:

2024 CIAW Joint Planning Committee
c/o Kristina Robledo – Senior Section Manager
California Lawyers Association

If your proposal is approved, the Planning Committee will coordinate with you on presentation scheduling slots. Speaker details will be required to be finalized by December 15th, 2023.