Selected speaking engagements

  • Moderator, Columbia Arbitration Alumni event, “Fireside Chat between Professor Bermann and Michael Schneider”, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2023
  • Speaker, ICC YAF Seminar, “The Fundamentals of Arbitration”, Sofia, Bulgaria, February 2023
  • Speaker, Virtual webinar, “Delos Arbitration Rules 2021 : a Swiss perspective on tools for enhanced efficiency”, September 2022
  • Speaker, ADR Society of Queen Mary University of London,“Comparative Analysis of the Common and Civil Law Systems in International ArbitrationProceedings, with focus on Geneva and New York”, virtual event, January 2021
  • Lecturer, ELSA Athens’ Summer School on International Investment Law, “Res Judicata and Lis Pendens in Investment Arbitration”, Athens, August 2020
  • Speaker, conference organized by the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar (ODA) on “Business & Human Rights en pratique: les droits de l’homme dans la rédaction de contrats”, presentation on the use of arbitration to resolve business & human rights disputes, Geneva, November 2019
  • Speaker, ASA and NYIAC conference on “Ask the Experts: Comparing the arbitral seats and legal regimes of Geneva and New York”, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2018
  • Speaker, ZAV FG Schiedsgerichtsrecht and ASA Lokalgruppe Zürich event on “Res judicata in der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit“, presentation on “Abuse of Process“, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2018
  • Speaker, ICC YAF conference “Revision of Chapter 12 of the Swiss Private International Law Act: What’s in the draft bill?” Geneva, January 2017
  • Co-President of the Columbia International Arbitration Association; co-organized various international arbitration events, including the first Columbia Arbitration Day on Aggregate Arbitration Multiple Parties, Issues, and Proceedings (2010)
  • Student editor of The American Review of International Arbitration (2010)
  • Tutor for International Arbitration and Mediation at WIPO (2009)
  • Tutor for Comparative International Commercial Arbitration in the LL.M. program at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (2006-2009)
  • Research and course assistant for private international law and international arbitration to Professors Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler and Andreas Bucher at the law faculty of the University of Geneva, Switzerland (2002–2005)