The Laws of Sports: fast and furious or stable and reliable?

13 Sep - 14 Sep 2023 The St Regis Marsa Arabia Island, Doha, Qatar

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A conference presented by the IBA Arab Regional Forum and supported by the IBA Arbitration Committee.

Conference sessions will be in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

Topics include:

  • Sports economics and dynamics: too fast, too big?
  • Sports governing bodies: old frameworkand arising issues.
  • Dispute resolution mechanisms for sports conflicts: what's the best fit?
  • International sports, ethics and diplomacy.
Conference Co-Chairs

Ghada Darwish Karbon Dr Ghada Darwish Karbon Law Firm, Doha; Vice-Chair, IBA Arab Regional Forum
Jalal El Ahdab Bird & Bird, Paris; Member, IBA Mediation Committee Advisory Board, Member, IBA Arab Regional Forum Advisory

Cancellation of registration or social functions
If cancellation is received in writing at the IBA office by 1 September 2023 fees will be refunded less a 25 per cent administration charge. Refunds will be made minus any monies owed to the IBA.

We regret that no refunds can be made after this date. Registrations or social function bookings received after 1 September will not be eligible for any refund of fees.

Should you have difficulties in obtaining your visa and are not able to attend the Conference this cancellation policy will still apply.

Upon submission of your completed Conference registration form to the IBA you are considered ‘registered’ pending payment. Please note that the cancellation terms and conditions as indicated will apply as soon as your registration is received. 

Important Dates


Cancellation deadline

Cancellations are subject to an admin charge as stated in the conference programme. After this date, no refunds can be made.


Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.


Early bird deadline

Book by this date to receive early bird discounts.


Online amendment deadline

No further amendments can be made to your booking after this date. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

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Speaker opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Chair/Co-Chairs in the IBA Arab Regional Forum Committee  with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.