School of Law, Centurion University of Technology and Management is first of its kind with skill-based legal training school which trains students for all sectors of the legal industry. The range of courses offered vary from entry level training to PhD courses. The course provision is further enhanced through professional development courses from litigation to corporate firms. As part of Centurion University, the school benefits from a strong research background in an educational establishment. With a dedicated team of teaching staff and course administrators, we aim to help students to meet their training needs dictated by a rapidly modernising legal industry. With the approval from the Bar Council of India, the Centurion Law School introduces undergraduate law programs on Advanced Legal Curriculum. At present BA.LLB (Hons) and BBA.LLB(Hons) as two 5 years integrated Programme offered by the School of Law.


In today’s interconnected world, arbitration has become a crucial mechanism for resolving national and international disputes. Centurion University of Technology and Management, School of Law recognized for its commitment to legal education and excellence, has taken a bold step to bring the global legal community together for the Centurion University National Arbitration Conference. This conference will explore the ever-evolving landscape of arbitration and technology, addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by legal professionals in a post-pandemic era. Arbitration has changed alongside imbibing technology and needs to be looked at in-depth to make the necessary regulations for a better and error-free judgment. What makes this conference even more unique is its hybrid mode, which combines in-person and virtual participation, ensuring that knowledge and insights can flow seamlessly across borders.


The conference is an attempt to explore the methods, mechanism, legal, and socio-economic concerns in the light of various disciplines overlapping with the central theme of the conference under discussion and would inter alia explore topics identified as sub-themes below which include both domestic and international arbitration:

These sub themes can provide a comprehensive and diverse range of topics to cover during arbitration conference, catering to the interests and needs of a broad audience of legal professionals and scholars. Furthermore, the themes above maybe considered only indicative and not exhaustive. Paper submissions are not limited to the broad themes mentioned above.

Arbitration Procedures and Best Practices:

  • Exploring the latest trends and best practices in international arbitration procedures.
  • The role of arbitration institutions in shaping arbitration practices.
  • Effective case management and expedited procedures in arbitration.

Emerging Technologies in Arbitration:

  • The impact of technology on arbitration proceedings, including e-discovery and virtual hearings.
  • The use of artificial intelligence and blockchain in dispute resolution.

Investor-State Arbitration:

  • Addressing challenges and reforms in investor-state arbitration.
  • Recent developments in investment treaty arbitration.

Arbitration in Specific Industries:

  • Arbitration in the energy sector.
  • Arbitration in construction and infrastructure disputes.
  • Arbitration in international trade and commercial transactions.

Cultural and Diversity Considerations in Arbitration:

  • Promoting diversity and gender equality in arbitration panels.
  • The influence of cultural differences in arbitration proceedings.

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards:

  • Discussing the practical aspects of enforcing arbitral awards across different jurisdictions.
  • The New York Convention and its significance in award enforcement.

Environmental and Sustainable Development in Arbitration:

  • The role of arbitration in addressing environmental and sustainability-related disputes.
  • The emergence of green arbitration practices.

Arbitration and Human Rights:

  • Examining the relationship between international arbitration and human rights issues.
  • The role of international arbitration in addressing corporate human rights violations.

Legal Ethics and Professionalism in Arbitration:

  • Ethical considerations for arbitrators and counsel.
  • Ensuring transparency and fairness in arbitration proceedings.

Investigations in Arbitration:

  • The use of investigations in the arbitration process.
  • Issues related to evidence gathering and fact-finding.

Arbitration and Public Policy:

  • The interface between arbitration awards and national public policy.
  • Balancing state interests and international arbitration.

Recent Case Law and Precedents:

  • Analysis of noteworthy international arbitration cases and their impact on the field.
  • Key takeaways from recent arbitration decisions.

Arbitration in a Post-Pandemic World:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on arbitration practices and procedures.
  • Preparing for potential future disruptions in the arbitration process.

Cross-Border Dispute Resolution:

  • Navigating jurisdictional challenges in cross-border disputes.
  • Strategies for conflict of laws and choice of law issues in international arbitration.

Maritime Arbitration

  • Autonomous shipping and dispute resolution.
  • Streamline maritime disputes with technology.


  • Academics/scholars, researchers, bar & bench, non-state actors, and students.
  • Only one co-author is permitted. Coauthor is also required to pay registration fees. All research papers shall be scrutinized through a blind review by the Editorial Board.


  • Abstracts shall not exceed 500 words.
  • Abstracts should be submitted with particulars through the google form.
  • The abstract should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, with 1.5 lines spacing, and footnotes (if any) in Times New Roman, font size 10, with single line spacing.
  • The texts and footnotes must conform to OSCOLA 4th Edition, 2012.
  • Only one co-authorship is allowed.
  • The abstract should be followed by an outline of the article with a brief discussion.
  • The submission of the abstract must be in (.doc) or (.docx).
  • The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submissions are subject to a plagiarism check. Co-authorship is allowed.
  • Word limit for complete research paper- 5000 to 8000 words.


Abstracts/Complete Papers should be submitted with particulars through the google form.


The registration fee for the Conference is:

  • 1500/- (Single Author)
  • 1750/- (Co-Author)
  • Early Bird Discounts- Register before 10th December 2023- Rs. 1000/-


  • Abstract Submission: December 31, 2023
  • Approved Abstract Notification: January 10, 2023
  • Submission of Complete Papers: February 15, 2024
  • Review & Selection of Papers: March 15, 2024
  • Date of Conference: April 20, 2024


In case of any further queries, you can visit our website or you can contact Ms. Prachilekha Sahoo [ / +91 8908065512]

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