On 7 February 2017, ACICA President Alex Baykitch welcomed fellow international arbitration practitioners to a Cocktails and Canapes event in New York to introduce exciting plans for the upcoming ICCA Congress 2018 in Sydney, Australia and follow‐on event in Queenstown, New Zealand.

The successful evening, hosted by Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, was held on the occasion of the UNCITRAL WGII 66th Session in New York.

In addition to Alex Baykitch, speakers included President of the ICCA Governing Board, Donald Donovan, and ICCA 2018 Ambassador James Hosking.