10th International ADR Conference - 2019.

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It is our pleasure to invite you to our10th International Conference „Alternative Dispute Resolution – Cooperation between Public Administration and Judiciary with the Business Sector” on the 23rd and 24th of October 2019, Zagreb, Ilica 49/I, Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts, Conference Hall.

The conference is organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia and Council of Europe, European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and celebrates the European Day of Justice 2019 in Croatia.

The aim of the conference is to raise the awareness of the general and professional public and all stakeholders involved in creating the framework for economic development on the importance of having an efficient judiciary and public administration for the business of entrepreneurs, to stimulate domestic and foreign investment and increase the competitiveness and ADR as a way of avoiding court disputes.

We believe that our selection of topics and prominent lecturers from Ireland, Singapore, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, UK, USA, France and Croatia will be interesting for you.

In accordance with our earlier announcement, the important topics are:

1. Mediation in the European Union

    - CEPEJ activities
    - benefits for cross-border business of SMEs
2. Croatia as a destination for international investments
3. Mediation in cross-border trade and investment disputes
4. Singapore Convention 2019 - Support to the development of mediation
5. Digitizing the judiciary
    - examples from the Netherlands, Croatia and the international association INTERSTENO
6. EU's Digital Single Market - Digitization for small and medium-sized enterprises 

  - an example from France
7. New EU regulation on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services
    - examples from the tourism sector (booking.com, hotels.com)
8. Consumer protection in the EU and Croatia

    - Consumer Law Ready project
    - activities of the European Consumer Centers Network
    - European Commission - Online Dispute Resolution platform (ODR platform)

In the following section we provide conference program, application form and GDPR information.

We look forward to meeting you again and working together constructively.