ArbCEE Launch Event

Tickets for ArbCEE Launch Event.

Join us on 7 June 2023 in Bratislava for the official launch of ArbCEE – Arbitration Association of Central and Eastern Europe.


ArbCEE is a platform for promoting the use of arbitration and for related professional and business development, cooperation and networking focused on the CEE.

ArbCEE is not associated with any existing institution or law firm. It is an independent initiative of arbitration practitioners related to the CEE region and everyone passionate about arbitration in the CEE is invited to join.


13:00 - 14:00

Registration and afternoon coffee

14:00 - 14:15

Welcome remarks and introducing ArbCEE


Rostislav Pekař

14:15 - 14:45

Keynote speech


Martina Polášek, Deputy Secretary-General of ICSID

Marcin Czepelak, Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration

14:45 - 15:00

ArbCEE - how to get involved?

Masters of the ceremony:

Iuliana Iancu & Piotr Bytnerowicz

15:00 - 15:45

What has the CEE ever done for arbitration? What has arbitration ever done for the CEE? Where next?


Maria Hauser-Morel & Martin Magál


Luminita Popa, Ramūnas Audzevičius & Miloš Olík

15:45 - 16:15

Networking break

16:15 - 17:00

How to succeed in arbitration as a CEE practitioner?


Tamara Manasijević & Peter Rižnik


Alina Leoveanu, Anna Förstel-Cherng, Olena Perepelynska, Matej Pustay

17:00 - 17:15

Closing remarks and ceremonial launch of ArbCEE

Masters of the

Małgorzata Surdek-Janicka & Dalibor Valinčić

From 19:00

Drinks & Dinner


Toasts throughout the evening

Event Venues


Park Inn hotel by Radisson Danube

Rybné námestie 1
811 02 Bratislava


Drinks & Dinner

Restaurant Parlament

Nám. Alexandra Dubčeka 1
812 80 Bratislava



Bratislava is located 60km east of Vienna. The travel time is just 40 minutes by bus or taxi from Vienna International Airport, 60 minutes by train from Vienna Central Station and 1.5 hours by speedboat from Vienna city centre.

Several bus companies operate directly from Vienna airport and will get you comfortably to Bratislava for around EUR 10 (one-way). The bus stop called Novy Most/Most SNP is located in the centre of Bratislava, right next to the conference venue.

Slovak Lines                 https://www.slovaklines.sk/en/

Flix Bus                         https://www.flixbus.com/

Regio Jet                      https://regiojet.com/

Taxi services can also be pre-booked and cost around EUR 70 (one-way). One possibility is to pre-book through the following website but there are a number of other companies offering a similar service: https://bratislava-airport-taxi.com/

To travel from Bratislava airport, it may be easiest to take a taxi (Uber or Bolt operate in Bratislava and the cost is negligible).

ArbCEE Launch Event

Park Inn by Radisson Danube Bratislava

Rybné námestie 1, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia

Event promoter

For any questions regarding the event - tickets, organization, location, or anything else please contact the event promoter.

Arbitration Association of Central and Eastern Europe, z. s.
Panská 854/2 Nové město, 11000 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Company ID: 19401914


We'd like to thank our partners for helping us with the event