In addition to his work as an Adjunct Professor at the Law School of the University of Texas at Austin and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Caruso School of Law at Pepperdine University, Eric regularly speaks on topics of Alternative Dispute Resolution, including Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation.

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Non-signatories in Arbitration – Untangling the (K)not, Annual Meeting of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2018 (with Professor Stacie I. Strong, Bruce E. Meyerson and Brian A. White


The Impact of Culture on Communication, Negotiation and Mediation, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Beverly Hills, California, January 2016 (with Steven Wawra and Mark Ameli).​


What California Litigators Need To Know About International Commercial Arbitration, Webinar presented by the California State Bar, Litigation Section ADR Committee, with Jeff Dasteel, Los Angeles, March 2014.


Mediation and its Impact on the US Legal Systems, UNCITRAL Asia-Pacific Mediation Conference 2012, Hong Kong, November 2012. Negotiating and Drafting Effective ADR Agreements, State Bar of California Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, October 2012. The Well-Wrought ADR Clause - Worth its Weight in Gold! How to Draft the Right Clause for your Client's Next Deal. ABA Conference, Section on Dispute Resolution, Washington, DC, April 2012. The ICC Rule Changes: Efficiency and Flexibility, Los Angeles International Commercial Arbitration Forum, Los Angeles, January 2012 (with Jeff Dasteel).


Protocols for Expeditious, Cost-Effective Arbitration (The CCA Protocols), Seminar on Best Practices for Winning at Litigation & Trial, State Bar of California, Litigation Section, Sacramento, May 2011 (with Ruth Glick).


Confidentiality in Mediation Legislation, International Conference on the Future and Potentials of Mediation, with Special Reference to Asia and Indonesia, Semarang, Indonesia, November/December 2010. Mediation: – Prepare, Present and Produce the Best Results for Your Clients, State Bar of California Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, September 2010. Maximize Your Success with Court-Connected ADR, ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, August 2010.


The Scheduling Conference and the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence, Norton Rose, Hong Kong, November 2009. Guidelines for the Exchange of Information in International Commercial Arbitration: The Scheduling Conference and the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence, Decision 2009 - Debates on Current international Arbitration Issues, International Section of the State Bar of California and ICDR, Santa Clara, California, October 2009. Spiritualiteit in Mediation, Congres 2009, “Reflectie op Mediation”, University of Utrecht, April 2009.


Recent Developments in US Arbitration Law, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong, November 2008. Mediation in Europe: an Update, SCMA Conference, Malibu, California, November 2007; California State Bar Section Education Institute, January 2008.


Afdwingbaarheid van de Mediationclausule in Californië en Nederland, Symposium University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, November 2007. Negotiating and Drafting ADR Clauses, State Bar of California Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, September 2007. Dispute Settlement under US-EU Open Skies: Room for Improvement?, Conference on Arbitration in Maritime and Aviation Disputes, presented by the IBA’s Maritime and Transport and Aviation Law Committees and the Arbitration Committee, Hamburg, Germany, April 2007. Ethics and ADR: What Happened to Zealous Representation?, 2007 Symposium of the Section Education Institute of the State Bar of California, Berkeley, California, January 2007.


Het Belang van Adequaat Conflictmanagement, Landelijke Workshopdag Conflicthantering: “Ruzie in de Tent, wat nu?”, Netherlands Department of Justice, Netherlands Attorney General’s Office, and the Council for Jurisprudence, The Hague, The Netherlands, October 2006. Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for IP-related Disputes, International Bar Association (IBA) Conference, co-chair of a Joint Session of the Intellectual Property, Arbitration and Mediation Committees of the IBA and the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI), Chicago, Illinois, September 2006. International Arbitration as a Vehicle for Resolving Multi-National IP Disputes, USC Gould School of Law 2006 Intellectual Property Institute, Beverly Hills, California, May 2006. Resolution of Disputes Regarding the Return of Looted Art, 2006 LL.M. Seminar, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, May 2006. The Code of Ethics of the AAA/ABA and the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration; Other international practices, ICDR Conference, “Decision 2006 - Debates on Key Issues in International Arbitration”, Newport Beach, California , March 2006. Domestic Versus International Mediation and Arbitration in California, 2006 Symposium of the Section Education Institute of the State Bar of California, Santa Monica, California, February 2006.


Mediation in de Verenigde Staten, Afscheidssymposium voor Professor Brenninkmeijer, Faculty of Law, University of Leiden, the Netherlands, October 2005. Update on U.S. Case Law Concerning the New York Convention, and Mediation and the Law: the United States, IBA Conference, Arbitration and Mediation Committees, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2005. Substantive Protection Available under BITs and MITs, ABA Conference, Section on Dispute Resolution, Los Angeles, California, April 2005.


“Mediation as a Sophisticated Business Tool”, Webinar presented by ICC Netherlands, September 2020, with Shawn Conway and Pip Smits (moderator)


“International Twister: What happens when Parties from Different Cultures Bring Different Expectations and Practices to a Cross-Border Proceeding?”, CCA 19th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, October 2019