Harvard Negotiation Law Review
Negotiating in a Pandemic
November 16th to 20th, 2020 (Virtual via Zoom)
The novel Coronavirus pandemic has created a myriad of challenges with far-reaching implications in the negotiation community. The 2020 Harvard Negotiation Law Review Symposium will explore how practitioners and scholars have been adjusting to these changes and planning for a “new normal.” We hope that you will be able to attend and bring your voice to the conversation. Register here!
Panel 1: Peace Negotiations in the Pandemic
Monday, November 16th 12:00-1:00pm ET via Zoom
This panel aims to address some of the novel challenges COVID-19 has created within the diplomatic community.
Panelists: Robert Ricigliano, Systems and Complexity Coach at The Omidyar Group; Professor Christine Bell, University of Edinburgh; Lisa Dicker, Clinical Instructor at HNMCP
Moderator: Professor Elizabeth McClintock, Tufts
Panel 2: Dealmaking in the Pandemic
Wednesday, November 18th 12:00-1:00pm ET via Zoom
This panel will discuss the implications of the Coronavirus pandemic on M&A and other corporate activity.
Panelists: Michael Kagan, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs; Chantal Kordula, Partner at Cleary Gottlieb; Matthew Cohn, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis
Moderator: Professor Guhan Subramanian, HBS/HLS
Sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Panel 3: Protests in the Pandemic
Friday, November 20th 12:00-1:00pm ET via Zoom
This panel hopes to consider the recent events in the context of the protests that continue to take place in parts of the country.
Panelists: Karen Freeman-Wilson, President and CEO of Chicago Urban League; Adrian Perkins, Mayor of Shreveport, LA; Rebecca Subar, Senior Partner at Dragonfly Partners
Moderator: Professor Sara Del Nido Budish, HNMCP