Preliminary Meeting Agenda for [date and time] at [venue]
1 Welcome from Chairman
2 Introduction of attendees – both representatives of parties1 and counsel2
3 Confirmation that arbitration pursuant to arbitration clause in agreement dated [date] between [parties]
4 Confirmation that [name] institutional rules apply OR if none whether any should apply—in particular whether The IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration should be adopted whether formally or whether they should be adopted as guidance.
5 Seat of arbitration [ability to have hearings at another venue]; language to be [state]
6 Confirmation that no change of name of any party; any changes to be notified
7 Address for service / communication confirmed; any changes to be notified