Judge William G. Bassler has participated in the following speaking engagments: 


  • Emergency Relief,” at Fordham Conference on International Arbitration (New York 2015)
  • Panelist, “The Legal Landscape has Changed: Learn How to Navigate the Thorny Issue of Subpoenas,” CCA Annual Meeting (New York 2015)
  • “Developing the AAA Judicial Panel - Working Together,” AAA Webinar (2015)
  • Panelist, “The Judicial Perspective on Non-Standard Coverage Forms and Manuscript Policies,” ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Mid-Winter Meeting (New York 2015)
  • Panelist, “The Judge’s Perspective on International Arbitration,” ICDR-CCB International Arbitration Program (Bogota 2014)
  • Panelist, “War and Peace: Can Commercial Mediation Learn from How Conflicts Between States are Mediated?” ABA Section of International Law’s Spring Meeting (New York 2014)
  • “Commercial Arbitration,” New Jersey Judicial College (New Jersey 2013)
  • “International Arbitration: Practical Ways to Promote Efficiency and Contain Costs,” Co-Sponsored by Mayer Brown, ICC, and USCIB (New York 2013)
  • “Award Writing,” NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law’s Commercial Arbitration Training for Arbitrators and Counsel (New York 2013)
  • “State Courts and Arbitration: Hand in Hand Forever,” IBA Arbitration Committee’s ‘White Nights’ Conference (St. Petersburg 2013)
  • “Arbitration: A View From the Bench,” CCA Annual Meeting (New York 2012)
  • “Muscular Arbitration: What Corporate Counsel Can Do to Shape Up Arbitration,” ACC Annual Meeting (Orlando 2012)
  • “The Use and Abuse of Referees and Special Masters in Discovery,” ACC Annual Meeting (Denver 2011)
  • Panelist, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (NY Chapter), “The Judges Program” with Hon. Judith Kaye and Hon. William Webster, Fordham University School of Law (New York 2011)
  • AAA’s “Muscular Arbitration: Trimming the Fat Out of Arbitration” (New York 2011)
  • AAA University ‘s “Cut to the Chase: Methods for Efficient Arbitration” (New York 2011)
  • Panelist, American Conference Institute's 2nd annual Hatch-Waxman series, “Paragraph IV On Trial” (New York 2009)
  • West Legalworks Fourth Annual eDisclosure Forum: “Who Is Responsible and Who Is Accountable” (London 2008)
  • ABA Section of Int’l Law’s Fall Meeting (panelist), “Why and How To Educate your Non-US Clients about Electronic Discovery” (Brussels 2008) 
  • PLI’s Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law, “Bench Perspective: Trying a Pharmaceutical or Biotech Patent Case” (New York 2008)
  • ABA Annual Meeting (panelist), “Ensuring & Enforcing Ethics in Arbitration” (New York 2008) 
  • ABA Section of Int’l Law’s Spring Meeting (panelist), “Perspectives on Universal Jurisdiction, Extraterritoriality and the Future of Alien Tort Statute Litigation: Talisman and Other Recent Cases” (New York 2008)
  • American Conference Institute  2nd Annual Conference on Paragraph IV Disputes (panelist), “View from the Bench: Judicial Views on Paragraph IV Litigation” (New York 2008)
  • New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section (panelist), “Introduction to Mediating the Complex Case” (2008)
  • CEELI Institute Course, "Building Judicial Integrity: A Training Program for Combating Judicial Corruption" (Prague 2007)