First Round Table Conference was organized in Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi on 25th June, 2008 from 5.00 P.M. to 8.00 P.M. The said Conference was inaugurated by Honble Mr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Dr. H. R. Bhardwaj, the then Union Minister for Law and Justice was the Chief Guest on the said occasion. Both of them gave elaborate addresses to the delegates on advantages of ADR and the need for early settlement of disputes through ADR Modes. The said Conference was also addressed by Mr. B.S. Saluja, Secretary-General, ICADR, Dr. Syed I. Ahmed, Lead Counsel (LEGES), The World Bank, Mr. Klaus Decker, Co-Task Team Leader for the Project, Mr. Graham Massie, Director of Consultancy, CEDR, Mr. T.K. Viswanathan, Union Law Secretary. It was attended by Honble Members of the Governing Council, ICADR, Senior officers of Ministry of Law and Justice, Members of the Corporate World, Law Firms and Advocates. There was an Open House discussion on the use of various modes of ADR in the settlement of commercial and other disputes and improvements necessary in present day legal environment for attracting international arbitration/mediation in India. The said Conference was a great success.