On 14 October 2014, the Institute for the Promotion of Arbitration and Mediation in the Mediterranean (ISPRAMED) organized a conference with the Arbitration Court of Morocco on the “Selection of arbitrators: the key to efficient arbitral proceedings”, in Casablanca, Morocco. The Conference was attended by persons of different backgrounds and tackled the selection of arbitrators by the parties, the required background and qualifications, the independce and trust of arbitrators and the case of beauty parades, the appointment of arbitrators in multiparty arbitrations and the importance of the selection in guaranteeing streamlined proceedings. CRCICA Director participated in a roundtable moderated by Prof. Mohamed El Mernissi regarding the role of arbitral institutions in managing the selection process, in which he explained the role of CRCICA in the selection of arbitrators in its capacity as appointing authority. Among the other institutions participating in the said roundtable was the Milan Chamber of Arbitration, the Centre of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration of the Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tunis Mediation and Arbitration Centre, the Istanbul Arbitration Centre of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, the Lebanese Arbitration Centre of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon and the Arbitration Court of Morocco. Prof. Charles Jarrosson, University Panthéon Assas Paris II and ISPRAMED’s Network Coordinator, made the conclusions at the end of the Conference.