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Conflict Resolution|International

The New York City Convening of the Global Pound Conference: September 12, 2016

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Conflict Resolution|International

The New York City Convening of the Global Pound Conference: September 12, 2016

The Global Pound Conference is a series of convenings of ADR practitioners, end-users, teachers and students around the world. Its goal is to assess the current state of Alternative Dispute Resolution and to point the direction for its continued advancement. GPC events have taken place at, or or planned for, London,...

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Conflict Resolution

Early Call for DR Section Proposals

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Conflict Resolution

Early Call for DR Section Proposals

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution has announced that proposals for programming for the 2017 Spring Meeting (scheduled for San Francisco April 20-23 2017) are due by Wednesday, August 3, 2016. This annual event is one of the wonderful ADR-related events of the year, and San Francisco of course among the...

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Conflict Resolution

ABA Dispute Resolution Conference April 7-9, 2016

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Conflict Resolution

ABA Dispute Resolution Conference April 7-9, 2016

The ABA Dispute Resolution Section Spring Conference is always a highlight.  For 2016 it's being held in New York City, making it real easy for me.  The breadth and scope of the topics are, as usual, phenomenal, making this event consistently the Class Act of the ADR year. ...

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Conflict Resolution|International|Mediation

IMI Survey Solicitation

Conflict Resolution|International|Mediation

IMI Survey Solicitation

The International Mediation Institute seeks participants in a brief survey (they claim it takes 7 minutes but heck, I'll even give them eight!).  The Institute explains: IMI launches initiatives to promote worldwide growth of practical and sustainable conflict resolution systems. By completing the survey we can: Find out what matters most to you about...

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Conflict Resolution

New AAA Foundation

Conflict Resolution

New AAA Foundation

The American Arbitration Association has announced the establishment of the AAA-ICDR Foundation.  This development is a welcome enlargement of the already pervasive and salutary role and influence of this esteemed institution and its international affiliate, the ICDR. In a recent press release, the AAA explains that the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit...

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Conflict Resolution|Europe

ODR from a European Perspective

Conflict Resolution|Europe

ODR from a European Perspective

In the final report from the June 2015 convening of the UIA World Mediation Forum, Elena Koltsaki of Thessalonia, Greece, led a panel addressing online dispute resolution (ODR) from an EU perspective.  She noted two principles at the outset:  First, a central goal of EU regulation is consumer protection and the...

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Conflict Resolution|International

The "Global Pound Conference" — CORRECTION

Conflict Resolution|International

The "Global Pound Conference" — CORRECTION

The International Mediation Institute has been bouncing around an intriguing idea – a replication of the fabled 1976 Pound Conference, but on a global scale and an internet-enabled synchronous platform.  I’m unclear whether this event will actually come to fruition, and the IMI organizers, true to form, have already “Pounded”...

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