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March 17-October 29
A World Class View of Dispute Resolution
Featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in dispute resolution, this comprehensive program provides three days of unique educational opportunities for practicing professionals. Participants will network with nationally prominent faculty, as well as participants from the other specialties at plenary sessions, lunches, and receptions. Early enrollment is recommended since many of the sessions fully subscribe.
Choose from three different locations and dates:
March 17-19, 2016 Baltimore, MD
June 23-25, 2016 Malibu, CA
October 27-29, 2016 Nashville, TN
Pepperdine School of Law, Struass Institute for Dispute Resolution
Conflict Resolution Training
October 5-November 14
11th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education Tools for Preparing the Change Leaders of the Future: Social Enterprise, Innovation and Education
Main Conference (March 16 - 17)
" 2 keynotes and 60 (90 minute) workshops!
" Keynotes - Greg Van Kirk, Founder of the Social Entrepreneur Corps (developer of the microconsignment model) and Valentina Raman of Ashoka with representatives from Ashoka Changemaker Schools and Universities and more! Read more about Ashoka here - https://www.ashoka.org/
" Peace/Conflict Resolution Educator Award! See the web site for the nomination form!
U.S. Student Peace and Conflict Resolution Education Scholarship Award - If you are a U.S. high school student who was either a peer mediator and/or in a student peace club, consider submitting an application for the scholarship! Scholarship applications will be posted in January 2017 at u.osu.edu/cre2017
Audience: Conference participants will be drawn from the local, state, national, and international community. The conference is intended for primary, secondary and higher education students, faculty, staff and administrators, members of the business community, policy makers at all levels, researchers, media groups, philanthropists, and anyone wishing to make positive change in their communities.
Topics may include Tools for Preparing the Change Leaders of the Future, such as through Social Enterprise (SE), Education and Innovation or closely related topics.
(Deadline Friday, November 14, 2016)
Call for Proposals
The Negotiation Institute
This program is designed to help you develop practical skills in legal bargaining. To ensure an interactive experience, the Institute is limited to 50 attendees. You will participate in hands-on roleplaying and receive individual feedback from a faculty of leading attorneys, trainers, and academics.
As a participant you will:
" Spend a full day working to improve your legal bargaining skills
" Participate in negotiations yourself, where you will analyze the results and see video of skilled bargainers dealing with the same problem
" Explore the psychological forces that often distort decisions of opponents, clients -- and perhaps yourself
" Understand the ethical rules that govern negotiation by lawyers
" Survey your personal bargaining style
" Practice dealing with "tough" bargaining tactics
" Learn how to approach what may be your toughest negotiation -- with your own client
Who should attend?
" Lawyers who want to improve their legal bargaining skills
" Attorneys who handle transactional or litigation matters
" Clients who must deal with legal negotiations
" Professionals who want to receive feedback about their bargaining style
" Lawyers interested in learning more about a skill they use every day
This program is delivered by some of the country's leading law and negotiation trainers.
American Bar Association
Conflict Resolution Training