We are looking forward to another great conference! The schedule at a glance is below, and other useful links include:

Schedule at a Glance

TimeTitleSpeaker(s)LocationLearn More
Friday, November 1, 2019
6:00p-9:00p Friday Awards Dinner & Reception Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow Grand Ballroom - Salon 3 Learn More
Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast N/A Grand Ballroom N/A
8:45a-10:00a Opening Plenary Professor Leonard Riskin
Kenneth Cloke
Grand Ballroom Learn More
Morning Sessions 1
10:15am-11:30am WS1: Establishing Trust – The Cornerstone for Mediation Success Terri Breer, Esq.
Carina Tautu, MSc
Angelino Learn More
10:15am-11:30am WS2: Educating the Peacemakers of Tomorrow: The Benefits of Peer Mediation in K-12 Education Moderator: Marvin Whistler

Panelists: Sally Patchen
Cynthia Sanchez
Heather Schon
Sarai Benitez, Esq.
Bunker Hill Learn More
10:15am-11:30am WS3: Becoming A Certified Professional Mediator Jason Harper Pacific Salon 1 Learn More
10:15am-11:30am WS4: Credibility Determinations For Mediators in the #MeToo Era Sue Ann Van Dermyden, Esq. Pacific Salon 3 Learn More
10:15am-11:30am AT1: Applied Behaviors/Techniques in Resolving Family Disputes Susan Guthrie Olympic Room Learn More
11:30am-12:45pm Lunch N/A Grand Ballroom N/A
Afternoon Sessions 2
12:45pm - 2:00 pm WS5: 21st Century Mediation: Today's Tests, Tradition's Tools, Tomorrow's Triumphs Jeff Kichaven, Esq.
Mitch Tarighati, Esq.
Angelino Learn More
12:45pm - 2:00 pm WS6: Exploration of Niche Markets in Mediation Moderator: Richard Erhard

Panelists: Liz Paris, Esq.
Kimberly Schulist, Esq.
Kristin Rizzo, Esq.
Rodney Collins
Bunker Hill Learn More
12:45pm - 2:00 pm WS7: What Makes a Great Mediator? Wendy Kramer, Esq. Pacific Salon 1 Learn More
12:45pm - 2:00 pm WS8: Reality Testing Around the Grid Professor Stephanie Bell Blondell Pacific Salon 3 Learn More
12:45pm - 2:00 pm AT2: Applied Behaviors/Techniques in Resolving Employment Disputes Dr. Debra Dupree, Psy. D., LMFT Olympic Room Learn More
Break / Afternoon Sessions 3
2:15pm-3:30pm WS9: Using Dispute Resolution Skills to Improve Leadership Moderator: Dr. Brian Jarrett

Panelists: Professor Kara Dellacioppa
Professor Elika Dadsetan
Jameson Lingl
Angel Roman
Angelino Learn More
2:15pm-3:30pm WS10: A Framework for Effective Mediator Management of Strong Negative Emotions Encountered in the Process Professor Richard Peterson Bunker Hill Learn More
2:15pm-3:30pm WS11: The Future is Online and You Can Be Too! Susan Guthrie, Esq. Pacific Salon 1 Learn More
2:15pm-3:30pm WS12: Operational Side of Running a Mediation Practice - Tips and Lessons Learned Mark Lemke, Esq. Pacific Salon 3 Learn More
2:15pm-3:30pm AT3: Applied Behaviors/Techniques in resolving Commercial Disputes Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq. Olympic Room Learn More
3:45pm - 5:00pm Closing Plenary Moderator: Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq.

Panelists: Michael R. Powell
Kenneth Cloke
Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Professor Leonard Riskin
Ana Sambold, Esq.
Grand Ballroom Learn More

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