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What's Happening in Conflict Resolution is a roundup of the all the ADR news, research, jobs, events and more. Check it out, and view past versions [HERE].
Negotiation and Conflict in the News
Reshuffling your own deck
The UK's sudden move to elections is an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to strengthen her hand internally, ahead of Brexit negotiations. Read more in this article by Sewell Chan in the New York Times.
Many negotiations are the result of ongoing conditions, in which we decide, at some point, to try and effect change. When, exactly, is that point? When do we initiate negotiations? In this article, Julia Reif and FelixBrodbeck explore the conditions that make us initiate change processes through negotiation.
The founder and host of the Texas Conflict Coach®, Pattie Porter, chats with special guest host Zena Zumeta about the lessons learned in how to embrace conflict constructively, courageously and with compassion. Listen to the interview here.
Student Writing Opportunity
ACResloutions, ACR’s quarterly magazine, seeks graduate students to write reviews of books on negotiation and conflict resolution. ACResolution%20Announces%20A%20Publication%20Opportunity.pdf.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) Chicago mediators and arbitrators will learn from Thomas Valenti and Giuseppe Leone how an online collaboration software like Zoom.us can add value to their practice.In addition,…Continue
Offered by Mediate BC (British Columbia) and Virtual Mediation Lab, this free 1-hour webinar is intended for parenting mediators who are looking for connections between practice and theory. You will:>> Explore how children are players (forming…Continue
British Columbia residents will soon be able to sidestep a physical courtroom and fight many small claims disputes online.Starting June 1, 2017 the Ministry of Justice says the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin accepting small claims cases…Continue
Have you ever watched parties in a mediation struggle to hear what each other is saying, or even to get what you’re saying? What if the important things people were trying to say in your mediations were not evaporating into thin air? What if the…Continue
Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation across Borders, Quito-EcuadorCheck out this exciting opportunity for hands-on learning in Latin America this summer!…Continue
Virtual Mediation Lab, an online mediation project sponsored by ACR Hawaii, and Mediate BC, a not-for-profit organization that leads, promotes and facilitates mediation and other collaborative dispute resolution processes throughout the province of…Continue
Call for ProposalsSummer Academic Ombuds MeetingJune 26-27, 2017Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MichiganThe 15th Annual Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting Planning Committee invites you to submit an abstract to present and lead an interactive…Continue
Here is the 30-min video recording of the January 31, 2017 webinar “Online Peer Mediation Platform – Students Helping Each Other Across the USA”.https://goo.gl/MHMHWsThe Online Peer Mediation Platform (OPMP)…Continue
After they attended the Virtual Mediation Lab hands-on training in online mediation - https://goo.gl/dnc0Y - two professional mediators (Tunku Alina Alias and Gunavathi Subramaniam) have launched “Mediate 2 Resolve…Continue
During the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre's 2016 "Law and Courts in an Online World" Conference in Melbourne, the following international panelists discussed their experiences of major Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) initiatives in Canada, the Netherlands,…Continue