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2014 New Voices - Emerging Professionals Program

Calling all Conflict Specialists newly entering the field!The 2014 conference to be held October 8 -11 in Cincinnati will feature seven “New Voices” to present in “prime time” on the conference schedule. This year’s conference organizers are reaching out across the globe to hear from students and new practitioners & researchers in the field. READ MORE

2014 Spirituality Section Retreat

Featuring Keynote Speaker Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. Now is the time to begin planning for the 8th Spirituality Section Retreat to be held July 18 20, 2014 with a pre retreat day on July 17th. This Retreat will be held at the Shambala Mountain Center in Red READ MORE

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Workplace Section Teleseminar - The Musical Secrets of Influential Conversations by Jarrod Haning
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35th FMCS ARBITRATION SYMPOSIUM
35th FMCS ARBITRATION SYMPOSIUM Read More

Student Writing Competition in ADR - Deadline April 30th
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ACR Diversity Teleconference Episode Two – Issues Facing LGBT Practitioners and Participants: Assumptions, Awareness and Opportunities
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Commercial Section Teleseminar - Arbitration Under Attack: What is its Future and How Can We Affect It?
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What Is Conflict Resolution?

What is Conflict Resolution?

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) refers to any process or collection of processes established to resolve disputes without trial or violence. The term “ADR” is often used to refer to a broad category of “ADR processes” such as negotiation, conciliation, mediation, settlement conferences, arbitration, consensus building, and community conferencing. READ MORE

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