Past conferences

2016 Conference

The “Climb Every Mountain: Alternatives to a Traditional Approach” conference will be held in Edmonton from June 15-16. It’s being hosted by the Alberta government’s Dispute Resolution Network.

Sessions and agenda

  • Transformative Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Restorative Justice ADR
  • Narrative ADR

2015 Conference

The “Being Efficient and Effective: Getting Down to Work” conference was held in Edmonton from September 21-22.  It was hosted by the Alberta government’s Dispute Resolution Network.

Sessions and agenda

  • the conflict management process
  • enhancing advanced skills
  • evaluating programs

Additional topics included interest-based communications, ADRIC’s mediation model, group dynamics, building stakeholder capacity and intervention options.

Conference agenda - 586 KB Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

2014 Conference

The "Inner World of Disputes: Mind, Emotions and Biology of Conflict" conference was held in Edmonton from September 16-17, 2014. It was hosted by the Alberta government's Dispute Resolution Network.

Sessions

  • How to Identify and Work Successfully with High Conflict People
  • Words Kill – Exiting the Matrix
  • Learning Lessons from Waco
  • Bring Joy, Fun and Laughter to Everything We Do
  • What Internal Conflicts Impact Your Ability to Resolve External Ones
  • History of the Dispute Resolution Network
  • The Brain, the Mind and Conflict

Agenda

Download the two-day conference agenda- 396 KB Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Presentations

Self-Awareness Tools - 2.8 MB Download Adobe Acrobat Reader  

Words Kill: Exiting the Matrix - 667 KB Download Adobe Acrobat Reader