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Mediation Matters Conference 2014

Wed, 18 December 2013


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Arden Training & Conference Centre

The University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Thursday 13th March 2014

09:00 - 17:00

A workshop for mediators, legal practitioners, surveyors, party representatives', professionals and the public having an interest in dispute resolution

Key speakers and topics:

Keynote address by Michel Killipetis QC

Michel is the former Head of Littleton Chambers, and has 40 years’ experience as a practising barrister in the field of general commercial, professional negligence and employment work. He is recognised in The Legal Directories as an expert in his field in Mediation, Commercial Litigation and Professional Negligence. He is an Accredited Mediator with CEDR and ADR Chambers, was appointed to the Hong Kong HKIAC Accredited Mediator Panel and as one of the first CIArb Mediation Fellows in 2008. He is a member of The Sports Resolution Panel, a PIM Senior Mediator and a Chartered Arbitrator. He joined Quadrant Chambers as a Door Tenant in 2006.

He was counsel for the ADR Group in Halsey v Milton Keynes, and in Brown v Rice and Patel.

 'Mediation Role play & workshops

 Andrew Goodman LLB, MBA, FCIArb, FInst CPD, FRSA, Barrister and CEDR Mediator, Professor of Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution Studies, Rushmore University, Convenor, Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates. Andrew Goodman has been an accredited CEDR mediator since 1993 practicing in commercial, construction, partnership, franchising, professional negligence and farming disputes at 1 Chancery Lane. Andrew is a leading trainer of mediation advocacy practicing in Dubai, Hong Kong, Paris and Brussels and advised judiciaries and ministries of justice on mediation in Turkey, Ghana, Nigeria, India, the Peoples' Republic of China and Croatia. His exceptional experience in the field of ADR guarantees that you will be involved in his workshop - one way or other! This will be a great group learning experience which is aimed at honing your skills in dispute resolution.

 'The Conversation Analytic Role-play Method”: Effective practices for resilient mediation services'

 Elizabeth Stokoe is Professor of Social Interaction in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University. Her research interests include social interaction across a variety of contexts including police interrogation, community and family mediation, dating, education, and communication training. Some of her research underpins the 'Conversation Analytic Role-play Method' (CARM), a technique for communication training (see www.carmtraining.org).  She has run hundreds of workshops with mediators and police officers. CARM won Loughborough University's Social Enterprise award (2013) and Prof Stokoe was awarded British Psychological Society mid-career award in 2011. She is currently an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Social Psychology and Co-Editor of Gender and Language. She was nominated by her students for ‘Lecturer of the Year’ in 2013. Prof Stokoe is also a board member of the College of Mediators and her research and biography was the subject of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Life Scientific’ in June 2013.

Workshop & seminar

a)         Associate DMC & SCMA members                                       £ 165.00

b)         Non-associate                                                                     £ 225.00

(10% Discount if booked before 18 January 2014)


To book a place please contact

Ellen at Ellen@dispute-mediation.co.uk 01983 243 340 or 07540 333 340

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