The 24th Annual SCMA Conference and Pre-Conference Dinner happens this weekend, Nov. 2-3!
Come for Dinner!
Join in honoring Peter Robinson, recipient of the L. Randolph Lowry Award and Managing Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. Mr. Robinson is honored for his work as a world-renowned lecturer and trainer in the field of dispute resolution.
Enjoy the featured speaker, Roger Wolfson, writer for the hit television show “Fairly Legal”, address an issue important to all mediators, “Public Perception and Promoting Mediation: Making Mediation a Household Name.”
CLICK HERE to register for the dinner on Friday, Nov. 2, 5:30 PM, Sheraton Delfina, Santa Monica. Attendees receive 1 MCLE credit.
Join the Conference, November 3, 2012 – 8:00am – 5:30pm:
The Working Mediator: Improving the Culture of Conflict
Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
If you are a new member or first-time attendee, meet your colleagues and SCMA board members at a special reception to find out more about SCMA and mediation in SoCal.
Start the program with the keynote address from Kenneth R. Feinberg, recipient of the 2012 Cloke-Millen Peacemaker of the Year Award. Best known for serving as the Special Master of the Federal Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, as Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation, and most recently as the government-appointed administrator of the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Victim Compensation Fund, Mr. Feinberg will talk about “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Resolution to Meet the Challenge.”
With 40 speakers and 13 workshops throughout the day, this conference has information and networking opportunities for everyone in the mediation community. Workshops range from Nuts and Bolts, to technology and dispute resolution, to building your practice and legal issues that affect your resolutions.
The lunchtime Mediation Fair hosts 12 dispute resolution organizations providing information on opportunities in SoCal. Learn more about the thriving mediation community and how you can become more active and build your practice.
More experienced mediators are eligible to attend The American Institute of Mediation (AIM) Advanced Track Workshops featuring speakers Lee Jay Berman, Ken Cloke, Woody Mosten, and Jim Melamed. For more information about the AIM Advanced Track click HERE.
Interested in mediating for the Los Angeles County Superior Court? The featured Nuts and Bolts Part I and II Workshops meet the Los Angeles Superior Court training prerequisite for application and appointment to its ADR Mediation Panel. For more information about this and other SCMA conference workshops click HERE.
All Workshops Receive 1.25-1.5 MCLE Credits
And don’t forget the photos! Come to the SCMA Conference “Camera Ready!” Photographer Sammy Davis will be on hand if you need a web ready photograph or want to update an existing one to go on that new site you heard about in the session on building a website.
See you there!