Program Chairs

Jay Rudolph, LLB. C.Med., C.Arb

Rudolph Mediation & Arbitration Services Inc.

Alicia Kuin, C.Med, LL.M. (ADR), M.A., B.A

Conflict Analyst & Mediator, YorkStreet Dispute Resolution Group Inc.

Mediation plays a critical role in our justice system. It requires a special skill set and it raises unique challenges both for mediators and counsel representing clients in mediation. 

Whether you’re a mediator or an advocate in mediation settings, this year’s forum is your chance to explore the latest in mediation innovations. It draws from diverse perspectives in the mediation landscape that are designed to help you think about new ways to enhance your practice.

The conference will delve into compelling discussions designed to spark fresh ideas and offer novel insights into the latest developments in mediation.

Give your skills an opportunity to benefit from the latest approaches and engage in interactive sessions tailored to your specific interests, allowing you to discuss innovations in areas of mediation that matter to you.

This joint program between the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution, the International Academy of Mediators and Osgoode Professional Development was developed by a faculty of leading Canadian and international experts to provide valuable insights and practical tips for both mediators and counsel. It is a unique opportunity to have them all in one room. You will engage with the best and walk away with tools that you can immediately use in your practice.

What You’ll Learn

AI: Does it Have a Role in Mediation?

Innovative Strategies in Dealing with Volatile Cases

The Latest Tools for the Innovative Mediator

Registration includes in-person or online attendance, program materials and 120-day access to program archive (program archive will consist of recordings of plenary sessions and large group discussions).

Partners

[Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution] logo
[International Academy of Mediators] logo

Who Should Attend

Mediators

Counsel

Ombudsperson

In-house counsel

Human Relations professionals

Faculty

Program Chairs

Jay Rudolph, LLB. C.Med., C.Arb

Rudolph Mediation & Arbitration Services Inc.

Alicia Kuin, C.Med, LL.M. (ADR), M.A., B.A

Conflict Analyst & Mediator, YorkStreet Dispute Resolution Group Inc.

Welcoming Remarks

Trevor C.W. Farrow

Dean and Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School; Founding Academic Director, Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution

Planning Committee

The Hon. Todd Archibald, C.Med, FCIArb

Archibald Mediation & Arbitration Solutions Inc.

Jon Fidler, JD, C.Med

M+F Mediation & Arbitration Services; Past President, IAM

Afsana Gibson-Chowdhury

Founder, Gibson Chowdhury Clear Collaborative Mediation

Paul M. Iacono, KC

ADR Chambers

Patricia McMahon

Assistant Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School; Co-Academic Director, Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution

Alicia Kuin, C.Med, LL.M. (ADR), M.A., B.A

Conflict Analyst & Mediator, YorkStreet Dispute Resolution Group Inc.

Jay Rudolph, LLB. C.Med., C.Arb

Rudolph Mediation & Arbitration Services Inc.

The Hon. Warren K. Winkler, OC, O.Ont., KC

Former Chief Justice of Ontario, Mediator & Arbitrator

Instructors

Agenda

Registration (8:30 a.m. ET)

Register

May 9, 2024

New Professionals Rate: $347.50 + TAX
Government Rate:
$347.50 + TAX (use code GOV-50 when registering)
Student Rate: $40 + TAX (use code WINKLER40 when registering)

$695 + TAX

Time

May 9, 2024
9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

Printable registration form

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CPD and Accreditation

Please note that specific CPD hour breakdown will vary based on the interactive sessions chosen.

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive2h 35m
Professionalism1h 25m
Total4h
Plus2h (specific breakdown will depend on the interactive sessions you attend)
Substantive2h 35m
Professionalism1h 25m
Toral4h
Plus2h (specific breakdown will depend on the interactive sessions you attend)

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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