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25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference

  • 03/28/2019
  • 9:30 AM
  • 03/29/2019
  • 3:30 PM
  • 4293 Memorial Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195

25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference


More than 50 sessions cover a wide variety of dispute resolution topics, ranging from current issues, communication, negotiation and advocacy, to interpersonal skills applicable, to both work and personal life.

Presenters will include:

  • Bruce Edwards (The Changing Mediation Table)
  • Ken Cloke (The Art of Asking Questions)
  • Rhea Settles (Civility-Based Conduct in the Workplace)
  • Gary Friedman (How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection)
  • Andrea Luoma (Beyond “I Win and You Lose”)
  • Bob Stains (Wise Facilitation)
  • Nina Meierding (Why Do We Lie?)

Other sessions include Emotional Intelligence for Lawyers; the Business of Mediation; Introduction to Liberating Structures; Restoring, Rebuilding and Reconnecting in the Workplace; Transforming Conflict, Transforming Lives; Managing “Truth Decay” in Mediation; Implicit Bias and Gender; What Every Mediator Needs to Know About Psychology; Shapeshifting to Resolve Housing Conflicts; and much more.


Thursday, March 28th, 2019 - Registration 9:30am-10:30am, Sessions 10:30am-5:15pm (Lunch on your own), Reception 5:30pm-7pm

Friday, March 29th, 2019 - Registration & Check-In 8am-9am, Sessions 9am-3:30pm (Lunch provided)


William H. Gates Hall

4293 Memorial Way NE

Seattle, WA 98195


10.25 CLE Credits (9.00 Law & Legal Procedure Credits; 5.50 Ethics Credits; 10.25 Other Credits) are pending


Early Bird (by March 14, 2019) registration fees:  Both Days $280; Thursday Only $170; Friday Only $190. 

The full schedule, workshop descriptions and presenter bios are available on the conference website at nwdrconference.org.

P.O. Box 2504, Boise, ID 83701

Idaho Mediation Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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