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2018 ADR Sypmosium

SAVE THE DATES – May 15 & 16, 2018

 Alberta Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Symposium 2018
Shaping the Future of ADR in Alberta
Lister Hall, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Pre-Training May 14 (To be announced)

Post-Training May 17 (To be announced)

ADR has been a huge success in Alberta.  Over 35 years it has left its mark on the courts, regulators, municipal government, families, and civic society.   In 2018, we will celebrate this success and help ADR grow to be the best possible tool to serve Albertans.

Join us at the 2018 Alberta ADR Symposium to learn about advances in ADR practices and programs.  Delegates will be invited to harness their collective wisdom to shape the future of ADR in Alberta.  Our goal is to see ADR widely recognized as the preferred option for resolving disputes.

The sessions will include keynote speakers, panel discussions and workshops.  Key themes are:

  • Innovations in dispute resolution
  • Visioning the future of ADR in Alberta
  • Opportunities for networking with the ADR community
  • Strategies to raise the profile of ADR.

The Symposium will also celebrate key milestones in Alberta’s ADR community. Our successes speak to the tenacity of the ADR community and its dedicated practitioners.

The Symposium is brought to you by the Government of Alberta Dispute Resolution Network and Alberta’s not-for-profit ADR communities.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr. Bernard Mayer, Ph.D.
  • Mark Holmgren, B.A.
  • David Hancock, Q.C.

Thank you to Co-Chairs:

Thank you to the Steering Committee:

  • Sara Ahlstrom, Alberta Municipal Affairs
  • Heather Ehlers, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
  • Christine Macken, Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Ali Ansell, Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Paul Conway, ADR Institute of Alberta
  • Tammy Borowiecki, ADR Institute of Alberta
  • Sherilyn Danis, Foundation of Administrative Justice
  • Karen Popoff, Foundation of Administrative Justice
  • Amin Poonja, Conciliation and Arbitration Board
  • Linda Long,  Association of Collaborative Family Professionals