Three upcoming ABA Dispute Resolution Section events

IMI are delighted to cooperate with the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section. The section will shortly be staging three events: Mediation Week (RFP now open), Ombuds Day, and the 2021 Tech Expo. A discount code is available for the latter for all IMI Mediators and Advocates: read on below to learn more.

Request for Proposals – ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Mediation Week

Are you an ADR professional looking to get your name out? Is there a unique mediation topic you are especially passionate about? Do you have a knack for writing, speaking, or educating?

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is looking for individuals, groups, and organizations to submit program proposals highlighting the essential role mediation has played in resolving a year full of disruption for its annual Mediation Week program to be held October 18 – 22, 2021. The Section has many presentation platforms to fit your style: written articles, short TED-style talks, podcast episodes, pre-recorded webinars, live interactive workshops.

We look forward to showcasing and celebrating the many extraordinary ways ADR professionals like you have been“Mapping the Future So Conflict Doesn’t Disrupt It” through mediation.

Please complete our Request for Proposal questionnaire via this link by June 30, 2021.

Save the Date – Ombuds Day

Mark your calendars! The fourth annual Ombuds Day will take place on Thursday, October 14, 2021. This year’s theme is Ombuds: Exploring Options to Resolve Conflict Together. Learn more at ABA DR Ombuds Day and follow along on Twitter @OmbudsDay.

Registration for 2021 Section of Dispute Resolution Tech Expo Virtual Conference

Registration is open for the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Tech Expo from July 12, 2021—July 16, 2021.

The Tech Expo will feature presentations, collaboration sessions, and exhibitions of innovative technologies and software designed specifically for use by dispute resolution practitioners.  Educational seminars will address evolving trends in dispute resolution and how new and emerging technologies can be utilized to maximize efficiencies and productivity.

Register today

Discount code for IMI Mediators and Advocates (log in to view):

Log into your IMI Mediator/Advocate account to view the discount code.

Use the above code during checkout to receive the ABA member registration rate.

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2 thoughts on “Three upcoming ABA Dispute Resolution Section events”

  1. Cheryl Massena

    Good afternoon,

    I live and practice law in New York, in the USA. I am interested in becoming certified as a mediator. Kindly provide any suggestions that you may have.


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