Below you will find lists of podcasts with ADR professionals from the world. If you have a podcast you recommend, please email IMI Support to have it added. (Make sure you include a link to where people can listen!)

  1. Michael McIlwrath, Honorary IMI Board member, has produced a series of CEDR Award-winning podcasts on International Dispute Negotiation.  Those featuring mediation are listed below.  If you wish to hear all of Michael McIlwrath’s podcasts in iTunes please click here or visit the CPR Institute website
  2. Doug Noll, a Mediator, author, speaker, and lecturer on advanced peacemaking and mediation theory and practice, is also the host of a radio show: The Doug Noll Show. To link to Doug’s show or to listen to his archived podcasts, click here
  3. The National Mediation Conference is a bi-annual gathering of Australia’s leading mediators and mediating organisations. Podcasts of sessions from previous conferences are available at the conference website.
  4. Susan Coleman produces The Peace Building Podcast. In season 2: Episode 12 she interviews former British Ambassador, Charles Crawford, on Building Peace in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina. To hear this podcast, click here
  5. The Conflict Management Space Podcast is an ongoing series by Dr. Juan Diaz-Prinz for bringing sustainable win-win conflict management and negotiation strategies and resources to the public with current, engaging, and thought-provoking themes. Find the latest episodes here: http://conflictmanagementspace.com/podcasts/

WIPOD – Arbitration and Mediation Matters

Insights on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options for innovation and intellectual property disputes through a series of conversations with international practitioners, mediators and arbitrators.

John Sturrock – Better Conversations



Jane Gunn – Podcasts with mediation and business leaders

The ICODR Podcast

The ICODR Podcast, from the International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (icodr.org), covers the rapidly growing field of online dispute resolution. Hosted by Ian Macduff, the podcast interviews ODR experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the field, with an eye to ethics, culture, security, and impartiality.


The Mediate.com Podcast

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation: conflict resolution, best practices, ethics, technology, and business development. Episodes include interviews with experienced practitioners, discussions of practice dilemmas, and explorations of the future of the mediation field. Join us if you’re interested in mediation, just getting started as a mediator, or if you have decades of practice under your belt — we’d love to have you as part of our community.


The Conflict Tipping Podcast


The Conflict Tipping Podcast, hosted by Laura May PhD, focuses on innovative strategies for responding to social conflict. Episodes will bring in guests with expertise in all facets of conflict, from organizational behavior, emotions, technology, media, public and private social responsibility, and political polarization. Subscribe if you’re interested in conflict resolution, facilitation, peacebuilding, or the future of civil society — we’d love to have you as part of our community!

Mediate This!


Mike McIlwrath – Mediation Podcasts


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CPR IDN 3 - Thierry Garby, International MediationThierry Garby, President, Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) World Forum of Mediation Centres.20.65 MB612 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 7 - Mediating with Arbitration Institutions - ICDR and ICCMelanie Meilhac of ICC and Mark Appel of ICDR/AAA18.98 MB473 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 9 - Great mediators, interview with Jay Welsh, JAMSJay Welsh, General Counsel of JAMS20.12 MB496 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 10 - Corporate Dispute Resolution, interview with Wolf von Kumberg, Northrup GrummanWolf von Kumberg, Assistant General Counsel and Legal Director-Europe, Northrop Grumman Corporation17.43 MB488 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 11 - International mediation, interview with Karl Mackie, CEDRKarl Mackie, chief executive of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)22.83 MB471 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 13 - Lord Woolf of Barnes discusses civil procedure reformsLord Harry Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales and CPR Institute President Kathy Bryan15.65 MB488 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 16 - Mediator Dwight Golan on how to borrow a mediators powersProf. Dwight Golann, Boston’s Suffolk University Law School10.64 MB529 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 22 - Manon Schonewille, ACB, on Mediation in the NetherlandsManon Schonewille, managing director of ACB Mediation Corporate Conflict Management, The Netherlands12.76 MB454 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 26 - From Stone Age Conflict Resolution interview by Michael McIlwrath with anthropologist R...Robert L. Carneiro, sociologist, anthropologist, the American Museum of Natural History curator, Columbia University14.30 MB676 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 27 - Mediating from Singapore, interview with Christopher LauChristopher Lau, a senior counsel at Three Verulam Buildings, London-based barristers’ chambers. Christopher is in the firm’s Singapore office, and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; the United Kingdom’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration13.99 MB445 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 30 - Dealing with Hard Negotiators, interview with John WadeJohn Wade, Australian mediator, educator and practitioner14.59 MB476 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 31 - Mediation as Opportunity, interview with Ben PickerBen Picker, veteran mediator/trainer, a partner in Philadelphia’s Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP; a member of both the International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial mediators21.97 MB464 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 39 - Part 2, Mediating with Hard Negotiators8.73 MB450 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 40 - Mediator’s Handbook After 25 YearsJenny Beer, author of the seminal, cross-discipline guide, The Mediator’s Handbook, co-authored in 198214.55 MB436 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 41 - Part 1, Bringing Oxytocin to the RoomSanta Monica attorney-neutral-educator Kenneth Cloke, founder and leader of Mediators Beyond Borders11.07 MB475 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 42 - Part 2, Bringing Oxytocin to the Room10.76 MB466 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 44 - Mediating Across Cultures with Joanna KalowskiJoanna Kalowski reflecting her intense mediation experiences across borders and with indigenous people, both in government and in private practice10.64 MB430 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 45 - Back to the Future in Conflict Resolution10.79 MB483 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 48 - Mediation in Belgium, Romania and SpainHelena De Backer, name partner in Brussels’ De Backer & Bastin, and founder and current president of the Brussels Business Mediation Center; Constantin-Adi Gavrila is director of the Craiova Mediation Center, and president of the Mediation Centers Union in Romania; and Mercedes Tarrazon is an independent mediator and arbitrator in Barcelona6.89 MB470 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 50 - ADR Through a Corporate Looking GlassAlexander J. Oddy, Partner of the London-based law firm Herbert Smith, talks about Inside Track, a comprehensive commercial conflict resolution report13.25 MB543 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 52 - Becoming Your Own ‘Amiable Compositeur’, Arb-Med with Mercedes TarrazonMercedes Tarrazon explains a practice that she has adapted in a variety of commercial conflict resolution settings around the world12.65 MB546 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 53 - So You Want to Be an Effective Mediator - Ben Picker ReturnsOne of the nation’s top law firm ADR practitioners, Bennett G. Picker, of Philadelphia’s Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, returns to talk about what it takes to be a great mediator10.73 MB479 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 64 - Part I, Turning Mediation Into a Global Profession, Why IMIThe IMI accrediting program is designed to fill in gaps for businesses wanting to avoid litigation abroad, but which don’t have enough information about neutrals who can do the work. The theory is that improved information on neutrals will increase access, and the use of mediation. And the result will be less wasteful litigation10.41 MB471 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 64 - Part I, Turning Mediation Into a Global Profession, Why IMI10.41 MB452 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 81 - NBC Universal - Disputes in the International Entertainment IndustriesDisputes at a television network attract a great deal attention, and need a great deal of conflict management skills. Not to mention cutting-edge tools. Two top lawyers at NBC Universal Inc. talk discovery, arbitration, mediation, and the nature of business disputes in the first of two parts. The guests for the next two weeks are New York-based Susan Weiner, who is executive vice president and deputy general counsel, and David L. Burg, of Universal City, Calif., who is senior vice president for litigation9.49 MB500 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 82 - NBC Universal - Part 2, Mediating Disputes in the Film and Television IndustriesIn Part 2 of a discussion on domestic and international conflict resolution in the entertainment field, you’ll find out why NBC Universal mediates most of its disputes. Susan E. Weiner, NBC’s New York-based executive vice president and deputy general counsel, and David L. Burg, of Universal City, Calif., who is senior vice president for litigation, explains why the company uses and enforces a multistep contract clause requiring negotiation and mediation before the television network and film studio takes the party on the other side of the table to court11.94 MB517 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 87 - Go Sit Under the Mango Tree Globalization and MediationHarvard’s Caroline Rees discusses how mediation fits into corporate social responsibility efforts12.04 MB423 DownloadPreview
CPR IDN 102 - Part 2 with William Ury on Negotiating with Difficult PeopleWilliam Ury returns to discuss negotiating with difficult people6.13 MB479 DownloadPreview
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