Paul L. Caron

Friday, May 10, 2019

Pepperdine Hosts International Conference For Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, And Leaders


The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School, ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report for 13 of the past 15th years, will host a landmark conference on June 18-19, 2019: Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders. Participants will compare perspectives on four decades of change in managing and resolving conflict.

The Co-Chairs of the Conference are:

  • Tom Stipanowich (Associate Dean, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law, Pepperdine Law School)
  • Sukhsimranjit Singh (Managing Director and Director of the LL.M. Program, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and Assistant Professor of Law and Practice, Pepperdine Law School)
  • Nancy Welsh (Director, Aggie Dispute Resolution Program and Professor of Law at Texas A&M Law School)

Interactive sessions will explore:

  • Balancing skills, law, ethics, and policy in the classroom
  • Integrating practitioners into our courses, research, and programs
  • Mediation and dispute resolution clinics and public service
  • Initiatives aimed at bridging the societal divide
  • Globalization, culture, legal tradition, and ethics in the classroom and research
  • How technology is changing what and how we teach
  • Research and scholarship across borders
  • Big Data’s revolutionary effect on research

The conference is co-sponsored by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, and Aggie Dispute Resolution Program, Texas A&M University School of Law, in cooperation with:

  • Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University
  • Marquette University Law School
  • University of Missouri School of Law Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution
  • The Dispute Resolution Institute at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
  • UC Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Center on Dispute Resolution at Quinnipiac
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution
  • University of Oregon ADR Center

The registration fee is $285 but the first 100 people can register for $185.

Check out the website for more information and to register.

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