On May 19-21, 2005, Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, is hosting the Second National Conference of Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute Resolution: Promoting Opportunities for Minorities in ADR. Pre-conference trainings will be held on May 18, 2005, at the New Center for Professional Development at Capital University.
Keynote speakers are the Honorable Michael L. Douglas of the Supreme Court of Nevada, the first African-American to serve on Nevada’s highest court, and Donna A.M. Parchment, the Chief Executive Officer of the Dispute Resolution Foundation in Kingston, Jamaica, and a leader in the Commonwealth Caribbean ADR field.
Conference workshops include:
- Designing and Implementing ADR Programs in Corporate America: Opportunities for ADR Professionals
- Mediation in an International Multi-Cultural Environment: Lessons Learned from the World Bank Group
- Confronting Barriers in Operating a Minority ADR Firm
- African-American Scholars and Practitioners in the Field of Conflict Resolution/ADR: Preliminary Research Findings
- Wisdom From Our Elders: Oglala Lakota Perspective
For information or to register, visit http://www.law.capital.edu/adr.