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  • ACR-GNY - ACR-GNY Holiday Party
    00 PM Location TriBeCa NYC Registered 33 registrants Registration Active Member Free Registration is closed Come celebrate the season with friends and colleagues at the annual ACR GNY Holiday Party Enjoy cocktails and fine fare in an atmosphere of conviviality and mirth The event is for and in appreciation of our members non members are welcome to join us by signing up for membership at ACR GNY http www acrgny

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1799028 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - Debunking ADR Myths
    they really absolutes In this provocative discussion Professor Elayne Greenberg will discuss the limits of these tenets and how we might more accurately represent such ADR values in our practice and our ethical codes Elayne E Greenberg is Assistant Dean for Dispute Resolution Programs Professor of Legal Practice and Director of the Carey Center for Dispute Resolution She is an internationally recognized mediator and conflict management consultant who develops programs conducts dispute resolution trainings lectures writes about dispute resolution practice Professor Greenberg s deep involvement in the field is evidenced by the innovative dispute resolution programs that she has developed and implemented including ABI St John s National Bankruptcy Mediation Training the Ghana Mediation Training co developer and co trainer summer 2011 and 2012 the International Sports ADR Training 2012 2013 and the OSHA Whistleblower Mediation Advocacy Pilot consultant Court connected mediation programs in Manhattan Queens and Nassau Counties New York a divorce mediation program for Catholic Charities a client focused system for a network of shelters for the homeless designed to help transition those individuals living in shelters to independent living and the first parenting coordination program for high conflict parents in New York State As a mediator Professor Greenberg has mediated cases for the Department of Justice Occupational Safety Health Administration Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and New York Unified Court System Surrogate s Court Professor Greenberg has also mediated cases with disputes involving the following industries real estate entertainment health care food transportation social service education and retail Professor Greenberg scholarship has focussed on ethics and dispute system design She authors a column the Ethical Compass that regularly appears in the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer a publication of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association Professor Greenberg has helped shape the development of

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1798202 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast - A Conversation with Wendy Kamenshine, Ombudsman forConsumer Financial Protection Bureau
    register in order to attend Registration is closed The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast Conversation with Wendy Kamenshine Ombudsman Consumer Financial Protection Bureau This breakfast will focus on the role of the Ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a relatively new federal agency It will examine what an ombudsman does and how it fits in with the broader ADR community The CFPB Ombudsman s Office provides an independent impartial and confidential resource to informally assist consumers and financial entities in resolving issues with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau More information about the CFPB Ombudsman s Office is at www consumerfinance gov ombudsman WENDY KAMENSHINE serves as the first Ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau In the spring she completed serving two terms as Chair of the Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen and previously organized the DC Ombuds Discussion Group Before joining the CFPB Wendy served as the Senior Ombudsman for the Department of Homeland Security s Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman s Office Prior to joining the federal government Wendy practiced international trade law with the law firm Akin Gump Strauss

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1780124 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - From Volunteer to Career: How to use your volunteer mediation experience to build a career in ADR
    of Law 55 Fifth Ave NYC Room 1008 Registered 53 registrants Registration Members Free Non members 10 00 USD Registration is closed From Volunteer to Career How to use your volunteer mediation experience to build a career in ADR This panel discussion co sponsored by the Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society will feature practitioners from different professional backgrounds who took varied paths towards advancing their ADR practice Join us to hear

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1773799 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - International Arbitration Institute
    day program will feature leading academics arbitrators judges and practitioners from 22 countries and 6 continents sharing their perspectives on this need to know subject Among the faculty for the Institute are Honorable Judith Kaye former Chief Judge State of New York Court Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP Honorable Norman E Veasey former Chief Judge Delaware Supreme Court Gordon Fournaris Mammarella PA Honorable John P DiBlasi Former Justice New York State Supreme Court RET Arbitrator Mediator NAM National Arbitration Mediation Honorable Charles Ramos Justice New York County Supreme Court Civil Branch Gerald Aksen Independent Arbitrator Mediator Professor George Bermann Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law Columbia Law School Professor W Michael Reisman Myres S McDougal Professor of International Law Yale Law School Professor Franco Ferrari Director Center for Transnational Litigation Arbitration and Commercial Law NYU School of Law Professor Jacqueline Nolan Haley Fordham University School of Law Christopher Poole President and CEO JAMS We look forward to seeing you at what will be a valuable and interesting program This Institute will provide 8 0 CLE credits including 1 0 ethics credit Program Chair David R Marriott Cravath Swaine Moore LLP Keynote Speaker Hon Judith

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1762312 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast -Making Conflict Work: Harnessing the Power of Disagreement
    is free and open to anyone interested in the topic Please register in order to attend Registration is closed The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast MAKING CONFLICT WORK Harnessing the Power of Disagreement DR PETER T COLEMAN Work conflict is risky and managing conflicts up and down the chain of command at work can be particularly treacherous as power differences complicate conflicts and constrain response options Organizations are rife with stories of executives and managers who abuse their power employees who overstep their authority and the resulting conflicts that get stuck in downward spirals Columbia University Professor Peter T Coleman will explain why these pitfalls are so common and what to do to avoid them and to take full advantage of the energy and potential for change that accompanies them His new book Making Conflict Work offers seven new strategies and dozens of tactics for increasing your Conflict Intelligence and finding greater success and satisfaction at work Dr Peter T Coleman holds a Ph D in Social Organizational Psychology from Columbia University He is Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia University

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1757661 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast -Restoration, Reconciliation and Healing: Is There Room for Them in America's Criminal Justice System?
    to anyone interested in the topic Please register in order to attend Registration is closed The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College Monthly NYC DR Roundtable Breakfast Restoration Reconciliation and Healing Is There Room for Them in America s Criminal Justice System LEWIS WEBB JR Program Coordinator Healing and Transformative Justice at American Friends Service Committee and a Facilitator for Campaign to End the New Jim Crow Punishment deterrence retribution and to a lesser degree rehabilitation have dominated our response to criminal activity This has essentially discouraged any efforts toward healing This session will focus on why have we chosen this route and whether now is the opportune time for significant reform Using a case study we will attempt to superimpose a healing response to criminal behavior onto the current dominant response and examine the likely outcomes and pitfalls of each with an eye towards informing the work of healing and transformation Lewis Webb Jr is the Program Coordinator of the Healing and Transformative Justice Program of the American Friends Service Committee where he advocates for a shift from a paradigm of punishment to one of healing in

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1738935 (2016-02-12)
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  • ACR-GNY - Roundtable Breakfast -Transforming Conflict from Within: Learning to Lead with Wisdom
    Jennifer Goldman Wetzler Many conflict transformation initiatives acknowledge and engage three levels of human existence cognition thinking affect feeling and behavior acting For many decades the fields of conflict resolution and transformation have used these three levels to address conflict challenges in settings that range from organizational life to global strife However the time has arrived for us to bring the realm of wisdom knowing into the conversation Through wisdom we develop a clear and sustainable vision of what we seek for ourselves our communities and the world This vision enables us to stay committed to the conflict transformation process even during periods of intense conflict when we are at highest risk of being pulled into the cycle of conflict and distracted from our transformation work Wisdom may be developed and cultivated using a practice called mindfulness Mindfulness enables us to develop and cultivate new perspectives including complexity interconnectedness and courage each of which assists us in transforming protracted conflict in our lives and communities In this session participants will be introduced to the foundations of wisdom based conflict transformation Beginning and advanced mindfulness practitioners are welcome and encouraged Dr Jennifer Goldman Wetzler is an organizational psychologist and founder of

    Original URL path: http://www.acrgny.org/event-1717176 (2016-02-12)
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