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Welcome to the International Academy of Mediators

This website is the Internet hub of the most successful and highly trained professional mediators in the world. The IAM is an invitation only organization that adheres to the highest practice and ethical qualifications. IAM is highly respected for its education programs, which include internationally acclaimed speakers and cutting edge mediation techniques.

Upcoming Events & News

April 27-29, 2017

2017 Spring Conference Memphis, Tennessee

IAM’s Tennessee members invite you to Memphis, Home of the Blues and Birthplace of Rock and Roll, for a few days of springtime soul searching. We welcome our colleagues to share and learn from each other.

Path To Peace

How one man found his calling as a peacemaker, especially in prisons

Doug Noll was a trial lawyer for 22 years, but since leaving the courtroom, he has taught #mediation techniques to inmates through the organization he cofounded, Prison of Peace.


May 11, 2017

Mediation Advocacy in the Age of Diversity

Advanced Tools and Techniques for Lawyers and Mediators. Learn from an international faculty of mediation experts how to navigate the complex and nuanced issues arising in today’s mediation.


Scholar in Residence Hal Abramson

Hal received the prestigious Best Professional Article Award from the CPR Institute (International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution) during CPR’s Annual Meeting on March 3 in Miami.

Latest IAM Blog

Mediation v. Court Truth

By: Bennett Picker, IAM Distinguished Fellow

Email: bpicker@stradley.com

Experienced mediators know that the resolution of disputes involves the people and the problem as much as the positions. At the same time, most parties will use as a benchmark for settlement decisions...

Reflections on a Mediation: Blood, Sweat & Tears

By: Floyd Siegal, IAM Distinguished Fellow

Email: fjs@fjsmediation.com

A closing workshop at an International Academy of Mediators conference was titled Transformative Moments in Mediation. Colleagues shared “war stories,” reminding all of us that every mediation.


2017 Spring Conference
April 27-29, 2017
Memphis, Tennessee


2017 Fall Conference
November 1-4, 2017
Austin, Texas

2018 Spring Conference

May 10-12, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland

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