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News & Events: Past News 2009 

New Members Inducted in London on September 13, 2009
10/15/2009

The International Academy of Mediators is pleased to announce that the following new members were inducted in London on September 13, 2009:

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
10/15/2009

Congratulations to IAM Distinguished Fellow, Marvin Johnson on his outstanding appointment!  Please see the excerpt from the White House Press Release below:[Renee Levine]   
 
The full press release may be viewed on the White House website.
 

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IAM hosted its first annual conference in London, England
10/01/2009

IAM hosted its first annual conference in London, England in September 2009.  Approximately 100 top mediators from 20 countries enjoyed a rare opportunity for cross-cultural learning and best practice sharing with their peers at the prestigious, invitation-only International Academy of Mediators  What Can We Learn From Each Other Fall Conference.

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ADR = Arbitration Done Right?
10/01/2009

Jerry P. Roscoe & Maya Ganguly

Despite the fact that an increasing number of matters are negotiated through mediation, arbitration remains the process of choice for many commercial and contract disputes, particularly in healthcare disputes.

 

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IAM Welcomes New Members
05/06/2009

At our meeting in New York, we inducted an impressive group of new members! Please join me in welcoming them.


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Distinguished Fellows have received special honours:
4/22/2009

Several of our Distinguished Fellows have received special honours recently:

  • Alvin Zimmerman- Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Houston.
  • Paul Iacono- Award of Excellence in ADR for 2009 by the Ontario Bar Association
  • Jeff Jury- Professionalism Award by the Austin Bar Association
     

Asian Mediation Association Conference
4/06/2009

The Asian Mediation Association will be organizing its inaugural mediation conference from 4 - 5th June in Singapore.

The Singapore Mediation Centre is hosting the conference and we have been fortunate to secure the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Martti Ahtisaari as the keynote speaker.

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CPR Presents 1st Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR Award to Marvin Johnson
01/26/2009

IAM Fellow Marvin E. Johnson was presented with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution's (CPR Institute) first-ever "Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) on January 15, 2009 at the CPR Annual Meeting in New York. According to Kathleen Bryan, President & CEO of the CPR Institute, Marvin Johnson has shown leadership and demonstrated extraordinary commitment to supporting, mentoring, training, and leading others to promote the use of diverse mediators and arbitrators.

 

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IAM HIGHLIGHTS

SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2009
IAM FALL CONFERENCE
LONDON, ENGLAND

IAM hosted its first annual conference in London, England in September 2009. Approximately 100 top mediators from 20 countries enjoyed a rare opportunity for cross-cultural learning and best practice sharing with their peers at the prestigious, invitation-only International Academy of Mediators What Can We Learn From Each Other Fall Conference. Read more >

 

 

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