We foster the highest standards of integrity and competence in the mediation of commercial disputes.

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

2019 SPRING CONFERENCE IN BANFF, ALBERTA

THURSDAY, MAY 30 - SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

There’s a reason everybody’s heard of Banff. The mountain town's got a lot to love: historic charm, super beautiful natural surroundings, and all the amenities you could ask for.





CONGRATULATIONS

NANCY HARDIN ROGERS

In recognition of achievement as a pioneer and visionary, your teaching, writing and formulation of standard rules have set you apart and made the path for mediators around the world better.





 

2019 Joint Mediation Partnership

Annual Joint Winkler Institute/IAM/OsgoodePD Conference on Mediation

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Winkler Institute partners with the IAM and Osgoode Professional Development will hold their continuing legal education conference on mediation. More information to follow!




CONGRATULATIONS

IAM Distinguished Fellows Marvin E. Johnson and Eric Galton

Marvin E. Johnson and Eric Galton were presented with the IAM Awards of Merit during our 2018 Spring Conference in Cleveland, OH.





Latest IAM Blog

The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality

By: Jan Schau, IAM Distinguished Fellow

Times are changing and both employees and employers are taking note: In 2018, sexual harassment is not tolerated...




Can Med-Arb Avoid the Risk that Awards Will Be Annulled?

By: Patrick Van Leynseele, IAM Distinguished Fellow

Mediation followed (if needed) by arbitration – so-called Med-Arb – sounds at first like a good idea: parties know that when they start the process they will end up with a solution...




EVENTS


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








UPCOMING CONFERENCES

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



2018 Spring Conference

May 10-12, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland


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