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

October 4 - 6, 2018

2018 Fall Conference Cleveland, Ohio

"Finding Trust in the Rock and Roll World of Conflict: Back to the Basics". Will give us an opportunity to take a deep dive into the topic that is perhaps the single largest determinant of the resolution of disputes and conflict...TRUST




Congratulations!

William Ury, IAM Honorary Fellow

William was presented with the IAM Life Achievement Award at IAM 2018 Spring Conference in Scotland. In recognition for his unique achievements and for his lifelong commitment in helping people around the world.




 

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!




New Members Inducted

Congratulations!

The following new members inducted at our 2018 Spring Conference in Edinburgh. Alicia Kuin, Toronto, ON, Jeremy Lack, Geneva, Switzerland; Robert Palmer, Columbus, OH, Louise Phipps Senft, Baltimore, MD and William Ury, Boulder, CO




Latest IAM Blog

Getting Past Impasse with Mediator Settlement Recommendations

By: Mitchell Rose, IAM Fellow

I conduct mediations in the Province of Ontario, Canada, including employment law, commercial matters, personal injury and real estate. The majority of my mediations take...




The Suffocating Air of Superiority: Why Mediators Across the Practice Spectrum Should Practice What They Preach – Listen More and Judge Less

By: Jeff Trueman & Penni Walker

Mediation trainings and conferences present opportunities for practitioners and program managers to be exposed to new ideas....




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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