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19th Annual UCCR Symposium

Friday, May 19, 2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
S.J. Quinney Law School
383 South University Street, E., Salt Lake City, UT 84112


The Language of Conflict Resolution:  Building a Mindful Mediation Practice
“The language of conflict resolution can be risky, but mastering this language in a mindful way can improve our work as mediators and aid in the resolution of the most difficult conflicts.”
- Carolynn Clark

Free parking is available at the Rice-Eccles Stadium.

This event qualifies for 6 hours of Court ADR Roster training credit and 6 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics 

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Current UCCR Members:   Standard Rate:  $165

Non-members:                     Standard Rate:  $195

FT Matriculated Students (or graduated w/in 6 months):     Standard Rate: $50

Attorney CLE additional $10

Annual Membership Dues: $75     FT Students with ID $25


 Keynote Presenter: Kenneth Cloke
Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution
Santa Monica, CA
Kenneth Cloke is Director of theCenter for Dispute Resolution, specializing in communication, negotiation, and resolving complex multi-party disputes, and designing preventative conflict resolution systems.
He is an internationally recognized speaker and author.  His books include, Mediation:  Revenge and the Magic of Forgiveness; Mediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution; The Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey into the Heart of Dispute Resolution; Conflict Revolution (1and-2nd Editions); and The Dance of Opposites: Explorations in Mediation, Dialogue and Conflict Resolution Systems Design. 
His practice includes work with leaders of public, private and non-profit organizations on effective communications, dialogue, collaborative negotiation, conflict resolution, leadership development, strategic planning, designing systems, and organizational change.

 Breakout Presentations
Chris Wilson:  
"The Emotionally Intelligent Practitioner": Building a balanced foundation for emotional responsivity 
 Judge Bohling co-presenting with Kathy Elton
"Mindfulness in Mediation"
Steve Kelson:
"That’s your apology?":  Identifying and Utilizing an Effective Apology

Symposium Agenda
8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

8:45 am Welcome and Introduction

8:55 am Peacekeeper Award
9:10 am Keynote: The Language of Conflict (Kenneth Cloke)

10:25 am Break

10:40 am Keynote (continued): The Narrative Structure of Conflict Stories and the Art of Asking Questions

12:10 pm Peacebuilder Scholarship Award Recipients

12:20 pm Lunch

1:10 pm Breakout Sessions

   * The Emotionally Intelligent Practitioner: Building a Balanced Foundation for Emotional  Responsivity (Chris Wilson)
   * Mindfulness & Mediation  (Hon. William B. Bohling & Kathy Elton)
   * “That’s Your Apology?”: Identifying and Utilizing an Effective Apology  (Stephen Kelson)

2:10 pm Break

2:25 pm Breakout Sessions Repeated

3:25 pm Break

3:40 pm Closing Plenary  (Prof. James Holbrook) 

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