Ultimately, our goal is to develop a set of blueprints for the mediation field most effectively moving into the future.
In coordinating this project, Clare Fowler and Robert Benjamin are working with an Advisory Committee of:
- Peter Adler
- Ken Cloke
- Marvin Johnson
- Jeff Krivis
- Michelle LeBaron
- Bernie Mayer
- Nina Meierding
- Len Riskin
- Don Saposnek
- Maria Volpe
- Looking to the Future: Is There Still A Place For Proactive, Early Intervention Mediation in Our Changing Field?
- Who's Running the Show?
- Re-conceptualizing the Work as Something Bigger than Ourselves--Reconciliation
- Mediation Going Forward: What Do We Know? What Can We Expect?
Donald T. Saposnek
- Beyond “Getting to Yes:” Building Mediation Skills and Insights into Relationships
- Predicting the Future of Mediation
- Reclaiming Mediation’s Future: Getting Over the Intoxication of Expertise, Re-Focusing on Party Self-Determination
Robert A. Baruch Bush, Joseph P. Folger
- Claiming Mediation's Future
Elinor Robin, Susan Dubow
- The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution
- The Future of Mediation: Mediators As Problem Finders, Makers, and Designers
We encourage you to submit your own Mediation Futures article or comment addressing these core questions:
What from our past should be brought forward and emphasized?
What current promising approaches should be further developed?
What would you like to see the mediation field look like in 20 years?
What specifically should we do now to get there?
Should you have any questions about the Futures Project, please contact Robert Benjamin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (503) 407-6077.
Thanks for sending in your article or comment by March 1, 2015. Your ideas are important to our best consideration of the future of mediation!
Jim Melamed, Mediate.com CEO