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<xTITLE>Announcing Youth Conference -- Free for Students </xTITLE>

Announcing Youth Conference -- Free for Students

by Clare Fowler
March 2021 Clare Fowler is excited to announce our youth conference: 


May 15 & 16, 2021

This will be an interactive online conference, with ADR students/youth (17-29) around the world.

Working together to develop guidelines in

1) Diversity, 2) Technology, 3) Funding, 4) Training, 5) Career, 6) Skills.

YOUNG MINDS, GLOBAL VOICES   Interactive online conference,  with ADR students/youth (17-29) around the world

Conference Website


  • $0 for students/new professionals (17-29 years old)
  • $50 donation to scholarship or student sponsorship
  • $100 experienced mediator registration (30 years old +)

Register here -  Zoom, livestreamed, and recorded.

Leading up to the conference, there will also be a paper contest (details here: scholarship). All of the proceeds from this conference will be awarded to the winners of the paper contest. 

Please register, encourage voices from around the world to register, and let us know if you have any questions.

More schedule details here.

MAY 15, 2021 (all times US Pacific time zone)

Session 1: 7-9 am: Introduction and Diversity

Session 2: 12-2 pm: Technology

Session 3: 7-9 pm: Funding

MAY 16, 2021

Session 4: 7-9 am: Training

Session 5: 12-2 pm: Career

Session 6: 7-9 pm: Mental Health Skills and Conclusion


Clare Fowler is Executive Vice-President and Managing Editor at  Clare received her Master's of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, focused on reducing workplace conflicts, from Pepperdine University School of Education. Clare also coordinated the career development program for The Straus Institute dispute resolution students. In addition to her editorial duties at, Clare coordinates online case management for ADR programs, agencies and courts.

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