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2019

November 15-16

San Diego CA

Advanced Family Mediation Training

This 2 day course is designed for mediators who have minimum training of a basic family mediation course (30 hours). The content of this course builds on our basic Family Training
Limited to 15 participants
Mosten Mediation
Phone: 310-441-1454
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 15-16

Houston TX

ABA Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute

Mastering Your Skills: Mediation Do’s and Don’ts…as Viewed Through the Lenses of Parties, Advocates and Mediators

This two-day interactive institute features opportunities to learn from some of the leading mediators and advocates in North America.

American Bar Association
750 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611 USA
Phone: 312-988-5000
Website: Click here

November 15-16

Houston TX

17th Annual Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute

Mastering Your Skills: Mediation Do’s and Don’ts…as Viewed Through the Lenses of Parties, Advocates and Mediators

This two-day interactive institute features opportunities to learn from some of the leading mediators and advocates in North America.

Advocates and mediators alike shouldn’t miss this opportunity to learn advanced techniques in direct negotiations and mediated settlement discussions!

Each plenary session panel features an expert mediator, in-house counsel, and a skilled outside attorney, discussing each phase of the mediation process.

ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
South Texas College of Law Houston
Email: Click here
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November 18

New Delhi INDIA

The India International Dispute Meet

Register now for the upcoming India International Dispute Meet, where Contracts, Disputes, Risk and Compliance professionals are converging to be a part of the Evolution in Dispute Prevention and Resolution.
#TIIDM2019
Federation of Integrated Conflict Management
Phone: +91 8505999819
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November 18-22

ONLINE

CYBERWEEK 2019 - Register for FREE!

Welcome to the 21st ODR Cyberweek, a free all-online conference exploring the application of technology to dispute resolution.

Exciting things are occurring in the world of ODR. It is encouraging to see growing interest from individuals and groups who see the value of ODR in a broad range of offline and online settings across both the public and private sectors. Cyberweek 2019 is an opportunity for all of us to exchange ideas, share prototypes, and discuss where ODR can go from here.

The success of Cyberweek depends on your involvement! If you have not joined us before, we hope that you will log in to one of Cyberweek’s many events, discussions, and webinars.

National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 18-22

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
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November 18

Austin Area TX

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)

MCLEs/CEUs: (8.25 participant, 1 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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November 19-22

Toronto ON Canada

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CMG Foundation
Phone: 416-686-4247
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 19-20

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MCLE/CEUs: (17.50 participant, 2 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This is a 2-day intensive course specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include review of the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials provided.
Prerequisite: Basic and Advanced Family Mediation Courses

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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November 19

ONLINE

Managing Climate Crisis Conflicts: A Decade of MBBI Work in the UN Climate Change Negotiations

Join our conversation on Managing Climate Crisis Conflicts: A Decade of MBBI Work in the UN Climate Change Negotiations by Dr. Thomas Fiutak and Dr. Gregg Walker, Co-Leaders of MBBI's Climate Change Policy Project on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 12:00 PM ET. In this webinar, Tom and Gregg will review the CCPP and highlight CCPP member activities throughout the decade. Furthermore, this webinar will include a history of the UN climate change negotiations, examine why these negotiations have taken so long, and highlight the nature of the Climate Change Policy Project and how it has evolved
Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI)
Email: Click here
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November 21-23

Toronto ON Canada

Learn to Meet & Interview Children for ADR: 12 Step VCR (Reports)

Learn to Meet & Interview Children to obtain the Voice of the Child. Learn the 12 step process and add these skills to your practice! Advanced training for FDR professionals including mediators, family lawyers, parenting coordinators, arbitrators, child protection workers.
PCCS Mediators & Counsellors
Debra Rodrigues
Phone: +1 09055678858
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 21

Houston TX

Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria

9.5 hours. ($550) MCLE/CEU 8 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Houston: Thursday, November 21st, 2019, 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
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November 22-23

Houston TX

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training

20 hours ($600) MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday, November 22nd and Saturday, November 223rd, from 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
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December 2-6

Austin Area TX

40 Basic Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (37.5 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $999.00

This course is offered to the public, attorneys, counselors/social workers, educators, and HR staff. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. This course meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up to date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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December 2-6

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

December 2-6

College Park MD

40-Hour Mediation Training

This training is designed to teach participants to apply sound mediation practices and principles while managing/resolving disputes of any type (workplace, community, etc.). Participants will learn to utilize a full range of effective mediation skills, techniques, and strategies.
Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution
Phone: 301-313-0800
Email: Click here
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December 3-10

ONLINE

Power Balancing-NOT

This 2-part webinar will combine theory and interactive practice, to help participants more fully grasp the reasons why Transformative Mediators resist all impulses to “power balance”.
Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation
Phone: 937-333-2360
Email: Click here
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December 5-6

Malibu CA

Women's Negotiation Academy: Creating Skilled and Sophisticated Negotiators





Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution will present this workshop at the Pepperdine's West Los Angeles Campus on December 5-6, 2019.

This interactive workshop is designed to present you with specific tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness as a negotiator. The two days of instruction will be offered through the lens of gender, with an eye towards the most recent research on gender issues in negotiation. Everyone Welcome! Limited Enrollment! Register Now!

Faculty: Stephanie Blondell and Denise Madigan
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Straus Institute
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
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December 5

ONLINE

Co-creating Mediation Models: Adapting Mediation Practices When Working Across Cultures

Join our conversation on "Co-creating Mediation Models: Adapting Mediation Practices When Working Across Cultures" by Claire Holland on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 5:00 PM ET. In this webinar, Claire will discuss mindful approaches to meeting the needs of the participants of the mediation process.
Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI)
Maggie Rickard
Email: Click here
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December 6

Menlo Park CA

ADRX 2019: Women and Equity


ADRx is PCRC's version of a TEDtalk, short for Alternative Dispute Resolution X - and it is a FREE forum that promotes healthy discourse. This year's ADRx will bring together local and national women leaders to make connections and inspire through a series of short and compelling presentations. Our speakers will share their stories and insights on using the arts, entertainment, and technology to improve understanding across differences in the workplace and the world.

PCRC - Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center and Beechwood School
Phone: 650-513-0330
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December 6-7

Honolulu HI

Mediation and Conflict Management Master Class

This 2-day workshop is for highly experienced mediators, facilitators, and collaboration experts who have worked on many cases or projects over many years and now want to explore inner and outer frontiers. There are three specific objectives:

• Broaden and deepen practices for experienced collaboration experts
• Advance and cross-pollinate our many practices with new tools, ideas, and competencies
• Stimulate collective and individual foresight on the future of mediation
Cost is $475.

ACCORD3.0 Consultants
Peter Adler
2471 Manoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
Phone: 808-888-0215
Email: Click here
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December 9-13

Baltimore MD

December 40-Hour Basic Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training

This is a certificated 40-hour conflict mediation training, a comprehensive immersion in our Mediation Core Curriculum designed to teach you everything you need to know to start mediating, either professionally or for daily use and practice. We’ll focus on mediation, conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills, taking plenty of time over the five day training to instruct, discuss and reinforce the fundamental mediator skills and responsibilities, supported by group work, role-plays and directed feedback from trained mediators.
Baltimore Mediation
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: (443) 524-0833
Email: Click here
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December 10-13

Gatineau QB CANADA

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (French)

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CINERGY Coaching
Phone: 416-686-4247
Email: Click here
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December 16-18

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (30 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $850.00

This is a 3-day intensive training course fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence (meeting the new Civil Practice and Remedies Code requirement), child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. Working lunches all three days. There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class.
PREREQUISITE: BASIC MEDIATION COURSE

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

2020

January 16-18

Toronto ON Canada

Learn to Meet & Interview Children for ADR: 12 Step VCR (Reports)

Learn to Meet & Interview Children to obtain the Voice of the Child. Learn the 12 step process and add these skills to your practice! Advanced training for FDR professionals including mediators, family lawyers, parenting coordinators, arbitrators, child protection workers.
PCCS Mediators & Counsellors
Debra Rodrigues
Phone: +1 09055678858
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

January 17

Phoenix AZ

Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference

The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference will convene top lawyers, counsel for global corporations, internationally- recognized arbitrators and mediators, academics, and leaders at arbitration institutions to engage in discussions on timely issues in international dispute resolution, including: International Water Disputes, Innovation in Arbitration Institutions, Cybersecurity, and International Sports.

Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Arizona State University
Phone: 480-965-3365
Email: Click here
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January 20-23

San Antonio TX

Basic Mediation 40 Hour 4-Day Course

MCLE & CEU's Available thru Texas State Bar and Licensing Examiners. Course covers the fundamental basics of mediation. This course will provide professional credentials and skills necessary to handle conflict in the workplace as well as the requirements to become a mediator. Prerequisite to the Advanced Family Mediation Course. Course exceeds standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable (TMTR) and the Texas Mediators Credentialing Association (TMCA). Content fulfills the requirements of the 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
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January 28-31

Dallas TX

Basic Mediation 40 Hour 4-Day Course

State Bar of Texas Accredited MCLE 31.0 and Ethics 3.0 hrs. State Examiners CEU's. A course covering the fundamental basics of mediation. This course will provide professional credentials and skills necessary to handle conflict in the workplace as well as cover the requirements to become a mediator. This course provides the basic skills that lay the foundation for the Advanced Family Mediation Course.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

January 29-February 1

Houston TX

Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria

40 hours. ($975) MCLE/CEU 40 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, TX, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training):
January 29th to February 1st, 2020, from Wednesday to Saturday, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM, daily. Check out the recent college grad discount and other special discounts.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

February 5-8

Port Coquitlam BC Canada

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
ADR Institute of BC
Phone: 416-686-4247
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

February 6-22

Irvine CA

Mediating the Litigated Case - Irvine
February 6-8 and 20-22, 2020




Register early - Since 2005 this program has sold out entirely through website registrations, prior to our advertising the program! A sophisticated 6-day program for experienced litigators, in- house counsel, and other practitioners. Professionals can study the mediation of litigated cases to either become a mediator or to be a better advocate.

Lead trainer for Irvine 2020 is Nina Meierding. Tom Stipanowich, Stephanie Blondell, Peter Robinson, and Alexander Williams are confirmed co-trainers for Irvine 2020 

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

February 20-21

Berkeley CA

Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements

CONCUR’s intensive two-day workshop is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are in a position to negotiate environmental agreements. In this course, we show you how the process of face-to-face negotiation can augment traditional policy making with creative agreements that are better informed and more stable. During the training, course members will learn the elements of mutual gains bargaining, apply them in a series of simulated disputes, and reflect on the application of these tools to everyday work situations.
CONCUR, Inc.
Phone: 510-649-8008
Email: Click here
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March 4-6

Houston TX

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training

30 hours. ($795) MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday to Friday, March 4th, 5th, 6th, 2020, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM, daily.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 6

Houston TX

Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation

Four (4) hours for ($150). (This Domestic Violence training is INCLUDED in the Advance Family 30 hours of training above.) If you have taken the 30 hours of Advance Family training and only need this course, then register under Advance Training dropdown button.
Held in Houston on Friday, March 6th, 2020, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Call for location. Please send an email note to mediation@manousso.us with Subject: Domestic Violence Certificate
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 11-20

Corte Madera CA

40 hour Mediation Training

A dynamic interactive, 40 hour professional training program utilizing simulations, coaching, lectures and demonstrations. March 11-13 & 18-20, 2020. To see what prior participants have to say about this training visit our website: www.RosenbergMediation.com
Mediation Offices of Steven Rosenberg
Steven Rosenberg
Phone: (415) 383-5544
Email: Click here
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March 20

Richmond VA

Dispute Resolution Summit

An ad-hoc group of stakeholders from various dispute resolution sectors across the Commonwealth has been working over the past year to design a summit that will bring together service providers, consumers, and potential clients to strategically plan the future of dispute resolution in Virginia. Some of these dispute resolution sectors and stakeholders include the Virginia Mediation Network, the Joint Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Virginia State Bar and The Virginia Bar Association, and Resolution Virginia.

In order for the summit to meet its goals, the participation of a large group of stakeholders interested in charting the future of dispute resolution is desired. It is the intention of the planning group to cast a wide net that includes practitioners, consumers, potential clients and educators as well as legislators, members of the judiciary and representatives of local and state government. We hope that you will participate!

Virginia Mediation Network (VMN)
Robin Morrison
PO Box 29007
Henrico, VA 23242 USA
Phone: (804) 316-5271
Email: Click here
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March 27-28

Houston TX

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training

Sign up for this and Advance Family at the same time and use the early bird discount (SAVE $$$) for both classes.
18 hours-MCLE/CEU 18 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday and Saturday, March 27th and 28th, 2019, 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM, daily.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
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March 30-April 1

Portland OR

IOA Annual Conference

The IOA annual conference serves as the premier venue to promote ombuds awareness, increase individual knowledge, and enhance professional skills. The annual conference features keynote and plenary speakers, workshops, presentations, and panel discussions to address a conference theme and provides countless opportunities for connection and engagement.
International Ombudsman Association
Jill Hronek
111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015 USA
Phone: 8475097991
Email: Click here
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April 2-4

Toronto ON Canada

Learn to Meet & Interview Children: Voice of the Child 12 Step VCR

Learn to Meet & Interview Children to obtain the Voice of the Child. Learn the 12 step process and add these skills to your practice! Advanced training for FDR professionals including mediators, family lawyers, parenting coordinators, arbitrators, child protection workers.
PCCS Mediators & Counsellors
Debra Rodrigues
CAN
Phone: +1 09055678858
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 20-23

Edmonton AB Canada

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
ADR Institute of Alberta
Cinnie Noble
Phone: 416-686-4247
Email: Click here
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April 20-24

Reno NV

40-Hour Beginning Mediation and Conflict Resolution Certificate

This 40-Hour skill-based mediation training teaches conflict resolution skills that will prepare professionals from any career to facilitate difficult conversations, manage disagreements, and work toward resolving disputes in creative and effective ways. Topics include the mediation process, conflict and negotiation theory, self-awareness and cultural considerations, and effective communication techniques.
University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies with Neighborhood Mediation Center
Monica Kales
Phone: 775-784-4046
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April 22-25

New Orleans LA

22nd Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference

Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the 2020 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you.

The Conference will begin on April 22nd with the convening of the Symposium on ADR in the Courts and run through April 25th featuring over 70 concurrent CLE and non-programs, multiple dedicated networking opportunities and will culminate in the Legal Educators' Colloquium on Saturday, April 25th.

ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
1050 Connecticut, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036 USA
Phone: 202 662 1680
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