Thursday, April 17, 2014

Justice Center and UAA community invited to participate in 4th annual global cyber-conference on April 23

Video conference screen shot from 2013.
The Justice Center, all the UAA community, and the public are invited to participate in the 4th annual UAF Global Cyber-Conference on Dispute Resolution organized by Prof. Brian Jarrett, UAF Department of Justice. 

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 
Time: 11:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. (Alaska Daylight Time)
Guest Speaker:  John W. McDonald - diplomat, peacebuilder, former international civil servant, mediator, negotiator

Practitioners, local communities, mediator organizations, students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.  To connect to the cyber-symposium, please contact Kelly Gitter at UAF, or University of Alaska Fairbanks is the technical bridge for this event.

Individuals at UAA and in Anchorage may attend on the UAA Campus in Suite 201, 2nd floor, Administrative/Humanities Building.

Pay parking for visitors:
East Parking Garage. Click here for a campus map.  The Admin/Humanities Building is number 25 on the map in the upper right quadrant.

The program will be an informal town-hall discussion and address issues related to the following themes:
  • Integrating different approaches to mediation
  • New developments and applications in therapeutic jurisprudence
  • Circle peace-making and indigenous knowledge
  • New applications in restorative justice - including methods for local community empowerment, and restorative responses to street riots and crowd violence
 If you are unable to attend the live event, the cyber-symposium will also be recorded and posted online shortly after the program.

For additional questions about the cyber-conference, contact Prof. Brian Jarrett, or  907-474-6790.