Tuesday, March 24, 2015

5th annual UAF international cyberconference on dispute resolution set for April 15

UAF will host their 5th annual International Cyberconference on Dispute Resolution in April 2015. UAA is an annual participating member.

A call for papers for the Alaska Journal of Dispute Resolution is issued in conjunction with the invitation to the cyberconference. Dr. Cory R. Lepage, Justice faculty, and Barbara Armstrong, editor, Alaska Justice Forum, a research publication of the Justice Center, serve on the editorial board of the journal.

Videoconference date: Wednesday,  April 15, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ADT)
Videoconference connection: Contract Jerry Farnam at UAF 2 weeks in advance to confirm a video connection.   Email ua-video@alaska.edu
UAA videoconference site: UAA Administration Bldg., Room 201
Parking at UAA: Look for kiosks in parking lots to pay for visitor parking.

Approved for continuing legal education (CLE) credit by the Alaska Bar Association: 2.5 general credits

See conference website for agenda details.

The theme is Inter-Cultural Conflict Resolution. The sessions include:
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Inter-Cultural Conflict Resolution
  • The Causes and Consequences of Inter-Cultural Conflict and the Value of Restorative Practices
  • Circle Peace-Making, Indigenous Knowledge, and Dispute Resolution

Contact Prof. Brian Jarrett, Director, UAF Program on Dispute Resolution, Peace-building, & Restorative Practices for further information and to submit papers in APA format at  bnjarrett@alaska.edu