Resolution Institute Conference

Spotlight on practice

16–17 October 2019, Wellington NZ

Spotlight on practice

A conference that sets dispute resolution practice ‘at the centre’

A little bit different from traditional conferences, this conference offers a range of longer interactive workshop sessions focused on dispute resolution practice, as well as opportunities to engage in professional conversation and exchange insights with colleagues.

Leave with learning you can use.

Workshops and Presenters

At Spotlight on Practice 2019 you can attend six 1.5 hour workshops over the two days, along with a couple of full group presentations, spotlight table workshops and other networking opportunities.

Read about the workshops on offer here

A rich array of workshops covering a broad range of topics relevant to restorative justice facilitators, mediators and other facilitative dispute resolvers. Topics to develop skills... think about the future... explore cultural and cross-cultural competence... discuss topical issues...

Spotlight on Practice 2018 “That was the best conference I’ve ever been to, for presentations, for people, venue, food, and structure. I greatly appreciate the Resolution Institute community”.

Safe, supportive, sensitive - complaints involving our LGBTI communities

with Hilary Unwin, Sam Mclean and Taine Polkinghorne
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Multi-party mediation tools

with Hayden Wilson
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You cannot wipe away tears without getting your hands wet

with Danny Poa and Madeleine Taylor
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Understanding cognitive impairment and associated implications in dispute resolution

with Emma Fromings
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Mediation with a Māori perspective

with Hinemoa Dixon
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A facilitated conversation about the role of support people in Restorative Justice

facilitated by Jon Everest
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My heart said do it, but my head said don't! m-BIT - Multiple Brain Integration Techniques

with Ava Gibson and Trevor Slater
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Reading between the lines of culture: developing intercultural empathy

Jennifer Mahony, Christina Tay and Carla Rey Vasquez
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Positive framing, reframing and questioning - defining the labels and the art of doing

with Bruce Cottrill
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