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Resolution Institute news

So...we now have a new name!
Many members have let us know how much they like the new name – thank you! Read, or re-read, about the complex and careful journey behind developing the new name and logo >> 

Annual General Meeting announced
Please save the date - 26 November, 2015. More information to come.

Resolution Institute event kicks off Sydney Arbitration week
On 23 November, international arbitrators, Professor Doug Jones (Aus), Sir Ian Barker (NZ) and Helena Chen (China region) will be presenting on trends in international arbitration. This lunchtime event is generously hosted by Minter Ellisons. Register here>> 
For the complete week’s program >>

Resolution Institute announces 2015 Practitioner Awards 
Recognised by their colleagues as contributing significantly to the growth and development of DR, Resolution Institute congratulates 2015 member nominees and awardees. Many Awards have already been presented at ‘kon gres, others are yet to be presented at special local events >> 

NZ Mediator of the Year Award finalists announced    
Proudly sponsored by Resolution Institute, we congratulate the 11th Annual New Zealand Law Awards Mediator of the Year finalists Diana Shirtcliff and Resolution Institute members Royden Hindle, David Hurley, ​Timothy McMichael, Janet Scott, and John Hardie >> 

In what ways could the Resolution Institute strongly demonstrate its values?  
Our team is currently collating responses to this question, asked during the CEO’s 'kon gres session on Resolution Institute 'values' >>  We appreciate the many thoughtful responses about what is important to you, our members, as we extend and expand the reach of Resolution Institute. We look forward to sharing the distilled responses with you.      

Resolution Institute office space expands
As mentioned previously, recently expanded training, DR rooms and staff space provides a welcome service to Wellington members. Sydney members can look forward to refreshed DR rooms, training facilities and expanded staff space in November 2015. Watch this space >>

Website planning in progress
2016 will see the launch of a refreshed website - with improved navigation, all member information in the search directory, a portal for potential users of DR services, and access to information across the DR spectrum. The staged project will be catalysed by a soon-to-be employed Project Officer dedicated to database development

Resolution Institute welcomes new staff members
Kathy Broad joins the Wellington office to provide training and membership services, bringing her experience in administration and HR.

Cassy Ashford, new to the Sydney office Learning Pathways team, comes from a membership organisation background with experience in events.

Staff member 'who's who'
Wanting to know who can assist you? Visit our website >>    

Professional indemnity and public liability

Resolution Institute members can access a competitive insurance package through AON Insurance. Learn more here >>

What's on

Resolution Institute events

Wellington networking event: Culture in mediation >> 
Wellington, 7 Oct

Wellington networking event: How do restorative justice (RJ) practices fit with mediation practice? >> 
Wellington, 12 Oct

Newcastle Chapter event: The exploration stage of mediation >> 
Newcastle, 14 Oct

Auckland Training event: Training and Accreditation in the Conflict Dynamics Profile >> 
Auckland, 15 Oct

WA Chapter event: Mediation Colloquium >> 
Perth, 13 Oct

NSW Training event: Master class for arbitrators >> 
Sydney, 21 Nov

NSW Training event: Expert Determination workshop >> 
Sydney, 12 Dec

Multiple location events

Probity Services Accreditation Course​ >> 
27-30 Oct
Melbourne, 1-4 Mar
Brisbane, TBC

Sydney 12 Oct: Developing an effective intake process (1 day skill extender) >>

Melbourne 19 Oct: Developing an effective intake process (1 day skill extender) >>

Adelaide 6 Nov: Developing an effective intake process (1 day skill extender) >>

Mediation 5 day training >>

Mediation 'Refresher' training days >>

Mediator assessments >>

CINERGY™ 4 day conflict coaching >> 

CINERGY™ 2 day 'Refresher' training >> 

Other CPD & training

Cyberbullying complaint handling processes >> 
with Children’s eSafety Commissioner
Melbourne, 6 October

How to handle international commercial cases >>
with the Academy of European Law (ERA)
Trier, 8-9 October

Creating awareness >>
with the Coaching Skills Community of Practice
Carlton, 15 October

Elder mediation course >>
with Amanda Molomby
Brisbane, 16-19 October

Collaborative decision making >>
with Tina Nabatchi
Melbourne, 4 November 

Conciliation in the shadow of the law >> 
Melbourne, 9-10 November
Resolution Institute members receive 10% discount

The transformative approach to mediation >> 
with Carlo Mosca and Jane Gunn
London, 25-27 November

Restorative Circles training >>
with Mandy Halabi
Wellington, 11-12 December

Shifting the Focus from Mediating the Problem to Mediating the Moment >>
with Margaret Ross
Tuscany, 18-25 June 2016


13th annual ICC conference: International arbitration >>
Miami, 1-3 Nov  ​

The amazing world of arbitration: Australian perspectives >> 
Perth, 19 November

Sydney Arbitration Week >> 
Sydney, 23-27 November

Mediate 2015: The Power of Mediation >> 
Edinburgh, 3-4 December

7th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Conference  >>
Sponsored by Resolution Institute 
Lombok, 10-12 Feb 2016

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