CMC Annual Conference 2019

£180.00£225.00 plus VAT

CMC Annual Conference – 6th November 2019

Mediation: Meeting the Challenge

Hallam Conference Centre, London WIW 6JJ

Join us for a full day conference, which provides up to 6 hours mediation specific CPD and the opportunity to meet other mediators. The programme is designed to help you meet challenges you may face in your day-to-day practise of mediation, and includes:

Key Note Speaker – Bill Wood QC, Alternative Dispute Resolution Member of the Civil Justice Council
Panel DebateRosemary Jackson QC moderates a mediation users’ panel which discusses what mediation users want
What Mediators Need to Know About Cognitive BiasSpenser Hilliard & Iain Christie deliver an interactive session to explore the importance of recognising and dealing with cognitive bias in the mediation process

Workshops (Delegates choose two of four at checkout)

Challenges to commercial mediators – problems identified and resolved. Colin Manning & Stephen Barker

The Workplace Café – come and participate in our interactive engaging session. Using the World Café conversation method, we will look at number of workplace mediation issues such as confidentiality, mental health and conflict coaching. Workplace Café – were we leave you with the tips! Rebecca Foreman & Irene Grindell

When it gets personal – An exploration of when mediation becomes personal for the individuals involved. We will explore the importance of working with people’s emotions and the barriers to this; discuss tools, skills and styles to assist the parties; and question the effect of the personal impact on parties and on the outcome. Danielle Ratcliffe

Making A Noise: getting heard in a crowded space. How do you make sure that people have heard of you?  Bring your iPad, smart phone or laptop to a fast track workshop and find out. Learn stuff you can try right away. Stephen Walker & Sylvia Cohen


CMC AGM – 5th November 2019

The CMC AGM is open to CMC members, is free to attend, and will be hosted by Eversheds, in London, the evening before the conference (5th November, time tbc). For convenience, CMC Members can indicate whether they would also like to attend the AGM at checkout.


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Additional information

Ticket Type

CMC Member, General Admission

Event Details

Date: 6 November, 2019

Start time: 08:30

End time: 19:00

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam St, Marylebone, London W1W 6JJ

Phone: 07841 017905