"Showcasing Exemplary Practices: The Fifth National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education". This event will bring together individuals who are interested in resolving disputes in a non-adversarial manner and building collaborative relationships that will lead to better educational programs for students with disabilities. This is the first national symposium on the topic since 2006!
The Symposium is being held October 26-28, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon at the Valley River Inn. You can find more information available including the full program agenda, individual concurrent sessions, Symposium Faculty, and the keynote speakers here: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/symposium2011index.cfm
The program agenda includes a number of sessions directed mediators, facilitators, and other dispute resolution practitioners, including:
Maximizing Mediation: An Experienced Mediator's Favorite Techniques