Conflict Resolution 2023: Understanding Conflict Resolution Through Research

Course Date: November 8, 2023

Full Course Materials
Total: 4h 14min

Course Introduction and Land Acknowledgement (9:00 – 9:10)

Mary KingstonPrograms Production Manager, CLEBC, Vancouver
Sharon Sutherland, RRMMediate BC, Tsawwassen
Darsey MeredithCoRe Conflict Resolution Society, Tsawwassen

Panel on Conflict Resolution Research (9:10 – 10:40)

Facilitator: Lisa MartzPeter A. Allard School of Law, UBC, Vancouver

Kari D. BoyleCoordinator, BC Family Justice Innovation Lab, North Vancouver
Joan Braun
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON
Kelly Douglas
Indigenous Mediator at large, Westbank
Kent Highnam
Dean, School of Health, Community & Social Justice—JIBC, New Westminster
Matt Sims
Founder, AvvyPro, Vancouver
Sharon Sutherland, RRM
Mediate BC, Tsawwassen

BREAK (10:40 – 10:50)

Case Studies (10:50 – 11:25)

Partnership for Productive Organizational Conflict (PPOC) Workplace Conflict Resolution Programs and Employee Efficacy and Wellbeing—An Overview of Research Outcomes (10:50 – 11:25)

Bridget E. Brownlow, BA, MA, Con.Res.Cert.Senior Advisor, Conflict Support, Medical Affairs, Nova Scotia Health Authority and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education, Part-time Faculty, Department of Political Science and The Irish Studies Programme, Saint Mary's University Director, International Conflict Management Programming, Northern Ireland - Reconciliation Fund, Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Ireland

Family Violence and Consensual Dispute Resolution: Best Practices and Future Directions

Kenya RogersJD/JID Candidate, UVic Law, Victoria

Special Presentations (11:25 – 12:00)

ARIA C3: A Methodology for Defining, Promoting and Assessing Success of Conflict Resolution and Community Development
(11:25 – 12:00)

Daniela Cohen Associate, The ARIA Group, Vancouver

Access to Civil Justice, Dispute Resolution and Legal Change

Kaitlyn CummingPhD Candidate, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC, Nanaimo

LUNCH (12:00 – 1:00)

BREAK (2:30 – 2:40)

Panel on Research in Other Fields (2:40 – 3:55)

Facilitator: Sharon Sutherland, RRMMediate BC, Tsawwassen

Felix GillilandQmunity, Vancouver
Rajan Leung
Sanofi, North York, ON

Dr. Eric LiAssociate Professor, Faculty of Management, UBC-Okanagan, Kelowna

Closing Remarks (3:55 – 4:00)

Sharon Sutherland, RRMMediate BC, Tsawwassen
Darsey MeredithCoRe Conflict Resolution Society, Tsawwassen