Find an Online Arbitrator Announces 25th Anniversary "Mediation 20/20" Online Conference

by Jim Melamed

March 2020 Announces 25th Anniversary
"Mediation 20/20" Online Conference

Experienced mediators, this is a unique opportunity to register to participate in's 25th Anniversary Conference taking place online September 30 - October 2, 2020. 

Here is the conference schedule.  Here is a list of existing registrants.  You can register here for the conference (only $100 until May 1).  

The Mediation 20/20 Conference is both a focused think-tank conference dedicated to defining best courses for mediation's continued growth over the next decade and a celebration of Mediate's first 25 years.

The Mediation 20/20 Conference follows Mediate's Keystone Conference in 2006. A copy of the Final Report from the Keystone Conference and a video of conference highlights have been posted. 

Your registration for the Mediation 20/20 Conference confirms your understanding that the substantive online conference sessions will be recorded for educational purposes.

We hope that you will join us for this important field development event.

Best always,

Jim Melamed, CEO

Jim Melamed co-founded in 1996 and has served as CEO of ever since. received the American Bar Association's 2010 Institutional Problem Solver Award.

Before, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM) from 1987 to 1993. Jim was also the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association (1985-86). Jim's undergraduate degree is in psychology from Stanford University and his law degree is from the University of Oregon.

Jim has received the following awards: The Oregon Mediation Association's 2003 Award for Excellence; The Oregon State Bar's 2006 Sidney Lezak Award of Excellence; The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award; The 2012 Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) "Getting To Yes" Award; and The APFM's first APFM Outstanding Mediator Award (2018).

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