Conflict Resolution Week 2021

What is CoRe doing for Conflict Resolution Week 2021?

In BC, October 17th – 23rd is Conflict Resolution Week! Every year, CoRe participates in this push to increase public awareness of collaborative conflict resolution options and to offer continuing education opportunities for conflict resolution professionals. Join us in this celebration of conflict resolution in the province and beyond!

This year, Board members Darsey Meredith and Sharon Sutherland are co-chairing the Inaugural Northwest Collaborative Futures Conference on October 21st and 22nd. The conference topic is Deconstructing Artificial Borders, and we’ll be picking up on that theme throughout the week. CoRe subscribers are eligible for a 20% discount – well worth the $89 subscription fee! All sessions will be recorded and available on demand for two weeks after the conference so you won’t miss out on concurrent sessions.

Monday, October 18th

Our Coffee & Conflict series will tackle the theme of “Deconstructing Artificial Borders” on Zoom from noon-1:30pm PT. Hosts Alena Astashenkava (Asta) and Aaron Leakey will facilitate a dialogue that is free to attend for all audiences.

Zoom link:

Tuesday, October 19th

Careers in Conflict Resolution Panel – 6:00-7:30pm PT

Join MC Miguel Willis and an international panel of dispute resolution professionals (including Darsey Meredith) for this free, Hosted by Miguel Willis, Innovator in Residence, Future of the Profession Initiative, PennLaw
Panelists: Leslie Coker, Heather McGhee Peggs, Darsey Meredith, Jay Patrick Santiago, Katelyn Sypher

Zoom registration link:

Wednesday, October 20th

Mediate BC is hosting its annual reception 6:00-7:00pm PT. The winner of this year’s Susanna Jani Award will be announced, and there will be lots of opportunity to meet socially with fellow conflict resolution professionals in hosted break-out rooms.

At 7:00pm PT, we’ll move into the opening night presentation for the Northwest Collaborative Futures Conference. Actor Tahmoh Penikett will join us! Tahmoh brings his own unique experiences and reflections on borders.

Pre-register for both segments of this event!

Zoom registration link for reception:–gqTovHtOg-dmnXKAIjGuSkU2oiKMI

Zoom registration link for presentation:

Thursday, October 21st & Friday, October 22nd

Several of CoRe’s Board members will be speaking at the NW Collaborative Futures Conference on a range of exciting topics!

  • Lauren Florko – Deconstructing Moral Borders.
  • Sharon Sutherland – Reading Conflict Resolution in Science Fiction Television.
  • Amanda Semenoff (with Roger Moss) – Tech Tools Show & Tell.

The evening of Friday, October 22nd from 5:00-7:00pm PT, there will be a free Conflict Resolution Watch Party where audiences will have the opportunity to watch documentaries related to the theme of “Deconstructing Artificial Borders” and participate in Q&As with the creators.

Deconstructing Borders Watch Party
But I Was Wearing a Suit Part II
Older Than The Crown

Also, thank you to CLEBC for including CoRe’s Darsey Meredith in their In the Spotlight webpage for the month of October:

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