National Mediation Conference 2019


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The date for the next National Mediation Conference has now been set. Originally the bi-annual conference was to be held in September 2018, but it was delayed.

The Board of National Mediation Conference has now confirm that the next National
Mediation Conference – NMC2019 – will convene in Canberra at the National Convention Centre on 15 – 17 April 2019. This is just before the Easter/Passover break.

A website will be established shortly and we will announce on this blog the URL.

The Board of National Mediation Conference have stated:

The Board of National Mediation Conferences Ltd is looking forward to a very successful conference in 2019, and welcomes interest and participation from the mediation community, as well as from the broader ADR community.


The 6th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Summit, Manila, Dec 9-11 2013

The 6th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Summit will be held at De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines from  December 9-11, 2013. The Conference theme is “Mediation in a Globalizing World: Challenges to Multi-Culturalism, Peace-Building, and Religious Tolerance.”

According to the conference website:

Topics to be explored through presentations, panel discussions, open forums, and group dialogues during the conference include:

Business and Mediation
Mediation and Conflict Resolution/Transformation of Religious, Ethnic, Ideological, and Resource Management
Mediation and Politics
Mediation and the Media
Mediation and Public Policy
Mediation and Peace and Security
Mediation and Human Rights
Mediation and Education
Mediation, Gender and Development
Family Mediation and Family Violence (Violence Against Women and Children).
Mediation and the Courts
Mediation and Armed Conflicts
Global Trends in Mediation

Prospective delegates of the Summit are invited to submit an abstract no more 500 words, and a short biography of no more than 500 words, on any of the above topics through The deadline for submission is the close of business, May 30, 2013 (Philippine time, GMT+8:00). Accepted abstracts will be announced on June 9, 2013.

Full details can be found online at