IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Room 209, Level 2

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Dispute prevention – the emerging mechanisms

Wednesday 2 November (1430 - 1545)

Room 209, Level 2
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Mediation Committee (Lead)


The best disputes are those that don’t happen.  Our panel will discuss emerging mechanisms being employed in different countries to identify the sources of conflict early, and prevent them from being transformed into disputes.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida, USA; Vice Chair, Mediation Committee


Gary Birnberg JAMS, Miami, Florida, USA; Member, Mediation Committee Advisory Board
Amie Nolan-Needham GM, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Ellen Wahl Parker Intl Institute for Conflict Prevention &Resolution, New York, New York, USA
Effie Silva Senior Vice President, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Miami, Florida, USA