CPR held our 2009 Annual Meeting in New York City on January 15-16, 2009.
The meeting marked CPR's 30th anniversary, and its theme, “Innovations in Dispute Resolution: Lessons Learned and Predictions for the Future,” was built around the notion that dispute resolution is an ever-changing, ever-evolving discipline. We are pleased to report that for the first-time, the CPR Annual Meeting was Sold Out! >download brochure
Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
A renowned speaker and author in the human rights field, Roth has conducted human rights investigations around the globe. He discussed his experience upholding the rule of law in situations where there is no functioning judicial system and where law enforcement is said to impede conflict resolution, and reflected on the lessons we can learn in resolving complex, international disputes.
Prof. Robert Mnookin, Chair - Program on Negotiation at
An expert in the field of conflict resolution and experienced mediator, Prof. Mnookin has applied his interdisciplinary approach to conflict resolution to a range of issues. He referenced points in history where world leaders were forced to negotiate with defiant adversaries and discussed what lessons could be learned from these experiences.
Our ten interactive panels examined the evolution of commercial conflict resolution and explored what the future may hold for the field of ADR, including perspectives from leading General Counsel, international arbitration and mediation experts, and top academics. Each offered real world examples and valuable information to help promote and improve the field of commercial dispute resolution. >review agenda
Webcasts: Sessions for the 2009 Annual Meeting can be downloaded from WestLegalEdCenter for CLE credit. >access courses
Download: A selection of presentations from the Annual Meeting is below: