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Day 2 Annual Conference
Saturday, May 05, 2018, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Category: Annual Conference

Update on the Law
Steve Abel, Esq., Accredited Mediator, The Center for Mediation and Training

Addressing Diversity, Inclusiveness and Implicit Bias: Concerns Facing Mediators
- Maria R. Volpe, PhD, Professor of Sociology, Director, Dispute Resolution Program, Director, CUNY Dispute Resolution Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice - CUNY
- Bathabile Mthombeni, JD, University Ombudsman, Binghamton University - SUNY
- Sheila Sproule, JD, Assistant Statewide ADR Coordinator, NYS Unified Court System

Trends, Resources & Techniques to Know When Mediating Domestic Violence Cases
- Gwen Wright, Executive Director, NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) 
- Ellen Schell, Esq. OPDV General Counsel
- Bonnie Allen OPDV Domestic Violence Pgm. Admin. 1

Mediating Past Gender Stereotypes
- Dorothy Weaver, MBA, EdD, Barnard College, Columbia University
- Charles Newman, Esq., Charles M. Newman Law, Mediation and Arbitration

Breaking Through Stalemates: Understanding What Impasses are Really About
- Barbara Badolato, CSW, Accredited Mediator, Divorce Mediation Professionals
- Katherine Weall, Esq., Attorney, Mediator, Actor
- Steven Bettman, Esq, Mediate For Life


Location: Albany Hilton
40 Lodge Street, Albany, New York, 12207, 518-462-6611

The special rate for our room block is $139 per night, available on first-come, first-serve basis. Please make your reservations before the cutoff date, March 30th, 2018, by calling 800-445-8667.  You can also book your hotel room using this link then enter the group code 2CDM under the Special Rate/Group code. Room cancellations need to be make 72 hours in advance of hotel stay.

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If you have questions, please feel free to contact:
Mark Josephson, Annual Conference Chairperson, or 
Patty Murray, NYSCDM Executive Director.