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The 2016 BCAMI Symposium

The Must-Attend ADR Conference in BC!

Network Learn Be on the Cutting Edge of ADR

May 30th and 31st, 2016
At Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University:
580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1L6

Word Class Speakers Networking Opportunities CPD Credits

The 2016 British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute (BCAMI) Symposium will provide a valuable opportunity for lawyers, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals, users and clients to interact with leading thinkers in the field, establish personal connections and discuss current issues and developments.

  • 21 panels discussing the role and developments of ADR in different industries and topics, with dedicated tracks to Mediation and Arbitration.
  • Over 50 world class speakers. Suzanne Anton, Geoff Plant, Wally Oppal, Roshan Danesh, Jay Chalke,Geoff Plant,  Shannon Salter,  Tony Gioventu,  Mr. Justice Peter Leask, Michael F. Welsh, Brenda Hooper, Kari Boyle,  Dianne Martin, Joan Braun, Julie Daum, Sharon Sutherland, Melissa Ruckmick, Alex Ning, Helmut Johannsen, Assunta de Ciantis, Kathleen Bellamano, Bob Springer, Diane Tucker, Joan Cotie, Jerome Dickey, Bob Davidson, Steve Kim, Richard Scott, Edwin Knight, Art Kewin, John Sanderson, Erika Deines, Anne Chopra, Patrick Williams, Shehni Dossa, Cheryl L. Vickers, Leslie Maerov, Kathryn Sainty, Ronald Smith, Carol Hickman, Clayton G. Shultz, Gerald W. Ghikas, Terence van der Woude, Peter Silin, Christian Codrington, Tina Cicchetti, John Singleton, Scott Siemens, and others.
  • Networking opportunities. The 2016 BCAMI Symposium will provide a valuable opportunity for ADR professionals to interact with leading thinkers in the field, establish personal connections, and discuss current issues and developments.
  • CPD Credits. The Law Society of BC (13.25 hours CPD credits, including 2 of ethics); Mediate BC (14 CPD credits).

Register Before Saturday, April 30th and Receive Early Bird Registration Discounts



Would you prefer to register via fax or mail? Please download the Registration form here (PDF) and mail or fax it to us at the address below.

British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute
366-1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC 
V6H 1A6

Fax: (604)736-6611

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icon 2016 BCAMI Symposium Agenda

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BCAMI Board of Directors
Call for Nominations

 

The British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute (BCAMI) is inviting nominations for our Board of Directors. 

Any two BCAMI members in good standing may nominate a candidate for election to the board of directors.  Nominees must also be BCAMI members in good standing.

Ideal candidates will support and promote the overall vision and development of the organization, with a focus on accountability and providing service to our members.  Experience in board membership, governance or accounting would be assets in this position.

Board members attend remote board meetings once per month and serve in various committee and executive capacities based on their individual skills and interests.

Please click here to download the Board Nomination Form (PDF) or Word document. Completed Board Nomination Forms can be submitted to the BCAMI by regular mail, email or fax – contact details below.

For more information please contact our office administrator, Nicole Abram by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by phone at 604-736-6614.

Please note: completed forms must be received by the BCAMI no later than April 29, 2016.

 


Arbitrator Training Course

Fall 2016

On the Cutting Edge of Dispute Resolution Education

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Part I - Basic Law for Arbitrators

September 27-29, 2016

An introduction to basic principles of law focusing on commercial disputes. Intensive review of principles of general contract law, plus selected types of contracts. The course is intended for non-lawyers.

Part II - Conduct of Arbitration Proceedings

October 25-27, 2016

Intensive review of Arbitration Act and rules of procedure, including options under various sets of rules.

 

Part III - Arbitration Workshop

November 29, 30 & December 1, 2016

Review rules of procedure; practice decision-writing; role- play arbitrations.

The course is presented in fulfilment of BCAMI’s arrangement with ICBC to provide trained arbitrators for the coverage dispute program, with intensive focus on principles of determining “actual cash value” of wrecked automobiles in documents-only arbitration.

Acknowledgment: option to have name added to BCAMI’s ICBC roster

 

Register Online Now to Receive Advanced Registration Discounts

 

Would you prefer to register via fax or mail? Please download the Registration form here (PDF) and mail or fax it to us at the address below.

British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute
366-1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC 
V6H 1A6

Fax: (604)736-6611

 

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***NEW DESIGNATIONS NOW AVAILABLE***

Introducing the new Q.Arb, Q.Med, Q.Fam.Arb and Cert.Fam.Arb designations available to qualified applicants.  Applicants must be members of BCAMI in good standing.  Please see Professional Designations under the Membership tab for criteria information and application forms.

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