• Monday, October 18, 2021
  • Friday, October 22, 2021

The ABA declared the third week of October, “ABA Mediation Week,” 

This year's theme is
"Mapping the Future So Conflict Doesn't Disrupt It." 


Do you ever feel like seeing the future would help you solve your problems? Mediation Week 2021 will show how mediation has the power to do just that. Whether you are a seasoned mediator looking for field-specific tips or new to the field and want to learn more, this lively week of programming will help you map out even clearer paths to resolution.


Mapping The Future So Conflict Doesn’t Disrupt It

Welcome, all beginning practitioners, advanced mediators, lawyers, and yes, even non-lawyers looking at mediation as a first career! Our speakers are excited for you to walk away (or log off) from mediation week prepared to adjust to the rapidly changing world we live in as it rebuilds - and show you just how mediators can help with that. There are many focus areas where you will have the opportunity to level up your mediation knowledge and skills. Whether that means learning to market your mediation practice better, tackle novel practice-specific issues, or both.

You can expect presentations with fresh information and actionable steps for the following topics, to name a few:

  • Advocacy
  • Community Conflict Resolution
  • Court ADR
  • Ethics
  • International
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Negotiation
  • Neuroscience/Psychology
  • Peacebuilding & Reconciliation
  • Practice Development and Management
  • Technology/Innovation
  • Training

Our speakers come from variety of mediation practice backgrounds and look forward to sharing their knowledge of practices areas such as:

  • Civil Rights/Discrimination
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Employment and Labor
  • Family
  • Foreclosures
  • Government
  • Trusts/Estates/Probates

2021 Dispute Resolution Mediation Week

October 18, 2021—October 22, 2021

Virtual Conference



NOTE: During COVID-19 restrictions all events are  being held remotely usually as ZOOM Meetings

About RIMA Trainings:

All RIMA trainings , whether referred to as a seminar, workshop, or presentation are designed to qualify for RIMA mediator CE's and are believed to fully qualify for CE's for attorneys, social workers and certain other professionals.   

Programs are believed to qualify for the stated number of MCLE's because they:
(1) Present significant intellectual and practical content as to contribute to the growth of a participant's professional competence and skills;
(2) Present subject matter that is directly or supportively relevant to the practice of mediation, law and/or ethics;
(3) Are conducted by a person or persons qualified professionally to present the subject matter involved;
(4) Are presented in a classroom, meeting room, or lecture hall conducive to a meaningful educational experience;
(5) Are presented in a multi-modal fashion, utilizing oral presentations supplemented with written hand-outs and texts and visuals. All materials are believed to meet the highest professional standards in terms of their timeliness, organization, and detail; and
(6) Utilize video and audio presentations only as an adjunct to oral and written presentations.

Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal. 

RIMA maintains a record of attendance and completed participant's evaluations for each training.


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