Innovations in Collaboration and Conflict Resolution - Skills Enrichment Institute
July 28-29, 2011
Four Seasons Hotel Austin , Texas
Welcome to our third annual Summer Skills Enrichment Institute! Join a diverse group of conflict resolution professionals and academicians for insightful learning and discussion on the banks of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. This dynamic skill-building program allows participants
Sponsorship and Advertisement Opportunities- Support the Center by sponsoring the Institute or by advertising in the pre-conference brochure
Class sizes are limited and admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will select one track. Click on the tracks listed below for a course description.
Register online through the Center's commerce site (Conference registration category)
Register by check or PO – download, complete, and mail or fax the registration form below to the Center. Please include check made payable to "UT Austin-CPPDR" or purchase order number with your form.
Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution
The University of Texas School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705
Phone (512) 471-3507 Fax (512) 232-1191
Instructors and Session Tracks:
Plenary Speaker: Nina Meierding, U NEVR LISEN! The Impact of Technology on How We Deal With Conflict
- Nina Meierding, Advanced Negotiation Skills: A Skills Based Institute of Strategy and Technique (must have completed a basic negotiation course prior)
- Lee Jay Berman, Impasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediators' Forum
- Bernie Mayer, New Roles and New Approaches to Conflict
The registration fee includes all program materials and meals. It does not include hotel room costs. Governmental and non-profit employees and students will receive a discounted rate of $545. There is an early-bird rate of $695 available for all others until June 27th. Beginning June 28th, the rate will increase to $795.
Discounts are available for those listed below. Please call the Center at (512) 471-3507 to get your discount code for registration.
- "Like" our Facebook page and RSVP to the Skills Enrichment Institute on Facebook to receive 5% off the Early Bird or Standard registration fee!
- University of Texas employees receive a 10% discount
- Groups of 3 or more receive a $50 discount per registration
- Center Fellows receive a 25% discount
Continuing Education Credits:
MCLE through the State Bar of Texas will be requested for selected tracks. Please check back for specific continuing education information.
Participants are responsible for their own hotel reservation. A limited number of guest rooms have been blocked at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin at a rate of $130 plus tax per night. Please call the hotel directly at (512) 685-8100 and refer to the "UT-Law School" or "Innovations in Collaboration and Conflict Resolution." This rate is available until June 27th or until all rooms have been reserved, whichever is first.
Thursday, July 28
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM - Registration
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM - Continental breakfast
8:15 AM – 8:30 AM - Opening remarks
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM - Plenary session with Nina Meierding
10:15 AM – 12:00 PM - Training sessions
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM - Training sessions
5:30 PM - Adjourn
Friday, July 29
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM - Continental breakfast
8:00 AM – 9:00AM - Panel discussion
9:15 AM – 12:00 PM - Training sessions
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM - Training sessions
4:30 PM - Adjourn