CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives
Vol. 12, Issue 5 - October 7, 2011

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ANNUAL CSDR SYMPOSIUM
BORDER SKIRMISHES: THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN LITIGATION AND INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
OCTOBER 21, MU LAW SCHOOL
On October 21, keynote speaker Gary Born leads an international group of experts in a frank discussion of issues that can arise when parties combine litigation tactics with international commercial arbitration. The symposium, entitled Border Skirmishes: The Intersection Between Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration, will be held at the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri School of Law. Associated events include a works-in-progress conference where authors discuss their current research with other specialists and a student writing competition sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch. The registration fee for the symposium, including an “early bird” session concerning the new ICC Rules of Arbitration, is $50, and registration is available online. The symposium is approved for 5.0 hours of CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri. For more information on all events, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/2011/ or contact Prof. S.I. Strong at strongsi@missouri.edu.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

MARIA ELENA JARA SPEAKS AT II NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARBITRATION IN QUITO, ECUADOR
Maria Elena Jara (LLM '04) was a speaker at the II National Conference on Arbitration, which took place September 30. She spoke about “relevant judicial decisions on arbitration in Ecuador.” This conference was organized by the Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce and the Ecuadorian Institute of Arbitration.

ALYSON CARREL TEACHING IN NORTHWESTERN LAW NEGOTIATION AND TEAMWORK TEACHING WORKSHOP
NOVEMBER 12, CHICAGO, IL
Northwestern University School of Law Dispute Resolution Research Center is holding its 6th Negotiation and Teamwork Teaching Workshop. Alyson Carrel (JD '04) is one of the featured faculty at this workshop.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

NATIONAL CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION HAS NEW WEB SITE AND HOLDS CYBERWEEK
OCTOBER 24-28

The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution has an updated web site at ODR.INFO. They are also holding Cyberweek on October 24-28, an annual event which is an all-online free conference with discussions, simulations and other activities related to online dispute resolution.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY MEDIATION
BALTIMORE, MD
Community Mediation seeks an executive director. Application deadline: October 14.

SENIOR ADVISORS, MIDDLE EAST PROGRAMME INTERNATIONAL ALERT
BRUSSELS AND BEIRUT
The Middle East Programme at International Alert seeks two senior advisors, one for the Brussels location, the other for its Beirut location. Application deadline: October 21.

TWO SENIOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION ASSOCIATES/MEDIATORS, LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL
LOS ANGELES, CA
The Loyola Law School Center for Conflict Resolution seeks two senior conflict resolution associates/mediators.

FACILITATION PROGRAM MANAGER, CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
WHEATON, MD
The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County seeks a facilitation program manager. To learn more about this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.