Virginia Mediation Network, Fall 2020 Conference, Call for Speakers

The Virginia Mediation Network is hosting the Annual Fall Training Conference October 2 & 3, 2020. The conference will be held at University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center. VMN is looking for workshop presentations that would be of interest to conference participants.      

VMN is seeking proposals for concurrent workshops (1.5 hours in length) which will be scheduled for either Friday, October 2nd or Saturday, October 3rd. Speakers will be offered a $50 discount on conference registration fees, or a stipend of $50.00 to cover travel expenses.

Workshops on implementing Conflict Resolution in both Public and Private sectors are of special interest however, all conference presentation ideas are welcome for review. To assist in thinking about topic areas, past participants have identified the topic areas listed below as interest for more training.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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