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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).



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

 


BCAMI Annual General Meeting

The British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute (BCAMI) is pleased to announce our

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

THE BCAMI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE

DATE: MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016

TIME: 8:00 am to 8:45 am

PLACE: MORRIS J WOSK CENTRE FOR DIALOGUE
ASIA PACIFIC HALL
ICBC CONCOURSE
580 WEST HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER

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.

Click here to download the AGM agenda


 

Arbitrator Training Course

Fall 2016

On the Cutting Edge of Dispute Resolution Education

Register Online Now to Receive Advanced Registration Discounts

 

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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C.Med, C. Arb,
Q.Med., Q.Arb.
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