NEW TOOLS FOR NEW CHALLENGES FACING THE BAR

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The Global Mediation Conference will take place in Barcelona January 21 to 23, 2020 to discuss ADR and mediation as a new tool for the new challenges in law.

You can see the provisional draft agenda of the conference below.

Registration is now open. See the fees and special fee requirements here.

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

Tuesday - January 21, 2020

Place: Auditori - c/ Lepanto, 150 - 08013 Barcelona

9:00 h INAUGURATION (DIGNITARIES: MINISTRY OF JUSTICE / GOVERNMENT OF CATALUÑA/ CGPJ/ CGAE / ICAB/ LOCAL BARCELONA DIGNITARIES)
MARIA EUGENIA GAY (ICAB) / ROSALIA FERNANDEZ ALAYA (GEMME) / VICTORIA ORTEGA (CGAE) / ESTHER CAPELLA (DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OF CATALUÑA)
ADA COLAU (MAYOR OF BARCELONA) / MINISTER OF JUSTICE / PRESIDENT OF THE CGPJ / PRESIDENT OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF CATALUÑA. MR. SERGIO MUÑOZ MINISTER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF CHILE

Tribute to women pioneers of mediation: in France BEATRICE BRENNEUR (founder President of GEMME Europe), GLADYS ALVAREZ and HELENA HIGHTON (promoters of mediation in Argentina), MARIA SALDANHA (introduced mediation in Portugal and is president of the Portuguese Mediation Institute), and TRINIDAD BERNAL (promoter of mediation in Spain)

10:00 – 11.00 GREETING BY THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND EXPLANATION OF THE ORGANIZATION, SCHEDULE AND VENUES OF THE CONFERENCE
"EUROPEAN POLICY TO ENCOURAGE MEDIATION"
LOURDES ARASTEY (Justice of the Supreme Court of Spain and Vice President of GEMME) interviews
DIANA WALLIS (ex-Vice President of the European Parliament and President of the "European Law Institute") and
SALLA SAASTAMOINEN (Director of Civil and Commercial Justice, the European Commission, responsible for monitoring Directive 52/2008)

12.00 – 13.00 PLENARY SESSION II: (ROUND TABLE)
"THE FIRM SUPPORT OF THE BENCH AND BAR FOR MEDIATION: PLANS AND PROPOSALS"
Presides and moderates: ANA CARRASCOSA (Judge – CGPJ Judiciary Council of Spain)
MARIA EUGENIA GAY (Barcelona Bar Association)
SILVIA JIMÉNEZ SALINAS (FEB) (European Federation of Lawyers)
PAUL GILLIGAN (former Justice President of the High Court and Judge of the Court of Appeals / Lawyer- Ireland)
LINDA SEELY (Director of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association)

13:00 – 14:00 PLENARY SESSION III (ROUND TABLE)
"COURT MEDIATION: A JUDGE’S EXPERIENCE"
Presides and moderates: PASCUAL ORTUÑO (Judge, Spain)
FRANÇOIS STAECHELE (France - Former President, Court of Appeals of Metz)
CAMILLA HOELZER (Germany - Judge)
MARCELLO MARINARI (Italy - Former President, Court of Appeals)
ISABELLE BIERI (Switzerland - Judge)

14:15 – 16.00 Lunch

16:00 – 18:00 PLENARY SESSION IV (A CONVERSATION)
“TRANSFORMING CONFLICTS IN POLITICAL CONTEXTS” - A conversation led by THELMA BUTTS with
JOHN PAUL LEDERACH (USA)
ALAM PAYIND (The Middle East Studies Center at the Ohio State University)
SERGIO RAIA (Venezuela)
FRANCISCO DÍEZ (Argentina, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies)

Wednesday - January 22, 2020 - Concurrent sessions in 6 different venues

Location: ICAB - c/ Mallorca, 283 - 08037 Barcelona

09:00 – 10:15 COMMERCIAL MEDIATION AND BUSINESS: How should lawyers analyze cases to decide if mediation is appropriate?
Moderator: JAVIER FERNANDEZ SAMANIEGO Lawyer, Chamber of Commerce-Madrid
SOLEDAD LAGOS - Chamber of Commerce, Santiago de Chile
ROSE MARIE JACKSON - Counsel, Negotiator, UK
THELMA BUTTS - Lawyer, mediator, corporate trainer. Director, Butts Associates Conflict Management & Dispute Resolution
CARLOS GUTIERREZ - In-house counsel, litigation department, Siemens Gamesa

10:30 – 11:45 MEDIATION: THE NEW BUSINESS COMPETENCY
Moderator: NURIA FLAQUER - Lawyer, Arbitrator, Representative of ICAB
MERCEDES TARRAZÓN - Lawyer, mediator and arbitrator. Barcelona Chamber of Commerce
MILAGROS SANZ - Lawyer, specialist in insurance disputes in Europe and Latin America, Herbert Smith Freehills Spain
THÉOPHILE MARGELLOS - President of the Boards of Appeal and accredited mediator (CIArb, CEDR), EUIPO
ELIA SUGRAÑES - Lawyer, mediator, Industrial Property specialist, Sugrañes

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 TECHNIQUES TO BREAK IMPASSE IN DIFFICULT NEGOTIATIONS
Moderator: MANEL CANYAMERES - Mediator, Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona and IMEF Institute of Family Business
ANA UZQUEDA - Lawyer, mediator, Italy
EDUARDO CANDAU - Labor mediator, Secretary General, Council on Labor Relations, Andalucía
VIVIANA MUÑOZ - Vice President of the National Institute of Local Police Judges, Chile

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15.30-16.30 Presentation of Papers

16.30-18.00 THE MOMENTUM OF ADR IN THE TECHNICAL PROFESSIONS
Moderator: MARTA MARTINEZ GELLIDA, President of the Bar ICA Tortosa
MARIA ANGELES NEGRE - Architect, mediator, MEDIARK Mediation Center
SVEN STÜRMANN - Chairperson of the 2nd Board of Appeal and accredited mediator (CEDR), Euipo
INMACULADA BLAZQUEZ - Engineer, Professor, ICAI

Location: ICAB - c/ Mallorca, 283 - 08037 Barcelona

09:00 – 10:15 COLLABORATIVE LAW: It's not just knowing how to negotiate cooperatively. Guidelines and Structures.
Moderator: ELENA LAUROBA - Mediator, Professor of Civil Law Universidad de Barcelona
GILLES ROBERT LOPEZ - Chambre Nationale des Practiciens de la Médiation, past-president of the Bar of Saint Etienne, France
MON TUR - Collaborative Lawyer, Barcelona
ANNE MARIE BOUDART - Collaborative lawyer at the Brussels Bar, BELGIUM

10:30 – 11:45 USING PREVENTION FOR OPTIMAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Moderator: CARMEN DE MIGUEL. Secretary General, Council of Chambers of Commerce, Valencia
FERNANDO RODRÍGUEZ PRIETO - Notary, SIGNUM Foundation for Conflict Resolution, Madrid
JOSEP REDORTA - Lawyer, mediator, autor, Barcelona
ELISABETH BARNADAS - Lawyer, mediator, specialist in condo and neighborhood conflicts

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 MEDIATION IN WORKPLACE CONFLICTS
Moderator: SARA POSE - Judge Superior Court of Catalonia
ISABELLE BURLAT - Lawyer, mediator, Saint Etienne, France
MARIA JOSO RENEDO - Judge, Superior Court of Castilla-León, Spain
FRANCISCO J. MEDINA - Professor of Workplace Psychology and Labor Relations, Dean, Faculty of Psychology, Universidad de Sevilla
SARA DAVI FERNANDEZ - Mediation Observatory of the University of Barcelona

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15.30-16.30 Presentation of Papers

16.30-18.00 MEDIATION IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR, CONSUMER DISPUTES AND THE INSURANCE WORLD
Moderator: MERCEDES CASO. Judge, President of the Judiciary of Barcelona
AGUSTIN AZPARREN - Judge on leave, lawyer, mediator. Former president of GEMME-Spain
GEMMA PONS -Lawyer, mediator, trainer.
BLANCA ITURMENDI - Lawyer, mediator, specialist in insurance sector law
IGNACIO RIPOLL - Lawyer, mediator (JAMS)

Location: Paraninfo de la Universidad de Barcelona - Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 - 08007 Barcelona

09:00 – 10:15 STANDARDS FOR MEDIATORS: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO TRAIN A MEDIATOR WELL?
Moderator: IMMA ARMADANS - Professor of Social Psychology. University of Barcelona - CUEMYC
JUAN ANTONIO RUIZ - Lawyer, Mediator, Cuatrecasas. Professor of Alternative Conflict Resolution Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
KAREN LEIGHTNAM - ADR Training Manager, Multi Door Dispute Resolution Division, Superior Court, Washington, DC
JAMES SOUTH - Mediator, trainer. Director of CEDR, London
LETICIA GARCIA VILLALUENGA - President of CUEMYC, Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

10:30 – 11:45 WHAT IS NECESSARY TO TRUST A MEDIATOR?
Moderator: AMPARO QUINTANA - Lawyer, mediator, ICAM Trainer
JAVIER WILHEM - Psychologist, mediator, co-director Master in Mediation of the Universidad Pompeu Fabra - CUEMYC
MARÍA JOSÉ RUÍZ GARCÍA - Lawyer, mediator, University Professor
FLORENCIA BRANDONI - Psychologist, mediator, Argentina
ROSA MARIA OLAVE - Alberto Hurtado University, Chile

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 ADR WITH THE GOVERNMENT
Moderator: XAVIER BERNADÍ - Director General of Law and Legal Entities of the Government of Catalunya
JUAN PEDRO QUINTANA - Judge, Administrative Law Division, Superior Court of Madrid)
PHILIPPE GAZAGNES - President, Administrative Court of Clermont Ferrand, France
MARINA OTERO - Lawyer, mediator, Ombudsman of Andalucía

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15.30-16.30 Presentation of Papers

16.30-18.00 THE RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC CONFLICTS
Moderator: ROBERT GIMENO - Mediator, ACDMA
GUSTAVO JALKH - Council of the Judiciary, Ex-Secretary Ibero-American Judicial Summit, Ecuador
CARLOS GIMENEZ - Mediator, immigration specialist, Professor of Social Anthropology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
RAMON ALZATE - Mediator, large group specialist, Professor of Social Psychology, Universidad del País Vasco

Location: Centre d'Estudis Jurídics i Formació Especialitzada (GEJFE) - Ausias Marc, 40 - 08010 Barcelona

09:00 – 10:15 FAMILY MEDIATION AS A TOOL TO MANAGE COUPLE CONFLICT
Presentation by LINDA SEELY - Director, Section for Dispute Resolution, American Bar Association. Specialist in family conflicts
Discussion with:
CARLA MUCHA - Lawyer. Portuguese Institute of Family Mediation, Porto
CONNIE CAPDEVILA - Psychologist. Psychology Association of Catalonia

10:30 – 11:45 COURT-BASED FAMILY MEDIATION
Moderator: ANNA VALL - Lawyer, mediator, Logos Media Institute.
ANNA GONGORA - Appellate Family Court, Paris
RAQUEL ALASTRUEY - Judge, Family Court of Catalonia AP, Barcelona
MARGARITA PEREZ-SALAZAR - Judge, Court of Violence Against Women, Pamplona, Navarra

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 FAMILY MEDIATION MODELS
Moderator: LUIS AURELIO GONZÁLEZ - Judge, former president of GEMME-Spain
ALDO MORRONE - Mediator, former coordinator of the Consensus Mediation Center, Courts of Montreal, Canada
JOSÉ LUÍS UTRERA - Judge, Family Court of Malaga
MARIA JESUS PEREZ CRESPO - Mediator and parenting coordinator, Madrid

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15.30-16.30 Presentation of Papers

16.30-18.00 MANAGEMENT OF OTHER PERSONAL ISSUES; INHERITANCE AND FINANCIAL WITH FAMILY MEDIATION
Moderator: FRANCESCA FERRARI Pedagogue, social educator, mediator, ACDMA
PILAR TINTORÉ - Lawyer. Chairman Minor Commission ICAB, Child abduction
JOSÉ ALBERTO MARÍN - Vice-President of the Association of Notaries of Catalonia, mediator

Location: Barcelona School of Management de la Universidad Pompeu Fabra - c/ Balmes 132-134 - 08008 Barcelona

09:00 – 10:15 JUVENILE MEDIATION AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
PRESENTS THE DAY: ORIOL AMAT - Dean of the BSM -Universidad Pompeu Fabra
Moderator: CARLOS VILAGRASA Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de Barcelona- CUEMYC
IVAN NAVARRO - Mediator, Chile
LIDIA AYORA - Restorative Justice Service, Courts of Barcelona
DANIELA ALMIRAN - Judge, Mediator, Argentina

10:30 – 11:45 THE PAPER OF THE BAR IN RESTORATIVE JUSTICE: EVIDENCE OF CHALLENGES AHEAD
Moderator: CARME GUIL - Judge, Courts of Catalonia, Barcelona
ANA CARRASCOSA - Criminal judge, member of the Judicial Council of Spain, coordinator of the mediation section
IÑAKI SUBIJANA - Judge, President of the Criminal Court, San Sebastian, Basque Country
HELENA SOLETO - Professor of Procedural and Criminal law, Universidad Carlos III, CUEMYC
ISABEL CABÓS - Coordinator, Restorative Justice Team of AGI Foundation, Barcelona

11:45 – 12:15 Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:30 COMMUNITY CONFLICTS: CITIZENS’ RIGHTS AND MEDIATION´S CAPACITY TO PROVIDE PEACE
Moderator: TERESA LLORENS - Government of Barcelona
ABIGAIL GARRIDO - Mayor of Sant Pere de Ribes, Barcelona
FERNANDA STRÁTICO - Lawyer, mediator, Argentina
RAQUEL MUNT - Human Rights, National Director of Mediation and Participatory Methods of Conflict Resolution, Ministry of Justice, Argentina
MARCELA LE ROY - Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso (Chile)

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15.30-16.30 Presentation of Papers

16.30-18.00 THE CULTURE OF PEACE IN A COMPLEX WORLD BEYOND THE LEGAL DIMENSION
Moderator: MARIA MUNNÉ - UPF - CUEMYC
JUAN RAMON PARAMO - Professor at UCLM, Director of the Conflict Resolution Institute -CUEMYC
ANTONIO FULLEDA - Vice President of the Court of Grande Instance of Carcassone, President of ABAD, the Association of Access to Rights
CONCEPCIÓN SÁEZ - Lawyer, Clerk of the Court, member of the Judiciary Council of Spain CGPJ

Thursday - January 23, 2020 - Concurrent sessions in 3 different venues

Location: ICAB - c/ Mallorca, 283 - 08037 Barcelona

09.00 – 12.00 THE BILL TO PROMOTE MEDIATION IN SPAIN
AN ATTACK AGAINST THE BAR? ARE THERE GUARANTEES OF MEDIATOR QUALITY?
Moderator: ALVARO CUESTA
JOSÉ AMÉRIGO ALONSO (Technical Secretary General, Ministry of Justice)
SOLEDAD BORQUE (President of the Soria Bar - CGAE
JUAN MEJÍAS (Judge, GEMME)
TONI VIDAL TEIXIDÓ (Lawyer, Barcelona)
LETICIA GARCIA VILLALUENGA (President of CUEMYC)
MÓNICA VELLETI (Judge, GEMME, Italy)
PAUL GILLIGAN (Senior Judge, Lawyer GEMME Ireland)

12.30 a 13.15 CONFERENCE "Ethics, Mediation and Advocacy"
BEGOÑA ROMÁN (Professor of Philosophy of the Universidad de Barcelona)

13.15. a 13.45 Diplomas and closing
ALVARO CUESTA CGPJ / GENERALITAT / MINISTERY / GEMME

14.00 FAREWELL LUNCH (NETWORKING SPACE)

Location: ICAB - c/ Mallorca, 283 - 08037 Barcelona

09.00 – 12.00 DEBATE TABLE BETWEEN ATTORNEYS "ARBITRATION, MEDIATION AND NEGOTIATION: OPPORTUNITIES OR RISK FOR THE BAR?”
Moderator: PAULINO FAJARDO Lawyer, HSF Spain)
ARTURO ALMANSA (Lawyer, Spain)
ROQUE CAIVANO (Lawyer, Argentina)
MARIA BACAS (Lawyer, Spain)
ROSE MARIE JACKSON (Lawyer, England)
PEDRO YÚFERA (Lawyer, arbitrator, Former President ICAB)
THOMAS CLAY (Lawyer, International arbitrator, Professor La Sorbonne, France)
TERESA MENESE (Portugal)
GUIDO CARDUCCI (Italy)

12.30 a 13.15 CONFERENCE "Ethics, Mediation and Advocacy"
BEGOÑA ROMÁN (Professor of Philosophy of the Universidad de Barcelona)

13.15. a 13.45 Diplomas and closing
ALVARO CUESTA CGPJ / GENERALITAT / MINISTERY / GEMME

14.00 FAREWELL LUNCH (NETWORKING SPACE)

Location: Centre d'Estudis Jurídics i Formació Especialitzada (GEJFE) - Ausias Marc, 40 - 08010 Barcelona

09.00 – 12.00 THE MOMENTUM OF MEDIATION IN LATIN AMERICA “INDIVIDUAL COUNTRY DEVELOPMENT TOWARDS THE CREATION OF THE FLAMASC NETWORK?”
Moderator: JAVIER WILHELM (UPF-CUEMYC)
JUAN MARTINEZ MOYA (Judge, member of Judiciary Council CGPJ)
GUSTAVO FARIÑA (Dominican Republic)
RAQUEL MUNT (Argentina)
GUSTAVO JALHK (Ecuador)
JUAN CARLOS VEZULLA (Brazil)
FRANCISCO GORJON (Mexico)
MARCO FANDIÑO (Chile)
RICAURTE SOLER (Panama)
PORFIRIO BAYUELO (COLOMBIA)

12.30 a 13.15 CONFERENCE "Mediation as an Instrument of Justice"
RICARDO GUARINONI (Judge and Professor of Philosophy of Law – University of Buenos Aires)

13.15. a 13.45 Diplomas and closing
CONCHA SAEZ/ GENERALITAT / MINISTERY / GEMME

14.00 FAREWELL LUNCH (NETWORKING SPACE)

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • The program is subject to change for organizational reasons and the availability of the speakers, these changes will be announced in a timely manner.
  • The organization of PARALLEL WORKSHOPS is planned on the second and third days of the event, which will be offered at the beginning of the event.
  • Registered attendees may submit papers on each of the areas of the meeting (of a five-page length, in WORD – More INFORMATION ON HOW TO PRESENT
  • Papers and posters, which will be selected by the Program Committee and if accepted, will be exhibited during the event. Papers and Posters will be included in a posterior publication of conference proceedings. Rules for submissions
  • Continuing education credits have been submitted for approval.

ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS

     

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS (provisional list)

COLLABORATING INSTITUTIONS

CONSEJO GENERAL DEL PODER JUDICIAL (CGPJ)
CONSEJO GENERAL DE LA ABOGACÍA ESPAÑOLA (CGAE)
CONSELL IL·LUSTRES COL·LEGIS D’ADVOCATS DE CATALUNYA (CICAC)
DEPARTAMENT DE JUSTICIA DE LA GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA
ILUSTRE COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS DE MADRID (ICAM)
FEDERATION DES BARREAUX EUROPÉENES (FBE)
ASOCIACIÓN EUROPEA DE ARBITRAJE
ASSOCIACIÓ DE PROFESSIONALS DE LA MEDIACIÓ DE CONFLICTES DE CATALUNYA (ACDMA)
CONFERENCIA UNIVERSITARIA PARA EL ESTUDIO DE LA MEDIACIÓN Y EL CONFLICTO (CUEMYC)
BSM-UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (UPF)
UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA (UB)
UNIÓN IBEROAMERICANA DE JUECES (UIJ)
RED INTERNACIONAL DE JUSTICIA ALTERNATIVA, TRANSICIONAL Y RESTAURATIVA (MÉXICO)
UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE
PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO (CHILE)
UNIVERSIDAD ALBERTO HURTADO DE SANTIAGO (CHILE)

 

PROMOTION TEAM ORGANIZATIONS

BUTTS ASSOCIATES CONFLICT MANAGEMENT & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
WILHELM-MUNNÉ & ASOCIADOS Y MEDIACION Y CONVIVENCIA
CENTRO DE MEDIACIÓN Y SOLUCIÓN DE CONFLICTOS (CEMED)
COOPERA 360

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