CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 5 - October 6, 2003

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

SALVADOR PANGA WORKING WITH CYBERSPACE POLICY CENTER
Salvador Panga, Jr. (01) is the program director for the Cyberspace Policy Center for Asia-Pacific. CPCAP conducts policy research on topics such as digital divide, e-government, security, and privacy. Its latest project is a multi-phase online dispute resolution (ODR) project that is supported by the Asia Foundation, Microsoft Philippines and the Benitez Parlade Africa Herrera Parlade & Panga Law Offices (PABLAW, of which Salvador is the acting managing partner). Recently a major university asked CPCAP to be its key partner in a proposed Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ODR initiative. ASEAN is a regional economic alliance composed of the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, and Brunei.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY DISPUTE RESOLUTION INSTITUTE 2003 SYMPOSIUM
NOV. 1-2, ST. PAUL, MN "Moving to the Next Level: Intentional Conversations About Restorative Justice, Mediation, and the Practice of Law" is the theme for the 2003 Symposium on Advanced Issues In Dispute Resolution, Nov. 1-2. The symposium host is the Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law. For more information e-mail Penelope Harley, or visit the web site.

CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL ISSUE OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION QUARTERLY
"Training in ADR: Theoretical Foundations, Methods, and Needed Innovations" is seeking submissions for its Volume 22, No. 3 issue. This special issue will consider key questions about the nature of conflict resolution/ADR training, and will address as many areas of conflict practice as possible. Submissions from all practice areas are encouraged, including: family, community, courts, CRE, international, workplace, public policy, environmental, restorative justice, intractable conflict, spirituality, deep-rooted identity conflicts, etc. For more details see the binder in 206 Hulston. Those interested in submitting an article for consideration should submit a one-page outline to the editors Michael Lang (guest editor, and previous editor of Mediation Quarterly) and Tricia Jones (editor of CRQ). Submission deadline: Dec. 1.