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Program Agenda

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Registration & Light Breakfast: 7:00AM - 8:00AM                                                                   Atrium

Keynote Speaker: 8:00AM-9:00AM                                                                                    

           Antionette Irving, Sheriff - City of Richmond, Mediator CMG Foundation                     Robins Pavilion


Session One: 9:15AM - 10:45AM


A-1 Parallel Universes: Applying Mediation Skills in Our Communities                               Quigg

Lawrie Parker, Executive Director, Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center

A-2 Regenerative Justice                                                                                                 Rosenbaum

Toran Hansen, PhD, Associate Professor, Salisbury University

Session Two: 11:00AM - 12:30PM

B-1 The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Mediation                                                           Quigg                                  

Andrea Palmisano, PhD, Mediator

B-2 Convening a Process to Address a Community Issue                                           Rosenbaum

Judie Talbot, Public Policy Facilitator at IEN, UVA

LUNCH/ VMN Annual Business Meeting: 12:30PM-1:30PM                                       Robins Pavilion                            


Session Three: 1:30PM - 3:00PM


C-1 What? So What? Now What? The Role of Self Reflection in Mediator                       Quigg

Professional Development


Jeannette Twomey, J.D., Mediator, Trainer

C-2 2018 General Assembly Plays with Child Support                                                 Rosenbaum  

Mitchell Broudy, Senior Assistant Attorney General, DCSE

Danny Burk, Esq., President, Resolution Point LLC

Carol McCue, Dispute Resolution Program Director Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court

Session Four: 3:15PM - 4:45PM


D-1 Public Policy Mediation - A Supplement to the Legislative Process                               Quigg

Mark Rubin, Executive Director, Virginia Center for Consensus Building, VCU

Preston Bryant, Senior Vice President, McGuire Woods Consulting

D-2      2018 General Assembly Plays with Child Support...and You Can Too!               Rosenbaum                              

           Mitchell Broudy, Senior Assistant Attorney General, DCSE  

           Danny Burk, Esq., President, Resolution Point LLC

           Carol McCue, Dispute Resolution Program Director Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court


Networking and Cocktail Hour 5:00PM - 6:00PM                                                                     Atrium



VMN Board Meeting 6:15PM                                                                        


Program Agenda

Sunday, September 23, 2018


Breakfast: 7:30AM                                                                                                                         Atrium


BookZone: 7:45AM - 8:45AM                                                                                                       Quigg


Session Four: 9:00AM - 10:30AM

E-1 Peer Mediator Consultation                                                                                               Quigg

Karen Richards, Mediator, Trainer                                                                                


E-2 The Art of Mediating with Couples who Do – or Don’t                                         Rosenbaum

Negotiate Effectively with Each Other

Larry Gaughan, J.D., Mediator

Ethics: 10:45AM - 12:45PM                                                                                        

Staying Out of Trouble:  

Seeking Practical Solutions to Sticky Ethical Situations                                 Robins Pavilion


Norval D. (“John”) Settle, MPA, J.D.

Karen Richards, Mediator, Trainer


All CME credit approvals pending. All CLE credit approvals pending.