The in-person conference will kickoff on Friday, Oct. 6, with dinner and a Keynote presentation from Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán, co-author with Bernard S. Mayer, of The Neutrality Trap: Disrupting and Connecting for Social Change. A ticket for this event, which includes dinner and a drink ticket, can be added at registration.
On Saturday, Oct. 7, we will offer a full day of conference presentations. Our Annual Meeting will take place during lunch on Oct. 7. In addition to lunch, we will provide a continental breakfast prior to the first sessions.
The remainder of the conference, from Oct. 9-13, will be virtual, and we will offer 3 virtual sessions per day.
Please note that our in-person conference is happening during the same week and at the same location as the annual NAFCM and ACR conferences, which begin on Monday, Oct. 2. NAFCM and ACR members are eligible for the VMN member rate for our conference. If you are interested, please contact Christy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are applying for CME credits for most sessions, and for MCLE credits for some.
All conference sessions count toward MC3 certification and recertification. Visit MC3 Mediator Certification for more information.
The deadline to register is Friday, Sept. 29.
Click here to review the Conference Agenda. (Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and will be regularly updated as the conference approaches with more information regarding CME/MCLE credits, session handouts, recordings, etc.)
Click here for information about our presenters.
Click here for information regarding lodging, transportation, and parking.
- The registration fee covers both the in-person and virtual portions of the conference.
- The Keynote, Annual Meeting, and in-person presentations will NOT be livestreamed or recorded. For most virtual sessions, we plan to offer recordings for viewing post-conference.
- We will NOT offer printed hardcopies of conference handouts for the in-person portion of the conference. All handouts will be provided via Whova, and registrants will be able to download and print handouts for the in-person sessions from Whova in advance to bring with them the day of the conference.
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