CNDR Events and Conferences

As a leading center in the dispute resolution field, CNDR hosts a variety of professional and academic events and conferences annually.

The Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) hosts a variety of conferences, symposia, workshops, and events open to students, academics, and the public; our staff and faculty also attend a variety of conferences locally and around the globe. Learn more about our international work here.

CNDR provides public training to practitioners and judges, more information here. Find the UC Hastings Master Calendar of events here.

CNDR Events

  • Northern California ADR Faculty Conference
  • International Court ADR Institute
  • ADR Around the World Annual Conference
  • American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Spring Conference
  • Global Pound Conference
  • eDiscovery Symposium
  • Online Dispute Resolution and Hackathon
  • ABA Asia Pacific Mediation Summit
  • Resolving Disputes with Companies in Asia
  • Rwanda Mediation Fundraiser
  • Meet the Masters: Special Panel Discussion
  • Negotiation Salon
  • Lie to Me (Lie Detection) Conference
  • Integrated Lawyer Conference
  • New Frontiers in ADR
  • Four Under Forty Career Panel
  • Structured Negotiation Book Party

Contact Us About Events and Conferences

Leadership Lab

New certificate program! Leadership Lab is a practical skills series hosted by CNDR focused on professional skills building. Starting June 23, 2020, this six-week summer certificate is for current UC Hastings students only, and by application. Space is limited.

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ABA Dispute Resolution Conference

The American Bar Association hosts an annual Spring Conference for the Dispute Resolution Section. This year’s conference was moved online due to  the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic. A long time attendee, CNDR was a sponsor and attended virtually from May 18-22, 2020. We hope to see you there next year!

Northern California ADR Faculty Conference

The NorCal Faculty ADR Conference is an annual gathering to share best teaching practices for ADR and Negotiation. With our co-host, the Martin Daniel Gould Center for Conflict Resolution at Stanford Law School, the conference held on February 22, 2020 was the 17th year we have gathered law, business school, and undergrad ADR and Negotiation faculty from throughout Northern California to explore new topics and innovations in pedagogy.

2020’s Program and Presenters:

  • ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION presented by John Dean and Sheila Purcell
  • INCORPORATING COACHING INTO THE CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE presented by Clint Waasted
  • FACILITATING CIVIL DISCOURSE presented by Janet Martinez

Upcoming CNDR Events

Jun 03

POSTPONED – Mastering the Fundamentals of Mediation

DUE TO THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR A NEW DATE ON JUNE 1, 2020.   The Center…

200 McAllister Street
Jun 23

Leadership Lab Certificate (for students only)

Introducing a FREE summer Leadership Lab Certificate for students Looking to polish your communication and negotiation skills while building your resume? Leadership Lab is a…

Microsoft Teams
12:00 pm
Sep 16

Practitioner Mediation Certificate Training Series: Increasing Effective Communication

The Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (CNDR) at UC Hastings Law presents its Practitioner Mediation Certificate Training Series: On the UC Hastings campus, CNDR…

200 McAllister Street
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The commitment of the participants and the faculty…was powerful and brought us insight, knowledge, many ideas and hidden experience (wisdom). It was really an inspiring and enriching week.

-ADR Around the World Conference Participant

The University of California, Hastings College of the Law is committed to making its facilities and events accessible in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need reasonable accommodations, please contact CNDR at 415-581-8941 or CNDR@uchastings.edu, or the Disability Access Hotline at 415-581-4848 or DAH@uchastings.edu at least two weeks before the event.