New Advanced Arbitration Training; Call for CPR Inspiring Innovation and Other Award Submissions
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August 3, 2018

Welcome to the "CPR DateBook," in which we periodically provide you with details on CPR's upcoming events in one place for easier planning purposes. These mailings will also contain helpful tips, highlights and links to breaking CPR news and initiatives, as well as CPR resources you may want to explore or revisit. CPR is always hard at work to provide information and other tools to help you advance your dispute resolution goals. To print the DateBook, first open it in your browser here.
We are now seeking nominations for the 2019 Inspiring Innovation Award to be presented at CPR's Annual Meeting taking place at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. Past honorees have included Monsanto Company and VP of Global Strategy, Scott Partridge; ConocoPhillips and Laura Robertson, Deputy General Counsel, Litigation and Arbitration; and ExxonMobil and Eugene Silva, Counsel, International Disputes Group.

Send your submissions to Helena Tavares Erickson at
The 2019 CPR Institute Y-ADR Writing Competition for Efficient and Effective Collaboration Between Corporate Counsel and Outside Counsel is now open to young lawyers. Submission deadline: Nov. 30, 2018. Learn more HERE

CPR Institute’s Awards Program honors outstanding scholarship and practical achievement in the field of alternative dispute resolution. Award criteria focuses on processes, techniques, systems, commitment, and scholarship which address the resolution, prevention or creative management of major disputes involving public or business institutions between corporations, between government and corporations, or among multiple parties. The review committee comprises judges and lawyers from leading corporations, top law firms and academic institutions across the U.S. LEARN MORE.

The Submission Deadline is November 16, 2018. Please send your entries to:

Helena Tavares Erickson, Esq.
c/o The CPR Institute
30 East 33rd St., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

or via email to

Please indicate that this is an 2018 Annual Awards submission either on your envelope or in your email subject body.  


Upcoming events and trainings from CPR and our collaborative dispute resolution community:  


August 7, 2018 - Energy, Oil and Gas Committee Meeting, 12-1:30 ET. More information to follow. 

August 8, 2018 - Olivier P. André, Vice President, International and Dispute Resolution Services, will speak at the
LGBT Bar Annual Conference and Career Fair in New York

September 20, 2018 - "
Solutions Without Borders: Transnational Mediation and Arbitration," George Washington School of Law (American University) in Washington, DC

October 4, 2018 - CPR Advanced Arbitration Training, at Baker & McKenzie LLP in New York

NEW: November 2, 2018 - 13th Annual Conference on Int'l Arbitration and Mediation, Fordham University Law School. Special rate for CPR members.

November 13, 2018 - CPR Corporate Leadership Award Dinner in New York City

November 20, 2018 - Deadline to submit for CPR's Y-ADR Writing Award.


NEW: August 16, 2018 – São Paulo, Brazil. CPR Y-ADR is pleased to support Under 40 International Arbitration Day, an event gathering young arbitrators under 40 from all arbitral groups based in Brazil. Click HERE to register

August 20-25 –
CEDR Mediator Skills Training Summer School, Barcelona*

September 17, 2018 -
CEDR Mediation Skills Training - Dublin*

October 11, 2018 – CPR European Advisory Board (EAB) in-person Meeting hosted by Cleary Gottlieb in Rome, Italy (EAB Members only)

*Through CPR's collaboration with CEDR, CPR members and Distinguished Neutrals can receive a 10% discount on CEDR 
Mediation Skills and Employment and Workplace Courses. Before registering, contact to receive your discount code.