Annual Joint Winkler Institute/IAM/OsgoodePD Conference on Mediation


Each year the Winkler Institute partners with the International Academy of Mediators (IAM)* and Osgoode Professional Development to host a continuing legal education conference on mediation.

The 5th annual conference will be held on April 23, 2018. To register now, click here.

Last year’s conference, “Mediation Advocacy in the Age of Diversity: Advanced Tools and Techniques for Lawyers and Mediators” was held May 11, 2017.

To read a blog about last year’s conference, click here.

Past Conferences

2015 – “Effectively Representing your Client in Mediation”. The conference featured speakers including, The Hon. Warren K. Winkler, The Hon. George H. Brown Jr., Genevieve A. Chornenki, and Tracy L. Allen, among others. See the program brochure here.

2014 – “Mediation Issues and Strategies For Advanced Mediators and Counsel”. The conference featured speakers including, the Hon. George W. Adams, QC, Eric Galton and Jon Fidler. See the program brochure here.

* The IAM is made up of the most elite and preeminent commercial mediators in the world. Its mandate “is to promote the study and understanding of the mediation process and educate the public, courts and legislative bodies on effective and appropriate uses of mediation”. Visit the IAM website here: