Strategic Partnerships

International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)

The IADC has a strategic, cross-promotional partnership with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that advances dispute prevention and resolution practices and provides high quality solutions. We are proud to have CPR as a strategic partner and as a recommended ADR services provider.

For information on this partnership, click here.

For information on CPR tools and resources you can utilize, visit the "For IADC Members" page on the CPR website.


Basic Mediator Training for Lawyers
February 28 - March 1, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. both days, Four Seasons Hotel, New Orleans, LA USA

This comprehensive, two-day training program is designed for lawyers who would like to be able to serve as effective mediators. This course delineates the range of skills required of successful mediators, offers proven practical techniques, addresses ethics issues and considers innovative ways to overcome impasse. The instructors are Linda R. Singer and Michael K. Lewis.

This program may be eligible for NY CLE credit; the number of credits is to be determined. CPR has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. CPR is a nonprofit organization. Under financial hardship guidelines, at its discretion, CPR may waive the fee for attorneys who demonstrate that they are not currently employed (not retirees). CPR may also provide a special discounted price to attorneys, full time judges and administrative law judges practicing in the nonprofit and public sectors full time.

Please note the following details:

  • The CPR Annual Meeting is taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in New Orleans, starting at 2:00 pm on March 1 and ending at 4:00 pm on March 3. Program participants receive a discount for the CPR Annual Meeting*. Learn more about the Annual Meeting at
  • Lunch will be provided both days. On  Wednesday, March 1, program participants are invited to lunch with the CPR Advisory Council and Board of Directors.
  • CPR has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Four Seasons at a discounted rate. The code is on the CPR Annual Meeting 2023 website,, under the "Logisitics" tab.

Questions? Please email Helena Tavares Erickson at




CPR 2023 Annual Meeting: Practical and Innovative Dispute Management Solutions
March 1 - 3, Four Seasons Hotel, New Orleans, LA USA

Join CPR and leading ADR experts from around the world in New Orleans for a deep dive into alternative dispute resolution tools, techniques, and best practices, including how to prevent disputes from developing in the first place.

The theme is "Practical and Innovative Dispute Management Solutions." CPR Annual Meetings are attended by leaders of top companies, law firms, academics, and neutrals from the U.S. and around the world that want to prevent disputes or resolve them early enough to avoid the cost and distraction that litigation often brings. Plan for a packed agenda with panel discussions, speakers, networking events, and much more.


IADC members receive a discounted rate which gives $170 off the early bird public registration rate and $210 off the regular public registration rate. The early bird discount ends at 11:59 PM (Central) on January 10.