The word "Podcast" is derived from a combination of “iPod” and “broadcast”.
A podcast is a pre-recorded audio or video digital file which is optimized for playback on portable devices such as iPods and phones and is also configured to play back on a desktop or laptop computer.
- Michael McIlwrath of GE Oil & Gas, and current Chair of the IMI Board of Directors, has produced a series of CEDR Award-winning podcasts on International Dispute Negotiation. Those featuring mediation are linked below.
- Jane Gunn, a Mediator, Conflict Management Consultant and Speaker working with businesses and business leaders around the world, has a selection of podcasts available on her website. Those featuring mediation are linked below:
To visit the podcast page on Jane's website, click here
- Doug Noll, a Mediator, author, speaker, and lecturer on advanced peacemaking and mediation theory and practice, is also the host of a radio show: The Doug Noll Show
To link to Doug's show or to listen to his archived podcasts, click here
- The National Mediation Conference is a bi-annual gathering of Australia's leading mediators and mediating organisations. Podcasts of sessions from previous conferences are available at the conference website.
To download the Podcasts, click here
William Ury returns to discuss negotiating with difficult people.
Harvard's Caroline Rees discusses how mediation fits into corporate social responsibility efforts.
In Part 2 of a discussion on domestic and international conflict resolution in the entertainment field, you’ll find out why NBC Universal mediates most of its disputes. Susan E. Weiner, NBC’s New York-based executive vice president and deputy general counsel, and David L. Burg, of Universal City, Calif., who is senior vice president for litigation, explains why the company uses and enforces a multistep contract clause requiring negotiation and mediation before the television network and film studio takes the party on the other side of the table to court.
Disputes at a television network attract a great deal attention, and need a great deal of conflict management skills. Not to mention cutting-edge tools. Two top lawyers at NBC Universal Inc. talk discovery, arbitration, mediation, and the nature of business disputes in the first of two parts. The guests for the next two weeks are New York-based Susan Weiner, who is executive vice president and deputy general counsel, and David L. Burg, of Universal City, Calif., who is senior vice president for litigation.
The IMI accrediting program is designed to fill in gaps for businesses wanting to avoid litigation abroad, but which don’t have enough information about neutrals who can do the work. The theory is that improved information on neutrals will increase access, and the use of mediation. And the result will be less wasteful litigation.
One of the nation’s top law firm ADR practitioners, Bennett G. Picker, of Philadelphia's Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, returns to talk about what it takes to be a great mediator.
Mercedes Tarrazon explains a practice that she has adapted in a variety of commercial conflict resolution settings around the world.
Alexander J. Oddy, Partner of the London-based law firm Herbert Smith, talks about Inside Track, a comprehensive commercial conflict resolution report.
Helena De Backer, name partner in Brussels’ De Backer & Bastin, and founder and current president of the Brussels Business Mediation Center; Constantin-Adi Gavrila is director of the Craiova Mediation Center, and president of the Mediation Centers Union in Romania; and Mercedes Tarrazon is an independent mediator and arbitrator in Barcelona.
Jenny Beer, author of the seminal, cross-discipline guide, The Mediator's Handbook, co-authored in 1982. John Wade, Australian mediator, educator and practitioner Ben Picker, veteran mediator/trainer, a partner in Philadelphia's Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP; a member of both the International Academy of Mediators and the American College of Civil Trial mediators. Christopher Lau, a senior counsel at Three Verulam Buildings, London-based barristers’ chambers. Christopher is in the firm’s Singapore office, and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; the United Kingdom’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.
Prof. Dwight Golann, Boston’s Suffolk University Law School.
Lord Harry Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales and CPR Institute President Kathy Bryan.
Karl Mackie, chief executive of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).
Wolf von Kumberg, Assistant General Counsel and Legal Director-Europe, Northrop Grumman Corporation.
Jay Welsh, General Counsel of JAMS.
Melanie Meilhac of ICC and Mark Appel of ICDR/AAA.