Schedule

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DayTimeTypeTopicSpeaker(s)Session Title
WEDNESDAY
WED Nov. 64-6pmRegistration
THURSDAY
THU Nov. 77-8amExhibitor Setup
THU Nov. 77am - on-goingRegistration
THU Nov. 77:30-8:30amContinental Breakfast
THU Nov. 78:30-9:45amKeynote/General SessionKen ClokeMediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Family Conflict Resolution
THU Nov. 79:45-10amAM Break
THU Nov. 710-11:40amBreakout 1 - A (part 1)MediationKen ClokeThe Logic of Emotions in Divorce: How to Mediate Anger, Fear, Grief and Shame
THU Nov. 710-11:40amBreakout 1 - B (part 1)MediationKen Neumann and John FiskeUsing Mediation to Help Couples Stay Married
THU Nov. 710-11:40amBreakout 1 - CFinancialNancy HetrickBeginning Forensics for CDFA Holders
THU Nov. 710-11:40amBreakout 1 - DMediationKate FangerHow Can You Say That?
THU Nov. 710-11:40amBreakout 1 - EFinancial & MediationJeffrey Fink, Linda CohanWorking Together Better-Stronger Team Dynamics
THU Nov. 711:45-12:45pmLunch
THU Nov. 712:50-2:30pmBreakout 1 - A (part 2)MediationKen ClokeThe Logic of Emotions in Divorce: How to Mediate Anger, Fear, Grief and Shame
THU Nov. 712:50-2:30pmBreakout 1 - B (part 2)Financial & MediationKen Neumann and John FiskeUsing Mediation to Help Couples Stay Married
THU Nov. 712:50-2:30pmBreakout 2 - CMediationAlex Glassmann and Steve EricksonAdjudicative Creep
THU Nov. 712:50-2:30pmBreakout 2 - DFinancial & MediationBeth Aarons, Justin Kelsley & Kim WhelanCreative College Planning Resolutions
THU Nov. 712:50-2:30pmBreakout 2 - EMediationStephanie E. Goldenhersh, Esq.Intimate Partner Violence and Mediation: Can Unequal Parties Have Equal Footing?
THU Nov. 72:30-2:45pmPM Break #1
THU Nov. 72:50-4:30pmBreakout 3 - AMediationAmanda Singer, Vicki Shemin, Donna Petrucelli, Kristyn Carmichael, Cheryl Glazer and Marilyn McknightWomen in Mediation and Financial Planning
THU Nov. 72:50-4:30pmBreakout 3 - BFinancial & MediationPaul Fair and Robert BordettWhat Would Gandhi Do?
THU Nov. 72:50-4:30pmBreakout 3 - CFinancialAdam MinskyManaging Student Loans in Divorce
THU Nov. 72:50-4:30pmBreakout 3 - DFinancial & MediationRenee SenesFinancial Challenges in Mediating a Grey Divorce
THU Nov. 72:50-4:30pmBreakout 3 - EPractice ManagementBarbara ManoussoModernizing the Family Practice
THU Nov. 74:30-4:45pmPM Break #2
THU Nov. 74:50-6:30pmBreakout 4 - AMediationLawrence JonesMediating Divorces Involving Children with Autism
THU Nov. 74:50-6:30pmBreakout 4 - BFinancial & MediationChris Chen, Lili VasileffEthics for Mediators, Lawyers & Financial Planners
THU Nov. 74:50-6:30pmBreakout 4 - C
Financial & MediationKaren Levitt, Karen Ela Kenny, and Susan Miller, Innovative & Strategic Use of Neutrals in Mediation
THU Nov. 74:50-6:30pmBreakout 4 - DMediationCarl ViniarMediation on the Shoulders of the Bible and Talmud
THU Nov. 74:50-6:30pmBreakout 4 - EMediationWoody MostenCase Consultation Workshop
FRIDAY
FRI Nov. 87:30-8:30amContinental Breakfast
FRI Nov. 88:30 - 9:45amKeynote/ General SessionDavid HoffmanWhat Makes People Tick: A Divorce Professional's Guide to Our Multiple Parts
FRI Nov. 89:45-10amAM Break
FRI Nov. 810-11:40amBreakout 5 - A (part 1)Financial & MediationMarilyn McKnight and Steve EricksonThe Child Support Account - The Core of the Elegant Solution
FRI Nov. 810-11:40amBreakout 5 - B (part 1)MediationModerators: Michael Aurit and Jim Melamed; Panel: Dina Haddad, Justin Kesley, Chip Rose, Amanda Singer, Don Saposnek, and Jocelyn WurzburgGeneration to Generation: Critical Conversations about Family Mediation
FRI Nov. 810-11:40amBreakout 5 - CMediationRobin M. Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPPPending
FRI Nov. 810-11:40amBreakout 5 - DMediationPatricia PapernowMeeting the (Big) Challenges of "Blended Families"
FRI Nov. 810-11:40amBreakout 5 - EFinancialKurt CzarnowskiSocial Security and Retirement Planning: A Hit or Myth Proposition
FRI Nov. 811:45am-12:45pmAPFM/MCFM Lunch & Awards
ADFP Lunch
FRI Nov. 812:50-2:30pmBreakout 5 - A (part 2)Financial & MediationMarilyn McKnight and Steve EricksonThe Child Support Account - The Core of the Elegant Solution
FRI Nov. 812:50-2:30pmBreakout 5 - B (part 2)MediationModerators: Michael Aurit and Jim Melamed; Panel: Dina Haddad, Justin Kesley, Chip Rose, Amanda Singer, Don Saposnek, and Jocelyn WurzburgGeneration to Generation: Critical Conversations about Family Mediation
FRI Nov. 812:50-2:30pmBreakout 6 - CFinancialCynthia HaddadDivorce and Special Needs: Defining the Best Interests of the Child
FRI Nov. 812:50-2:30pmBreakout 6 - DMediationRachel ZamoreNavigating Divorce Ambivalence with Integrity
FRI Nov. 812:50-2:30pmBreakout 6 - E
FinancialLili VasileffDivorce by the Decades
FRI Nov. 82:30-2:40pmPM Break #1
FRI Nov. 82:40-4:20pmBreakout 7 - AMediationDon SaposnekWhat Mediators Can Learn from Social Science Relationship Research: New Perspectives on Anger and Conflict


FRI Nov. 82:40-4:20pmBreakout 7 - BFinancialIvy Menchel and Michael GaribaldiShow Me the Money: Creating Liquidity from Business Assets
FRI Nov. 82:40-4:20pmBreakout 7 - CFinancialSandy VoitFollowing Up with the Client Post Divorce
FRI Nov. 82:40-4:20pmBreakout 7 - DMediationGalit Sneh LurieMediating Personality Based Differences Using the Enneagram Typology
FRI Nov. 82:40-4:20pmBreakout 7 - EMediationMichael LangReflective Practice/ Case Consultation Group
FRI Nov. 84:20-4:30pmPM Break #2
FRI Nov. 84:30-6:10pmBreakout 8 - AFinancialMichael GaribaldiReading Business Valuation Reports
FRI Nov. 84:30-6:10pmBreakout 8 - BMarketingVirginia Colin, Michael Aurit, Barry Davis, Crystal Thorpe and Carl ViniarHow to Earn a Living as a Family Mediator
FRI Nov. 84:30-6:10pmBreakout 8 - CMediationRichard BarbieriThe Story Behind the Story, or Human First
FRI Nov. 84:30-6:10pmBreakout 8 - DMediationDon Saposnek and Chip RoseTrain Wrecks in Mediation
FRI Nov. 84:30-6:10pmBreakout 8 - EFinancial & MediationSteve AbelFrom QDRO to COAP and RBCO: Decoding the World of Federal Pensions
FRI Nov. 86:15-7:15pmWelcome Reception
SATURDAY
SAT Nov. 98-9amContinental Breakfast
SAT Nov. 99-10:40amBreakout 9 - A (part 1)MediationKathryn Lazar and Allison BellRadical Candor and Other Communication Strategies
SAT Nov. 99-10:40amBreakout 9 - B (part 1)Financial & MediationLaurie IsraelMediating Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
SAT Nov. 99-10:40amBreakout 9 - CFinancial & MediationJohn Fiske, Karen Cohen, Susan Miller & Renee SenesMediation and Financial Planning
SAT Nov. 99-10:40amBreakout 9 - DMediationCrystal ThorpeInnovating from Elder Mediation's Hybrid Approach
SAT Nov. 99-10:40amBreakout 9 - EFinancialDavid GoodmanUnderstanding the Small Business
SAT Nov. 910:40-10:50amAM Break
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 9 - A (part 2)MediationKathryn Lazar and Allison BellRadical Candor and Other Communication Strategies
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 9 - B (part 2)Financial & MediationLaurie IsraelMediating Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 10 - CMediationOran Kaufman, Kristina Bordieri, Judge David Sacks and Betsy Williams Mandatory Mediation is Not an Oxymoron
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 10 - Dpresenting partnerConscious Co-Parenting Institutepending
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 10 - EMediationNadia ShahramDefending Questionable Cultural Practices in Court is Unethical
SAT Nov. 910:50am-12:30pmBreakout 10 - FFinancial & MediationMelinda MilbergEstate Planning Issues for Mediators
SAT Nov. 912:30-12:50pmPM Break #1 -(check out of hotel if needed)
SAT Nov. 912:50-2:30pmBreakout 11 - A Brown Bag LunchFinancial & MediationJennifer Hawthorne, Beth Aarons, Halee Burg, Justin Kelsey and Crystal ThorpeExperts and Mediation: How to Bring Them in Without Popping the Safe Space Bubble
SAT Nov. 912:50-2:30pmBreakout 11 - B Brown Bag LunchMediationLiam LustbergDivorce From the Child's Perspective
SAT Nov. 912:50-2:30pmBreakout 11 - C Brown Bag LunchMediationPMBS BoardRecent Developments in Creating a National Examination for the Advanced Credentialing of Divorce and Family Mediators
SAT Nov. 912:50-2:30pmBreakout 11 - D Brown Bag LunchFinancial & MediationVicki Shemin, Susan Miller, Alexander D. Jones, Esq. and Chris MarquetSex, Drugs & Rock'N Roll & What Happened to the Money
SAT Nov. 912:50-2:30pmBreakout 11 - E Brown Bag LunchFinancialDebra Smith, David Goodman & Cynthia RungeCreative Options Related Tax Law
SAT Nov. 92:30-2:45pmPM Break #2
SAT Nov. 92:45-4pmKeynote/General SessionFish Bowl PanelJohn Fiske & (Ken Neumann Moderating)Fishbowl Mediation

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