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Mediation: A Changing Landscape

Event Description


Date: 6th January 2024, Saturday

Venue: York Hotel, Singapore

GOH: Mr Alex Yam, Mayor, North West District

Conflicts arise for various reasons and in different contexts.   Equipped with mediation skills help to prepare oneself to deal with conflicts encountered in different situations in our daily lives.    This Workshop highlights the different types of conflicts and disputes that an ordinary person may encounter.   They include family disputes, friend disputes, neighbour disputes and consumer disputes with commercial outlets.   The Workshop will share how these common daily conflicts can be resolved in an amicable manner using mediation and other conflict resolution tools. The challenges and difficulties will be discussed. 


Tentative Programme

8:30am            Registration and breakfast

8:45am            Arrival of Guest of Honour

9:00am            Welcome Address by Dr Lim Lan Yuan, President, iiM   

9:10am             Speech by GOH, Mr Alex Yam, Mayor, North West District

9:20am             Official Opening of iiM-Yew Tee Dispute Resolution Centre

9:35am             Appointment of Mediators

9:45am             Presentation of Awards & Photo Taking

10:00am           Morning tea break

10:30am          Topic 1 Mediation as a Useful Life skill                           

11:15am             Fireside Chat with Mayor Alex Yam                                    

12.00noon        Lunch

1:00pm             Topic 2 Resolving Dispute with residents and neighbours             

1:45pm             Topic 3 Resolving Dispute with Family members     

2:30pm            Topic 4 Resolving Dispute with Commercial Oulets                   

15:15pm            Afternoon tea break

15:45pm           Panel Discussion                                                          

16:30pm           Closing Speech