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1.       Follow steps 1-4 above for Leaving a Review. You must leave a review before you may obtain a certificate.
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Wednesday, November 6th

Registration (Mann Foyer) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, November 7th

Exhibitor Setup (Mann Foyer) 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration (Mann Foyer) 7:00 am - on-going

Continental Breakfast (Mann Foyer) 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Keynote/General Session (Mann) 8:30 am - 9:45 am

Break (Mann Foyer) 9:45 am - 10:00 am

Breakout Sessions 10:00 am - 11:40 am

Breakout 1 — A (Part 1)

The Logic of Emotions in Divorce: How to Mediate Anger, Fear, Grief and Shame

Speaker: Ken Cloke
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 1 — B (Part 1)

Using Mediation to Help Couples Stay Married

Speaker: Ken Neumann and John Fiske
Topic: Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 1 — C (Standalone)

Beginning Forensics for CDFA Holders

Speaker: Nancy Hetrick
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 1 — D (Standalone)

How Can You Say That?

Speaker: Kate Fanger
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 1 — E (Standalone)

Working Together Better-Stronger Team Dynamics

Speaker: Jeffrey Fink, Linda Cohan
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Summer 2

Lunch (Mann Foyer) 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Breakout Sessions 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout 1 — A (Part 2)

The Logic of Emotions in Divorce: How to Mediate Anger, Fear, Grief and Shame

Speaker: Ken Cloke
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 1 — B (Part 2)

Using Mediation to Help Couples Stay Married

Speaker: Ken Neumann and John Fiske
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 2 — C (Standalone)

Adjudicative Creep: The Practitioner's Field Guide to "Invasive Species" in ADR Processes

Speaker: Alex Glassman and Steve Erickson
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 2 — D (Standalone)

Creative College Planning Resolutions

Speaker: Beth Aarons, Justin Kelsley and Rick Fingerman
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 2 — E (Standalone)

Intimate Partner Violence and Mediation: Can Unequal Parties Have Equal Footing?

Speaker: Stephanie E. Goldenhersh, Esq.
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mahoney

PM Break #1 (Mann Foyer) 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Breakout Sessions 2:50 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout 3 — A (Standalone)

Women in Mediation and Financial Planning

Speaker: Amanda Singer, Vicki Shemin, Donna Petrucelli, Kristyn Carmichael, Cheryl Glazer and Marilyn Mcknight
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 3 — B (Standalone)

What Would Gandhi Do?

Speaker: Paul Fair and Robert Bordett
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 3 — C (Standalone)

Managing Student Loans in Divorce

Speaker: Adam Minsky
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 3 — D (Standalone)

Financial Challenges in Mediating a Grey Divorce

Speaker: Renee Senes
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 2 — E (Standalone)

Case Consultation Workshop: Becoming A Master Mediator - Bring your toughest challenges to discuss with Woody in an interactive setting

Speaker: Forrest "Woody" Mosten
Topic: Mediation
Location: Smoot

PM Break #2 (Mann Foyer) 4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Breakout Sessions 4:50 pm - 6:30 pm

Breakout 4 — A (Standalone)

Mediating Divorces Involving Children with Autism

Speaker: Lawrence Jones and Ken Neumann
Topic: Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 4 — B (Standalone)

Ethical Dilemmas when Mediators, Lawyers & Financial Planners Share Clients

Speaker: Chris Chen Moderating, Panel: Marguerita Cheng, Jeffrey Fink and Shawn Weber
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 4 — C (Standalone)

Innovative & Strategic Use of Neutrals in Mediation

Speaker: Karen Levitt, Karen Ela Kenny, Susan Miller
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 4 — D (Standalone)

Mediation on the Shoulders of the Bible and Talmud

Speaker: Carl Viniar
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 4 — E (Standalone)

Modernizing the Family Practice

Speaker: Barbara Manousso
Topic: Practice Management
Location: Summer 1

Friday, November 8th

Continental Breakfast (Mann Foyer) 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Keynote/General Session (Mann) 8:30 am - 9:45 am

AM Break (Mann Foyer) 9:45 am - 10:00 am

Breakout Sessions 10:00 am - 11:40 am

Breakout 5 — A (Part 1)

Child Support Account - The Core of the Elegant Solution

Speaker: Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 5 — B (Part 1)

Generational to Generation: Critical Conversations about Family Mediation

Speaker: Moderators; Michael Aurit & Jim Melamed; Panel: Amanda Singer, Justin Kesley, Dina Haddad, Chip Rose, Jocelyn Wurzburg and Don Saposnek
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 5 — C (Standalone)

Therapeutic Apologies for Difficult Family Situations

Speaker: Robin M. Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPP
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 5 — D (Standalone)

Meeting the (Big) Challenges of "Blended Families"

Speaker: Patricia Papernow
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 5 — E (Standalone)

Social Security and Retirement Planning: A Hit or Myth Proposition

Speaker: Kurt Czarnowski
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 2

APFM/MCFM Lunch and Awards (Mann)11:45 am - 12:45 pm

ADFP Lunch Meeting (Summer 1)11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Breakout Sessions 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout 5 — A (Part 2)

Child Support Account - The Core of the Elegant Solution

Speaker: Marilyn McKnight and Steve Erickson
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 5 — B (Part 2)

Generational to Generation: Critical Conversations about Family Mediation

Speaker: Moderators; Michael Aurit & Jim Melamed; Panel: Amanda Singer, Justin Kesley, Dina Haddad, Chip Rose, Jocelyn Wurzburg and Don Saposnek
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 6 — C (Standalone)

Divorce and Special Needs: Defining the Best Interests of the Child

Speaker: Cynthia Haddad
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 6 — D (Standalone)

Navigating Divorce Ambivalence with Integrity

Speaker: Rachel Zamore
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 6 — E (Standalone)

Divorce by the Decades

Speaker: Lili Vasileff
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 2

PM Break #1 (Mann Foyer) 2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

Breakout Sessions 2:40 pm - 4:20 pm

Breakout 7 — A (Standalone)

What Mediators Can Learn from Social Science Relationship Research: New Perspectives on Anger and Conflict

Speaker: Don Saposnek
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 7 — B (Standalone)

Show Me the Money: Creating Liquidity from Business Assets

Speaker: Ivy Menchel and Michael Garibaldi
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 7 — C (Standalone)

Following Up with the Client Post Divorce

Speaker: Sandy Voit
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 7 — D (Standalone)

Innovating from Elder Mediation's Hybrid Approach

Speaker: Crystal Thorpe
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 7 — E (Standalone)

From QDRO to COAP and RBCO: Decoding the World of Federal Pensions

Speaker: Steve Abel
Topic: Mediation
Location: Smoot

PM Break #2 (Mann Foyer) 4:20 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout Sessions 4:30 pm - 6:10 pm

Breakout 8 — A (Standalone)

Unraveling the Mysteries of Valuation

Speaker: Michael Garibaldi
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 8 — B (Standalone)

How to Earn a Living as a Family Mediator

Speaker: Virginia Colin, Michael Aurit, Barry Davis, Justin Kelsey, Crystal Thorpe and Carl Viniar
Topic: Marketing
Location: Smoot

Breakout 8 — C (Standalone)

The Story Behind the Story, or Human First

Speaker: Richard Barbieri
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 8 — D (Standalone)

Train Wrecks in Mediation

Speaker: Don Saposnek and Chip Rose
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann

Breakout 8 — E (Standalone)

Estate Planning Issues for Mediators

Speaker: Melinda Milberg
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Saturday, November 9th

Continental Breakfast (Mann Foyer) 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakout Sessions 9:00 am - 10:40 am

Breakout 9 — A (Part 1)

Radical Candor and Other Communication Strategies

Speaker: Kathryn Lazar and Allison Bell
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann 1 &2

Breakout 9 — B (Part 1)

Mediating Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Speaker: Laurie Israel
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 9 — C (Standalone)

Mediation and Financial Planning

Speaker: John Fiske, Karen Cohen, Susan Miller & Renee Senes
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mahoney

Breakout 9 — D (Standalone)

Understanding the Small Business

Speaker: David Goodman
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 9 — E (Standalone)

Meeting the Needs of the Divorcing Families of the 21st Century, A Divorce in a Weekend - The Divorce Hotel

Speaker: Dorcy Pruter of Conscious Co-Parenting Institute
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

AM Break (Mann Foyer) 10:40 am - 10:50 am

Breakout Sessions 10:50 am - 12:30 pm

Breakout 9 — A (Part 2)

Radical Candor and Other Communication Strategies

Speaker: Kathryn Lazar and Allison Bell
Topic: Mediation
Location: Mann 1 & 2

Breakout 9 — B (Part 2)

Mediating Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Speaker: Laurie Israel
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 10 — C (Standalone)

Mandatory Mediation is Not an Oxymoron

Speaker: Oran Kaufman, Kristina Bordieri, Judge David Sacks and Betsy Williams
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 1

Breakout 10 — D (Standalone)

Defending Questionable Cultural Practices in Court is Unethical

Speaker: Nadia Shahram
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

PM Break #1 (Checkout of Hotel if needed) (Mann Foyer)12:30 pm - 12:50 pm

Breakout Sessions 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout 11 — A (Boxed Lunch) (Standalone)

Experts and Mediation: How to Bring Them in Without Popping the Safe Space Bubble

Speaker: Jennifer Hawthorne, Beth Aarons, Halee Burg, Justin Kelsey and Crystal Thorpe
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Mann 1 & 2

Breakout 11 — B (Boxed Lunch) (Standalone)

Creating a National Examination for Competency-based Credentialing of Divorce and Family Mediators

Speaker: Steven Menack, Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson from the PMBS Board
Topic: Mediation
Location: Summer 2

Breakout 11 — C (Boxed Lunch) (Standalone)

Sex,Drugs & Rock'N Roll & What Happened to the Money

Speaker: Vicki Shemin, Susan Miller, Alexander D. Jones, Esq. and Chris Marquet
Topic: Financial & Mediation
Location: Smoot

Breakout 11 — D (Boxed Lunch) (Standalone)

Creative Options Related Tax Law

Speaker: Debra Smith, David Goodman & Cynthia Runge
Topic: Financial
Location: Summer 1

PM Break #2 (Mann Foyer)2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Keynote/General Session 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Fishbowl Mediation

Speaker: John Fiske & (Ken Neumann Moderating)
Topic: Fish Bowl Panel
Location: Mann 1 & 2