CoRe’s fall speakers and CreativityZone’s advanced conflict resolution skills training workshops

The VMAA would like to bring to your attention the following seminars presented by the CoRe (Conflict Resolution) Clinic and give you the opportunity to attend. The CoRe Clinic is an approved continuing development provider for the Law Society of BC and the CoRe’s speaker series are pre-approved educational activities for professional development credits. The CoRe Clinic is affiliated with the VMAA by way of an annual scholarship. Speakers will present in person at KPMG’s downtown Vancouver office at 4:30pm on the listed dates. Videoconferencing to Allard Hall, room 335, and to TRU will be provided based on demand. Please RSVP to to confirm your seat.

September 17
Judi Cunningham, Executive Director of the Business Families Centre, Sauder School of Business

October 8 – Toxic Relationships
Panellists: Bob Findlay, Yuki Matsuno and Erica Pinsky

October 17 – Empathy without Caring?
Exploring Different Kinds of Empathy as Tools for Conflict Resolution with Sharon Sutherland and Carrie Gallant

November 6 – Annual Ethics Workshop with Lee Turnbull

Also, coming soon: CreativityZone Training for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Professionals

Carrie Gallant and Sharon Sutherland are delighted to announce a new series of advanced conflict resolution skills training workshops for Fall 2013! Please join us for:
•       “Break on through to the Other Side”: Advanced Tools and Strategies for Impasse Breaking – October 1
•       GET REAL: Advanced Tools for Ethical “Reality Checking” – October 22
•       From Conflict to Confluence: Myers-Briggs Personality Type for Conflict Resolution – November 19

Proceeds will be shared with CoRe and will support CoRe’s own Speaker Series and other educational activities. For more information on these sessions please go to