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FMC Conference and AGM 2021 – The Power in Valuing all Voices

November 10, 2021


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 via Zoom
All times are Eastern Time Zone

10:50am                      Online Conference opens (log in to Zoom available)

11:00am                      Welcome and Opening Statements – FMC President Judy M. Beranger

11:10am                      Land Acknowledgment and Introduction of Chief Misel Joe

11:15am                      Children’s Choir

11:20am                      Presentation A: Families Finding Their Way Forward in Mediation, Child Protection Mediation – Margaret Stewart Sweet (1 hour)

12:30pm                      Presentation B: The Elder Mediator’s Role in Combatting Ageism and Elder Abuse – Judy M. Beranger (1 hour)

1:30pm                        Lunch and Self-care break (1 hour) – It’s Time to Hit Pause – Patrick Zakaria

2:30pm                        Presentation C: Sponsor Come to Agreement (30 min)

3:00pm                        Presentation D: How to Avoid Practical Pitfalls (and Ethical Quagmires) in Preparing Mediated Agreements – Jennifer Hubbard (30 min)

3:30pm                        Coffee break (30 min)

4:00pm                        Presentation E: Discovering What Children Want to Tell Us: A Child Centred Approach for Family Mediators – Jon Graham and Lorri Yasenik, Ph.D. (2 hours)

6:00pm                        FMC Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony

6:30pm                        Closing Remarks – Professor Gabriel, McGill University

6:40pm                        Adjournment of main Conference events – Judy M. Beranger and Jennifer Hubbard

6:45pm                        Presentation F: Round Table Discussion – facilitated by Rhoda Dobler


FMC Members $99 (no GST)

Non-members $129


November 10, 2021
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