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RIAI / EI Mediation and dispute Resolution Breakfast Seminar


Thursday, March 04, 2010


8AM to 10AM (Registration 7.30AM)


Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde road, Dublin 4


RIAI member* €30

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The RIAI, in partnership with Engineers Ireland, invites you to a seminar on Mediation and Dispute Resolution – A Skill for the Construction Professional.

Learning Outcomes:
The briefing will show why mediation is a useful skill for the practicing architect or engineer.  The seminar will:
• Put the mediation process in the context of non-judicial dispute resolution
• Introduce you to the principles and techniques of mediation – how, where and why it works!
• Demonstrate how mediation applies to practice – disputes with staff and clients: inter professional disputes; and commercial disputes.

Course Tutors:  
Ciaran Fahy is a consulting engineer with a wide experience in arbitration, dispute resolution and giving expert witness.
Austin Kenny is an accountant now specialising in Commercial Mediation
James O’Donoghue is an architect, principal in practice, arbitrator, conciliator and mediator

CPD Points:    structured points
Class size:   140 maximum

*In recognition of the current economic conditions, the RIAI is also operating a lottery to award 1 free place to an unwaged member and a second lottery to award in  place at a 50% discount on the full course attendance to one member who can make a case to prove that they are experiencing substantial financial hardship. Interested members should download the relevant CPD lottery form from the Access to CPD area of the RIAI website and forward the form together with proof of circumstances to tharte@riai.ie or fax to 01 6610948. All correspondence in relation to this offer should be submitted in writing only.

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