MII Annual Conference 2018

The date for the MII Annual Conference for 2018 is Friday 12th October and Saturday 13th October.

We will again be holding a one and a half day conference with the full day on Friday 12th October.
The venue is the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15. 
The conference organising committee is currently working on the conference content. If you wish to make any suggestions please email us on info@themii.ie 

More details coming soon.


Call for applications to present a Professional Practice focused Workshop, Training Session or Research at the MII Annual Conference 2018

Application Form to present a Professional Practice focused Workshop, Training Session or Research at the MII Annual Conference 2018

The MII invites proposals to present workshops, training sessions or research at our Annual Conference on Friday and Saturday 12th and 13th October 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Key aims of the annual conference are to offer mediators high quality continuing professional development, provide access to evolving and cutting edge theory and practice so as to maintain and increase the quality of mediation.

Our theme this year is: Back to Basics: Sharing Professional Excellence in Mediation

Our aims are to address:

  • How to enhance the future professional practice needs of mediators in Ireland
  • How mediation practice and mediation research is likely to affect mediators and their continued practice
  • What are the key challenges are facing mediators in 2018 and beyond

We are inviting proposals for workshops, training sessions or research presentations which will meet these aims. Workshops will be 90 minutes in duration and can take a variety of formats e.g. group discussion, lecture, role-play, group exercises etc. with the exclusive aim of enhancing the Professional Practice of qualified mediators.

Presenters/speakers should also allow some time for participants questions either during or at the end of the session.


We have seven workshops over two days: Friday 12th October from 16.00 – 17.30 and Saturday 13th October from 10.00 – 11.30 Please provide your availability on the application form.

Benefits for Presenters:

  • Public forum to showcase your insight into professional practice
  • CPD – 4 points
  • Free attendance to both days of the MII Annual Conference
  • Free Conference lunch and Dinner

Requirements: as outlined on the Application form

Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 29th June 2018. All applications to be forwarded to: info@themii.ie  


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