July 1st In-Service: The Role of Trust in Mediation: Israel and Tacoma

Monday, July 1st

(6:30 – 8:00)*special time

*The Role of Trust in Mediation: Israel and Tacoma

Special guest: Prof. Noam Ebner


On Monday, July 1 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. we are honored and excited to have Professor and Israeli Attorney-Mediator Noam Ebner to meet with you all and discuss mediation.  The IACM (International Association of Conflict Management) will be in town July 1-3 and Noam is one of the presenters. He has extensive background in international, online, and community mediation and training (see below).  In addition to having an open dialogue about our similarities and differences in mediation styles, Noam is an expert on  Online Dispute Resolution and will happily share his experiences and ideas.   This is a unique opportunity and we encourage you to attend!

Noam Ebner – Bio

   Noam Ebner chairs the online master’s program in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at The Werner Institute. He is a professional negotiator and negotiation consultant, an attorney and a mediator. 

Originally from the U.S, he now divides his time between his home and office in Jerusalem, Israel and his teaching, training and consulting activities in the U.S and abroad.

After receiving his undergraduate and graduate degrees in law from Hebrew University, Noam shifted his focus from adversarial legal processes to mediation practice. He manages Tachlit Mediation and Training, a Jerusalem-based mediation center which deals with a wide spectrum of disputes, ranging from business partnership dissolving to employment disputes and divorce mediation. Noam trains mediators for the Israeli court system and consults to several community mediation programs.

Noam has over a dozen years of experience teaching at universities around the world. He is a regular visiting professor at Sabanci University in Turkey, teaching courses on conflict resolution in the Graduate Program on Conflict Analysis and Resolution as well as courses on negotiation in the MBA and Executive MBA programs. A Senior Fellow and visiting professor at the U.N.’s University for Peace in Costa Rica, Noam teaches graduate students in the Department of International Law and in the Department of International Peace & Conflict Studies.

Noam’s research interests include negotiation pedagogy, trust and its role in dispute resolution, and negotiation and mediation processes conducted online. He is co-editor (together with James Coben and Christopher Honeyman) of Assessing Our Students, Assessing Ourselves; Vol.3 in The Rethinking Negotiation Teaching Project published by DRI Press.

As always, bringing any snacks or treats are always appreciated!

2013 Note: Our in-services alternate between the 2nd Monday and 2nd Tuesday of each month until Sept-Nov on Tuesdays only. In-Services are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly email updates are sent to all active volunteers or recent attendees of trainings at CDR. In-Services are by invitation only, with exceptions. If you believe you have received this email in error, please contact amandas@pccdr.org