2018 Dispute Resolution Center Conference

August 9-11, 2018
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

Early Registration Ends in July 6th. You Have 10 Days to Receive The Early Rate!

Early Registration Rate: $195
Rates increase to $250 after July 6th


On behalf of the DRC, I am pleased to invite you to register for the DRC 2018 26th Annual Conference: Make It Matter, Promoting Mediator Professionalism, August 9-11, 2018, at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes. We eagerly anticipate seeing you at the conference at which we offer opportunities for you to maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior as well as enhance your skills and knowledge regarding alternative dispute resolution.

Susan C. Marvin, J.D.
Chief of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Florida Dispute Resolution Center
Office of the State Courts Administrator

Conference Fees

$195 Registration Early Rate by Friday, July 6th
$160 Pre-Conference Training Early Rate by Friday, July 6th

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Continuing Education Information

Continuing Mediator Education (CME)

Up to 13.2 CME hours, including 1.5 mediator ethics, will be available for attending the conference. Specific mediator education hours (up to 7.5 hours) are available in individual workshop selections. 5.7 hours available in plenary/keynote sessions.

Up to 4.0 hours IPV CME will be available for attending the Pre-Conference Training.

A CME Reporting Form will be in your conference materials and available on the DRC website located at: www.flcourts.org
Select: Dispute Resolution.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
The Florida Bar has approved the 2018 DRC Conference for CLE credit.
General 5.0
Certification Credits
Civil Trial 5.0
Marital & Family Law 5.0

General 12.5
Bias Elimination 1.5
Ethics 4.5
Technology 3.0
Certification Credits
Appellate Practice 12.5
Civil Trial 12.5

Conference Hotel and Location

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32837
Group Room Rate: $121 per night

Hotel Reservations at the JW Marriott
Book Your Hotel Reservation Online
To book your reservation by phone, call: 1-800-266-9432 and ask for the group code: Dispute Resolution or DRC.

Conference Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made via the registration system, fax or e-mail to AK Consulting. Cancellations must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 20, 2018, for a partial refund. (A cancellation fee of $35 will be assessed to cover administrative costs).

Conference Questions?

Contact AK Consulting Group
(850) 523-4200