World Mediation Symposium

Early Bird Registration Ends Nov 18th!

Interdisciplinary Mediation: Facing Global Disparities and Current Conflict of International Interest *December 4-6th*

This Winter 2014 symposium is exclusively designed to gather outstanding professional competencies across disciplines, to share with and to communicate appropriate knowledge in an interactive way with the audience. The symposium consists of 50% interactive trainings and of 50% panel discussions and lectures. The panel and lectures sections highlight local experts regarding facing global disparities and current conflict of international interest.

Featured Speakers include:
* David Dowling, Director of Mediation Clinic
*Daniel Erdmann, Director General of World Mediation Organization
*Charalee Graydon, Writer and Journalist
*Jennifer Kresge, Mediator and Licensed Clinician
*Kristoffer Stauning Truelsen, Richland College's 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence
*Ralph Steele, Mediator and Professional Counselor
...and more!

The three day symposium costs $199 and will be held at Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas 7243. Register at:

Dr. Ralph Steele, BCPC

Dr. Steele is the U.S. symposium coordinator and has over 10 years of experience in mediation of business and family issues. He has mediated over 8,000 hours of mediation cases and is a Distinguished Credential Mediator. He has received a doctorate degree in Civil law and Mediation at Oxford University. Dr. Steele is also a Board Certified Professional Counselor by American Psychotherapy Association and Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Ralph honorably served as a United States naval officer and is devoted to developing our youth as future leaders who make a positive impact on society.

Did You Know Richland College Has a Mediation Certificate Program?

Heather Lozano

Assistant Dean
Continuing Education, Richland College
Dallas County Community College District

Richland College

Richland College helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers.