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PCM 2020 Annual Conference • Harrisburg • Save the Date – May 1 & 2, 2020

PCM is seeking proposals for workshop presentations at our 33rd Annual Conference on May 2nd.

There will be three workshop sessions, each 1½ hours long.

View the Workshop Proposal Information and Submission Form for details and a list of suggested topics of interest.

Proposals are due by December 6th.

PCM’s Most Valuable Peacemaker (MVP) for 2019

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PCM President Nancy Glidden (R) presents the 2019 MVP Award to Bonnie Millmore (L)


2020 Conference – Save the Date: May 1 & 2 in Harrisburg

PCM News

  • On April 13, 2018, the PCM Board adopted a resolution in support of the creation of a statewide Commission of Alternative Dispute Resolution [link to attached pdf – PCM SR 160].

    In May the PA Bar Association Board of Governors and House of Delegates adopted the ADA Committee's Report and Recommendation to adopt the SR 160 Report recommending that the legislature create an ADR Commission.

    Meanwhile, Senator Greenleaf put forth Senate Bill 1132, establishing the PA ADR Commission, providing for its powers and funding. The bill passed through the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now in the Senate Appropriations Committee.
  • On March 5, 2018, the PCM Board adopted a statement on Best Practices for mediators. The full statement is on the Recommended Guidelines page.
  • PCM is now partnered with the PA Association of Realtors (PAR) to create a roster of mediators available to mediate buyer/seller and broker/broker disputes. PCM members are eligible to fill out the roster application form. For more information, contact Lisa Aaron at PAR – 1-800-555-3390.
  • View a demonstration of online mediation recorded for the 2015 conference under the guidance of Giuseppe Leone, Virtual Mediation Lab. 20-minute (condensed) version | 60-minute (Full) version

Mission

  • PCM strives to promote the use of mediation through educating the public, increasing the demand for qualified practitioners, and providing a network for professional development.