Domestic conferences & seminars

If your organisation is running training courses, presenting seminars or is planning a conference that would be of interest to dispute resolution practitioners and which non-members are welcome to attend, please send all relevant information to us at editor@nzdrc.co.nz and we would be pleased to post the details here.

 

Events - 2015

Date Location Details
18 February 2015, 10.00am – 5.00pm  Auckland, 
Pullman Hotel
 

ICC and AMINZ International Arbitration Day Seminar


This day, offered by the International Chamber of Commerce and AMINZ, will feature a stunning programme of international and New Zealand presenters.

The President of the International Court of Arbitration, Paris, John Beechey, will present.

The day also includes presentations from Attorney General, Hon Christopher Finlayson QC, international arbitrator, David A R Williams QC and judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia, Hon. Justice Clyde Croft. Plus Michael Barnett, Sophie East, Derek Firth, John Green, Sally Fitzgerald, Daniel Kalderimis, David Kreider, Albert Monichino QC, Polly Pope and John Walton.

Download the draft programme

To register:

Find out more and register on the AMINZ website

Or register by downloading and filling in this registration form (PDF) 
 
Christchurch:
7 April 2015
2.00pm – 5.00pm 


Wellington:
8 April 
9.00am – 12.00 noon       


Auckland:
13 April 2015
2.00 – 5.00pm

Christchurch, Wellington and  Auckland (exact locations TBC).



      
 

Essential Construction Contracts Issues: An Update With Mark Colthart and John Walton


Project managers in infrastructure, building and construction, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Adjudicators, Solicitors and Barristers.

Programme:

The payment cycle:
  • what is required for a valid payment claim? 
  • what is required for a valid payment schedule - is a letter enough? 
  • are counter-claims and set-offs allowed? 
  • there is no payment schedule, how do you recover? 
 
Securing payment for contractors and subcontractors 
  • where are the amendments to the Construction Contracts Act at? 
  • securing retentions 
  • alternative protections 
     
Initiating and enforcing adjudication 
  • procedural issues around adjudication jurisdiction 
  • damages, costs and interest enforcement

Find out more and register on the AMINZ website.
 
23 - 25 July, 2015
9:00am - 5:00pm

Wellington 


      
 

AMINZ Conference 2015


2015 Theme: "New Horizons"

This is the dispute resolution event of the year - the only national dispute resolution conference held annually in New Zealand.

The AMINZ conference has now earned the reputation as 'the must attend event' for anyone interested in dispute resolution. As usual, it will attract dispute resolution professionals from around New Zealand and internationally.

The conference includes:
  • Plenary sessions and concurrent streams
  • Sessions on determinative and consensual processes
  • Networking events including informal dinenrs
  • The AMINZ Annual Dinner
  • After conference seminar
     
Find out more and register now on the AMINZ website.
 

 

Past Events

CLICK HERE TO FIND NOTES/RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS SEMINARS. 

2012

 

Date

Location

Details

22 February 2012 Auckland

AMINZ ARBITRATION SEMINAR

Sponsored by NZDRC and LexisNexis

Time: 1pm – 5.30pm
Location: Northern Club

This seminar will cover
  • Managing document disclosure in arbitration
  • International Convention for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Arbitration
  • Counsels' Views of the Arbitrator and Arbitrators' Views of the Counsel
For more information CLICK HERE
To download a copy of the program CLICK HERE
12 March 2012 Wellington

AMINZ CONDUCTING SAFE INVESTIGATIONS

This practical one day seminar will include short lectures, interactive workshops and practice exercises. Written materials to assist you to conduct a safe investigation will be supplied. Post-seminar mentoring is also available on request.

Topics covered include:
  • The fundamentals of a safe investigation
  • Relevant legislation and case law
  • Preparing for and scoping an investigation
  • Convening the investigation
  • The role of the investigator
  • Investigation process
  • Writing the report
  • Solving difficult scenarios
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Using internal or external investigators
  • Post investigation support

For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
16 – 18 March 2012 Wellington

AMINZ RURAL DISPUTES SEMINAR

This intensive seminar will help develop in-depth tools to assist anyone with a rural dispute resolution practice or anyone wanting to more fully understand how to deal with disputes in the rural context. It will review and update a broad range of practical and technical material.

To download a copy of the draft program CLICK HERE
For more information and/or to register  CLICK HERE
23 March 2012 Christchurch

AMINZ A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR MEDIATORS AND NEGOTIATORS -

EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH EMOTION IN EMPLOYMENT, FAMILY AND OTHER RELATIONSHIP DISPUTES

This workshop will enable you to:
  • Have a greater awareness about your own response to conflict situations
  • Increase your knowledge of the theory of emotion
  • Provide you with practical tools and ways of working with high emotion
  • To practice and improve the way you manage high emotion

The workshop will include:
  • Tools to assess and understand own emotional responses and those of others
  • Small group role playing
  • Theory of emotion to help you understand what may be happening to the participants and what options may be available to you
  • Course material
For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
27 March 2012 Hamilton

AMINZ A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR MEDIATORS AND NEGOTIATORS -

EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH EMOTION IN EMPLOYMENT, FAMILY AND OTHER RELATIONSHIP DISPUTES

This workshop will enable you to:
  • Have a greater awareness about your own response to conflict situations
  • Increase your knowledge of the theory of emotion
  • Provide you with practical tools and ways of working with high emotion
  • To practice and improve the way you manage high emotion

The workshop will include:
  • Tools to assess and understand own emotional responses and those of others
  • Small group role playing
  • Theory of emotion to help you understand what may be happening to the participants and what options may be available to you
  • Course material
For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
29 March 2012 Wellington

AMINZ A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR MEDIATORS AND NEGOTIATORS -

EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH EMOTION IN EMPLOYMENT, FAMILY AND OTHER RELATIONSHIP DISPUTES

This workshop will enable you to:
  • Have a greater awareness about your own response to conflict situations
  • Increase your knowledge of the theory of emotion
  • Provide you with practical tools and ways of working with high emotion
  • To practice and improve the way you manage high emotion

The workshop will include:
  • Tools to assess and understand own emotional responses and those of others
  • Small group role playing
  • Theory of emotion to help you understand what may be happening to the participants and what options may be available to you
  • Course material

For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
27 April 2012 Christchurch

AMINZ CONDUCTING SAFE INVESTIGATIONS

This practical one day seminar will include short lectures, interactive workshops and practice exercises. Written materials to assist you to conduct a safe investigation will be supplied. Post-seminar mentoring is also available on request.

Topics covered include:
  • The fundamentals of a safe investigation
  • Relevant legislation and case law
  • Preparing for and scoping an investigation
  • Convening the investigation
  • The role of the investigator
  • Investigation process
  • Writing the report
  • Solving difficult scenarios
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Using internal or external investigators
  • Post investigation support

For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
1 May 2012 Auckland

AMINZ CONDUCTING SAFE INVESTIGATIONS

This practical one day seminar will include short lectures, interactive workshops and practice exercises. Written materials to assist you to conduct a safe investigation will be supplied. Post-seminar mentoring is also available on request.

Topics covered include:
  • The fundamentals of a safe investigation
  • Relevant legislation and case law
  • Preparing for and scoping an investigation
  • Convening the investigation
  • The role of the investigator
  • Investigation process
  • Writing the report
  • Solving difficult scenarios
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Using internal or external investigators
  • Post investigation support

For more information and/or to register CLICK HERE
2nd-4th August 2012 Wellington

AMINZ ANNUAL CONFERENCE - "GLOBAL TO LOCAL"

The AMINZ Conference is the only national dispute resolution conference held annually. A comprehensive programme, over 2 1/2 days, with concurrent streams in consensual and determinative processes and many networking opportunities means that the conference attracts dispute resolution professionals from around New Zealand and around the globe.

This year the Advisory Council of the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods will convene in Wellington, to coincide with Conference. The Advisory Council members will be part of the conference programme.

CLICK HERE for more information about the conference and a call for papers

For further information and updates on the programme CLICK HERE
     
 

 

Fair, prompt and cost effective conflict management and dispute resolution services
Proudly serving industry, commerce and the community for 25 years.