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ABA Dispute Resolution Section

Annual Spring Conference

The Annual Spring Conference is the largest ADR conference in the world. Attendees gather to learn the latest in dispute resolution techniques and trends, exchange ideas with the experts and their peers, and strengthen professional relationships. The conference is the meeting place for dispute resolution leaders, mediators, arbitrators, ombuds, judges, attorney advocates, court administrators, neutral providers, ADR consumers, and legal educators.

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The 2024 Conference will be from April 10-13 in San Diego. The conference theme is Mastering the Future: Revolutionizing Dispute Resolution in a Dynamic World.

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Thanks to all who attended our 2023 Spring Conference from May 10-13 in Las Vegas!

Thanks to all who attended our 2023 Spring Conference from May 10-13 in Las Vegas!

Check out our conference LinkedIn hashtag #aba_springdr23 to see what everyone is saying about the conference!

What Our Attendees Have Said

"The conference was excellent! There were many thought-provoking, information packed sessions. The conference materials and discussions included many pragmatic strategies that I will incorporate into for my settlement and hearing practice, in the present 'virtual environment.'"

"As a new attendee, I felt so welcomed and I appreciated being introduced to the leadership."

"Enjoyed the conference and the opportunity to gain insights, experience, and knowledge from a panel of very experienced professionals."

"The conference always gives me an infusion of energy for the following year."

"First-rate, and a tribute to the value and appreciation the Section does & should have as an institutional ADR thought leader, convener, gathering place & collaborative problem solver."