2019 ADRBC Symposium - The Differences that Unite Us

The 2019 ADRBC Symposium is the Must-Attend ADR Conference in BC

Network, learn, and be on the cutting edge of ADR! The 2019 Symposium will once again bring together a progressive, dynamic group of professionals including arbitrators, mediators, lawyers, in-house counsels, HR professionals, corporate and other users of ADR services. An eclectic line-up of speakers will explore a wide variety of topics related to the challenges, opportunities, new developments and the rapidly expanding role of ADR in the 21st century.


Schedule & Panel Topics

The 2019 ADRBC Symposium will provide a valuable opportunity for ADR professionals to interact with leading thinkers in the field, establish professional connections and discuss current issues and developments. It will bring together lawyers, in-house counsel, arbitrators, mediators, HR professionals and users of ADR services.


World Class Speakers

Once again an eclectic line-up of speakers will be presenting at the 2019 ADRBC Symposium will explore a wide variety of topics related to the challenges, opportunities, new developments and the rapidly expanding role of ADR in the 21st century:
2 key-note speakers
16 panels, including plenaries and dedicated streams to Mediation, Arbitration and Special Interests
Over 50 world-class speakers in the event.

This  premier event will provide opportunities for attendees to interact with leading thinkers in the field, establish personal connections with colleagues and speakers, and discuss current issues and developments in ADR.

New Speakers added every week. Stay Connected!


The best Top-up your CPD Credits. The 2019 ADRBC Symposium is the best value in town!

The 2019 ADRBC Symposium offers you the possibility of toping-up your CPD credits while leaning and Networking:

CPD from The Law Society of BC; and CPD hours from Mediate BC TBA.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor of the 2019 ADRBC Symposium will not only put your organization directly before the attendees, but also front and center, through publicity and promotional benefits, allowing your firm to reach an influential and exclusive audience of ADR professionals and clients; highlight your firm’s position as an industry leader through increased visibility to opinion-makers; increase brand recognition while enhancing your organization’s name and reputation; differentiate your firm and build long long-term relationships with key leaders in ADR;


Register for Both the Symposium and Arbitrator Course. Bundle Discounts Available! 

Take the Arbitration Training Course and attend The 2019 ADRBC Symposium! ADRBC Complimentary Associate Membership Included! 


Take the Mediation Course and attend 2019 ADRBC Symposium. Register for bundle and save!

By both attending the Symposium and taking the Mediation course, you will not only be able to effectively facilitate the understanding-based approach to resolving disputes; but also broaden your network by meeting with ADR’s leading thinkers and practitioners to discuss current issues and developments and establish personal connections.


CoWorks by Elevate is a Platinum partner at the 2019 ADRBC Symposium!

 CoWorks by Elevate  provides all of the perks of a private office without the hassle of managing it. Every detail is considered and provided in a professional office space that allows you to focus on what really matters, your business. Private & Professional Boardrooms are also available on site, perfect for client meetings, team gatherings, interviews, workshops, brainstorming sessions, and more.
 CoWorks by Elevate is conveniently located outside of the downtown core, accommodating the growing number of working professionals and their clients who live outside of Vancouver.
The Langley location will be opening in Early 2019.
Every conceivable service you could require for your business is available at  CoWorks by Elevate, so you can keep work at the office and relax at home.

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Watch exclusive video interviews with the 2018 ADRBC Symposium Speakers and attendees

The Honourable David Eby, Evelyn Zellerer, Elton Simoes, Richard Fyfe, Michael Lomax, Jim McCartney, Aaron Lyons, Patricia Lane, Glen Bell, Eva Malisius, Brin Hamilton, Dr. John Radford, Laura North, and Thierry Bériault share their thoughts on ADR.


Symposium Venue

Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street
(enter via Seymour Street courtyard entrance)
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 1L6
Wost Centre Website

2019 Platinum Partner

2019 Cooperating Entities

Contact Us

The office is located in Vancouver.

ADR Institute of British Columbia

(formerly the BCAMI)
300 - 1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6H 1A6

Contact our Member & Client Relations at: 
Email: mcrelations@adrbc.com

Toll Free BC: 1-877-332-2264
Vancouver: (604) 736-6614 Fax: (604) 736-6611