Passion, Purpose and Impact in Challenging Times

The 2018 ADRBC (formerly BCAMI) Symposium is the Must-Attend ADR Conference in BC

Network, learn, and be on the cutting edge of ADR! The 2018 Symposium will bring together a progressive, dynamic group of professionals including arbitrators, mediators, lawyers, in-house counsels, HR professionals, corporate and other users of ADR services. The eclectic line-up of speakers presenting at the 2018 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.


Schedule & Panel Topics

The 2018 ADRBC Symposium will provide a valuable opportunity for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals to interact with leading thinkers in the field, establish personal 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

New speakers are added every week. Stay connected!


The best Top-up your CPD Credits. The 2018 ADRBC Symposium is the best value in town!

The 2018 ADRBC Symposium offers you the possibility of toping-up your CPD credits while leaning and Networking:

13.5 Hours CPD from The Law Society of BC; and 13.5 CPD hours from Mediate BC.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor of the 2018 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 2018 ADRBC Symposium! ADRBC Complimentary Membership Included! 


Take the Mediation Course and attend 2018 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.


Royal Roads University is a platinum partner at the 2018 ADRBC Symposium!

Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle.

Unique to Royal Roads, our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.

Learn to identify, analyze, and manage intra-group and multi-party conflict through a variety of graduate programs within our School of Humanitarian Studies, such as a two-year Master of Arts degree in Conflict Analysis and Management or one-year Graduate Diploma .


Resolutions Vancouver is a platinum partner at the 2018 ADRBC Symposium!

Resolutions is a state-of-the-art, modern mediation and business centre located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It offers room and meeting space rentals including, but not limited to, boardrooms, conference rooms and meeting rooms, specially designed to host mediations and, arbitrations.

Beautiful Vancouver views and secure surroundings create a relaxing environment, in which negotiations, mediations and arbitrations can reach a successful conclusion.

Resolutions is conveniently located close to Vancouver hotels, restaurants, transportation and shopping.


Symposium Venue

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

Platinum Partners


Cooperating Entities


Latest News

New Online Membership Application

Posted on 11/25/2016
A new online membership application is coming soon.

Fall Arbitrator Training Course Registration Open

Posted on 2/14/2017
Not only will you learn the skills necessary to be an effective as an arbitrator, you will also acquire valuable skills that can be applied in other professional settings.

Contact Us

ADR Institute of British Columbia
(formerly the BCAMI)
366-1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6H 1A6

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