Symposium 2017

Harvard Negotiation Law

2017 Symposium
Reflections on the Intersection of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Activism

 Friday, February 17, 2017, 12 pm – 6:30 pm

Austin Hall (West) at Harvard Law School

Join the Harvard Negotiation Law Review for its 22nd annual symposium, “Reflections on the Intersection of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Activism.” The symposium will feature a keynote from Grande Lum, a panel facilitated by Professor Robert C. Bordone on theoretical perspectives, and a panel facilitated by Rachel Viscomi on internal dilemmas individuals face as they balance personal convictions with their work in ADR. The symposium is free and open to the public, but please register here for the panels you plan to attend.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Keynote Speech by Grande Lum

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Panel 1: Theoretical Perspectives: Navigating questions of power and neutrality

3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.: Conversation with DeRay McKesson

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Panel 2: Internal Dilemmas: Navigating personal convictions and the work of ADR

5:30 p.m.: Closing Remarks and Reception