Monday, January 28, 2013

2013 Harvard Negotiation Law Review Symposium: “Ideas and Impact: Roger Fisher’s Legacy.”

Roger Fisher

Roger Fisher

This year’s Harvard Negotiation Law Review’s Annual Symposium is entitled “Ideas and Impact: Roger Fisher’s Legacy.”

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, the Program on Negotiation, CMI International Group, and Milbank, the Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Harvard Law School in Austin North from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The event will honor the contributions of Roger D. Fisher, Samuel Williston Professor of Law and co-founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project, to the fields of alternative dispute resolution and legal education and explore his impact on negotiation theory, pedagogy, and practice.

The Symposium will feature speakers from across the country who will discuss Professor Fisher’s career and the impact of his work at Harvard Law School, throughout the country, and around the world. Through the perspective of Professor Fisher’s work, participants will explore current trends and opportunities for scholars and practitioners in the ADR field.

The Symposium is free, though registration is highly recommended.  It will take place in Austin Hall North on the Harvard Law School campus.

Symposium Program

9:00am     Opening Remarks

9:15am     Panel 1: The Little-Known Professor Fisher: Path to a Life in
                Alternative Dispute Resolution

Amy Cohen, Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Andrea Schneider, Professor of Law and Director, Dispute Resolution Program, Marquette University Law School

Daniel L. Shapiro, Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program and Assistant Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital

William L. Ury, Senior Fellow, Harvard Negotiation Project

Moderator: Michael Wheeler HBS ’52, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School


11:00am    Panel 2: The Impact of Roger Fisher’s Work at Home 

Jared R. Curhan, Sloan Distinguished Associate Professor of Organizational Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management

David Hoffman, John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School and Founder, Boston Law Collaborative, LLC

Grande Lum, Director of Community Relations Services, U.S. Department of Justice

Andrew Tulumello, Co-Partner-in-Charge, Washington D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher

Moderator: Michael Moffitt, Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law


12:30pm    Lunch and special video compilation

R. Lisle Baker, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School


1:30pm      Panel 3: The Impact of Roger Fisher’s Work Abroad

Diana Chigas, Professor of Practice of International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, The Fletcher School at Tufts University and Director of the Reflecting on Peace Practice Project at CDA Collaborative Learning Projects

Alain Lempereur, Alan B. Slifka Chair Professor, Brandeis University and Director of the Graduate Program in Coexistence and Conflict and Program Director of the Masters program in Coexistence and Conflict, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

Jamil Mahuad, Former President, Ecuador and Co-Founder and Senior Adviser of the Harvard International Negotiation Program, Harvard Law School

Bruce Patton, Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Negotiation Project and Co-Founder, Vantage Partners

Moderator: Eileen F. Babbitt, Professor of the Practice of International Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Director of the International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, and Co-Director of the Program on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, The Fletcher School at Tufts University


3:15pm     Panel 4: The Future of Dispute Resolution

Sheila Heen, Founder, Triad Consulting Group and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

Carrie Menkel-Meadow, A.B. Chettle Professor of Law, Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure at Georgetown University Law Center and Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Robert Mnookin, Samuel Williston Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Director, Harvard Negotiation Research Project, and Chair, Program on Negotiation

Robert Ricigliano, Director of the Institute of World Affairs, Center for International Education and Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Moderator: Robert C. Bordone, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program


Co-Sponsored by CM Partners, CMI International Group, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, the Harvard Law School Milbank Tweed Fund, the Program on Negotiation, and Triad Consulting Group