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Celebrate Conflict Resolution Day: Events Across the Province All Week!

Wednesday, October 09, 2019 12:01 PM | Kristy Rhyason (Administrator)

Celebrate Conflict Resolution Day on October 17 with workshops, luncheons, networking, & other events across Alberta all week!

There is still time to plan your own Conflict Resolution Day event in your community! An event can be large or small, private or public; anything that gets people talking about the options and benefits that ADR can offer. You can find a list of event ideas on the Conflict Resolution Day website.

f you do host an event in celebration of Conflict Resolution Day, please let them know. Add your event to the Events page, or send an email to

Our Conflict Resolution Day Events

ADRIA Fall Networking Event

Thursday Oct 17th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Social Hall, 10909 Jasper Ave

We are pleased to re-introduce our Networking events this fall with our first to be held at Central Social Hall in Edmonton in celebration of Conflict Resolution Week. Please plan to take advantage of this networking opportunity and bring your colleagues and guests.

The event is free, appetizers will be provided and a cash bar is available.

We look forward to seeing you there!

[Registration & Details]

Conflict Resolution Day Pop Up At Bankers Hall in Calgary

Thursday Oct 17th 12:30pm to 2:30pm
A Dose of Happiness, Banker's Hall
(3rd floor, across from the food court)

Join us at Banker's Hall in Calgary for a Pop Up Conflict Resolution Day event! Don Schapira will present at 1pm on Defusing Conflict at Work and at Home. Bring your lunch or grab a snack at the food court and come by for some networking before and after the presentation!

Defusing Conflict at Work and at Home

Bring a client, colleague or family member to lunch! ADRIA and the FOAJ will celebrate Conflict Resolution Day 2019 by hosting this year’s public discussion topic, as generated by the Alberta Conflict Resolution Day Committee*.

ADRIA members Don Schapira (Calgary) and Cecile Schultz (Edmonton) will lead our luncheon attendees through a fun, practical one-hour workshop that will give participants a communication tool they can immediately put to use, and that our members can incorporate into their own practice and training delivery. Register now for this networking and professional development opportunity, and bring a guest.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM

Danish Canadian Club
727-11th Avenue SW
[Details & Registration]

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM

Buffet Royale - West
17202 95 Ave NW
[Details & Registration]

* The Alberta Conflict Resolution Day Committee is a Government of Alberta / Non-profit partnership representing dispute resolution interests from all over the province. Since 2007 we have been providing resources and support to dispute resolution professionals, organizations and the public to host events and activities celebrating Conflict Resolution Day - an international event held annually on the third Thursday of every October. Learn more about Conflict Resolution Day and how you can register an event or activity by visiting

Other Conflict Resolution Day Events


Free Workshop: Defusing Conflict at Work and at Home

Join in one of the free workshops across the province! This year’s topic for Conflict Resolution Day is “Defusing Conflict at Work and at Home.” Learn some strategies for defusing conflict, including how to deal with triggers, emotional reactions, the difference between positions and interests, real active listening skills and questions you can use to defuse.

Fri Oct 11th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Signal Hill Library, 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW
[More Details]

Wed Oct 16th 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Nose Hill Library, 1530 Northmount Dr NW
[More Details]

Thu Oct 17th 9:30am or 1:30pm
Grande Prairie
Courthouse Mediation Room, 10260 99 St
[More Details]

Thu Oct 17th 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Kingsway Mall, 109 St and Princess Elizabeth Ave NW
[More Details]

Fri Oct 18th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Crowfoot Library, 8665 Nose Hill Dr NW
[More Details]

Sat Oct 19th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Seton Library, 4995 Market St SE
[More Details]


Lighting Up Our Bridges for Conflict Resolution Day

On Thursday, Oct 17th the Edmonton High Level Bridge & the Calgary Reconcilliation Bridge will be lit in celebration of International Conflict Resolution Day.


Conflict Resolution Info Fair

Thursday Oct 17th 10:00am - 2:00pm
Kingsway Mall

Swing by Kingsway Mall between 10:00am and 2:00pm to check out the different dispute resolution services offered in the province. Get your questions answered and maybe leave with some free swag!

You can also sign up for a free "Defusing Conflict at Work and at Home" workshop offered in the same location from noon to 1:00pm. Register at


Conflict Resolution Day Proclaimation - City of Edmonton

Thursday Oct 17th 11:00am - 11:15am
Kingsway Mall

Communities around Alberta join together to celebrate Conflict Resolution Day. We recognize that conflict is part of life, and that it is not the conflict but how we handle it that matters. Conflict Resolution Day is an opportunity to educate ourselves about how to prevent and manage disputes effectively, and to raise awareness about all the conflict resolution services available to citizens across the province.

Check out the Full Listing of Conflict Resolution Day Activities!

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