NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution to Host “Building the Future of Global Business” on September 17

September 16, 2020
NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. | The New Jersey City University (NJCU) Institute for Dispute Resolution will host a live, digital event on Thursday, September 17 entitled “Building the Future of Global Business: Enhancing Growth and Investment Through Mediation.” The digital stream of the event will begin globally at 11 a.m. EDT.

The event will be presented by NJCU in partnership with International Mediation Institute (IMI), Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest Conciliation Board affiliated with the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Croatian Mediation Association, Georgian Bar Association, EBA Mediation and Arbitration Center, and the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Dispute Resolution Section.

Dr. Sue Henderson, president of NJCU, will be providing a welcome message for attendees and panelists before introducing the Keynote speaker for the event — His Excellency Péter Szijjártó — the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Hungary.

This enriching, digital event will be broadcast live with a global-to-local perspective featuring representation from several nations, including the United States, The Republic of Croatia, The Republic of Georgia, and Hungary.

Those expected to attend will include stakeholders from mediation centers, academia, NGOs, government representatives, businesses, chambers of commerce, and professional service providers for a robust discussion advancing mediation and business to improve cross-border commercial business.

After introductions from Dr. Henderson, His Excellency Péter Szijjártó will discuss how mediation can enhance the growth of business and foreign direct investments, and Felicia Farber, the new Chair of the Steering Committee for the NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolutions’ Programs and Thought Leadership Experiences, will introduce the event on behalf of the IDR. IMI’s Executive Director Laura Skillen will be introducing Global panelists as the event’s moderator.

The global panel consists of Professor Eva Inzelt from Hungary, Dr. Giorgi Tsertsvadze from The Republic of Georgia, Judge Srdan Simac from The Republic of Croatia, and Richard H. Steen, Esq, Former President of the New Jersey State Bar.

The Institute for Dispute Resolution at NJCU promotes sustained economic and commercial success rooted in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), promoting collaboration through international mediation and negotiation practices grounded in theories of business and behavioral sciences fostering global commerce through entrepreneurship and innovation modalities.

To register for the event: https://www.imimediation.org/futurebusiness.

The event can also be followed on Facebook and LinkedIn