Please join us for an exciting learning and networking event! Attend the ADR Section’s 2017 Annual Meeting and ADR Conference, featuring 8-hours of advanced mediation training.* Choose from an assortment of hot topics, case law, and research updates. Engage in skill-building exercises. Discover what’s new. Add fresh skills to improve your current array of techniques. If your practice is in family law, add an optional program of domestic relations mediation topics offered by the Family Mediation Council-Michigan. Network with your friends and colleagues, all in one convenient weekend!We also invite you to attend the Section Cocktail Reception and Awards Banquet Friday night with keynote speaker Justice Bridget M. McCormack. Enjoy good food, good conversation and good cheer as we honor our colleagues who have made especially strong contributions to the field of alternative dispute resolution.(*SCAO approval will be sought for 8-hours of advanced mediation training credit. Registration fees may be refunded if not approved.)Register: online or by mail form PDFRegistration deadline is October 3, 2017ADR Annual Meeting: Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:30-9:00 a.m.View the AgendaBecome a Sponsor: Sponsors receive varying levels of benefits, including: recognition in conference materials, free admission and banquet tickets. For a description and to take advantage of those benefits, please see the Sponsor Registration Form.Hotel Rooms: A limited block of rooms at The Inn at St. Johns is being held for conference attendees until SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. The special room rate is $159 per night (plus all applicable taxes). Rooms are limited so reserve early. You must make reservations directly with the hotel at (734) 414-0600 and reference “Alternative Dispute Resolution Section/State Bar of Michigan."