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NJAPM’s Annual Conference, Saturday, November 16, 2019

November 16 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

$40 – $219

NJAPM's 26th Annual Conference

Saturday, November 16, 2019; 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM

The Imperia, Somerset, NJ (exit 10 off Route 287)

Theme: "Making Mediation Your Day Job"

 8:10 AM - 8:45 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:45 AM to 9:05 AM Welcome and Introductions, Conference Chair, Gabrielle Strich, Esq.

Organization Update, Gabrielle Strich, Esq., APM – NJAPM President

Marketing Committee Update, Diana Longo, CFP

9:05 AM to 9:55 AM Featured Speaker; Introduced by Gabrielle Strich, Esq., APM

Mark Bullock, Co-Founder phoneBlogger.net and COO of Practice Marketing Inc., on “Marketing Mediation Including Utilizing Social Media, Personal Branding and Blogging to Differentiate Your Services”

9:55 AM to 10:45 AM Featured Speaker; Introduced by Carl Cangelosi, JD, APM

David White, Esq., Seton Hall Law School on “From Academia to Main Street, A View of Marketing Mediation Services and Creating Consumer Demand”

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM Break

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Ethics Presentation “Ethical Concerns in Mediation: Getting To Yes Without Getting In Trouble” with Felicia Farber, Esq., APM, Robert Lenrow, Esq, APM, and Hon. Stephan C. Hansbury & Hon. Deanne Wilson (Retired)

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Networking Lunch

 Introduction of Civil Workshops by Gabrielle Strich, Esq. APM

 Introduction of Divorce Workshops by Carl Cangelsoi, JD, APM

1 PM to 4:30 PM Afternoon Workshops:  You Choose Your Workshop - You Can Attend Any Workshop in a Time Slot - No Pre-Registration is Required.  Mid-Afternoon Break is Combined.

1 PM to 4:30 PM Afternoon Civil Workshops

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM David White, Esq., “Opening Statements Versus Opening Salvos in Mediation (Managing the Opening Process More Effectively)”

2:10 PM to 3:10 PM Michelle M.,Cresti, Esq., Carl Peters, PE, and Richard Steen, Esq.  APM, on Mediation Skills

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm Break (With Divorce Workshop Attendees)

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Joey Novick Esq., on Using Improv in Mediation to Improve Settlement

1 PM to 4:30 PM  Afternoon Divorce Workshops  

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Mark Bullock, Jann Bate Catto, MSW, CDFA, Anju D. Jessani MBA, APM, and Roseann Vanella, Moderated by Gabrielle Strich, Esq., APM. “What does it Take to Have a Successful Divorce Mediation Practice?”

2:10 pm to 3:10 pm Diana Longo, CFP, CDFA, on “Financial Issues that Fuel Client Anxiety in Divorce Mediation”

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm Break (with Civil Workshop Attendees)

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Carl Cangelosi, JD, APM, Hanan Isaacs, Esq., APM, and Bruce M. Matez, Esq., APM: “What Lawyer Mediators and Non-Lawyer Mediators Can Do/Should Do”

All that Other Important Information

Registration Fees: Please pay online or Send Check Payable to "NJAPM"referencing annual conference and your registration category and mail to NJAPM, 26 Park Street, #2041, Montclair, NJ 07042.

  • Members Registering by October 31 $165
  • Members Registering On or After November 1 $185*
  • Non Members Registering by October 31 $199
  • Non-Members Registering on or After November 1 $219*
  • FT Students with ID $105
  • (please mail copy of ID to NJAPM Office)
  • Speakers / Volunteers (Pre-Approved Only) $105

(*There is a $40 surcharge for payment at-the-door )

Refund Policy: Full refund less a $20 administrative processing fee before November 1.  After November 1, there will be a full refund less a $50 administrative processing fee.  There will be a 50% refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of the event.  Barring exceptional situations, there will be no refunds for no shows on the day of the event.

Advertising (B&W), and Sponsorship, Conference Book is 8.5” by 11” (Copy Ready). Deadlines for Providing Advertising is October 21; sign-up online, and email copy in PDF or JPEG Format to Lynn Norcia at lnorcia@starrgern.com 

  • Back Cover: $455 (one available), Color or B&W
  • Inside Front Cover $345 (one available), Color or B &W
  • Inside Back Cover $345 (one available), Color or B &W
  • Full Page Advertisement $205 (Unlimited), B &W
  • Half Page Advertisement $125, B & W
  • Quarter Page/Business Card $75, B & W

Click here to register and pay for your advertisement:  Advertising for Annual Conference 

Booths (Includes All Meals and Conference Materials)

  • Including One Attendee $375
  • Extra Attendee Pays Regular Registration Rate

Click here to register and pay for your booth: Booth For Annual Conference 

(If you have a second person at the booth, please have them register as an attendee)

 Continuing Education Credits

  • 6.8 NJ CLE’s including 1.2 Ethics Credits
  • 6.8 CPE including 1.2 Ethics Credits
  • 5.66 NJAPM Credits

For More Information, Please Call NJAPM at 800-981-4800


November 16
8:15 am - 4:30 pm
$40 – $219


Imperia Conference Center
1714 Easton Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873 United States
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