Singapore Mediation Lecture Series

Singapore Mediation Lecture Series

Jointly organised with the Singapore Mediation Centre and Harry Elias Partnership LLP, the Singapore Mediation Lecture series aims to enhance the understanding and use of mediation in resolving cross-border commercial disputes.

31 August 2023

The Next Wave of Effective Dispute Resolution: Developing Emotional and Social Intelligence
Speaker: Professor Andrea Kupfer Schneider (Cardozo School of Law)

6 September 2021

Freeze, Talk and Trade: 3 Principles of Dispute Resolution in Inter-State Disputes
Speaker: Professor Kishore Mahbubani (Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, NUS)

17 October 2019

Singapore's Voyage Across the World Map of Mediation - Past, Present, Future
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Mr Edwin Tong, SC (Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Health)

31 October 2018

On Tiptoes Through the Minefield: Cultural Dimensions of Mediation
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Ms Joanna Kalowski

10 October 2017

Mediation 3.0: Merging the Old and the New
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow (University of California, Irvine)

12 October 2016

Bringing Dispute Resolution to the Internet: Online Dispute Resolution
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Mr Colin Rule (CEO of, an online dispute resolution service provider)

29 October 2015

Embracing a Mediation Culture: How Your Company Benefits
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Dr Hans Peter Frick

26 September 2014

The Mediation Imperative: Why Successful Companies Embrace Mediation
[PDF Version]
Speaker: Mr Brackett B. Denniston III

10 October 2013

Mediation: The Way Forward
[PDF Version]
Speaker: The Right Honourable the Lord Woolf

29 August 2012

The Man in the Middle: Lessons Learnt for International Mediation
Speaker: Mr S R Nathan