JAMS Sponsors Global Pound Conference in Miami
April 06, 2017
MIAMI – JAMS is proud to serve as the Global Gold Sponsor of the iconic Global Pound Conference (GPC) series, which aims to improve the way disputes are resolved in the business environment. The next event in the United States is in Miami on April 6.
“JAMS is very proud to support the Global Pound Conference and work alongside the other impressive organizations as together, we increase access to ADR around the world,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO.
The conference aims to examine the global impact the first Pound Conference had on the ADR movement, as well as share best practices and the latest developments to streamline the process in the U.S. The co-chairs for the Miami program are Hon. Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez (Ret., 11th Judicial Circuit) and Hon. Scott J. Silverman (Ret., 11th Judicial Circuit), both of JAMS
The GPC Series 2016-17 launched in Singapore and concludes in London. Of the 40 programs throughout the world, eight are in North America. The next North American conference is June 8 in Baltimore.
The historic Pound Conference, originally named in honor of Roscoe Pound, former dean of Harvard Law School, had its inaugural event in 1975 and led to the birth of the modern dispute resolution system. To learn more about the event, please visit here.
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 350 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.
- Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez (Retired Judge 11th Judicial Circuit)
- Scott J. Silverman (Retired Judge 11th Judicial Circuit)