International Commission on Couple and Family Relations
ICCFR

Webinar series 2020: Programme

Dates

  • 4th / 5th November 2020: Session 1 (Timings suitable mainly for real-time viewers in Europe, the Americas and Africa)
  • 11th / 12th November 2020: Session 2 (Timings suitable mainly for real-time viewers in the Americas, Asia and Australasia
  • 18th November 2020: Session 3 (Timings suitable for real-time viewers in Asia, Australasia, Europe and Africa)

The webinars are scheduled at different times to take account of different time zones around the world (see ‘Timings’ below). However, to ensure that you don’t miss out on accessing any of the webinars, the proceedings will be videoed and be available for registered participants to view afterwards.

Programme

Session 1, Wednesday 4th / Thursday 5th November 2020 (Timings suitable mainly for real-time viewers in Europe, the Americas and Africa)

Chair: Sven Iversen, AGF/ICCFR

Ulrich Hoffmann, Marriage and Family Counsellor, AGF, Germany
Psychosocial Interventions for conflict management in families and as support in separation: structures, usage, benefits and challenges

Anna Nagy, Egyszülos Központ / Single Parent Families’ Foundation, Hungary
Good practices for improving co-operation and communication between parents after divorce

Tom Wolfrum, San Francisco, Laura Morgan, Boston Family Law Professional, USA
Successful strategies within the legal community on how to reduce family conflict

Timings Session 1:

  • UTC 16:00-18:00 (4th November);
  • San Francisco: 08:00-10:00;
  • Boston 11:00-13:00;
  • Central European Time 17:00-19:00;
  • Hong Kong 12:00-02:00 (5th November);
  • Australia (east coast) 03:00-05:00 (5th November)

 

Session 2, Wednesday 11th / Thursday 12th November 2020 (Timings suitable mainly for real-time viewers in the Americas, Asia and Australasia)

Chair: Anne Berger, ICCFR; Co-Chair: Clair Barnes, ICCFR

Ronald Nelson, J.D., USA
Low conflict communications skills in high conflict family law matters

Dennis Chi Kuen Ho, Chairman of Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alternative dispute resolution in the Hong Kong Family Court to deal with children’s issues

Robin Purvis, Social Worker, Australia
Initiatives and measures to make the children’s interest visible

Timings Session 2:

  • UTC 02:00-04:00 (12th November);
  • San Francisco (11th November): 18:00-20:00;
  • Boston (11th November): 21:00-23:00;
  • Central European Time (12th November): 03:00-05:00;
  • Hong Kong (12th November): 10:00-12:00;
  • Australia (east coast) (12th November): 13:00-15:00

 

Session 3, Wednesday 18th November 2020 (Timings suitable for real-time viewers in Asia, Australasia, Europe and Africa)

Chair: Francesco Belletti, ICCFR; Co-Chair: Sven Iversen, AGF/ICCFR

Anne Hollonds, Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner; until recently Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies
Resolving family law disputes – in the community not just the courts. What we have learnt, including what children have told us.

Imelda Diouf, Sekwele Centre for Family Studies, South Africa
Families in South Africa: Support through estrangement, divorce and separation

Ilaria Montanari, Centro di Ateneo Studies and Research on Family, Catholic University, Milan
“A voice for the children/ Gruppi di parola”. Support groups for children in separated/divorced families

Timings Session 3:

  • UTC 09:00-11:00;
  • San Francisco: 01:00-03:00;
  • Boston: 04:00-06:00;
  • Central European Time: 10:00-12:00;
  • Hong Kong: 17:00-19:00;
  • Australia (east coast): 20:00-22:00

 

Registration

Registration is closed.

Download programme

Download the programme here: Program ICCFR Webinarseries 2020