25 September 2024


An opportunity to meet old friends in groups as you arrive.

10.00 – 10.15 AM
Lord Justice Andrew MoylanOur President
& The Conference Committee
10:15  – 11.15 AM
Nurit Zubery
John Cornwell Lecture Insights into Typical Gender Behaviours in Family  Mediation

Gender and Mediation: Nurit Zubery will review some typical fathers’ and mothers’ behaviours in family mediation and discuss how these gender-related behaviours create typical problematic dynamics in the mediation. This will be followed by a brief open discussion on possible ways to counteract these dynamics and an opportunity to share, brainstorm and learn from other practitioners.
Here is a 2019 blog written by Nurit on the subject: https://www.fairwayresolution.com/resources/perceptions-gender-power-family-dispute-resolution

11.30 – 12.30 PM
Dr Angharad Rudkin
Divorce. How do girls and boys experience it?

Child clinical psychologist and trainer considers gender as a factor in child development– you can watch an introduction to Angharad’s new book, Split Survival Kit, here: https://youtu.be/t9XY3DW2vaQ?si=YbYdlTJKh3cvQa74.

12.30 – 12.45 PM
The FMA Annual General Meeting
12.45 -1.30 PM
Another opportunity to re-connect with old friends in groups
1.30 – 2.45 PM 

Dr Liza Thompson, Independent Safeguarding Advisory Chair and Marilyn Selwood, ManKind Gender and Abusive Relationships

A discussion session, with contributions from Dr Liza Thompson and Marilyn Selwood – https://mankindprojectuki.org/

3.00 – 4.00 PM
Alex Drummond
An Introduction to Conversations about Transgender Identities in Mediation

Cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and clinical supervisor with clinical and research interests in Transgender. You can watch an introduction to Alex’s work here: https://transseminars.com/resources/trans-genealogies/alex-drummond/

4.00 – 4.15 PM
Lord Justice Andrew Moylan & the Conference Committee