Two Ombuds will be featured speakers at a conference next month, Managing Conflict 4.0: The New Wave of Opportunities for Businesses Around the Globe. Hosted by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and the Dispute Resolution Law Journal, the two-day conference will examine corporate disputes within and between organizations.
Helmut Buss, Chief Ombudsman of International Committee of the Red Cross (and former Ombudsman for the UN Funds and Programmes), will be a panelist on "Bridging Across Cultures." Melanie Lewis, Principal Ombuds at Baker Hughes Inc., will participate in a panel on "Promoting Conflict-Competent Leadership and Holistic Conflict Management." The event takes place November 9-10, 2015 in Malibu, CA and is open to the public. (Straus Training.)