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13th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
"Preparing Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders: Career Paths in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution"
From Friday, April 05, 2019
To Saturday, April 06, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Graves Hall
333 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio

2019 International Conference on Conflict Resolution Educationr

For more information, please see the conference website at u.osu.edu/cre2019

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Conference Statement

The 13th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) is an opportunity for individuals to explore the wide array of local and global career opportunities in the field of conflict and peace. The conference will include:

  • Skills development workshops
  • Career and internship fair
  • Opportunities to develop and practice elevator speech for a job
  • Resume review by academics and professionals in the field
  • Sessions for faculty, staff and administrators on how to enhance programs to better connect and prepare students for the wide variety of careers in the field
  • Sessions for employers to help enhance their internship opportunities to better support their organization’s needs and student learning
  • Quality design of service learning specifically for peace and conflict resolution programs
  • And more!

The conference is intended for secondary and higher education students, faculty, staff and administrators, members of the business community, non-profit leaders, media groups, philanthropists, and anyone wishing to make positive change in their communities. Participants will exchange best practices, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology.


Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday’s agenda includes keynote panel, career and internship fair, 90-minute workshops, 3-hour workshops.

8-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:45-10:15 a.m. Keynote Panel
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Session 1: Workshops
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-4:45 p.m. Career and Internship Fair
1-2:30 p.m. Session 2: Workshops
2:45-4:15 p.m. Session 3: Workshops

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday’s agenda includes 90-minute workshops, 3-hour workshops, and 6-hour workshops.

8-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:45-10:15 a.m. Session 4: Workshops
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Session 5: Workshops
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2:30 p.m. Session 6: Workshops
2:45-4:15 p.m. Session 7: Workshops

Hosted by the Ohio State University, Mershon Center for International Security, the International Affairs Scholars, and University-wide Council of Latinx Organizations in partnership with Alamo Colleges, Bowling Green State University, Cleveland Mediation Center, Cuyahoga Community College, University of Dayton, the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, George Mason University, John Carroll University, Miami University, Ohio University and Wilmington College.

Questions? Please contact Conference Coordinator Jennifer Batton at 216-952-5609 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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