WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDIATORS
The IAM is a professional membership organization consisting of the most successful commercial mediators in the world. The IAM is an invitation-only organization that adheres to the highest practice and ethical qualifications. The IAM is highly respected for its education programs, which include internationally acclaimed speakers and cutting-edge mediation techniques.
We foster the highest standards of integrity and competence in the mediation of commercial disputes.
IAM Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
The IAM recognizes that differences in perspectives, capabilities, and style are crucial to managing organizations and to providing mediation services in our diverse, complex, and evolving global community. In this spirit, IAM is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in its membership, structure, and organizational work regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual. orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status.
IAM Mentorship Program
The purpose of the Mediator Mentorship Program (MMP) is to support our next generation of mediators by identifying and encouraging appropriate candidates to apply for the IAM MMP program, to review and approve mentee applications, to monitor the progress of MMP members, and to assist in the development and oversight of programing tailored to IAM MMP members.
IAM News & Updates
The OBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section is pleased to announce Vance Cooper, Principal, Cooper Mediation as the recipient of the 2022 Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution. About the Award The ADR Award of Excellence...Read More
Mediation statements are brief narratives submitted by counsel on behalf of their clients (or by the parties themselves if they are pro-se) to inform the mediator and their counterparts about their case. Historically, mediation statements have been referred to as...Read More