Bring Bright Minds to Explore Conflict Resolution from an Interdisciplinary Perspective



In the afternoon session, three academics and professional mediators will provide an in-depth analysis of mediation practice and restorative justice at local level. Dr. Shahla Ali (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law) and Prof. Leung Hing Fung (Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction) from the University of Hong Kong will discuss encouragement in mediation practice and the development of evaluative mediation in Hong Kong respectively. Prof Dennis Wong (Professor of Criminology & Social Work, Department of Applied Social Sciences) from the City University of Hong Kong will share his topic ‘Restorative justice in Chinese Communities: Current Practices and Challenges’.  The event has been awarded CPD units from Hong Kong’s mediation associations and The Law Society of Hong Kong.