ECR2012: Working Across Boundaries
Seventh National Conference on
Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution
May 22-24, 2012 – Tucson, AZ
Mark Your Calendars!
ECR2012 Save the Date Postcard
The U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution invites you to
the seventh national conference, ECR2012: "Working Across Boundaries,"
to be held on May 22-24, 2012, at the JW Marriott Starr Pass in Tucson, Arizona.
ECR2012 will be a three-day event filled with training workshops, plenary discussions,
technology exhibits, panel sessions and presentations across four proposed conference
TRACK I: Tribal Consultation, Collaboration and ECR
TRACK II: Collaborating at New and Larger Scales
TRACK III: Building Institutional and Practitioner Capacity for ECR and Collaboration
TRACK IV: ECR in Administrative and Litigation Contexts
Half-day Training Workshops will be offered on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Training workshops
provide an opportunity for participants to brush up on their skills and learn new
techniques and approaches to collaborative problem solving and environmental conflict
Up to 40 concurrent 90-minute breakout sessions will be offered on both Wednesday,
May 23, 2012, and Thursday, May 24, 2012.
ACR-EPP Mid-Year Conference 2012
In conjunction with the ECR2012 Conference, the Association for Conflict Resolution Environment and Public
Policy Section (ACR EPP) will hold its annual mid-year conference on Monday, May 21, 2012 at the JW Marriott
Starr Pass. This conference is open to all and a separate registration fee will apply. Registration information
will be posted on the EPP Section website once available. The ACR EPP Section aims to support and enhance the
public policy and environmental conflict resolution (ECR) field as a whole and to create opportunities to improve
the skills of its members who are intervenors and trainers. ACR EPP Section members are active in environmental
and public policy dispute resolution in the U.S. and Canada. ACR EPP mid-year conferences provide opportunities for
participants to engage in action planning for the future of the ECR field, enhance their practical skills, and build
their professional network. Highlights from these conferences as well as other Section activities are reported to
EPP members throughout the year. Learn more about the EPP Section at www.acrepp.org.
Reserve Your Room Now!
Book your hotel reservations early at the JW Marriott Starr Pass to secure the prevailing U.S. government per diem
room rate of $103.00 single/double occupancy (plus 13.05% tax + $2.00 per room per night). This special offer applies
to hotel room reservations made on or before Friday, April 27, 2012. To make reservations online, go to
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ECR2012. Or you can call
1-506-474-2009 or toll free at 1-800-266-9432 to make your hotel reservations. (Please reference the "ECR2012 Conference".)
For questions or additional information about the ECR2012 Conference, please contact
Conference Coordinators Pam Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Tina Gargus at email@example.com.