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CIC Nipissing: Unleashing the Potential of Conflict Resolution at Home & Abroad

May 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Event Summary
The Canadian International Council – Nipissing District Branch is pleased to present a talk by Dr. Evan Hoffman. Dr. Hoffman says, “We seem to be living in a very troubled world filled with violence, conflict and strife.” In this talk Dr. Evan Hoffman will explore the role of conflict resolution in preventing violence and creating peace in a variety of domestic and international contexts. He will argue that conflict resolution has the potential to transform destructive conflicts but that we need to find better ways to unleash that potential. 

NOTE: Dr. Hoffman will also be presenting a FREE workshop “Intro to Conflict Management Training” on Saturday, May 12th, from 9:00am-12:30pm at Nipissing University, in  Monastery Hall, Room M106 located at 165 Monastery Road.  If you are interested in attending this training on Saturday, you MUST EMAIL Dr. Hoffman directly at to register ASAP, as places are limited on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Speaker Biography  
Evan Hoffman, PhD is a Senior Associate at the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN) and the Program Leader of the newly-created Institute of Applied Conflict Management (IACM) at Nipissing University. He is an Associate Faculty member with the School of Peace and Conflict Management at Royal Roads University.
Dr. Hoffman has published numerous articles on the themes of conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding and mediation. He has provided consulting services to Global Affairs Canada (GAC), the Carter Center, the UN, the EU, the Ottawa Police Service, St. Lawrence College (Cornwall), the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice and others on these topics. Over the last ten years, he’s conducted workshops and trainings with hundreds of community leaders, university students, police officers, and government officials from around the world.
This event is free and open to the general public. Seating is limited. All participants must register for this event by clicking on the URL below:
Click on the green PURCHASE button at the above link to register.
For additional information about the event or the CIC contact:
Karen Strang, CIC Nipissing Branch President at 705-498-9236 or


May 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Nipissing University, Monastery Hall,Room M106
165 Monastery Road
North Bay, Ontario P1B 0A4 Canada
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