Lectures and Trainings

Training and education
• Significant involvement in the design and implementation of in-house training programs for mediators (certified by the German Lawyers’ Academy – Deutsche Anwaltakademie) and training of “conflict consultants”
• Instructor/Trainer of Commercial Mediation in the German Bar Academy (DAA)
• Conduct of numerous compliance trainings in the national and international context (taking into account cross-cultural features)
Teaching and Lecturing
• Leibniz University of Hannover, Lecturer in Mediation and Negotiation theory (2011/2012)
• European University Viadrina , Frankfurt/Oder, lecturer on conflict management in companies and organizations (since 2013)

Guest lecturer at various universities and colleges, including
• Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (Germany)
• Fontys International School of Business Economics , Venlo (Netherlands)
• Zurich University of Applied Sciences – ZHAW – Zurich / Winterthur (Switzerland)
• University of Applied Sciences, Osnabrück (Germany)
• FOM, University of Applied Sciences for Economics & Management, Essen (Germany)

Speaker at numerous national and international conferences and events, including the topics “Organization and Management of the Legal Department”,, Legal status of Inhouse Lawyers”, “Environmental Law”, “Conflict Management”, “Business Mediation” and “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, amongst others:

• American Bar Association , ADR Spring Conference 2014 , Miami, April 2014 , USA;
• French – American Chamber of Commerce : Panel Discussion: “Advancing Business Interests through Alternative Dispute Resolution : The State of the Art and Trends in U.S. and European Markets ” , April 2014. Miami, USA
• Verband der Baumediatoren (Association of Mediators in the construction industry), conference on ” Conflict Management in the construction and real estate industry ” , Frankfurt am Main, Germany, March 2014 ;
• Industrial and Commercial Chamber of the Russian Federation / German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ , Conference ” Practice of Commercial Mediation “, Moscow , November 2013;
• German Institution of Arbitration (DIS, Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit), “Integration of business mediation and arbitration”, October 2013, Düsseldorf, Germany
• Legal summit for the real estate industry, July 2013, Düsseldorf, Germany
• Petersberger Schiedstage 2013, Arbitration in connection with long-term contracts in the energy sector, panel discussion ” Arbitration and other options for the resolution of conflicts -Tactical considerations of the parties”, Bonn / Königswinter, Germany, February 2013
• International Chamber of Commerce (ICC ), 4th International ICC Mediation Conference “Stay in control! Manage Risks, time and costs of commercial disputes with smart ADR” , Paris, France, February 2013 ;
• Energy Arbitration Center Switzerland (EACS) , 1st EACS Energy Workshop – Alternative forms of dispute resolution in the energy law , in January 2013 in Winterthur, Switzerland

Furthermore, inter alia, presentations for the following organizers: Management Circle (“The Head of Legal”); Federal Ministry of Justice , Berlin; Pan-European IP Summit , Brussels; German Chamber of Commerce in Spain, Madrid; Congress of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution – CPR – in Vienna, Austria; Deutscher Anwaltstag 2008 (annual lawyers conference), Berlin