International Industrial Dispute Resolution Conference, 3 October 2007

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31 May 2008

The Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) on Wednesday 3 October 2007 hosted an International Industrial Dispute Resolution Conference in Melbourne.

The conference was opened by AIRC President, Justice Geoffrey Giudice, and featured presentations by the heads of some of the most important international industrial dispute resolution bodies.

International speakers

International speakers included:

  • Ms Rita Donaghy, Chair, Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service, United Kingdom
  • Ms Nerine Kahn, Director, Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration, South Africa
  • Mr Kieran Mulvey, Chief Executive, Labour Relations Commission of the Republic of Ireland
  • Mr Arthur F Rosenfeld, Director, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, United States of America
  • Ms Ginette Brazeau, Director of Legislation, Research and Policy, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Canada
  • Mr James Wilson, Chief, Employment Relations Authority, New Zealand
  • Mr Craig Smith, Chief Advisor Workplace Relationships, Department of Labour, New Zealand
  • Justice Alan Boulton, AIRC Senior Deputy President, Country Director, International Labour Organization, Indonesia

Australian speakers

Australian speakers included: