City & Metropolitan Planning Visiting Assistant Professor Danya Rumore, Ph.D. serves on the team that organizes and facilitates the Forum on Collaboration. This event was co-hosted by the Environmental Dispute Resolution Program, of which Rumore is the Associate Director, as well as The Langdon Group. Rumore is also a member of the team that organizes and hosts the Quarterly Dialogues on Collaboration and the Short Course on Effective Natural Resources Collaboration – the other 2-parts of the 3-part Program on Collaboration:
A new 3-part initiative launched this month by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Environmental Dispute Resolution Program aims to support the use of collaboration by agencies working on environmental and natural resource issues in the west.The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Environmental Dispute Resolution Program has quietly been working to provide resources for effective collaboration and resolve disputes in complex cases since its inception four years ago.The Environmental Dispute Resolution Program started as a pilot project. Unique among U.S. law schools, the program’s mission promotes collaboration, mediation, stakeholder engagement, and alternative dispute resolution as a way to address public policy conflicts. The EDR Program aims to bring people together to find solutions instead of solving problems in court.