Welcome to the 11th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education

 “Tools for Preparing the Change Leaders of the Future:

Social Enterprise, Innovation and Education”

 Hosted by The Ohio State University and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC)


 Main Conference  –  March 16-17, 2017  –  Columbus, OH, USA

Full Day Trainings  –  March 18-19, 2017  –  Columbus, OH, US

                                           Latin America Regional Conference  –  June 19-20, 2017  –  San Jose, Costa Rica                                   

Seminar for Colleges and Universities Developing Peace and Conflict Studies Programs — June 21-24, 2017 — San Jose, Costa Rica

Click here to register for the conference

View the conference program here

View the conference locations here

View an Ohio State campus map here   *Note:  All conference keynotes, workshops, and intensive training sessions will take place in the Ohio Union (#1) and in Hagerty Hall (#4)

View the conference shuttle schedule here

View the conference parking information here

Click here for a list of co-sponsors

 Planning Committee (pdf)

Latin America Regional Conference – Call for Proposals   (Word) (PDF)  (Deadline:  April 1st, 2017)                                                                                                                      

Seminar for Colleges & Universities Developing Peace & Conflict Studies Programs (PDF)

The International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) is an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and research. Presentations will focus on innovations in the field that are making broad impacts in local, state, national, and international communities. The conference is intended for primary, secondary and higher education students, faculty, staff and administrators, members of the business community, policy makers at all levels, researchers, non-profit leaders, media groups, philanthropists, and anyone wishing to make positive change in their communities. Participants will exchange best practices, evaluation methodology, creation of policy implementation structures, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology. Conference and meeting publications from past conferences in Ohio and Virginia are available here.

Questions? Please contact the Conference Coordinator, Jennifer Batton, at 1-216-952-5609 or 2017creconf@gmail.com.