Welcome to the 13th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education

Preparing Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders: Career Paths in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

April 5 – 6, 2019, Columbus, OH, USA

2019 CRE Planning Committee (pdf)

The 13th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) is an opportunity for individuals to explore the wide array of local and global career opportunities in the field of conflict and peace. The conference will include:

  • Skills development workshops
  • Career and internship fair
  • Opportunities to develop and practice elevator speech for a job
  • Resume review by academics and professionals in the field
  • Sessions for faculty, staff and administrators on how to enhance programs to better connect and prepare students for the wide variety of careers in the field
  • Sessions for employers to help enhance their internship opportunities to better support their organization’s needs and student learning
  • Quality design of service learning specifically for peace and conflict resolution programs
  • And more!

The conference is intended for secondary and higher education students, faculty, staff and administrators, members of the business community, non-profit leaders, media groups, philanthropists, and anyone wishing to make positive change in their communities. Participants will exchange best practices, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology.

Hosted by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, International Affairs Scholars, and University-wide Council of Latinx Organizations at The Ohio State University, in partnership with Alamo College, Bowling Green State University, Cleveland Mediation Center, Cuyahoga Community College, University of Dayton, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, George Mason University, John Carroll University, Miami University, Ohio University, and Wilmington College.

Questions? Please contact Conference Coordinator Jennifer Batton at 216-952-5609 or conflicteducationconsultants@gmail.com.