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2011 Innovations in Student Leadership Conference

Media and Conflict Resolution

The Innovations in Student Leadership Conference networks conflict resolution students, academics, and practitioners from the Washington, DC metropolitan area and provides compelling panels, discussions, and lectures on timely issues in the field of conflict resolution.

This year’s fifth annual conference, focusing on the theme of Media and Conflict Resolution, will be held on Saturday, February 26th from 9:30-5:00pm at American University’s School of International Service.

The cost is free for all participants. Lunch and beverages will be provided.


Conference Registration is full.

Conference Schedule

Click here to download the detailed conference schedule (PDF).
  • 9:30 - Registration
  • 10:00 - Welcome and Keynote
  • 11: 00 - Panel 1: “Platforms for Peace: Innovations in New/Social Media”
  • 12:30 - Networking Lunch
  • 1:45 - Panel 2: “The Power of Media in Building Peace”
  • 3:15 - Panel 3: “ On the Front Lines: Reporting from Conflict Zones”
  • 4:30 - Closing
  • 5:00 - Happy Hour


Click here for directions to American University.


The ISL Conference is a collaborative effort of the peace and conflict resolution programs in the Washington, DC area. For more information about the conference please email your program’s representative.

American U. - Courtney Hess
Georgetown U. - Patrick Scullin
George Mason U. - Milen Zerabruk
George Washington U. - Megha Swamy
SAIS, Johns Hopkins U. - Monica Sendor