Lawrence Susskind
May 2012

Lawrence Susskind speaks at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia's Premier Lecture Series. His talk, entitled "New Tools for Democratic Decision Making", discusses community engagement. As we face a world of increasing complexity and uncertainty, it is becoming more and more important to involve people and communities in the decisions that affect them - decisions of government, industry, and civil society.

Merrick Hoben, David Fairman
May 2006

This talk explores CBI’s experience with the Uruguay Pulp Mills Project – a dispute between Argentine and Uruguayan stakeholders over two paper mills on the Rio Uruguay – and recounts some of the pitfalls and lessons learned from our intervention in this extremely controversial situation.

Lawrence Susskind
February 2008

CBI founder Lawrence Susskind presented this talk at the 2008 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He discusses the interaction of science and public policy in today's political environment, and asserts that finding a neutral party to act as a conduit between the companies, organizations, and scientists involved is essential to improving science-related discourse and treaties.

Lawrence Susskind
April 2010

In this opening plenary, delivered to the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, Lawrence Susskind focuses on disputes that arise “when people describe who they are rather than what they want”, and outlines a dispute resolution approach aimed at assisting people in talking to each other about deeply held beliefs.

July 2010

In this talk, delivered to the Negotiation Pedagogy group at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Hal Movius focuses on his work developing video simulations to help corporations train staff in the Mutual Gains Approach to negotiation.

Lawrence Susskind

This conversation transcript records CBI founder Lawrence Susskind in debate with his Australian counterparts in the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2). They discuss the theory and practice of public engagement as well as the IAP2's "Spectrum of Participation", which breaks engagement activities down into five levels based on their degree of public impact.