Thursday 3 October 2013
8.00 - 9.00 h Registration
9.00 - 9.30 h Opening Ceremony
Welcome by the Magnificent Rector of the University, Mr Josep A. Planell
9.30 - 10.00 h Welcome Session
Eduard Vinyamata, Director of the Campus for Peace and academic director of the School of Cooperation of the UOC: "Presentation and opening of the Conference"
Mr. Llus Claudi Bosch
10.00 - 11.00 h Master Sesion
"Anthropology of communication and conflict analysis"
Moderator: Eduard Vinyamata, Director of the Campus for Peace and academic director of the School of Cooperation of the UOC

Martina I. Steiner. ( Ph.D.) social and cultural anthropologist, professor and researcher at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna since 1997. Main lines of research: anthropology of communication, culturalism, peace studies, conflict analysis, complexity studies and research methods. He has performed several field research in Somalia, Senegal and South Tyrol (Italy). Senior Consultant for the EU and the UN in Somalia. Fellow at the Institute of Political Studies S. Pio V Rome, Italy.
11.00 - 11.30 h Coffee + Networking
11.30 - 12.30 h Workshop: The Craft of conflictology: professionals and fields of action
Moderator: Eduard Carrera

The content of the workshop will build on the work of conflict cases that have managed various professionals from different fields of knowledge and scientific disciplines (political scientists, economists, educators, property managers, lawyers), in order to find those common aspects that we identify as conflictologists. So, from three issues relating to a real conflict, during the workshop we will highlight the work performed by different professionals in the conflict resolution field, and will build impact indicators.

Daniel Tarrag. Degree in Sociology. Managing partner and founder of Social Innovation Consulting Nepolis. Postgraduate Diploma in Communication and Political Marketing at the Institute of Political and Social Sciences (UAB). Graduate Certificate in Applied Social Research Techniques at the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University in Barcelona. Professor in the Department of Sociology at UAB, collaborator and teacher of several Masters and PhD in social, political, environmental and territorial teacher and several courses for technicians and politicians in local government.
Josep Armengol. Educator. Vocal mediation of teachers college. Impeller and mediator of Community Mediation Service of Vic Hall of Graduate Teaching Conflict Resolution and Mediation Community Public University of Girona.
Elisabet Barnadas. Lawyer, real estate agency, mediator, member of the Mediation Committee of the Association of Property Managers Barcelona-Lleida. Founding partner of Mediation Success in Barcelona.
Merc Rotllan. Economist. Member of school of economists.
Jordi Casajoana. Lawyer and Mediator in practice. Founder of the conflict resolution company IMI (Institute Comprehensive Medication), chairman of the committee of mediator lawyers at the Barcelona Bar Association of Lawyers, deputy director of the office of Icab Badalona, vocal observatory of Catalonia civil law, the lawyer DGAIA. Matrimonial and Criminal lawyer with, children, domestic violence and immigration. Integrating innovation and research groups on issues of coexistence and Mediation and Protection at the University of Barcelona. Member of the scientific committee of the culture Mediation at the University of Barcelona.
12.30 - 13.30 h Master Sesion
"Learning about conflicts through narratives by young authors"
Moderator: Xavier Pastor, academic coordinator of the School for Cooperation at UOC

Magnus Haavelsrud. Professor emeritus at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Distinguished member of the South African Research Chair in Development Education, University of South Africa.
13.30 - 15.00 h Lunch
15.00 - 16.15 h Workshop: Sport, values ​​and conflict resolution
Moderator: Cludia Solanes, academic coordinator of the Master "Sport as a tool for social coexistence and conflict resolution", the UNESCO-FFCB-UOC

The workshop shows the effectiveness of sport values ​​in achieving peace and social coexistence. Why do we give increasing importance to the sport as a transmitter of values in society? How sport can influence to solve social problems? How can we improve the results obtained up to the present?

Llus Pastor. Director of the Communication Studies at UOC.
Panos Manologlou. Member of the organization "streetfootballworld" based in Berlin, has created a network of important projects and organizations based on football development and peace. Berlin, Germany.
Yoav Dubinsky. Israeli journalist and researcher with 10 years of experience in the SDP. He has worked with the organization Peres Center for Peace. Tel Aviv, Israel.
Lulwa and Balsam Al-Ayoub, from the organization Touch Kuwait.
Tom Woodhouse, lecturer in Sport and Conflict Resolution Master in Sport for Social Coexistence and Conflict Resolution at the UNESCO-FFCB-UOC Chair.
Aamir Bilal, Founder and director of Sports Development Foundation (SDF) in Pakistan. He possesses diverse experience and knowledge in the field of management, leadership, communications and coaching. Aamir has been an active athlete and an outstanding basketball player and a qualified basketball coach, he has been the Communication Director at the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD), Media Advisor for Pakistan Cricket Board in 2007, and he regularly contributes for the newspaper The News.
16.20 - 17.00 h Abstracts Presentation
Moderator: Maria Antnia Guardiola, academic coordinator of the School for Cooperation at UOC

  • Alan Bruce: "Engaging Diversity: Conflict Resolution Methodology in Public transport employment in Ireland"
  • Zsuzsanna Kacso: "The Role of Scenario Building in the Structural Prevention of Electoral Violence: the Case of Nepal"
  • Aleksandra Zemke and Ramon Bartomeus: "Award Winning Project Smile Mundo"
  • Eduard Carrera and Xavier Pastor: "The cost of conflict in the communities of flat owners"
17.00 - 18.00 h Workshop: Citizen Justice
Moderator: Elisabet Ferran, PhD in Law, legal secretary and professor at the University Abat Oliva and at UOC.

Justice does not work properly. This is a reality for both legal practitioners and the citizens. This workshop aims to reflect and explore other formulas to build a more humane justice, fairer and ultimately more satisfying and parallel contrary to the traditional justice by which the citizens can demonstrate their democratic maturity. Such is the way of the "public Justice".

Guillem and Octavi Grau - Platform for Action Democracy.
Joaquim Martnez, Secretary and coordinator in Barcelona.
Guillem Soler, Judge of the Court - First Instance no. 1 in Barcelona.
Santiago-Vidal, Judge of section ten (Criminal Section) at the Provincial Court in Barcelona.
19.00 h Welcome Drink
UOC's Headquarters, Avinguda Tibidabo, 39, Barcelona



  Friday 4 October 2013
8.00 - 9.00 h Registration
9.00 - 10.00 h Master Sesion
Eduard Vinyamata, moderator and welcome

Lana Morrow, President and Founder en Think Interfaces, Inc. Faculty en ICAFS, Institute for Child, Adolescent and Family Studies, NYC. Neuropsychologist en Central Park Learning
10.00 - 11.30 h Abstracts Presentation
Moderator: Xavier Pastor, academic coordinator of the School for Cooperation at UOC

  • Antoni Limongi: "Research on political corruption"
  • Ingrid Sanca: "Social Conflict and Violence in Peru"
  • Silvia Plana Subirana: "Training of humanitarian personnel in Sexual Exploitation Prevention and Abuse"
  • Leticia Carranza: "The school expulsion: an act of violence that creates conflicts"
  • Jos Ives Sobern: "University and School Mediation Center, its impact to curb buylling"
  • Francisco Torregrosa Ivorra and Jasone Mondragn Lasagabaster: "Experience: Students participation in promoting Peace Culture"
  • Mar Pieiro Otero: "Coaching, an effective tool for conflict resolution in organizations"
11.30 - 12.00 h Coffee + Networking
12.00 - 13.00 h Master Sesion
"Biological foundations and cultural resolutions on human conflict"
Moderator: Eduard Vinyamata, Director of the Campus for Peace and academic director of the School of Cooperation of the UOC

Lou Marinoff is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at The City College of New York. He is also founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association. He has authored several internationally bestselling books, including Mas Platon y menos Prozac (translated into 27 languages). His latest book in Spanish is El Poder del Tao. He collaborates with global think tanks and leadership forums such as the Aspen Institute, BioVision (Lyon), Festival of Thinkers (Abu Dhabi), Horasis (Zurich), Soka Gakkai International (Tokyo), Strategic Foresight Group (Mumbai), and the World Economic Forum (Davos).
13.00 - 14.00 h Workshop : Human Security and Conflict Resolution
Moderador: Xavier Pastor Palacios, Inspector and Head of the Mediation, Negotiation and Corporate Social Responsibility

Jess Requena. Police since 1987, Inspector of Police at the Catalan Government. Head of the Police Basic Area in Rub, at the Metropolitan Police Region Nord. Doctor in Geography (University of Barcelona, 2013). Master in Public Policies Security (Open University of Catalonia, 2012). Degree in Sociology (Honors Llicenciatura. Universitat UAB, 2002). Degree in Geography and History (Regional Geographic Analysis. Barcelona University, 1994).
Nria Sol. Lawyer and Mediator. Coordinator and Head of Training Techniques resolution conflicts at the Police Academy. Mediation Service of the City of Sant Adria de Besos. Founding Partner Logos Media.
Marc Alabern. Degree in Human Geography (University of Barcelona, 1998). Postgraduate specialization in security management and research (Vic University, 2005) Director of Security (ISED 2004-05). Graduate Certificate in Public Conflict Resolution and Community Mediation at the University of Girona.
14.00 h Closing Sesion