REGISTER NOW for TMCA's 2018 Symposium!

REGISTER NOW for TMCA’s 14th Annual Symposium!

Current credential holders, please click here to login and register.

Non-credential holders, click here to complete our online registration form.


WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM

WHERE: University of Texas, Joe C. Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, Texas

Complimentary parking is available on-site at TCC on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot 40, which is located at the intersection of Red River at Dean Keeton streets.

Registration and networking breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m.

Please view our program brochure for additional details.

Registration fees:

  • $150 for current credential holders
  • $170 for non-credential holders
  • $50 for full-time students

Please register by Friday, November 2. Onsite registration only if space is available. Seating is limited to 210. If registering onsite, payment is by check or cash.


Presentations (6.25 hours [3 hours ethics] CLE approved):

  • “To Draft, or Not to Draft, that Is the Question”

Panelists: Jeff Jury, Stacey Langenbahn, Rick Morris, Darcy Thompson; Moderator: Walter Wright

  • The Impact of Mediation on the Administration of Justice and Mediation from the Perspective of the Supreme Court of Texas 

Justice Debra H. Lehrmann and Hon. John Coselli

  • “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction…or Can I?”

Panelists: Paul Clote, Kris Donley, Beth Krugler, John Palmer; Moderator: Pattie Porter

  • Ethics: Do We Know Squat?

Mike Schless

  • What Do You SAY When…

Ross Stoddard, III

  • What Do You DO When…

        Panelists: Erich Birch, Melanie Grimes, Kara Hawthorn, Josefina Rendón; Moderator: Vicki Read

Lodging: Our room block at the Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University/Capitol for $179 per night expired on 10/20/18. You may still be able to secure this rate by calling the hotel directly at 512-499-8881 and asking for the rate for the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. Standard hotel WiFi is free and parking at the hotel is $23/night.

The hotel's address is 1701 Lavaca St., Austin, TX 78701. It is about an eight-minute drive from the hotel to the Thompson Conference Center.

For questions about registration, contact Shelly Hudson,

Is my registration refundable? Full refunds are provided through October 15. Refunds less a $20 handling fee are provided through October 27.