Is ECR Really “Faster, Better, and Cheaper”?
Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Presenters:
John Haydon - EcoDirections International Pty Ltd.
Peta Stilgoe - Queensland Planning and Environmental Court
Janet Crawford - Planning Consultants Ltd.
Jianbo Kuang, Ph.D. - EcoDirections International Pty Ltd.

Track: Evaluating ECR: What’s in it for me?

Description:
The Planning and Environment Court in Queensland, Australia, is at the forefront of court annexed ECR. Peta Stilgoe, the court appointed ECR provider, will present case studies and stakeholder feedback from ECR in Queensland, Australia, and through the case studies showcase quantitative evaluation of the benefits of ECR. With facilitators John Haydon (environment lawyer from Australia), Jan Crawford (town planner from New Zealand) and Jianbo Kuang (scientist/mediator at EcoDirections International), the principal presenter will invite attendees to discuss and compare the ECR experience in other jurisdictions.

Primary Target Audience(s): ECR Practitioners/Attorney Mediators • Government Staff (Federal, State, Local and Tribal)

Handouts/Presentations:
Is ECR Really Faster Better and Cheaper Presentation