The ADRIO Special Interest Sections (SIS) provide members with a unique opportunity to build networks, share new ideas and experiences, promote best practices, and continuously learn and develop.

  • Section Meetings are several times a month;
  • Meetings are typically held from 5:45 – 7:30pm ET;
  • Most meetings are offered in person at the ADRIO offices and via webinar;
  • Attendance is free to ADRIO members;
  • Non-members may attend up to 3 sessions in-person before becoming a member;
  • Advance online registration required

Chair of Special Interest Section Coordinating Committee: 

Natai Shelsen

List of Special Interest Sections 

Updated: November 2020

Chair: Vlad Hachinski and James Minns

Conflict Management Coaching 
Co-Chairs: Cinnie Noble and Shelley Stirling-Boyes

Construction Adjudication
Co-Chairs: Robert Bales and Paul Sutherland

Chair: Shirley Nguyen

Co-Chairs: Resa Eisen and Rosanna Macri

Co-Chairs: Terry O’Brien and Marshall Schnapp

Co-Chairs: Marc Bhalla and Colm Brannigan

Real Estate 
Chair: Barry Lebow and Femi Rufus

Restorative Justice
Co-Chairs: Caitlyn Jacobs and Vanessa Slater

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) 
Chair: Nasser Chahbar and Sarah Albo

Co-Chairs: Emily Lauzon and Suzanne Sherkin

If you have suggestions for section topics and/or if you would like to chair a section, please email: 

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Please note: ADRIO is a fragrance free zone. Please help us to accommodate our members and clients who are chemically sensitive to fragrances. Thank you for not wearing perfume/cologne, etc, when you visit our office.

CEE Points: 2 points per hour of attendance.

Transit: We are located just a 10 minute walk east of Eglinton Station.

Parking: ADRIO does not pay for parking space in the building’s lot. Building management has begun monitoring parking in the building with cameras. The following parking options are available in the area:

Paid Green P parking is available at 730 Mt. Pleasant Road (Beside Dollarama). Street parking is also available in the area for $2.25 per hour. For the latest Green P locations and rates, click here. Paid parking is also available on Redpath Avenue, north of Eglinton Ave.