Chris Honeyman is Managing Partner of Convenor Conflict Management, a consulting firm based in Washington, DC. (www.convenor.com) Chris has served as an adviser to numerous academic and practical conflict resolution programs in the U.S. and abroad, and as a mediator, arbitrator and in other neutral capacities in more than 2,000 disputes since the 1970s. He has served since 2003 as co-director of the Canon of Negotiation Initiative, the leading effort to analyze and make available knowledge about negotiation from a wide array of fields and specialties which normally act as "knowledge silos." From 2007-2013 he was co-director of Rethinking Negotiation Teaching, a multinational project to revamp the content and methods of negotiation teaching worldwide. From 2004-2009 he served as lead external consultant to ADR Center (Rome), the largest dispute resolution firm in continental Europe. And from 1990-2006 he was director of a succession of Hewlett Foundation-funded research-and-development programs, of national or international scale. Chris is co-editor of seven books including the recent Negotiation Essentials for Lawyers and The Negotiator's Desk Reference (NDR), and author or co-author of more than 100 published articles, book chapters and monographs on dispute resolution ideas, infrastructure, quality control and ethics. He has held a variety of committee and advisory roles for the ABA, IMI and other organizations.