PUBLIC SPEAKING

Greg is a frequent speaker at state, national and international conferences and also teaches institutes and workshops associated with state and national conferences.  Greg has many prepared programs and is also typically custom tailors his presentation to fit the needs of the requesting organization.

Sample Presentations


Mediation Confidentiality Ethical Challenges: Best Practices for the Experienced Mediator, Florida Dispute Resolution Center Annual Conference

Negotiating and Mediating Healthcare Disputes, University at Sea

Getting to 'Yes And': How Comedy Improv Can Help Professionals Hone Their Collaborative Skills, Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals Plenary Program

Getting to “Yes, And”—Learn Comedy Improv and More to Enhance Your Mediation and Collaborative Skillset Pre-Conference Institute, Boston, MA

Getting to “Yes, And”: How Core Improv Comedy Techniques Enhance Mediation Skills, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington

Thinking Fast and Slow in Mediation, Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference, Reno, Nevada

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Infection Prevention Academy, Austin, Texas


Thinking Fast and Slow in Divorce, Florida Chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida


Firestone, G., Thinking Fast and Slow in Mediation, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

Negotiating and Mediating Health Care Disputes, American Arbitration Association, New York, December


Improving Party Engagement in the Mediation Process, Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference

Thinking Fast and Slow in ADR: How Behavioral Economics Informs the ADR Process, Florida Dispute Resolution Center Annual Conference


Implementing Multi-Door ADR Programs in a Unified Family Court: An ADR Systems Approach, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference

Collaborative Law and the Spectrum of ADR Methods, Barry University School of Law Family Law Symposium

The Future of ADR in Florida, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators Annual Conference

Mediating Medicare Complaints: Creating a Forum for Patients, Doctors and Hospitals to Resolve Patient Complaints, Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference

Impasse Improv, Family Mediation Skills Development, Association of Family & Conciliation Courts Annual Conference


Neutrality, Impartiality and More: What’s an Ombuds to do? Keynote Address,    International Ombudsman Association Annual Conference


Statewide Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation: From Theory to Practice, Ass. for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference

Implementing Multi-Door ADR Programs in a Unified Family Court: An ADR Systems Approach, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference 

Collaborative Law and the Spectrum of ADR Methods, Barry University School of Law Family Law Symposium

The Future of ADR in Florida, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators Annual Conference

Mediating Medicare Complaints: Creating a Forum for Patients, Doctors and Hospitals to Resolve Patient Complaints, Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference