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The Future of Justice
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
BE A PART OF THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY SHAPING NEW BUSINESS MODELS FOR TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED DISPUTE RESOLUTION
A technology-mediated justice system is taking shape around us. What began as e-filing and online docketing has transitioned into the use of technology to enable the average citizen in creating complex legal documents, crowdsourcing legal information, and allowing lawyers and clients to interact on a virtual platform. These developments have merely touched the surface of technology’s influence on dispute resolution, the practice of law, and the justice system as a whole.
The Future of Justice program addresses this exciting future and offers insights from leading industry professionals on the critical issues facing technology and the justice system and what this future will look like. By addressing one of the main focal points of all justice systems, dispute resolution, the program looks at the history, past, and future of the industry that has come to be known as online dispute resolution.
Program participants will gain greater understanding of the past, present and future of online justice systems, how international organizations, NGOs, and the private sector are positioning themselves to shape the system, and how your business will be impacted as a result.
Ethan Katsh, Director of National Center for Technology & Dispute Resolution
Vikki Rogers, Director of Institute of International Commercial Law at Pace Law School
Chittu Nagarajan, founder of ODRIndia and Director of Ebay India & Ebay's Community Courts in India
Timothy Sze, Founder of China ODR Forum; General Mediator and Administrated Panelist at Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
Moderated by: Vince Polley, President of KnowConnect PLLC
Who Should Attend:
Lawyers and Mediators: Learn about new directions for the legal industry and how to optimize your practice using technology to prevent, negotiate, and settle disputes in real-time and in a collaborative and time-sensitive manner.
officials: Learn to more effectively use resources to build
efficiencies into your current systems, increase public participation,
and build consensus.
Social Justice Practitioners: Learn how the quickly growing field of online dispute resolution can help to bridge the justice and technology divide, facilitate micro-commerce, and grow markets.
Program Sponsored By:
SMU Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management and
The Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution at University of Texas School of Law
InternetBar Org Institute
Internet Bar Organization is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote and shape the emerging online justice community through educational programs, providing businesses and individuals around the world with learning resources and by running Rule of Law & Technology programs in the developing world to empower individuals at the bottom of the economic pyramid with new tools to make a living.