ODR Special Track


SPECIAL TRACK: Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)

Available presentations and instructions how to submit questions or discussion topics in advance (in file "- PLEASE NOTE - DO YOU HAVE A TOPIC FOR ONLINE DISCUSSION RESERVE IT IN ADVANCE!" ) are HERE

Organized by Masaryk University and PRK Partners law firm

With kind assistance from The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution (NCTDR)

 

Programme:

Please note that the presentations will be available online as early as in the first week of October. We encourage the participants to prepare interesting questions for the online discussions.

 

Friday 27 November, 5pm – 9pm CET:

International cooperation in ODR 

(first part)

Chair: Colin Rule (CEO of Mediate.com; USA): Promoting International Cooperation in Online Dispute Resolution

  • Alberto Elisavetsky (Founder and President of Odr Latinoamerica, Argentina): State of the art of online dispute resolution in Latin America
  • Ayo Kusamotu (Kusamotu & Kusamotu Lawyers, Lagos); Morenike Obi-Farinde (ODRAFRICANETWORK, Nigeria); Ijeoma Ononogbu (Managing Director, Dispute Resolver Consultancy, London, UK): ODR in Africa
  • Tsisana Shamlikashvili (President of Institute of Law and Mediation, Russia): [title to be announced in the near future]
  • Ana Maria Maia Goncalves (Instituto de Certificação e Formação dos Mediadores Lusófonos): ODR Standards for Online Mediators
  • Online discussion  

 

AI, ethics and ODR

(second part)

Chairs: Ethan Katsh (Director, NCTDR, USA) Leah Wing, Co-Director, NCTDR, USA: The Future of ODR

  • Ayelet Sela (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel): Disputant Self-Determination and Diversity in ODR Interface Design [Ayelet‘s presentation will be run from a recording];
  • David Larson (Mitchell Hamline School of Law, USA): ODR Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: We Must Do Better
  • Davide Rua Carneiro (Polytechnic of Porto, School of Management and Technology, Portugal): Explainability and Interpretability of AI in ODR
  • Michal Araszkiewicz (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland): Computational Argumentation and ODR
  • Anyu Lee (Professor, Sichuan University, China: AI driven ODR and digital security, China’s prospects
  • Online discussion  

  

 

Saturday 28 November, 5pm – 9pm CET:

Lessons learned from online courts

(first part)

Chair: Pavel Loutocky (Research specialist and lecturer, Institute of Law and Technology, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Czech Republic)

  • Graham Ross (UK lawyer and accredited Mediator, MD of ODR specialist mediator panel at SeeYouOutofCourt.com and Fellow of NCTDR; Member of the Civil Justice Council’s ODR Advisory Group, UK, Head of international marketing for Smartsettle resolutions Inc.): How Not To Introduce ODR to the Courts – Lessons from the UK
  • Pavel Loutocky (Research specialist and lecturer, Institute of Law and Technology, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Czech Republic): The State of Online Courts in Czechia and a Way Forward
  • Richard Rogers (CRT Executive Director and Registrar, Canada): Civil Resolution Tribunal: Improving Access to Justice through User focused Design
  • Thian Yee Sze (Principal District Judge, Community Justice and Tribunals Division, State Courts of Singapore.): State online civil courts in Singapore
  • Vincent Tilman (Head of Internal Affairs of Comeos, Belgium), Axelle Starek (Manager of the Belgian Ombudsman for Retail): A 360° user experience review of a Belgian ODR scheme
  • Online discussion

 

What‘s new

(second part)

  • Chittu Nagarajan (CEO of CREK, India): CREK
  • Petros Zourdoumis (Founder ODReurope, General Director ADR point, Fellow NCTDR, Member of the Central Mediation Committee of the Ministry of Justice, Greece): ADR4ALL - New smartphone app for resolving consumer disputes
  • Orna Rabinovich (Haifa Law Faculty, Israel): ODR and Covid
  • Jeffrey Aresty (President and Founder, The InternetBar.Org (IBO), USA); Daniel Rainey (Principal, Holistic Solutions, Inc., Board Member, International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR), USA): ODR and Digital Identity
  • Amy J. Schmitz (Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law University of Missouri School of Law Columbia, MO  USA): Smart Contract Dispute Resolution
  • David Bilinski (Practice Management Adviser (on leave); Law Society of British Columbia, Canada): New Approaches to Dispute Resolution
  • Zbynek Loebl (Of Counsel, PRK Partners, Czech Republic): Open ODR
  • Graham Ross (UK lawyer and accredited Mediator, MD of ODR specialist mediator panel at SeeYouOutofCourt.com and Fellow of NCTDR; Member of the Civil Justice Council’s ODR Advisory Group, UK, Head of international marketing for Smartsettle resolutions Inc.): A detailed walk through of both Smartsettle ONE and Smartsettle Infinity, the first fully available online tools that use AI to assist mediators to bring about resolution

 

This section was supported within the state support of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic within the ÉTA program: Project TL03000403 / Online dispute resolution (ODR) - conceptual analysis of the feasibility of the intention to build an online court / online judiciary. / Tato sekce byla podpořena v rámci státní podpory Technologické agentury ČR v rámci programu ÉTA: Projekt TL03000403/Online dispute resolution (ODR) - konceptuální analýza proveditelnosti záměru vybudování online soudu/online soudnictví.