VIII National Conference on Conflict Prevention and Transformation

#negotiation #mediation #onlinediputeresolution #metaverse

Watch on Youtube the video of the VIII National Conference on Conflict Prevention and Transformation, organized by the Argentine Federation of Professional Councils in Economic Sciences.
Panelists from Argentina, Mexico, Spain and Uruguay!

Watch video: https://youtu.be/M8RbAehJZJs

(English: automatic subtitles only)

Contents:
Negotiation and mediation through ICT
New approaches in organizational conflict management
Lights and shadows of mediation
Different views of Negotiation and Mediation

Exposition:
Dr C.P. Alberto I. Elisavetsky T174 F129 – President of the Executive Committee of the Conference
Dr. C.P. Débora Fortuna – Provincial Director of Mediation – Córdoba
Mr. Leonel Groisman – Director at YES – Negotiated Agreements – Uruguay
Dr C.P. Jose Rapuzzi – Professional Council of Economic Sciences of the Province of Entre Ríos
Dr. L.A. Ana Laura Marconi – General Directorate of Cadastre – Córdoba
Dr. Lawyer. Josep Redorta – Conflict Management Expert – Spain
Dr C.P. José Gabriel Germinario T310 F152 – Cost Specialist – Uruguay
Dr. C.P. Maria del Valle Vela de Cisterna – Advisory Commission for Mediation and Conflict Management CPCE Córdoba
Ocean. Juan Manuel Lobo Niembro – Director Alinea Center for Mediation and Dispute Resolution – Mexico
Dr. C.P. Alicia I. Millán T98 F232 – Director of the Mediation Center – CPCECABA
Dr. Abog. Beatriz Losada Crespo – Mediator of Collective Labor Conflict – Spain
Lic. Analía Paz – Conflict Resolution Specialist – Tucumán

The First Metaverse Trial Opened in a Local Court in China

The Siming Court is a basic-level people’s court located in Xiamen, a coast city in southeastern Fujian province beside the Taiwan Strait. It held a “metaverse” trial in which two traffic accident-related cases were heard. The graduate students of Xiamen University Law School observed the entire trial process. On September 23, www.people.com.cn published a news article titled, “Metaverse + Court Trial + Classroom Teaching— the Siming Court in Xiamen promotes Digitalization and Intelligentization” of  the Court System.” The news is available in English and in Chinese. Info on the metaverse technology provision can be found here.

ODR Cyberweek ’22 hosted presenters from 20+ countries

ODR Cyberweek 2022 (Oct. 31-Nov 4) showcased online dispute resolution innovations and projects by presenters from over 20 countries including: Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, England, European Union, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, United States, and Wales. All presentations are permanently archived, including Spanish and Portuguese language tracks.

NCTDR hosts its 21st Annual ODR Cyberweek Conference 2022!

October 31-November 4, 2022 Join us for this free, online conference with experts from around the world

Access the Program agenda & participation here.

Highlights include:

Series on ODR Beyond Monetary Disputes

  • ODR and Healthcare
  • ODR and Canadian Immigration/Refugee Cases
  • EU Digital Privacy Act and ODR
  • ODR and Relationship Repair: Arbitration of Labor Grievances
  • Tech and Multiparty Public Dispute Resolution Post-Covid

ODR Platform Demos

A Spanish language track 

Additional topics on ODR include: women’s empowerment, leveraging technology in mediation, AI, blockchain, data protection, ODR Standards, the metaverse, medical disputes, Oarb, and more!

Join us for five days of ODR exploration and engagement! #ODRCyberweek2022

Recordings will be archived here.

ODR EXPO TECH NOA ED. 2022

The Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino (UNSTA) joined ODR Latinoamerica to organize the face-to-face and Virtual Congress ODR Expo Tech NOA Edition, being this the first regional venue of this prestigious event.

UNSTA has been, for more than ten years, a recognized institution in the training of professional mediators in the province of Tucumán and the NOA region (Jujuy, Catamarca, San Luis, La Rioja, Tucumán y Santiago del Estero provinces). The philosophy of mediation and the appropriate resolution of conflicts are part of the vision of the university, and correspond to concrete actions and values ​​necessary for the construction of more peaceful societies.

ODR Latinoamerica is a prestigious academic and research space in the articulation of new technologies and conflict resolution with a long history in the promotion of ODR, and the continuous training courses for the different conflict operators in the public and private spheres.

Together, we intend to take this experience of transmitting knowledge and practices to different parts of the planet, for which we have developed a program that combines face-to-face and virtual sessions in a synchronous and asynchronous format, in which renowned local and international specialists will participate.

Convinced that only through joint work, collaborative learning and research within the field of conflict resolution with the use of technological means, we will be able to improve the mechanisms available so that society has a diversified system for the appropriate care of each conflict, according to its own nature. This is why we invite you to join us in this great event. Registration is for free (without certification in PDF, which is a separate paid service we offer) https://expotechnoa.eventbrite.com.ar

It is for these reasons that, inspired by the need to continue promoting the growth of different conflict resolution methodologies mediated by the use of I&CT, and hoping to be able to share local developments with the experiences of prestigious professionals from different parts of the world, that we proudly organized this event. Hope you can join us!

ABA ODR Task Force Releases Guidance Document

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution ODR Task Force has released a new document offering Guidance for Online Dispute Resolution. From the Task Force:

“In late July and early August of this year, the Section of Dispute Resolution Executive Committee and Council unanimously adopted the attached Guidance for Online Dispute Resolution. We hope and anticipate that this Guidance will help those who design, develop, implement, host, and provide ODR services recognize and address the key considerations that were identified by the Task Force and Working Groups.”

You can read the guidance document here:
http://odr.info/files/aba.pdf

Innovation & Development of Online Arbitration in the Era of Digital Economy

On August 26, 2022 an International Online Arbitration Summit was held in China. A list of presenters in English can be found here.

NCTDR Fellow Michael FANG gave a presentation on “Meta verse Arbitration” (Meta-Arb).

As a sample of the quality of presenters, here are the panelists in one of the sessions entitled “Innovation and Development of Online Arbitration in the Era of Digital Economy”

Moderator: Zhiqiang Li, the 30th President of Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Presenter 1:Jian Tan, Principal of the Secretariat, China Academy of Arbitration Law
Presenter 2:Manqi Chen, HKSAR Deputy to National People’s Congress,Founding President of the Small and Medium Law Firms Association of Hong Kong
Presenter 3:Natalia Petrik, Deputy Secretary General, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
Presenter 4:Donna Huang, Director, ICC Arbitration and ADR, North Asia
Presenter 5:Rintaro Tanaka, Head of the Department of Japan External Trade Organization in Guangzhou Representative Office, Head of the Department of the Economic Analysis and Enterprise Aid
Presenter 6:Jun Fu, Professor, School of Law, Director of the Faculty of International Law, University of International Business and Economics
Presenter 7:Jian Chen, Deputy Secretary General, Shanghai Arbitration Commission

For the full agenda, just visit http://odr.info/files/summitagenda.pdf

Full information about the event (in Chinese) is available here: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/oTGlwIf-52Rh3IG1m_uyKw

(Zeng Yating at HUT Law School)

New ODR podcast from Ian Macduff

Check out the great new ICODR podcast from NCTDR Fellow Ian Macduff. From the podcast website:

“The ICODR Podcast, from the International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (icodr.org), covers the rapidly growing field of online dispute resolution. Hosted by Ian Macduff, the podcast interviews ODR experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the field, with an eye to ethics, culture, security, and impartiality. “

Current episodes include discussions with Ethan Katsh, Leah Wing, Colin Rule, and Petros Zourdoumis — with more coming soon.