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The future of dispute resolution

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This session considers where DR processes are located (in or out of courts), the challenges of a multi option dispute resolution environment as well as research on ADR effectiveness and how we can ensure we do, and value, what ‘works’ within a rapidly changing environment.

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How will we engage with dispute resolution into the future?

Technological disruption will shape and change ADR of the future. Future changes will change how participants understand, are supported by, and engage in ADR. The development of mass ADR providers who engage using new platforms is already shifting ADR delivery.

How can we ensure that our ADR services remain relevant and more importantly of high quality?

This session considers where DR processes are located (in or out of courts), the challenges of a multi option dispute resolution environment as well as research on ADR effectiveness and how we can ensure we do, and value, what ‘works’ within a rapidly changing environment.

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About the presenter

Professor Tania Sourdin

Professor Tania Sourdin is the Dean of the University of Newcastle Law School and was previously the Foundation Chair and Director of the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) at Monash University in Australia.

Professor Sourdin has led national research projects and produced important recommendations for ADR and justice reform. In the past two decades, she has conducted qualitative and quantitative research projects into aspects of the dispute resolution and justice system systems in 12 Courts and Tribunals and six external dispute resolution schemes. Other research has focussed on justice innovation, technology, delay and systemic reforms. Her work outside Australia has included various international consultancies as an expert in relation to justice reform.

Professor Sourdin is the author of a number of books, articles and papers, and has published and presented widely on a range of topics including ADR, justice innovation, justice issues, mediation, conflict resolution, collaborative law, artificial intelligence, technology and organisational change. She has retained a practice focus and has worked for more than 30 years as a lawyer, 25 years in various senior part time tribunal positions and as a mediator and has since 2014 been the NBN industry dispute resolution advisor.

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Tags: Dispute handling administration, Legal practice