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Our most ambitious ODR conference will take place in San Francisco/Silicon Valley June 25-27, 2014. Registration and other information is available at Hope to see you there.


ODR platform by Modria to be integrated into handling of no-fault cases by American Arbitration Association

An ODR platform by Modria will be used to facilitate the handling of no-fault cases in New York by the American Arbitration Association.  This decision highlights the momentum underway in integrating technology into mainstream methods of managing and resolving conflicts.  While still ahead of the curve, with the growth of legislation (ie: in Europe) and policy development (ie: in the UN), and ODR innovations abounding, a greater portion of the business sector has begun to see technology's potential for dispute management goes beyond customer service.  Th

ODR and creativity?


"The Haggler" on Angie's List dispute resolution practice

Sunday's New York Times usually has a column by David Segal, aka "The Haggler." One concern over reputation sites, sites that build trust and add value by asking users to report on their experiences, is whether the user comments are honest or not. The success of the collaborative or sharing economy depends on whether recommendations one finds on TripAdvisor, AirBnB and similar sites can be trusted. This is an ongoing challenge but The Haggler this week is concerned with a different wrinkle.

Research findings on diversity and international arbitration

New research on diversity and international arbitration reveals some greater inclusion as well as significant areas where more progress can be welcomed.  Professor Benjamin Davis' (University of Toledo College of Law), findings, American Diversity in International Arbitration 2003-2013, concentrate on those he refers to as "American women, American minorities, American lawyers with disabilities, and American LGBTQ lawyers," and they offer insight into the demographic changes that international arbitration has been experiencing and what

Using New Technology for Peace

A Webcast of a conversation at the Carter Center
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST)
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Dispute of the day

I would like to use this space occasionally for a "dispute of the day." Ideally, it would have something to do with technology. But one could argue these days that almost every dispute can be linked with technology in some way. Consider a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court a few days ago, Northwest, Inc. v.

Cyberweek 2013 begins tomorrow!

Cyberweek 2013 begins tomorrow and is accessible at

The complete program schedule is updated and viewable on the program schedule page. This page is accessible via the cyberweek homepage. As you will see there are plenty of activities taking place throughout the week. Here are some quick descriptions of the activities that make up cyberweek:

Cyberweek 2013

Cyberweek 2013 is coming -- Monday, November 4th - Friday, November 8th -- Registration now open at: -- If you have any questions, please feel free to contact: Bryan Hanson ( or Noam Ebner ( -- Informacion en español: Alberto Elisavetsky (, Per informazioni in italiano: (


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