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Friday, April 8, 2005

  • SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TODAY! ODR at eBay - You’re invited to an online presentation on ODR at eBay, hosted by Colin Rule, eBay’s Director of Online Dispute Resolution.  In this presentation you’ll hear about:
    · eBay’s new Resolution Center
    · the Disputes Console, now integrated into My eBay
    · Direct Negotiation ODR processes (Unpaid Items, Items Not Received)
    · Third party ODR processes (Independent Feedback Review)
    Date: April 8, 2005
    Time: 7:00 PM (GMT-7:00) Pacific
    Duration: 1 hr
    To attend this meeting, simply click here: https://asap2.convoq.com/SchedMtg/Register.aspx?c=MT0462WQ_M6E
    Note:
    No software download is required. However, this meeting does require Macromedia Flash 6.0 or above.
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    This real-time, synchronous presentation will be presented using Convoq ASAP. Complete information about Convoq and ASAP can be found at http://www.convoq.com.
  • ROLE PLAY at TheMediationRoom.com! - Cyberweek participants have access to, and are able to advance, a live roleplay mediation on this ODR platform, operated by The Claim Room.com Ltd. - A 'team collaboration' application providing a series of discussion areas in each dispute with varying control of user powers to access/read/write that emulate traditional meeting based mediation procedures.  Visitors can access the roleplay case under various guises and add messages to advance the mediation.To access, use any of the following usernames. In each case the password is 'cyberweek':- 'cwclaimant', 'cwrespondent', 'cwclaimantlawyer'. 'cwrespondentlawyer', 'cwmediator'.
  • Got Questions? Want to engage the experts? Need to critique and/or compliment Cyberweek? The Cyberweek Discussions are going strong, please join us - we will keep the boards active after Cyberweek

 

Thursday, April 7, 2005

  • NEW EVENT TODAY! UnChat demonstration - Join us in discussion April 7, 2005 at 2:00 PM EDT/18:00 GMT and check out Wayne State's local installation of the innovative meeting platform known as unchat built around the principles of strong democracy. Webmasters and bloggers interested in discussing collaborative information sharing via RSS will need to go to: http://techtools.culma.wayne.edu/unchat/ to get started, and they'll need to alert Professor Warters know that they want to join the chat in advance so he can set up their username which will be their first name and last name (so be sure to include it in your note!), and give them a password. They can send the request to w.warters@wayne.edu prior to 1:00 PM EST Thursday April 7 to join in. There is an email request link on the start page noted above as well. We have 40 seats available, so space should not be a problem.
    The unChat topic will be "ADR Web/Blogmaster Weigh-in" For the curious, info on the unchat platform (which has been featured in past years at Cyberweek) can be found at: http://www.unchat.com/
  • NEW ODR Platform Demonstration! Cyberspace Policy Center for Asia Pacific  has made available a structured walk through of their ODR facilitites for Cyberweek participants.
  • LIVE DEMO! of ResolutionWorksOnline! with Stewart Levine 4/7/05 @ 13.00 GMT. Sign up at: http://www.resolutionarythinking.com/demo.html. A comprehensive e-learning training program of collaboration, agreement and conflict resolution. Register for the live demo and answer a few questions and be entered into our Cyberweek 2005 promotion. One random winner from Cyberweek 2005 registrants will receive an American Express gift card worth $50(US).
  • Negotiation Simulation and Training!  ConflictLab.com - Cyberweek participants will be able to explore the ConflictLab environment and observe an ongoing simulation with ODR students via the Cyberweek Console (login at: http://www.conflictlab.com/admin/LabLogin_content.html).  Conflict Lab hosts simulations in which groups of players on opposite sides of challenging conflicts engage each other in a structured negotiation process.

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Real-Time Events (Wednesday and Thursday):
  • NEW EVENT! UnChat demonstration - Join us in discussion April 7, 2005 at 2:00 PM EDT/18:00 GMT and check out Wayne State's local installation of the innovative meeting platform known as unchat built around the principles of strong democracy. Webmasters and bloggers interested in discussing collaborative information sharing via RSS will need to go to: http://techtools.culma.wayne.edu/unchat/ to get started, and they'll need to alert Professor Warters know that they want to join the chat in advance so he can set up their username which will be their first name and last name (so be sure to include it in your note!), and give them a password. They can send the request to w.warters@wayne.edu prior to 1:00 PM EST Thursday April 7 to join in. There is an email request link on the start page noted above as well. We have 40 seats available, so space should not be a problem.
    The unChat topic will be "ADR Web/Blogmaster Weigh-in" For the curious, info on the unchat platform (which has been featured in past years at Cyberweek) can be found at: http://www.unchat.com/
  • Can information technology transform PeaceBuilding ?? Join us for a real time Breeze conference "ODR sans PC said the mobile to the radio" at 02.00 GMT 4/7/05 with Sanjana Hattotuwa, Content and Strategic Engagement Consultant of Info-Share. Real-time conference will foster discussion on ways in which we can really develop ODR systems that fit into the dynamics of countries which will never see a high PC penetration. Please visit http://breeze37512245.breezecentral.com/r87443579/ to gain access to the meeting. There is no download required for this if you already have Flash installed in your browser. It is browser and OS independent and requires zero configuration. In short, after clicking this link on a broadband connection, you will be able to see and hear me live. This meeting is on a first come first serve basis and is limited to 25 participants.
  • Live Demo of ResolutionWorksOnline! with Stewart Levine 4/7/05 @ 13.00 GMT. Sign up at: http://www.resolutionarythinking.com/demo.html. A comprehensive e-learning training program of collaboration, agreement and conflict resolution. Register for the live demo and answer a few questions and be entered into our Cyberweek 2005 promotion. One random winner from Cyberweek 2005 registrants will receive an American Express gift card worth $50(US).
More Activities:
  • ConflictLab.com - Throughout the week of 4/4/05 Cyberweek participants will be able to explore the ConflictLab environment and observe an ongoing simulation with ODR students via the Cyberweek Console (login at: www.conflictlab.com).  Conflict Lab hosts simulations in which groups of players on opposite sides of challenging conflicts engage each other in a structured negotiation process.
  • TheMediationRoom.com - Throughout the week of 4/4/05 Cyberweek participants will have access to, and be able to advance, a live roleplay mediation on this ODR platform, operated by The Claim Room.com Ltd. - A unique, powerful and fully interactive 'team collaboration' application that provides a series of discussion areas in each dispute with varying control of user powers to access/read/write that emulate traditional meeting based mediation procedures.
Dispute Resolution Competitions AND ODR training opportunity:
  • The International eNegotiation Tournament - SmartSettle.com is inviting all those attending Cyberweek to participate for free.  The competition is designed to demonstrate how early intervention can virtually eliminate the tedious negotiation dance that often accompanies insurance claim settlements.  SmartSettle is offering a short training course especially for this event. Three easy steps to get started: 1) Register at Cyberweek 2005; 2) Register in the Spring 2005 Competition before April 9; 3) Start your training.
  • The Intenational Competition for Online Dispute Resolution - The Center for Information Technology is pleased to once again to provide Cyberweek participants with an opportunity to observe ongoing ODR competitions between law students from schools all over the world.  To observe go to: https://www.westworkspace.com/eroom/icodr2003.  Username: observer2005; Password: observer2005.

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

  • NEW SEARCHABLE ODR Library!  Thanks to the International Conflict Resolution Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia the Center is able to provide you with a searchable dynamic ODR resource.  Please note that this is in development - we solicit your comments and submissions.
  • Real time Breeze conference "ODR sans PC said the mobile to the radio" at 02.00 GMT 4/7/05 with Sanjana Hattotuwa, Content and Strategic Engagement Consultant of Info-Share.  Real-time conference will foster discussion on ways in which we can really develop ODR systems that fit into the dynamics of countries which will never see a high PC penetration. Limited to 5 persons per session - please email: gaitenby@disputes.net to sign up and receive log-in instructions. Recognizing that effective communication and collaboration is a cornerstone in any peace process, Info Share aims to create secure, accessible and pervasive online information sharing networks that contain relevant, updated information from trusted sources to help all stakeholders work collaboratively to create holistic, sustainable and innovative peacebuilding processes. By providing mechanisms and ICT based applications for public and private/confidential and secure shared working spaces, Info Share hopes to enhance the capacity of people and organizations to work collectively on conflict and peacebuilding (regional, national, local or sectoral). Info Share allows stakeholders to develop and implement best practices and appropriate peacebuilding and transformation initiatives - including traditional, culturally specific methods - drawn from resources local and international.
  • Live Demos of ResolutionWorksOnline! with Stewart Levine 4/5/05 @ 13.00 GMT and 4/7/05 @ 13.00 GMT. Sign up at: http://www.resolutionarythinking.com/demo.html.  A comprehensive e-learning training program of collaboration, agreement and conflict resolution. Register for the live demo and answer a few questions and be entered into our Cyberweek 2005 promotion. One random winner from Cyberweek 2005 registrants will receive an American Express gift card worth $50(US)
  • Invitation to International eNegotiation Tournament - SmartSettle.com - SmartSettle is inviting all those attending Cyberweek this year to participate in the Spring 2005 competition held by the International eNegotiation Tournament. The theme this year is Insurance Claim Settlements.  Please register by April 9, 2005
Check out these Discussions :
  • How do we teach ODR? How should we teach ODR? Please join Dave Larson, Professor of Law from Hamline University, for Teaching ODR Discussion.
  • How do we handle disputes that arise in distance education contexts? What if computer mediated communication, whether for distance education or not, is used for bullying by students? Join Robert Whipple, Professor from California State University and Colin Rule of eBay in the Distance Education Disputes Discussion.
  • What's the state of affairs with new ODR projets and initiatives? For a progress report and discussion please visit Jeremy Barnett, Claro Parlade - Director of Cyberspace Policy Center for Asia Pacific (CPCAP), and Chittu Nagarajan - co founder of ODRworld.com - in the Experimental ODR Projects Discussion.
  • What is the International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution and how can we make it bigger, better, and more satisfying? Please join Professor Ben Davis of the University of Toledo School of Law and Alan Gaitenby of the Center for Infomation Technology and Dispute Resolution at UMass-Amherst in the ICODR Discussion.

 

Monday, April 4, 2005

 


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