About the symposium

The Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The State of the Art Symposium is being convened by the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University.

The symposium will:

  • provide an intensive and experiential learning opportunity for strategic decision makers in Australia interested in ODR as a mechanism for improving efficiency and access to justice through technology
  • showcase, and critically review, the variety of ODR approaches and technologies being adopted nationally and internationally
  • create a network of practitioners and policy makers with a specialist interest in developing ODR in Australia.


Who should attend

Attendance at the symposium is by invitation only.

Invitees will include:

  • members of the judiciary
  • court and tribunal members and administrators
  • complaint handling agencies
  • IT managers
  • academics
  • policy advisers
  • others making strategic decisions about the introduction of smart and competitive technologies to promote greater efficiency and access to justice.


Thursday 22 November 2018

Additional events, including a public lecture will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 21 November.


Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
328 Flinders St
Melbourne VIC 3000


$440 (incl GST)

Invitations to attend

The symposium is highly interactive. Numbers are therefore strictly limited and attendance is by invitation only.

If you are interested in attending, you can request an invitation.

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