Innovation and Impact: Online Courts and the Changing Landscapes of Digital Justice Event as iCalendar

(Faculty of Law events, Central Event Tags)

14 November 2018 - 15 November 2018

Venue: University of Auckland Science Centre

Location: 23 Symonds St Auckland

Host: The New Zealand Centre for ICT Law


Topics and Themes:

·        Internet and online courts – international Development

·        Consumer access to justice through ODR

·        Artificial intelligence and blockchain in legal and judicial processes; smart contracts

·        Impact of digital developments on legal institutions

·        ODR in the business world

·        Social justice and ethical issues in ODR (and AI)

·        Comparative and regional examples



·        Prof Ethan Katsh

·        Prof Pablo Cortès

·        Colin Rule (eBay, Modria, Tyler Tech)

·        Chittu Nagarajan (Modria)

·        Amy Schmitz

and many more


Justice Geoffrey Venning

Keynote Speaker: Chief High Court Judge, Hon Justice Geoffrey Venning

Justice Geoffrey Venning completed a double major B Comm in 1978 at the University of Canterbury followed by an LLB (1st Class Hons) in 1981. From 1982 to 1986 he tutored part-time in commercial law at the University. He became a litigation partner at the Christchurch law firm of Wynn Williams and Co in 1986. He was appointed a master of the High Court in 1995 based in Christchurch. He subsequently moved to Auckland in November 2002 to take up a position as a High Court judge. Justice Venning was a member of the High Court Rules Committee from 1999 – 2005, a member of the Council of Legal Education from 2004 – May 2015 (Chair from March 2010) and served two terms as the list judge in the Auckland High Court.  Justice Venning was appointed Chief High Court Judge with effect from 1 June 2015.