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Cyberweek 2009 Announcements

Posted in web 2.0 by coda on October 29, 2009

Cyberweek 2009 Announcements [via Alan Gaitenby]

Welcome to Cyberweek for Thursday, October 29. Please find all content on the Program page and use the Navigation page if you are new to Cyberweek. The Discussion Forum is open as well – we will be unveiling discussions throughout the week. We will highlight all content during the course of the week – here are Thursday’s:

Real-Time Events

    Real-Time: Spanish event Thursday 29 at 7pm Argentina time. 1 hour – subject: 2009 Cyberweek news and Buenos Aires odr forum 2010 – link de registacion para evento en tiempo real durante la cyberweek
    Real-Time: Enjoymediation.com, Web 2.0: Going from OH? To KNOW!Friday October 30th 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST. (it will be archived too!) Spots limited, see below.Join Jeff Thompson (www.EnjoyMediation.com & Centre For Peace & Social Justice, Souhern Cross University, Australia) and an all-star lineup of Mediate.com featured bloggers:Diane Levin (www.mediationchannel.com) Victoria Pynchon (www.Negotiationlawblog.com) Tammy Lenski (www.MakingMediationYourDayJob.com) John Ford (editor, www.mediate.com) They will be discussing blogging, writing articles, Twitter, Skype, ooVoo, LinkedIn and other web technology! Find out how and why they do it (successfully!), the benefits and how it is has helped them. Learn tips and skills that can help your practice too! ***FREE*** But spots are limited: sign up by emailing Jeff @ mediator.jeff@gmail.com If you are interested in submitting a question prior to the event for the panel, email me at the address above or simply post a comment in this post. Go to www.EnjoyMediation.com for more info on this event. This event is presented by EnjoyMediation & the Centre for Peace and Social Justice, Southern Cross University, Australia.
    Real-Time: National Center for Digital Government (NCDG)– Beth Noveck, US Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government, presentation “Open Government: Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration,” will be October 30, 2009 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m US EST. The speech will be streamed live.

Simulations / Demonstrations:

    Google Wave Demonstration – Google Wave, the future, and other tools, here and now, for collaboration online in mediation, arbitration, negotiation, public policy making and other processes for dispute resolution and problem solving. In addition to Google Wave which now has over 100,000 testers working world wide to help Google develop a real time, all in one, Swiss Army Knife, text communication, collaborative read/write editing and media sharing tool. In addition to previewing the Google Wave and its impact on online collaboration, the program will demonstrate a teleconference run in tandem with a demonstration of two other, here and now, collaborative read/write editing tools, Google Docs and Co-ment. A panel discussion will be held on Thursday, October 29, 4 pm to 5 pm United States Eastern Standard Time with Robert Ambrogi, lawyer/publisher, mediator and arbitrator, Boston; Colin Rule, Driector of Dispute Resolution for Ebay and PayPal, Palo Alto; Pr ofessors Sam Edwards, Green Mountain College, and Frank Bennett, Nagoya University School of Law, who have their students in online roll play negotiations on behalf of their roll play clients in the United States, Japan and other countries in East Asia; Daniel Horsey, mediation trainer, mediator and one of the founders of the Colorado Statewide ADR Conference, Denver; and Peter DeBruyn, lawyer and technologist, IT Implementors, Denver. You may test drive the tools to be demonstrated at http://odrtools.blogspot.com which is the landing page for this program where the information on making your connection to the panel discussion on Thursday will be posted. Join with others in a test drive demonstration of the tools on Wednesday, October 28, 4 pm to 5 pm United States Eastern Standard Time – you will need to participate in the panel discussion in the same time slot on Thursday. You may also ask questions and participate in the discuss ion about the tools featured in the Cyberweek Collaboration Tools Forum .
    TheMediationRoom- The MediationRoom is a leading provider of software for building bespoke ODR platforms as well as the leading provider of ODR training via its fully accredited distance training course. Its founder and MD, Graham Ross, firmly believes that, for ODR use to advance at a pace to meet need, services should provide disputants with a simple and intuitive interface rather than one that requires them to learn how to use and adapt complex collaboration technologies. The MediationRoom.com is based around a platform for asynchronous text discussion that emulates the traditional techniques for mediation discourse but with the additions of techniques such as anonymous brainstorming, personality profiling and discourse analysis that can help ‘fill the gap’ when in-person mediation is unavailable. Cyberweek visitors can have full experience of TheMediationRoom.com through their own personal roleplay mediation . They can play the part of a mediator or one of the disputants. To participate, email Graham at g.ross@themediationroom.com

Forum Discussions

    All discussion forums are open, please join in.

Cyberweek Blog:

    Please Join us on the Blog, a new feature for Cyberweek.

Other Content of Interest:

    Riverhouse ePress of Style Matters: The Kraybill Conflict Style Inventory – Attendees at Cyberweek are offered a free test drive by Riverhouse ePress of Style Matters: The Kraybill Conflict Style Inventory. This inventory is similar to the widely-known Thomas Kilmann in that it is based on a five-styles-of-conflict model, however it adapts to the user’s cultural background. The online version enables users to take the inventory and get scored online, and provides a self-guided tutorial for interpretation. Scores can be emailed to anyone of the user’s choice. To try out the inventory for free, go to 2.gp/style, and login with the following: Login: cyberweek Password: demo For more info, see the product info page on the Riverhouse site or email: Center@RiverhouseePress.com.
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