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Ombuds Forum Series

Join in an online forum offering a unique platform for in-depth discussions on conflict resolution, mediation, and the evolving role of ombuds in various sectors. This collaborative initiative aims to foster a dynamic exchange of ideas, best practices, and insights within the ombuds community, providing a valuable resource for professionals seeking to enhance their skills and stay abreast of the latest developments.

MARCH 1, 2024 10a Pacific/1p Eastern


In this thought-provoking discussion, ODR expert Colin Rule delves into the dynamic relationship between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Ombuds, exploring the potential synergies and challenges that arise at their intersection.

The conversation begins by examining the evolving landscape of dispute resolution and how AI technologies are reshaping traditional methods. Colin Rule, a trailblazer in the field of online dispute resolution, brings his wealth of experience to the forefront, shedding light on the transformative power of AI in streamlining conflict resolution processes.

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How Ombuds can Respond to Campus Threats (not recorded for confidentiality)

Outsourced Ombuds by Geetha Ravindra – Recorded Video on Jan 9, 24

Ombuds and Reporting – Recorded Video on Feb 5, 2024

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