Alexander Lecture 2020: The future of dispute resolution delivered by Professor Richard Susskind OBE

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the world’s leading professional body for the promotion of alternative dispute resolution, is delivering its annual flagship event Alexander Lecture, now in its 46th year, for the first time fully digital, as an online and complimentary event for members and non-members, on 12 November 2020, 6.00pm – 7:30pm GMT.

About the 46th Alexander Lecture

Our public and private systems for dispute resolution are under unprecedented strain. In overcoming the challenges arising from COVID-19 and in seeking to make dispute resolution more accessible, a new mindset is needed. In a digital age, it is time now to look at ways not simply of automating our current practices but of using the power of emerging technologies to transform our systems for resolving disputes. During the COVID-19 crisis, many hearings have been conducted remotely. Although many

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Camera that will film a spacewalk in VR delivered to the International Space Station

One of the payloads aboard the International Space Station resupply mission that launched last Friday will providing a new perspective on one of the most enervating human experiences – the spacewalk. It’s a custom-made, 3D camera designed to capture content in 360-degrees while in space, and it will be used to film a spacewalk in immersive, cinematic VR for the first time ever on an upcoming ISS astronaut mission.

The camera is the result of a collaboration between Felix & Paul Studios, Time Studios, and in-space technology expert Nanoracks. It will ultimately be used to capture the footage that will then be used to produce a culminating episode of a series called Space Explorers: The ISS Series. To do that, it’ll be mounted on Nanoracks’ Kaber MicroSatellite deployer device, which will provide it with power, and allow it to be controlled via the Canadarm2 robotic arm that the ISS

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