18 – 22 September, 2017
Court of the Future Network and the Institut des hautes études sur la justice are organising an executive research tour to courts and technology facilities in California. The bus tour, travelling from San Francisco to Los Angeles, will visit three federal and two state courts and include visits to the headquarters of Cisco and Facebook.
It will focus on some key technology issues confronting courts:
- The paperless courtroom: digital documents and evidence display
- Cyber security
- Immersive video-conferencing
- Integrated courtroom management
- Social media for courts
- Remote interpreting
- Online Dispute Resolution and Artificial Intelligence.
The tour provides plenty of opportunities for informal exchanges between hosts and tour participants, and between the participants.
Who should attend?
- Lawyers, judges and court officials
- Architects and those involved in court architecture and design
- Court security professionals
- Academics and researchers – in Law, Psychology, Communications and IT
- Communications practitioners and creators of digital products used in courts
Overview of itinerary
SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
Check in and welcome reception for delegates, San Francisco
DAY 1: MONDAY 18 SEPTEMBER
AM: US Court of Appeals, San Francisco
PM: Architecture Tour, Bus to San Jose
Evening: Check in and dinner, San Jose
DAY 2: TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER
All day: Activities at Cisco headquarters, San Jose
DAY 3: WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER
AM: Guided visit to Facebook HQ, Menlo Park
PM: Family Justice Centre Courthouse, San Jose
Evening: Bus to Fresno
DAY 4: THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
AM: US District Court, Fresno
PM: Tulare County Superior Court, Porterville
Evening: Bus to Visilia, Formal dinner
DAY 5: FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER
AM: Bus and visit Los Angeles Federal Courthouse, Wrap-up.
2017 Court Tour – Full Itinerary (1.8 MB pdf)
This tour is also being supported by an international group of scholars, the Cyberjustice Consortium, based at the University of Montreal, and the American Institute of Architects’ Academy of Architecture for Justice.