Professor Tania Sourdin (B.A., LL.B., Grad. Dip. Leg. Prac., LL.M., Ph.D.) is the Foundation Chair and Director of the Australian Centre for Court and Justice System Innovation (ACCJSI) at Monash University in Australia. Tania has previously been the Director of Conflict Resolution Centres a tLa Trobe University and the University of Queensland. She wrote the National Mediator Accreditation Standards, has led numerous national research projects and produced important recommendations for court and non adversarial justice reform. She has worked extensively in the Asian Pacific region, the Middle East and North America. She has worked specifically in the area of AI and ODR since 2002 and has a number of major research projects in this area.