2016 COAT (NSW) 10th Annual Conference

Deliberations and Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Friday, 26 August 2016


Dockside, Sydney

Keynote speaker Benjamin Law, talked about the impact of social media.
We explored the world of paperless Tribunal hearings and discovered the evolution on the Rule Against Bias with Professor Simon Young from the University of Southern Queensland.
Online legal research skills were refreshed and we learned how to keep ourselves safe online and in hearings from Security Adviser Tim Creehan and James Griffin of KPMG.
We updated our skills in dealing with evidence obtained from €œsmart€ devices with barrister Miiko Kumar.


Conference Resources

Evidence from a digital device

Miiko Kumar, Jack Shand Chamber

Firm but Fair - the Art of a Good Tribunal Hearing

Jan Redfern, Deputy President & Division Head of the Migration & Refuge Division of the AAT

Going to the Cloud!

Phil Farrelly - Systems Artchitect

Legal Research Refresher

Christopher Matthies, Executive Director, Strategy & Policy

The Rule against Bias - Ongoing Evolution and Practical Conundrums for Tribunals

Prof Simon Young USQ School of Law & Justice UWA Faculty of Law

Conference Program: 2016 Deliberation and Dilemmas in the Digital Age