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Friday, January 27, 2017

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Coffee, pastries, and fruit and MCLE Registration

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM – Opening Remarks, Rachel Kane and Shree Sharma, UC Davis Law Review

9:15 AM to 10:45 AM – Android Auteurs and Mechanical Healers (1.5 MCLE credits

  • Jane Bambauer, Arizona, “Dr. Robot”
  • Ryan Calo, U. Washington, “The Road to HAL: Key Challenges in Artificial Intelligence Policy”
  • Paul Ohm and David Lehr, Georgetown, “Playing with the Data”
  • Margot E. Kaminski, Ohio State, “Authorship Disrupted”
  • Sarah Jeong, Vice Media, Commentator

Coffee Break 

11:15 AM to 12:00 PM – Tangible Questions about Virtual and Augmented Reality (0.75 MCLE credits)

  • Mary Anne Franks, U. Miami, “Augmented Inequality”
  • Molly Van Houweling, Berkeley, “Tempting Trespass”
  • Brian Soucek, UC Davis, Commentator


12:15 PM to 1:15 PM – Luncheon Keynote (1 MCLE credit)

  • Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Supreme Court of California, “A Simpler World? Choosing Artificial Intelligent Futures Intelligently” (introduced by Dean Kevin R. Johnson, UC Davis)

1:30 PM to 2:45 PM – Synthetic Biology and the Future Human (1.25 MCLE credits)

  • Dan L. Burk, UC Irvine, “DNA Copyright in the Administrative State”
  • Arti K. Rai, Duke, “Divided Rights in Emerging Technology Platforms: The Case of Synthetic Biology”
  • I. Glenn Cohen, Harvard, “Parenthood Disrupted? Mitochondrial Replacement, In Vitro Gametogenesis, Law, and Ethics”
  • Thomas Lee, S.F. Chronicle, Commentator

Coffee Break

3:15 PM to 4:15 PM – Afternoon Keynote (1 MCLE credit)

  • Mark Lemley, Stanford, “The Real Law of Virtual Reality” (introduced by Dean Madhavi Sunder, UC Davis)

4:15 PM to 4:25 PM – Day End Closing Remarks, Anupam Chander, UC Davis

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM – Reception

Saturday, January 28, 2017 

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Coffee, pastries, and fruit and MCLE Registration 

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM – Opening Remarks, Rachel Kane and Shree Sharma, UC Davis Law Review

9:15 AM to 11:00 AM – The Future of the Internet (1.75 MCLE credits)

  • Laura DeNardis, American University, “Global Policy Frontiers in Cyber Physical Systems”
  • Mira Burri, University of Lucerne, Switzerland, “The Governance of Data Flows in Trade Agreements”
  • Julie E. CohenGeorgetown, “Law for the Platform Economy"
  • Chinmayi Arun, National Law School, Delhi, “Algorithms and Strict Liability: The Road to Artificial Intelligence”
  • K.S. Park, Korea University, Commentator

Coffee Break

11:15 AM to 12:00 PM – Discrimination and Algorithms (0.75 MCLE credits, Elimination of Bias)

  • Nancy Leong, Denver, “The Race-Neutral Workplace of the Future”
  • Elizabeth Joh, UC Davis, “Artificially Intelligent Spring Guns and Security Robots”
  • Malavika Jayaram, Digital Asia Hub, Commentator


12:15 PM to 1:15 PM – Special Lecture: Surveillance (1 MCLE credit)

  • Ben Wizner, ACLU, “‘National’ Security and the Loaded Gun” (introduced by Uyen P. Le, UC Davis) 


1:30 PM to 2:45 PM – Species of the Future (1.25 MCLE credits)

  • Lisa C. Ikemoto, UC Davis, “DIY Bio: Making Life, Hacking Risk and Regulation”
  • Albert C. Lin, UC Davis, “Mismatched Regulation: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes and the Coordinated Framework for Biotechnology”
  • Henry T. Greely, Stanford, “Playing with Life: Humanity’s Increasing Power to Transform the Biosphere"
  • Stephanie M. Lee, BuzzFeed, Commentator

Coffee Break

3:00 PM to 4:15 PM – Regulating for the Future (0.75 MCLE credits)

  • Peter Lee, UC Davis, “Democratic Engagement and the Republic of Science”
  • Gary E. Marchant, Arizona State- “Risk Analysis, Precaution and Resilience: Governance Tools for Emerging Technologies”
  • Anupam Chander, UC Davis, “Future-Proofing Law”
  • Mario Biagioli, UC Davis, Commentator

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