3-D Printing, Driverless Cars, and More: A Discussion of Law and “Disruptive Technology”

November 4, 2013 —


The Georgetown Law Journal presents its Volume 102 Symposium: “Law in an Age of Disruptive Technology,” featuring a keynote address by Professor Neal Katyal


Friday, November 8, 2013


Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Keynote Address
Neal Katyal, Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law, Georgetown Law

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Panel 1 – Mass Surveillance Technology
Christopher Slobogin, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, Vanderbilt Law School (panel keynote)
Laura Donohue, Professor, Georgetown Law
Irv Gornstein, Visiting Professor and Supreme Court Institute Executive Director, Georgetown Law
Martin Lederman, Professor, Georgetown Law (moderator)

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Panel 2 – 3-D Printing
Deven Desai, Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law (panel keynote)
Gerard Magliocca, Professor, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (panel keynote)
Michael Carrier, Professor, Rutgers School of Law
Michael Weinberg, Vice President, Public Knowledge
Rebecca Tushnet, Professor, Georgetown Law (moderator)

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Panel 3 – Tort Liability in an Age of Driverless Cars
Bryant Walker Smith, Fellow, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society, and the Stanford Center for Automotive Research (panel keynote)
Kenneth Anderson, Professor, American University Washington College of Law
Gregory Winfree, Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Lisa Heinzerling, John Carroll Research Professor of Law, Georgetown Law (moderator)

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Closing remarks


The symposium is sponsored in part by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Security Law Society, and the Federalist Society. 

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