Call for Papers: Governance of Emerging Technologies – Chandler, AZ

Written by OSULEGALSCHOLARSHIP   // February 15, 2013   // Comments Off

CaptureThe first annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics will be held in Chandler, Arizona, on May 20-21, 2013.  Twelve organizations are currently co-sponsoring this event.

The GRINN technologies (genetics, robotics, information technology, nanotechnology, neuroscience) present unique governance issues and challenges, due to their rapid pace of development (faster than traditional regulatory systems can keep up with), profound impacts that go beyond health, safety and environment risks, and ethical and social concerns affecting a broad range of stakeholders and interests around the globe. This conference will feature top experts in a fascinating and crucial exploration of the overlapping regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical issues of such technologies.

Abstracts (of no more than 500 words) for proposed presentations should be submitted at www.law.asu.edu/emergingtechnologies.

Deadline: March 1, 2013.

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