2017 Symposium--Regulating Disruption: Responding to Emerging Technologies

Symposium Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/lJ1XYaRQqOt5cEPp1


Regulating Disruption: Responding to Emerging Technologies

All events will be held at Paul Brest Hall, across from Stanford Law School


Friday, March 3, 2017


8:30-9:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast


9:05-9:50 AM – Opening Keynote—Virtual Reality

  • Mark A. Lemley (William H. Neukom Professor of Law and Director, Program in Law, Science & Technology, Stanford Law School)


10:00-11:30 AM – Autonomous Vehicles

  • Marc Berman (Assemblymember, California State Assembly)
  • Annabel Chang (Director of Public Policy, Lyft)
  • Elliot Katz (Associate, DLA Piper; Head, Connected and Self-Driving Cars Practice)
  • Bert Kaufman (Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Zoox Inc.)
  • Alan Prescott (Senior Counsel, Uber Technologies)
  • Bryant Walker Smith (Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law)
  • Moderated by: Keith Hennessey (Lecturer in Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business)


11:40-1:10 PM – 3D Printing

  • William Cass (Partner & Co-Chair, Litigation Department, Cantor Colburn LLP)
  • Jenny Chen, M.D. (Founder & CEO, 3DHeals)
  • Deven Desai (Associate Professor, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business)
  • Michael Weinberg (IP & General Counsel, Shapeways)
  • Moderated by Phil Malone (Professor of Law and Director, Juelsgaard Intellectual Property & Innovation Clinic)


1:15-2:30 PM – Lunch Keynote

  • Glenn Gerstell (General Counsel, National Security Agency)


2:40-4:10 PM – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • Greg McNeal (Professor, Pepperdine Law School & Co-Founder, Airmap)
  • Marc Rotenberg (President & Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center)
  • Gretchen West (Senior Advisor, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Practice Group, Hogan Lovells)
  • Moderated by Siggi Hindrichs (Co-Founder, Notifleet)


4:10-6:00 PM – Closing Remarks & Networking Reception

  • Sponsored by WilmerHale


*Pending 4.5 hours of General CLE credit with the California State Bar




STLR would like to thank its sponsors:



Gold Sponsors


Stanford Program in Law, Science, & Technology

Reception Sponsor


Silver Sponsor

Automated and Autonomous Driving


CLE Materials

3D Printing

Autonomous Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


For directions to Paul Brest Hall, where all events will be held, please visit this link: http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/maps-paul-brest-hall

Past Symposia:

2014: Privacy Challenges in the Internet Age

2013: Copyright in the Digital Age

2012: First Amendment Challenges in the Digital Age

2011: Secondary and Intermediary Liability on the Internet

2010: PTO Reform