2017 Symposium--Regulating Disruption: Responding to Emerging Technologies



Regulating Disruption: Responding to Emerging Technologies

All events will be held at 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

  • Bryant Walker Smith (Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law)
  • Elliot Katz (Associate, DLA Piper; Head, Connected and Self-Driving Cars Practice)
  • Bert Kafuman (Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Zoox Inc.)
  • Moderated by Alan Prescott (Senior Counsel, Uber Technologies)


11:40-1:10 PM – 3D Printing

  • Michael Weinberg (IP & General Counsel, Shapeways)
  • Deven Desai (Associate Professor, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business)
  • William Cass (Partner & Co-Chair, Litigation Department, Cantor Colburn LLP)
  • 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)
  • Gabriel Dobbs (Vice President of Business Development and Policy, Kespry Inc.)
  • Marc Rotenberg (President & Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center)
  • Moderated by Siggi Hindrichs (Co-Founder, Notifleet)


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


*Currently pending approval for CLE credit with the California State Bar


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

STLR would like to thank the following sponsors for helping to make this event possible:


Gold Sponsor


Stanford Program in Law, Science, &Technology

Silver Sponsor


Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP



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