Join I/S on March 23 & 24, 2018, for our symposium, National Security: Emerging Technologies and the Law, co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

More information, including how to register, can be viewed here.



Welcome and Keynote Address [Listen to the Podcast]

Tom Wheeler — Federal Communications Commission Chairman.

Panel 1: The Future of Net Neutrality [Listen to the Podcast]

Babette Boliek — Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law.

Tejas Narechania –Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Julius Silver Program in Law, Science, & Technology, Columbia Law School.

Jon Peha — Professor, Engineering and Public Policy and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

Panel 2: Internet Freedom [Listen to the Podcast]

Shanthi A. Kalathil — Independent Consultant on Media and Development.

Edward Lee — Professor of Law, Director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law, and Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology; Founder, The Free Internet Project.

Eric Sears — Program Officer, Human Rights & International Justice, MacArthur Foundation.

Panel 3: Emerging Issues [Listen to the Podcast]

Johannes M. Bauer — Professor and Chair, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University.

Laura DeNardis — Professor, School of Communication, American University (governance).

Kevin Webach — Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (spectrum policy).

Closing Address: Putting Policy in its Place: The Challenge Facing Research on Internet Policy and Regulation [Listen to the Podcast]

William H. Dutton — Director, James H. and Mary B. Quello Center for Telecommunications Management and Law, Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Founding Director, Oxford Internet Institute.