Symposium Schedule of Speakers & Panels
Drones as Disruption
November 6, 2015
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law
Introduction and Welcome
Panel I: 9:00-10:15
Drones as Aircraft: The FAA’s Safety Mandate
What aspects of drones should the FAA regulate under its aircraft safety mandate? What counts as “safety”? What doesn’t count?
Moderated by Peter M. Shane of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Coffee Break 10:15-10:45
Panel II: 10:45-12:00
Drones as Opportunities: Data, Research, & Speech
What are the opportunities that drones present? How are these opportunities addressed by the law?
Moderated by Dale A. Oesterle of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Lunch break 12:00-1:30, Lunch is provided for registrants.
Panel III: 1:30-2:45
Drones as Threats: Privacy and Property Rights
Drones gather data. What data is necessary for drones to safely function?
What privacy and property-related threats do drones present? How are these threats addressed by the law?
Moderated by Liz Woolery of the Open Technology Institute, New America
Coffee Break: 2:45-3:15
Mr. André Hentz, Special Advisor to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Panel IV: 3:45-5:00
Drones and the Regulators: Who (Else) Should Regulate What
Drones present a wide variety of policy puzzles. Other than the FAA, who (if anybody) should regulate, and what should they regulate? Or is self-regulation the better option?
Moderated by Konstantin Kakaes of the Open Technology Institute, New America