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.

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March 27, 2015


9:00-9:10        Welcome (Professor Peter M. Shane)

9:10-10:10      Keynote Address: The FCC and the Future of the Open Internet, Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission.

10:25-11:40    Panel:  The Future of Net Neutrality

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 Universit

11:40-12:45    Lunch

12:45-2:00      Panel:  Internet Freedom

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

2:15-3:30        Panel: Emerging Issues

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 Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (spectrum policy)

3:45-4:45        Closing Address:  Putting Policy in its Place: The Challenge Facing Research on Internet Policy and Regulation

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