The Center will be hosting Fall speakers on emerging issues and hot topics. All Center events will be held remotely via Zoom.

Health & Technology Policy 2020 Symposium

Friday, October 9, 2020
10:00am - 2:30pm

Join us for a virtual symposium, celebrating the launch of the Health & Technology Policy Project.

The event will include two academic panels:

  • Health, AI, and the Internet of Things
  • The Technological Response to COVID-19

The symposium will feature keynote speaker Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and author of New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI.

Pasquale also wrote The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information.




10:00 - 10:15am: Introductory Remarks

10:15 - 10:45am: Keynote by Frank Pasquale

10:45 - 11:00am: Break

11:00am - 12:30pm: Panel 1: Health, AI, and the Internet of Things


  • Nicholson Price (University of Michigan Law School)
  • Charlotte Tschider (Loyola University Chicago School of Law)
  • Colin Walsh (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
  • Sara Gerke (Harvard Law School)

Moderator: Mason Marks (Gonzaga University School of Law) 

12:30 - 1:00pm: Break

1:00 - 2:30pm: Panel 2: The Technological Response to COVID-19


  • Ana Santos Rutschman (Saint Louis University School of Law)
  • Doron Dorfman (Syracuse University College of Law)
  • Patricia Zettler (The Ohio State University Mortiz College of Law)
  • Nathan Cortez (Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law)

Moderator: Claudia Haupt (Northeastern University School of Law)


Taming TikTok: The Proposed TikTok "Ban"

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12:00-1:00pm PST

This Fall, CLEC is offering a Virtual Brown-Bag Series on Why Tech Policy Matters. The first lecture in this series is Taming TikTok: The Proposed TikTok "Ban" and Its Impact on Free Speech. Our speaker is Ashkhen Kazaryan, Director of civil liberties for TechFreedom. Click here to learn more and register.


A World Without Intimate Privacy

Thursday, October 29, 2020
12:00-1:00pm PST

CLEC and the Center for Civil and Human Rights are co-sponsoring an event with featured speaker Danielle Citron of BU Law, whose lecture is entitled A World Without Intimate Privacy. Click here to learn more and register.