The “Privacy, Technology and the Law” symposium took place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the University of Michigan Law School. This symposium will brought together a diverse set of perspectives on privacy and technology for the discussion of an important topic at a critical time in the development of the surrounding legal doctrines. The symposium included three distinct discussion panels. Each panelist gave a short presentation, followed by a question and answer session.

Miss the proceedings in person? Check out the recordings of Panel 1, Panel 2, and Panel 3!

Past Symposia

Privacy, Technology and the LawFebruary 21, 2015
Green Technology and Economic Revitalization
in Michigan
March 25, 2011
The Law and Economics of Drug DevelopmentNovember 7, 2008
21st Century Copyright Law in the Digital DomainMarch 24, 2006
Life Sciences, Technology, and the LawMarch 7, 2003
Law, Policy, and The Convergence of Telecommunications and Computing TechnologiesMarch 7-9, 2001
Challenging Traditional Legal Paradigms:
Is Technology Outpacing the Law?
March 12-13, 1999
Redefining Access to Information: Power, Politics, Law, and the New TechnologyApril 5, 1997
Advising Businesses in an Online Digital World:
The Risks and Rewards of Electronic Commerce
March 27, 1996
Policing the Internet: Jake Baker and BeyondMarch 9, 1995
Competition and the Information SuperhighwaySeptember 30, 1994

Symposium Information

Privacy, Technology and the Law
Saturday, February 21, 2015
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Symposium Program

Symposium Schedule

  • 9:00 AM - Check-in and Breakfast
  • 9:30 AM - Panel #1: Theories of Privacy in Light of “ Big Data ”
  • 11:15 AM - Light snacks and refreshments
  • 11:30 AM - Panel #2: A Global Perspective on Technology, Privacy and the Law
  • 1:15 PM - Lunch
  • 1:45 PM - Panel #3: Technological Advances and Criminal Procedure

See the Agenda for more details.

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