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Recent Event Highlights

First Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics
May 20-21, 2013 / Chandler, Arizona
The GRINN technologies (genetics, robotics, information technology, nanotechnology, neuroscience) present unique governance issues and challenges due to their rapid pace of development and ethical and social concerns affecting a broad range of stakeholders. This conference will feature top experts in a fascinating and crucial exploration of the overlapping regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical issues of such technologies.  To learn more, click here.

 Second Annual eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference
March 13-15, 2013, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Tempe campus
The eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference brought together leading jurists, attorneys, practice support personnel, service providers and other legal professionals to demonstrate effective best practices to competently handle eDiscovery within a corporate, government, or nonprofit environment and in litigation.

Technology and the Rising Cost of Health Care: A Paradigm Shift
March 2, 2013 / Tempe, Arizona
The University of Chicago and Arizona State University, in partnership with Arnie Calica, presented a half-day conference exploring the relationship between health technology, health costs, and health quality--issues critical to the national debate over healthcare costs.  The conference featured presentations by leading experts from the University of Chicago, the Mayo Clinic, and ASU, including Nobel Prize-winning economist Edward Prescott.  Full videos of the presentations on are available online here.

Jeffrey  RosenJurimetrics Lecture – The Deciders v. the First Amendment: Regulating Global Free Speech in an Age of Mobile Technology? – presented by Jeffrey Rosen
Friday, February 1, 2013, at 5:00 pm / Armstrong Hall Room 114
Jeffrey Rosen is a professor of law at The George Washington University and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic. His most recent book is The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America.