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eDiscovery 2020: Rewind on Day 1

The 9th Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery Law and Technology Conference kicked off its first day today, and was packed full of exciting and informative sessions. The eDiscovery conference focuses on the practical and emerging issues affecting the practice of law in the digital age. Today, attendees sat through multiple concurrent and plenary sessions discussing these issues and were involved in the informative discussions afterward. Starting the conference off, Keynote Joel Wallenstrom presented the first speech of the two day session, with his presentation “Do your Employees Trust You? Should They? Do you Care?”  Wallenstrom is the CEO and President of Wickr and is a world-renowned security expert. He has led top white hat hacker teams responding to some of the most high profile incidents in the past decade. Wallenstrom discussed the impact end-to-end encryption can have on companies that have employees utilizing these apps.  Other speakers throughout today include Michael Burg

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LSI Center Community Board Meeting Rewind

The annual LSI Community Board Meeting was last Thursday, March 5, where students, faculty and friends of the Center gathered to listen to various presentations discussing the research and projects that are pertinent to the science community.  Yvonne Stevens discussed facial recognition technology, its uses, and the data security that comes with this updated identification system. In her presentation Stevens discussed that facial recognition can be used to identify suspects for law enforcement, retailers, social media, churches, casinos, etc. The possibilities for this technology is endless, with retailers discussing using this recognition to identify shoplifters and reactions to displays. But there are rising issues as well, Stevens mentioned that it could be unreliable and biased, bring in negative matches, and be used for decit. There is also little to none federal regulations for this technology as well.  Brad Allenby presented on AI cognitive infrastructure, discussing the technology’s ability to process

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Register for eDiscovery Before Early Bird Discount Ends

Don’t miss the Early Bird Discount for eDiscovery that will end February 25, 2020! The Ninth Annual ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery, Law and Technology Conference will be held March 11-12, 2020 and will cover important practical and emerging issues affecting the practice of law in the digital age.  This year we are featuring wonderful speakers like Hon. Joy Conti, a federal district judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and Joel Wallenstrom  CEO & President, Wickr and many more leaders in emerging technology. Come be a part of this thriving, nationwide community of professionals learning and sharing how technology is dramatically changing the practice of law.  Sign Up Here Share on facebook Share on email Share on twitter Share on linkedin

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THE WALKING DEAD: Death, Taxes & Zombies – REGISTER NOW FOR THIS “HAnHGHAMZHGaARnARng” (that’s “entertaining” in zombie speak) Event!!!

The NY Times heralds the author of Death and Taxes and Zombies, Adam Chodorow, Professor of Law at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Law, Science and Innovation, as having performed a valuable scholarly service by embarking on a playful examination of serious tax-code issues from a refreshing perspective. Read the NYT article here. Join Adam Chodorow and Ed Finn, director of the Center for Science and the Imagination, for a screening of The Walking Dead and a conversation about death, taxes and zombies.  Click below for more info.

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ANNALS OF HEALTH LAW – SPECIAL PUBLIC HEALTH LAW EDITION

Professor James Hodge, who heads the Public Health Law and Policy Program at ASU, recently announced that the Special Symposium Edition, Innovations in Public Health Law: Exploring New Strategies, of the Annals of Health Law, is now available online here.  In collaboration with the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, this Special Symposium Edition features outstanding scholarship from diverse authors across the field of public health law with a focus on innovative and concrete solutions to significant public health problems.  Here are the authors and links to their articles: Daniel S. Goldberg, Intervening at the Right Point in the Causal Pathways: Law, Policy, and the Devastating Impact of Pain Across the Globe; Lance Gable & Benjamin Mason Meier, Complementarity in Public Health Systems: Using Redundancy as a Tool of Public Health Governance; Clark J. Lee, Patrick P. Rose & Earl Stoddard III, Enhancing Communication Between Scientists, Government Officials, and

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March 2013 Conference on Technology and Healthcare Costs – View the Videos!

Monday, August 12, 2013 By Yvonne Stevens Earlier this year, the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, along with the University of Chicago and Arnie Calica, sponsored a one-day conference entitled, Technology and the Rising Cost of Health Care: A Paradigm Shift.  Leading researchers explored the inter-relationship of healthcare quality, costs, and technology.  You can now view the videos and presentations from the conference by clicking on the above link. Enjoy!

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