Thursday-Friday, April 15-16, 2021


Day 1 – Thursday, April 15
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (PT)

Presiding Officer: Debbie Mosley, ’22, Symposium Editor, BTLJ

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard Law School

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Panel 1: Reconceptualizing Technology Policy for the Digital Age

Kenneth Bamberger, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law (moderator)

Julie E. Cohen, Georgetown University Law Center

Margot Kaminski, University of Colorado School of Law

Deirdre Mulligan, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Information

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Panel 2: Case Studies in Automated Governance

Ifeoma Ajunwa, University of North Carolina  School of Law

Hannah Bloch-Wehba, Texas A&M University Law School

Niva Elkin-Koren, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law

Hany Farid, UC Berkeley School of Information

Jennifer Urban, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law (moderator)

Day 2 – Friday, April 16
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (PT)

Presiding Officer: Victoria Dipla, ’21, BTLJ

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Panel 3: Platform Liability Rules as Technology Policy Levers

Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University Law School

Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam

Tejas Narechania, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law

Pam Samuelson, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law (moderator)

Olivier Sylvain, Fordham Law School

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Panel 4: Transparency as a Technology Policy Lever 

Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University

Jeanne Fromer, NYU Law School

Jerry Kang, UCLA Law School

Sonia Katyal, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law

Rebecca Wexler, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law (moderator)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Panel 5: Lex Informatica in Practice

Alex Feerst, General Counsel, Neuralink

Kate Klonick, St. Johns Law School (moderator)

Nicole Wong, former Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the U.S.

12:30 – 12:45 p.m.

Tribute to Joel Reidenberg and Closing Remarks

Dr. Pascale Reidenberg

Pam Samuelson, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law

Paul Schwartz, BCLT/UC Berkeley School of Law