Berkeley Art, Finance, and Law Symposium 2024

Painting of clouds and Water. Berkeley Art, Finance and Law Symposium 2024. May 16, 2024 at SFMOMA

The latest developments at the intersection of art, finance, law, technology, and culture

This interdisciplinary symposium is intended for professionals and enthusiasts interested in cutting-edge research at the intersection of art, finance, law, technology, and culture. Prominent speakers from academia, government, and practice will come together to share their insights on various topics pertinent to the field.

Confirmed speakers and topics of discussion include:

  • Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law , and Steven F. Hayward, Senior Fellow, Public Law and Policy Program at Berkeley Law, on freedom of speech in the arts
  • Socrates Sourvinos, Consul General of Greece in San Francisco, on the repatriation of artwork
  • Gerard de Graaf, Senior EU Envoy for Digital to the US, and Pamela Samuelson, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, on the comparison of US and EU legislation on AI and its impact on the arts and the creative process
  • Chung-Pei Ma Ph.D., Professor of Astrophysics, University of California, Berkeley; Keith van der Walde, Scientist and Artist; and Frank Partnoy, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, on the link between art, science, and the law
  • Christopher K. Bleuher, Manager, Deloitte Consulting; Drew Watson, SVP and Head of Art Services at Bank of America; and Sonia Katyal, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, on investment, finance, and fractional ownership of artwork
  • Alexander Reben, Artist in Residence at OpenAI, on his creative process
  • Adine Varah, General Counsel, SFMOMA, and Delia Violante, Associate Director, University of California, Berkeley, on what’s new at SFMOMA

 

The full program brochure is forthcoming.

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Program Details

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Who

Professionals and enthusiasts interested in cutting-edge research at the intersection of art, finance, law, technology, and culture. Those welcome include: Private collectors, wealth managers, art dealers, auctioneers, artists, investors, technologists, professional advisors, financial services, entertainment, and technology executives, policy-makers, representatives of public institutions, lawyers, scholars, and researchers.

What

An intimate discussion to engage art, finance, and legal professionals at large and industry players at all levels.

When

May 16, 2024

1:00 – 7:00 PM PT

Where

SFMOMA
151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Fees

The registration fee is $150 per person. Proceeds will be used by UC Berkeley to build a new institute for the study of art, finance, law, technology, and culture. Scholarships are available for students.

Admission

Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early. 

MCLE Credit

California MCLE credit will be offered.  

Questions?

Contact us at bclb@law.berkeley.edu