Stanford Law School‘s Center for Internet Law and Society hosts We Robot: Getting Down to Business April 8-9, 2013. The deadline for submitting proposals is Jan. 18, 2013.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Legal and policy responses to likely effects of robotics on manufacturing or the environment
- Perspectives on the interplay between legal frameworks and robotic software and hardware
- Intellectual property issues raised by collaboration within robotics (or with robots)
- Perspectives on collaboration between legal and technical communities
- Tort law issues, including product liability, professional malpractice, and the calculation of damages
- Administrative law issues, including FDA or FAA approval
- Privacy law and privacy enhancing technologies
- Comparative/international perspectives on robotics law
- Issues of legal and economic policy, including tax, employment, and corporate governance
In addition to scholarly papers, the organizers invite proposals for demos of cutting-edge commercial applications of robotics or recent technical research that speaks one way or another to the immediate commercial prospects of robots.
Further details here.
Hat tip: IP and IT Conferences. mw