We are pleased to invite submissions for We Robot 2020, the 9th annual robotics law, ethics and policy conference, to be held at the University of Ottawa, Canada, on April 2–4, 2020. Previously, the conference has been held at the University of Miami, the University of Washington, Stanford University, and Yale University.
CLTS Faculty members Dr. Elizabeth Dubois, and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, are co-investigators on a strategic $2.5 Million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on journalism innovation that will support the development of the Global Journalism Innovation Lab/Lab mondial d’innovation en journalisme. The Centre is also a partner of this strategic grant.
Faculty member Dr Teresa Scassa has been appointed Chair of the Government of Canada’s new Canadian Statistics Advisory Council. The Council will advise the Chief Statistician and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development on matters concerning the overall quality of the national statistical system, including the relevance, accuracy, accessibility and timeliness of its data.
CLTS Faculty Members Prof. Marina Pavlović and Dr. Amy Salyzyn are co-applicants on a Justice and technology research grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) for a project led by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) on the regulation of technologies designed to assist the general public with legal documents.