The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce the publication with the University of Ottawa Press of Citizenship in a Connected Canada: A Research and Policy Agenda edited by CLTS Faculty members Dr. Elizabeth Dubois and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau. This interdisciplinary edited collection brings together scholars, activists, and policy makers to build consensus around what a connected society means for Canada. The collection offers insights on the state of citizenship in a digital context in Canada and proposes a research and policy agenda for a way forward.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Faculty member Dr. Céline Castets-Renard just published Droit du marché unique numérique et intelligence artificielle with Bruylant, a unique textbook on European Union’s single market and challenges relating to artificial intelligence.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Abdelhamid Benhmade, PhD candidate and Open AIR researcher, is one of the winners of Global Affairs Canada’s 2020 International Policy Ideas Competition for his project “Africa, a source of growth for Canadian businesses".
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Faculty member Marina Pavlović has been appointed by the Council of Canadian Academies to an Expert Panel on High-Throughput Networks for Rural and Remote Communities that will examine the legal, ethical, social, and policy issues associated with deploying and adopting reliable high-speed Internet in rural and remote communities.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is happy to launch the call for applications for the 2021 Technoships, a unique research training program in technology law, ethics and policy for first-year students.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society just released Facial Recognition at a Crossroads: Transformation at our Borders & Beyond, a new report on the use of facial recognition technologies at borders.
The AI + Society Initiative at the University of Ottawa is proud to announce the launch of the Global Pandemic App Watch, a site tracking uptake of COVID-19 contact-tracing and exposure-notification apps around the world.
Dr. Céline Castets-Renard, a Faculty member at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology, and Society, just released Cadre juridique applicable à l’utilisation de la reconnaissance faciale par les forces de police dans l’espace public au Québec et au Canada: Éléments de comparaison avec les États-Unis et l’Europe, a new report offering a comparative study on facial recognition and policing.
The Centre for Law, Technology, and Society is delighted to announce that Faculty member Dr. Wolfgang Alschner, received a strategic funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to launch a new Legal Technology Lab, with a mission to harness technology in an effort to reduce law's complexity
Twice over the past months, Dr. Céline Castets-Renard, a Faculty member at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology, and Society, appeared before the National Assembly of Québec to share her expertise on privacy.