Professor Michael Geist appeared on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight with a short “Soapbox” segment to discuss the Canadian government's proposed copyright legislation, Bill C-11 (sometimes called "Canada's SOPA"), and what impact it might have on Canada's online environment. Click here to watch the video.
Professor Jeremy de Beer will present a talk entitled "Innovation? What innovation? Re-thinking progress and how we measure it." In this talk, Jeremy de Beer will explain why effective decision-making in a dynamic innovation context requires us to think differently about science and technology and how we measure success. The talk will take place on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30am on Parliament Hill, at the Parliamentary Restaurant, 6th Floor, Centre Block.
Prof. Jeremy de Beer, in conjunction with Prof. Chidi Oguamanam, publishes a timely paper addressing the burgeoning issues of the demand for and quality of intellectual property training in developing countries.
In the Fall 2011 issue of uOttawa’s Research Perspectives. Professor Ian Kerr warns of the dangers associated with allowing companies to license implantable and wearable medical devices. Click here to read the full issue.
On October 27th 2011, Professor Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology, was featured in a panel discussion at Stanford Law School titled, "Artificial Intelligence: A Legal Perspective."
The Student Research Assistantship Program was developed to provide University of Ottawa law students with financial assistance, to cultivate mentoring relationships, and to offer an early opportunity to work with faculty from the Centre for Law, Technology and Society on current research initiatives.
Professor Jennifer Chandler will present a talk entitled "Therapeutic offers that are hard to refuse: Subtle forms of legal pressure to consent to psychiatric or neurological treatment." The talk will take place on Thursday, October 27 at 5pm at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, 1145 Carling Avenue, room 1425. Everyone is welcome.
Professor Valerie Steeves is one of the organizers of the upcoming academic workshop “The Expanding Surveillance Net: Ten Years After 9/11.” This workshop, which takes place September 8-10 in Kingston, Ontario, explores the social, political, legal and ethical implications of increased government and private sector surveillance in the wake of 9/11.