On October 2nd, 2018, Professors Elizabeth Dubois and Michael Pal, members of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI).
Prof. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS), is delighted to announce that the Centre’s Management Committee approved the appointment of Dr. Jason Millar as CLTS Faculty Member.
Dr. Carlos Affonso Pereira Souza (UERJ / ITS Rio) will be visiting the Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS) in September as part of the Office of the Vice President, Research Visiting Researchers Program.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau has been awarded a grant through the Canadian Bar Association’s Law for the Future Fund for a project that will shed new light on thi s phenomenon, entitled “Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and the Future of Contracts under Canadian Law.”
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that the Law Foundation of Ontario has awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic term to Jean-Noé Landry, Executive Director at OpenNorth, for a project on smart cities.
Professor Suzanne Bouclin, along with collaborator Binyam Sisay Mendisu, have been awarded the Global YoungAcademy’sNorth-South Interdisciplinary Grant for a project that brings together the fields of human rights, new media technologies and linguistics to explore how digital storytelling can help to document vulnerable languages.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is pleased to announce that Virginie Jetté has been named Global Policy Global Fellow by the Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio, Brazil).
Professors Ian Kerr and Florian Martin-Bariteau are key partners in a S$4.5 million research grant awarded to the Singapore Management University School of Law by Singapore’s National Research Foundation and the Infocomm Media Development Authority for a five-year Research Programme on the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Use.