Agenda: Artificial Intelligence, Technology and the Future of Law

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 am

Opening Remarks

  • Prof. Simon Stern, Co-Director, Centre for Innovation Law and Policy
9:00 - 9:15 am

Panel 1: How Will Artificial Intelligence Alter the Practice of Law?

  • Prof. Ben Alarie, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Prof. Albert Yoon, University of Toronto Faculty of Law 

9:15 – 10:30 am

Moderator: Michael Hilliard, Inter Alia Law

Morning Break10:30 – 10:45 am

Panel 2: Will Technology Democratize Access to Legal Services?

  • Prof. Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Prof. Paul Gowder, University of Iowa College of Law
  • Sherry MacLennan, British Columbia Legal Services Society

10:45 - 12:00 pm

Moderator: Prof. Martin Friedland, U. of Toronto Faculty of Law

Lunch and Keynote Speaker:
Professor Dana Remus, UNC School of Law

12:00 – 1:30 pm

Panel 3: How Will Technology Change Legal Education?

  • Prof. Daniel Rodriguez, Dean, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Prof. Michele Pistone, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Prof. David Thomson, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

1:30 – 2:45 pm

Moderator:  Prof. Simon Stern, U. of Toronto Faculty of Law

Afternoon Break2:45 – 3:00 pm

Panel 4: Will Technology Challenge the Conceptual Foundation of the Law?

  • Prof. Mireille Hildebrandt, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Prof. Brian Sheppard, Seton Hall Law
  • Prof. Daniel Katz, Chicago-Kent College of Law

3:00 – 4:15 pm

Moderator:  Prof. Simon Stern, U. of Toronto Faculty of Law

Reception4:15 – 5:30 pm

Generously supported by the University of Toronto Law Journal and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

For Ontario lawyers, this program is eligible for up to 6 Substantive Hours.