Events

Modern Surveillance Discussion with Author Jennifer Granick

12:30-1:20 pm.
William H. Gates Hall Room 119.
Lunch provided.

Join the Tech Policy Lab for a discussion on modern surveillance with author Jennifer Granick. She recently won the 2016 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize for her book American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, And What to Do About It. She is the Director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Soci­ety. From 2007 to 2010 she served as the Civil Liberties Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. (more…)

Fall Distinguished Lecture with Terry Winograd and Alan Borning

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 we are delighted to have Terry Winograd and Alan Borning in conversation about their work around computer science and politics.
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Tech Policy Lab to Co-Host White House Artificial Intelligence Workshop

The Tech Policy Lab is delighted to announce a public workshop on the law and policy of artificial intelligence, co-hosted by the White House and UW’s School of Law. The event places leading artificial intelligence experts from academia and industry in conversation with government officials interested in developing a wise and effective policy framework for this increasingly important technology. The event is free and open to the public but requires registration. – See more at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/05/03/preparing-future-artificial-intelligence

Legal and Governance Implications of Artificial Intelligence

The Tech Policy Lab is delighted to announce a public workshop on the law and policy of artificial intelligence, co-hosted by the White House and UW’s School of Law. The event places leading artificial intelligence experts from academia and industry in conversation with government officials interested in developing a wise and effective policy framework for this increasingly important technology. The event is free and open to the public but requires registration. See more at: https://www.law.uw.edu/events/artificial-intelligence-law-and-policy/#sthash.8nBldB9H.dpuf

Tech Policy Lab Distinguished Lecture with General Kevin Chilton

The Tech Policy Lab was honored to host General Kevin Chilton for our spring 2016 Distinguished Lecture. General Chilton focused on Deterrence in the 21st century, describing deterrence theory and how it can be applied in the future and to cyberspace.

General Chilton served 34 1/2 years in the US Air Force in various flying and staff positions and retired in 2011 as the Commander of U.S. Strategic Command, responsible for the plans and operations of all U.S. forces conducting strategic deterrence and DoD space and cyberspace operations. Prior to his work in Strategic Command, General Chilton commanded Air Force Space Command. During part of his Air Force career he served with NASA and was a Command Astronaut Pilot and flew 3 Space Shuttle missions.  General Chilton has a BS in engineering from the USAF Academy, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Creighton University.