2016 The Internet, Disruptive Innovation, and Data Privacy

The New York University Annual Survey of American Law presents its annual symposium on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. This year’s topic is “The Internet, Disruptive Innovation, and Data Privacy.” Two panels and a keynote address will discuss the role of municipal regulation, law, policy and business in regard to disruptive innovation (e.g., Uber, AirBnb, Lyft, Wearables), the Internet and data privacy.

The Internet, Disruptive Innovation, and Data Privacy

Tuesday, February 23, 2016  |  4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Attendees can register here.

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Our first panel will address the regulation of the Internet with respect to disruptive innovation, a topic for ample discussion. The panel will discuss the legal, social and business implications of the share economy with respect to companies such as Uber, Lyft, and AirBnb. Our second panel will explore how disruptive innovators have pushed many privacy, transportation, and human rights issues into the forefront of recent media reports.

Harriet Pearson of Hogan Lovells LLP will be our keynote speaker. Ms. Pearson’s address is titled: “Privacy, Cybersecurity and the Intersection of Business, Law, and Technology.”

4:45 PM – Panel One: The Sharing Economy, Internet, and Municipal Regulation: Changing Legal Regimes, Business Models and Destinations

Moderator: David Schleicher, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Matthew W. Daus, Distinguished Lecturer, City University of New York, The City College of New York

Arun Sundararajan, Professor & the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow, New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Joseph Okpaku, Vice President of Government Relations, Lyft

Jonathan Horton, General Manager, SpotHero

5:55 PM – Panel Two: A World of Disruptive Innovations: Workable Solutions to Data Privacy and Public Policy Issues in the Sharing Economy

Moderator: Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Peter B. Miller, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Thomas Brown, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group

Jeff John Roberts, Law and Technology Reporter, Fortune Magazine

7:00 PM – Keynote

Harriet Pearson of Hogan Lovells LLP: “Privacy, Cybersecurity and the Intersection of Business, Law, and Technology.”

7:45 PM – Reception

This event is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. This event is open to the public.

Attendees can register here.