Thu, 12 Mar | Location is TBD

Law, Technology, and Labour Symposium

Curtin Law School, in partnership with the Future of Work Institute and the University of Bologna are hosting a Law, Technology and Labour Symposium in Perth on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March 2020.
Registration is Closed
Law, Technology, and Labour Symposium

Time & Location

12 Mar 2020, 9:00 am – 13 Mar 2020, 1:00 pm
Location is TBD

About the Event

Curtin Law School, in partnership with the Future of Work Institute and the University of Bologna, warmly invite you to submit a paper for the Law, Technology, and Labour Symposium to be held in Perth on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March 2020.

The Law, Technology, and Labour Symposium will be the first of the 2020 Curtin Law School Governance Symposium Series, and will explore the intersection of law and technology, with a non-exclusive focus on labour.

Themes for the symposium include:

• innovations in legal service delivery;

• the interface between law and technology (and labour);

• historical perspectives of law and technology (and labour);

• regulation (or lack thereof) of the gig economy;

• regulation of work health and safety (including mental health);

• technology in the workplace;

• blockchain and the law;

• artificial intelligence and the law;

• smart contracting;

• legaltech;

• legal hacking initiatives;

• big data and the law;

• privacy and the law;

• information technology and the law;

• regulation of drone usage;

• intellectual property rights and technological innovation;

• evolving approaches to legal service billing;

• court e-filing; and

• law, technology and legal education.

Papers on the above themes, or those that engage with the intersection of law and technology more broadly, are welcome.

To submit a paper for the symposium, please email a brief abstract (250 words max) to CLSConference@curtin.edu.au by no later than Friday 31 January 2020.

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