We Robot 2015

April 10, 2015 8:00 am to April 11, 2015 3:45 pm

CIS Affiliate Scholars Peter Asaro, Ryan Calo and Woodrow Hartzog will all be participating in this two-day conference. 

Registration is open for We Robot 2015 and we have a great program planned:

Friday, April 10

8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:40 am

Welcome Remarks: Dean Kellye Testy, University of Washington School of Law

Introductory Remarks: Ryan Calo, Program Committee Chair

9:00 am

Paper: Kate Darling, Who’s Johnny? Anthropomorphic framing in human-robot interaction, integration, and policy

Discussant: Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley

10:00 am Break

10:15 am

Paper: Anupam Chander, Robot Passports

Discussant: Ann Bartow, Pace Law School

11:15 am Break

11:30 am

Panel: Robotics Governance

Moderator: David Post, Senior Fellow, Open Technology Institute/New America Foundation

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm

Paper: Drew Simshaw et al., Regulating Healthcare Robots in the Hospital and the Home: Considerations for Maximizing Opportunities and Minimizing Risks

Discussant: Cindy Jacobs, University of Washington

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Paper: J. Nathan Matias et al., Legal and Ethical Issues in the Use of Telepresence Robots: Best Practices and Toolkit

Discussant: Laurel Riek, University of Notre Dame

4:15 pm Break

4:30 pm


5:30 pm


7:00 pm

Special Guest Lecture


Saturday, April 11

8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am

Paper: Woodrow Hartzog, Unfair and Deceptive Robots

Discussant: Ryan Calo, University of Washington School of Law

9:30 am Break

9:45 am

Paper: Karen Levy & Tim Hwang, The Presentation of Machine in Everyday Life

Discussant: Evan Selinger, Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:45 am Break

11:00 am

Paper: Tamara Bonaci et al., I Did It My Way: On Law and Operator Signatures for Teleoperated Robots

Discussant: Margot Kaminski, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm

Panel: Robot Economics

  • Colin Lewis, Robohub.org
  • Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics
  • Garry Mathiason, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation, Littler Mendelson

Moderator: Dan Siciliano, Stanford School of Law

2:30 pm Break

2:45 pm

Paper: Patrick Moore et al., Personal Responsibility in an Age of User-Controlled Neuroprosthetics

Discussant: Meg Leta Jones, Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown University

3:45 pm

Concluding Remarks: Ryan Calo & Michael Froomkin

William H. Gates Hall
4293 Memorial Way Northeast
Seattle, WA

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