The Tech Policy Lab is thrilled to be hosting Pam Samuelson of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law on May 19th. The Lab will be hosting a faculty panel with Professor Samuelson entitled Lessons Learned in Interdisciplinary Tech and Society Scholarship: A Conversation with Pam Samuelson. The discussion will feature a cross disciplinary panel bringing faculty from across campus into dialogue with Pam on the topic of interdisciplinary research in technology and society. Panelists include the Lab’s own Tadayoshi Kohno and Ryan Calo, as well as Mary Fan (Law) and Saadia Pekkanen (International Studies). This will take place at 12:30 PM on Thursday, May 19th in William H. Gates Hall (LAW) Room 133. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, May 16th at 10:00 AM PDT.
About Professor Samuelson:
Pamela Samuelson is the Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California, Berkeley. She is recognized as a pioneer in digital copyright law, intellectual property, cyberlaw and information policy. Since 1996, she has held a joint appointment at Berkeley Law School and UC Berkeley’s School of Information. Samuelson is a director of the internationally-renowned Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. She is co-founder and chair of the board of Authors Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes the public interest in access to knowledge. She also serves on the board of directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as well as on the advisory boards for the Electronic Privacy Information Center , the Center for Democracy & Technology, Public Knowledge, and the Berkeley Center for New Media.