We Robot 2015 Program

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

Friday, April 10

8:00 am

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

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