Institute for Science, Law and Technology
No Secrets: Journalism in the Age of Surveillance
February 27, 2014, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Join The Media Consortium and Chicago-Kent College of Law for a full-day conference to discuss journalism in the context of social media, NSA surveillance, and technology. This conference joins informational sessions with hands-on training about encryption and other techniques that reporters and activists can use to protect their sources. Lori Andrews, the director of ISLAT, will present "More than a Face: What Social Media Knows About You." The cost for the day-long session is $25 for students and $50 for non-students.
To learn more about the informational sessions and hands-on training or to register, visit the conference page.
Health on the Go: Medical Apps, Privacy & Liability
April 4, 2014, 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Sponsored by ISLAT, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
This is a free conference, but registration is required.
Participants are eligible for 5.25 hours of IL MCLE Credit.
Assessments of our Future
With exponential development of technologies such as genetic testing and nanotechnology, the need for professionals trained at the complex intersection of science and law is greater than ever. The insatiable expansion of technology across an intricately connected globe raises new questions of ethics and legality. The Institute for Science, Law & Technology, a not-for-profit, cross-disciplinary collaborative effort at the Illinois Institute of Technology, trains leaders and provides in-depth, thoroughly-researched answers to the toughest issues that arise at the edges of science and law.
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