Future of Law Conference: The Internet of Things, Smart Contracts and Intelligent Machines

School of Law, Singapore Management University26 – 27 October 2017


Day 2 Programme

(This will be updated on a regular basis)

DAY 2 – 27 October 2017 (Friday)

8.30 am

Registration 

 

Parallel Sessions

9.00 am

Stream 1A

Presentation: New Technologies and Challenges for Consumer Protection
 

Moderator:

Dr Gary LOW, Assistant Professor, SMU

 

Speakers:

Professor Nancy S. KIM, California Western School of Law, Normalizing Business Practices Through the Use of Wrap Contracts

Kayleen MANWARING, Lecturer, UNSW, Emerging Information Technologies: Challenges for Consumers

Dr Eliza MIK, Assistant Professor, SMU, Consent and Disclosure in the Age of the Internet-of-Things

 

9.00 am

Stream 1B

Presentation: Transformations in Intellectual Property Laws

Moderator:

SAW Cheng Lim, Associate Professor, SMU 

 

Speakers:

Aviv GAON, Osgoode Hall Law School, Talkin’ Bout A Revolution: Artificial Intelligence Authorship

Dr Alexandra GEORGE, Senior Lecturer, UNSW, Sci-Tech Disruption and Intellectual Property: A Metaphysical Approach to the Future of Intellectual Property Laws

Prof Katja LINDROOS, University of Eastern Finland, Law School, Losing Funny Money: The Future of Risks and Gains Underlying Block Chain Technologies

 

 

Parallel Sessions

10.20 am

Stream 2A

Presentation: Liability for Artificial Artefacts: from Siri to Self-Driving Cars

  

Moderator:

Professor Gary CHAN, SMU

 

Speakers:

Mizuki HASHIGUCHI, Attorney-at-Law, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners, Artificial Intelligence’s Enigmatic Glitches: Practical Challenges Confronting Tort Law in the United States, Europe, and Japan

Professor Salil MEHRA, Temple University, Siri, Who’s the Boss? For Whom Do Intelligent Agents Work?

 

10.20 am

Stream 2B

Presentation: Technological Challenges for Privacy

  

Moderator:

Warren CHIK, Associate Professor, SMU

  

Speakers:

Dr Guido Noto LA DIEGA, Lecturer, Northumbria University, Contracting for the Internet of Things: Fading out the Echo of Privacy and Consumer Protection

Dr Normann WITZLEB, Associate Professor, Monash University, The IoT for Kids: How to protect the privacy of young persons in an interconnected world

 

11.20 am

Tea Break

 

 

Parallel Sessions

11.50 am

Stream 3A

Presentation: Smart Law Enforcement, Predictive Policing & Online Dispute Resolution 

 

Moderator:

Professor Roger BROWNSWORD, Kings College London

 

Speakers:

Hannah LIM Yee Fen, Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Can Machines Really Think? Perspectives from a Computer Science-Trained Law Prof

Dr Gavin ROBINSON, Université du Luxembourg, FinTech and Smart Law Enforcement in Luxembourg and the UK

Lucia SOMMERER, Göttingen University,  Under the Electronic Eye: a legal evaluation of predictive policing

Dorcas QUEK, Assistant Professor SMU, Eunice CHUA, Assistant Professor, SMU, Online Dispute Resolution: Challenges and Lessons for Dispute Resolution

 

 

Stream 3B

Presentation: Fintech & Cryptocurrencies

  

Moderator:

Stanley YONG, Principal, The Practical Smarts Company

 

Speakers:

Dr Federico FERRETTI, Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, Not-So-Big and Big Credit Data, Data Brokers, and FinTech in the EU: Old and New Challenges in an Enduring Policy and Legal Conundrum

Marco CREPALDI, University of Bologna, Distributed ledger technology architecture for the automation of claims against overdue payments in commercial transaction: a proof of technology under Italian law.

Luisa SCARCELLA, University of Graz, Taxation of Cryptocurrencies: the Bitcoin case from a European perspective

Frank HOOGENDIJK, Advocate, Law Square, On Blockchain Technology Applied to Securities Markets

 

1.05 pm

Lunch

  

2.30 pm

Plenary Session 2

2.30 pm

Presentation: Blockchains – Implications for Commercial Law

  

Moderator:

Dr Simon SCHILLEBEECKX, SMU SKBI

 

Speakers:

Chris REED, Professor, Queen Mary University of London, Beyond BitCoin - Legal impurities and off-chain assets

Dr Miriam GOLDBY, Reader, Queen Mary University of London, The use of blockchain in developing electronic alternatives to bills of lading: legal aspects

Kelvin LOW, Associate Professor, SMU, Bitcoin as Property?

Jens KREBS, Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, International trade in the electronic age – Blockchains and Electronic Bills of Lading

 

4.00 pm

Tea Break

  

4.30 pm

Closing Keynote Speech

 

Presentation: Machine Learning and the Law

  

Moderator:

Dr Eliza MIK, Assistant Professor, SMU

 

Speaker:

Professor Roger BROWNSWORD, Kings College London, Machine Learning: Regulatory Challenges, Regulatory Opportunities, and Regulatory Red Lines

 

Commentator:

Daniel SENG, Associate Professor, NUS 

 

5.30 pm

Closing remarks

  

Adrian BOTT, Partner and International Head of Digital Business Sector, Osborne Clarke

Dr Eliza MIK, Assistant Professor, SMU

5.45 pm

End of Conference