Feb 5 2012, Symposium on Law and The Future of Warfare

News items and discussion.
Forum rules
Aim to be respectful. Debate is fine, but personal attacks are prohibited. Nothing illegal (but discussion of illegal activities is fine). Try to stay on topic. No spam. Have fun.

Feb 5 2012, Symposium on Law and The Future of Warfare

Postby phaedrus » Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:13 pm

Seems oddly relevant to some of the game concepts:

THE FUTURE OF WARFARE: THE LAW OF TOMORROW'S BATTLEFIELDS" will be presented by the U of M Law School's Minnesota Journal of International Law. The symposium will feature panels on robotics, cyber warfare, and the privatization of war. Panelists—top experts in each field from around the world—will provide diverse scholarly perspectives and encourage debate, discussion, and an examination of the issues facing militaries. Feb. 5, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., 25 Lockhart Hall. For registration and more information, see http://www1.umn.edu/news/news-releases/2013/UR_CONTENT_428312.html

Content from the link:

News Release
U of M Journal of International Law to present its 2013 symposium, "The Future of Warfare: The Law of Tomorrow's Battlefields"

Experts to discuss robotics, cyber warfare and the privatization of war

Contacts: Allison Ethen, Minnesota Journal of International Law, reisx036@umn.edu, (651) 357-6205
Cynthia Huff, Law School, huffx070@umn.edu, 612-625-6691
Patty Mattern, University News Service, mattern@umn.edu, (612) 624-2801

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (01/22/2013) —The University of Minnesota Law School’s Minnesota Journal of International Law will present its symposium, entitled “The Future of Warfare: The Law of Tomorrow’s Battlefields,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 on the West Bank in Lockhart Hall (Room 25), 229 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Journal members chose this year’s topic because of its current relevance in international law. The symposium will feature panels on robotics, cyber warfare and the privatization of war. Panelists, top experts in each field from around the world, will come together to provide diverse scholarly perspectives and encourage debate, discussion and an examination of the issues facing militaries of today as well as of tomorrow.

Joining the discussion will be: Professor Ken Anderson, Washington College of Law; Alice Beauheim, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Professor Geoffrey Corn, South Texas College of Law; Professor Oren Gross, University of Minnesota Law School; Professor John Rasdan, William Mitchell College of Law; Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak, Hezliya Interdisciplinary Center; Professor Gabor Rona, Human Rights First; and Professor David Weissbrodt, University of Minnesota Law School. Professor Eric Jensen, Brigham Young University Law School, will give the keynote address.

Check-in for the symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. and the event begins at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 for the public (includes lunch and reception following the symposium.) Symposium is free for students, faculty and staff with no registration required. 5.5 CLE credits have been requested.

More information on the symposium can be found at: http://www.minnjil.org/?page_id=913
Register at: http://register.cce.umn.edu/Course.pl?sect_key=187025.

Tags: Law School
User avatar
phaedrus
 
Posts: 113
Joined: Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:47 pm

Return to Current Events

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron