We Robot 2014 – Conference on Legal and Policy Issues Relating to Robotics
University of Miami Law School, Coral Gables, FL
April 4-5, 2014
Submission/Registration Deadline: November 4, 2013
Robotics is becoming a transformative technology that presents many legal and social challenges. This conference will build on existing scholarship that explores how the increasing sophistication and autonomous decision-making capabilities of robots and their widespread deployment everywhere from the home, to hospitals, to public spaces, and even to the battlefield disrupts existing legal regimes or requires rethinking of various policy issues.
Call for papers
We Robot 2014 seeks contributions by academics, practitioners, and developers in the form of scholarly papers or presentations of relevant projects, and invites your reports from the front lines of robot design and development, as well as contributions for works-in-progress sessions. Through this interdisciplinary gathering, organizers encourage conversations between the people designing, building, and deploying robots, and the people who design or influence the legal and social structures in which robots will operate. Organizers particularly encourage contributions resulting from interdisciplinary collaborations, such as those between legal or policy scholars and roboticists.
Topics of interest for the scholarly paper portion of the conference include but are not limited to:
2014 Program Committee
A. Michael Froomkin, Chair
See Robohub’s coverage from We Robot 2013.