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The 2021 Innovation Conference will explore issues concerning gender and racial gaps in the innovation system such as access to resources for entrepreneurs who are women and people of color and the underrepresentation of diverse inventors in the patent system.
Featured Speakers at the 2021 Innovation Conference Include:
- Joyce Ward – USPTO
- Holly Fechner – Covington & Burling
- Gwilym Roberts – Chairman, Kilburn Strode
- Nakia Melecio – Atlanta Technology Development Center
- Kristen Sonday – Founder Paladin
- Meera Deo – Director LSSSE
We are motivated by the recent demands for social justice to discuss the inequalities in the tech and innovation ecosystem, as well as the need to examine the impact of these inequalities on the delivery of legal services. We hope you are able to join us!
2019 Innovation Conference:
AI, Big Data, & Knowledge Management
The 2019 Innovation Conference involved a public debate about the ethical and societal implications as well as the policies and laws for the responsible use of AI.
Conference - Aug 15th https://www.makelawbetterconference.com/
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