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May 1 • 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

Connected Futures

Raytheon Amphitheater, Northeastern University

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Digital regulation of everyday life. The everyday needs of our future human existence will be shaped by the invention, distribution and commercialization of new forms of machines, buildings, labor opportunities and energy. This conference meets at the intersection of law, business, technology and creative design. We invite industry leaders, university researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, lawyers and political advocates to join us in a far-ranging discussion.

This event, co-sponsored by the Global Resilience Institute, will feature a panel of experts, including GRI's Associate Director, Dr. Jennie Stephens. The panel will discuss the importance of renewable energy, resilience, and innovative solutions to the world's security and sustainability challenges. Sarah Jeong will be the keynote speaker at the Connected Futures conference hosted in conjunction with Northeastern University School of Law and its Center for Law, Innovation, and Creativity (CLIC).

For the full flyer, conference schedule, and to register for the event, please click here.

About the Speaker:

Sarah Jeong is a lawyer and contributing editor at Vice Motherboard. She is the author of The Internet of Garbage, and has written for The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Verge, Forbes, The Guardian, Slate and WIRED, among other publications. In 2017, she was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Media. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Jeong was a Poynter Fellow in Journalism at Yale in 2016, and is currently a fellow at the Internet Law & Policy Foundry.