CfP: Conference on Law and Technology (ICLT 2019) @ UPES, Dehradun [Sep 28-29]: Submit by Aug 15

About the organisation

The University of Petroleum & Energy Studies is an Indian university located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand specialising in fields of petroleum, energy and power. Established in 2003, it has been expanding its business and legal studies.

About the Conference

UPES School of Law is organizing a two day International Conference on Law and Technology (ICLT 2019) on ‘Legal, Social, and Economic Perspectives on Exponential Technologies: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Biotechnology’ on 28th & 29th September 2019.

This conference is an endeavour to invite views from cross-sections of the stakeholders on the legal issues related to Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Biotechnology while learning from the labyrinth of the purported conclusions reached in the recent past by courts, regulators, technocrats, and commentators on these issues, churn out a testable hypothesis or notions for their resolution going ahead.

Call for papers

To submit the abstract, click here.

UPES invites academicians, professionals, practitioners, scholars, students, academic bodies, government bodies, civil society organizations from both legal and technical industry, to submit abstracts on the following themes:

  • Theme I: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Law
  • Theme II: Blockchain Technology and Law
  • Theme III: Merger of Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law
  • Theme IV: Innovation and IPR: From Creation to Commercialization

The topics discussed above are not exhaustive, and the Conference welcomes aspirational dialogue on any issues pertaining to Law and Emerging Technologies.

Last date for abstract submission: August 15, 2019

The abstract shall be of 250-300 words.

Contact info

Ms. Charu Srivastava: Faculty Coordinator (+91 7500965323)

Ms. Parul Sinha: Faculty Research Coordinator (+91 8265939396)

Student Coordinators

  • Abhay Singh Sengar (+91 7830394822)
  • Raj Pagariya (+91 9522220004)

Email: upes.sol.iclt[at]

Important links

The brochure is here.

The facebook page is here.

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