National Law School of India University: Consilience 2017

National Law School of India University: Consilience 2017

The student-run Law and Technology Society of the National Law School of India University is engaged in promoting research, awareness and scholarship in the field of Technology Law. In furtherance of its mandate, the Committee regularly organises various lectures, panel discussions, conferences, competitions etc. at the national level.

The Law and Technology Society at NLSIU is organising their flagship conference, 
Consilience
, on the theme of ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Law’ on the 20th of May, 2017.

 About Consilience:

Consilience is well-known for its high quality of academic and policy-based discussions and in the past, the Conference has been graced by the presence of eminent persons.

Previous editions of Consilience have addressed important themes such as ‘Legal Issues Pertaining to Cloud Computing’, ‘Legal Aspects of Business Process Outsourcing’, ‘Biotechnology and the Law’, ‘Internet Intermediary Liability in India’, ‘Free/Open Source Software (FOSS)’, ‘Data Protection and Cyber Security in India’, 'Net Neutrality in India' and  'Open Access and IP’.

 Consilience 2017 will have three sessions:

  • The first shall focus on a general introduction to Artificial Intelligence, along with scientific developments that have been made in the field.

  • The second session shall be concerned with the applicative functions of AI, particularly in the legal field.

  • The final session shall be focused on the jurisprudential aspects of the implementation and regulation of AI.


 Panelists lined up for the conference include:

  • Partha Talukdar (IISc, Bangalore)

  • Arun Prabhu (Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas)

  • Nikhil Narendran (Partner, Trilegal Bangalore)

  • Meenu Chandra (Senior Attorney, Microsoft India)

  • Vishnu N (Nokia R&D India)

  • Apar Gupta (Internet Freedom Foundation)

  • Vidushi Mardha (Center for Internet & Society)

  • Chinmayi Arun (Faculty Associate, Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard University)

  • Sandeep Kapoor (General Counsel, Sequoia Capital)


Lunch and snacks shall be provided to all attendees of the conference. Further, attendees who are present for all three sessions of the conference shall receive a certificate indicating their participation.

Registration Fees:

  • Students: Rs 300

  • Practitioners: Rs 700.


For more details of the Conference, click here.