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On November 15, 2019, the Gray Center hosted a public policy conference on “Technology, Innovation, and Regulation.” For this conference, scholars wrote and presented papers on the way regulation affects technological innovation, and vice-versa. The Gray Center convened expert panels on topics including whether social media should be regulated for “neutrality,” “regulatory sandboxes” and other laboratories of democracy, artificial intelligence and the future of regulation, and disruptive technology and the future of “law,” during which the new research was discussed. Keynote remarks were given by Kate Lauer, an Advisor for Jiko and former Head of Global Regulatory Strategy for PayPal.
The second panel looked at “regulatory sandboxes” and other laboratories of democracy, and focused on a paper titled “The Sandbox Paradox” co-authored by panelist Brian Knight of the Mercatus Center and Trace Mitchell, Research Assistant at the Mercatus Center. Brian was joined on the panel by Kathryn Ciano Mauler and Public Citizen’s Remington A. Gregg. The discussion was moderated by Paolo Saguato, Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, who is also an Affiliated Faculty Member with the Gray Center. The paper and videos are available at: https://administrativestate.gmu.edu/events/technology-innovation-and-regulation/.
Featuring Remington Gregg, Brian Knight, Kathryn Ciano Mauler, and Paolo Saguato.
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