Sep 2006

Fourth IASTED International Conference on Law and Technology

The Fourth IASTED International Conference on Law and Technology will take place October 9-11, 2006, at the MIT Faculty Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

The conference brings together experts in the legal and legal informatics fields for a series of tutorials and paper presentations. On October 9, Professor Dan L. Burk of the University of Minnesota Law School will deliver the keynote speech on "Owning Avatars: Legal Control of Human and Non-human Data Representations."


For the complete program, and details on conference registration, visit http://www.iasted.org/conferences/home-545.html.

IRIS Workshop on Legal Informatic Systems

A workshop on Legal Informatic Systems is being organized as part of the International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS 2007), which will take place in Salzburg, Austria, from February 22-24, 2007. The workshop is being organized by the Special Interest Group on Legal Informatic Systems of German Society for Informatics. A Call for Presentations is available. A title and 2-3 page abstract of the talk should be sent to the workshop chair, Burkhard Schafer, by October 31, 2006. Please contact him for the full Call for Participation or further information.

Call for Participation: Conference on Graphic and Visual Representations of Evidence and Inference in Legal Settings

The Conference on Graphic and Visual Representations of Evidence and Inference in Legal Settings will take place at Cardozo Law School, New York City (Manhattan), January 28-29, 2007. This interdisciplinary conference brings together scholars and practitioners from such fields as law, philosophy, computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, and linguistics who are interested in the graphic visualization of legal evidentiary inference and its support by software tools. The final program is now available at the conference web site. Attendance is open to everyone; there is no registration fee. For more details see the conference web site.