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2018 Legal Ethics Symposium

Symposium Speakers and Panelists

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Michael Sung

Dr. Michael Sung

Dr. Michael Sung serves as chairman of CarbonBlue Innovations, a tech transfer platform and investment fund that focuses on connecting internationally sourced innovation—particularly in the areas of AI, autonomous vehicles, and semiconductor technologies.

He is faculty at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), where he teaches and drives various initiatives related to high-tech entrepreneurship and innovation. Dr. Sung leads the entrepreneurship initiatives for the MBA program and acts as an academic director and instructor for the Executive Education/EMBA programs for the School of Business and Management.

Panelists

Jennifer Brobst

Jennifer Brobst

Jennifer Brobst is an assistant professor of law, and cross-appointed member of the faculty in the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Department of Medical Humanities. Her scholarship has been published widely and focuses on issues of criminal law, internet privacy, public health, mental health, and public records laws.

Joshua P. Davis

Joshua P. Davis

Joshua Davis focuses his scholarly research on complex litigation, ethics, and the interplay between the two. As director of the University of San Francisco School of Law's Center for Law and Ethics, he leads panels, organizes symposia, and undertakes research exploring these topics.

Cayce Greiner

Cayce Greiner

Cayce Greiner collaborates with defense litigation teams on complex cases involving catastrophic injury, potential high exposure, and insurance coverage disputes. She leads Tyson & Mendes' client relations department and also chairs the firm's Women's Initiative and Young Professionals Group. Greiner was recently named "Business Woman of the Year" by the San Diego Business Journal.

Fazal Khan

Dr. Fazal Khan

Dr. Fazal Khan's research focuses on reform of the American health care system and the challenge of regulating emerging biotechnologies. An associate professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, Khan examines ethical regulations on human drug trials in developing countries, and the potential dissonance between personal health records and electronic medical records.

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos works closely with the AI Initiative executive team to develop and write safety-minded thought leadership on the use of artificial intelligence. Her research explores the intersection of tech and wellness with a focus on the social and public health-based ethical dilemmas posed by technological advancement.

Dr. Tokio Matsuzaki

Dr. Tokio Matsuzaki

Dr. Tokio Matsuzaki is a visiting scholar in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UC San Diego. His research themes include robotic orthosis, neurorehabilitation, cartilage biology, anti-aging, and biomechanics of knee arthroplasty. Matsuzaki holds both an MD and PhD from the Kobe University School of Medicine in Japan.

Eleonore Pauwels

Eleonore Pauwels

Eleonore Pauwels is the director of the Anticipatory Intelligence (AI) Lab at the Wilson Center, where she analyzes, compares, and decodes how emerging transformative technologies—such as artificial intelligence, genomics, and genome editing—raise opportunities and challenges for health, security, economics, and governance in geopolitical contexts.

Brenda Simon

Brenda Simon

Brenda Simon is as an associate professor and director of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Her scholarship explores the intersection of new technology, intellectual property law, artificial intelligence, and big data.

Brad Wendel

W. Bradley Wendel

Professor Bradley Wendel serves as associate dean for academic affairs at Cornell Law School. His teaching interests are in the regulation of the legal profession and torts, and his research focuses on the application of moral and political philosophy to problems of legal ethics.