Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, 111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

About the Conference

The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including nanotechnology, synthetic biology, gene editing, biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine, digital health, human enhancement, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, internet of things (IoT), blockchain and much, much more!

The co-sponsors invite submission of abstracts for proposed presentations.  Submitter of abstracts need not provide a written paper, although provision will be made for posting and possible post-conference publication of papers for those who are interested. 

Abstracts are invited for any aspect or topic relating to the governance of emerging technologies, including any of the technologies listed above. 

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and must contain your name and email address.

Abstract due date has been extended to February 15, 2019 

The sponsors will pay for the conference registration (including all conference meals and events) for one presenter for each accepted abstract. In addition, we will have limited funds available for travel subsidies (application included in submission form).

For more information contact Executive Director Josh Abbott at