Conference on

Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science

2021 Call For Abstracts

Please submit your abstract here: Submit Abstract

The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including (but not limited to) nanotechnology, synthetic biology, gene editing, biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine, digital health, human enhancement technologies, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, data analytics, telecommunications, information technologies, surveillance technologies, technology & privacy, cybersecurity, geoengineering, neuroscience, military technologies, artificial intelligence, algorithms, autonomous cars, and robotics. The conference is premised on the belief that there is much to be learned and shared from and across the governance experience and proposals for these various emerging technologies.

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

  • Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and must contain your name and email address
  • Abstract must be submitted by Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Our review committee will review your abstract and you will receive notice early September 2021 of whether it has been selected for presentation at the conference
  • If your paper is selected, you will receive an official invitation from us to attend the conference and present your paper
  • 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).

If you have any questions please contact Josh Abbott at