Conference on

Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science

Plenary Recordings

Below you can find four planary recordings from the 2023 GETS Conference.

Plenary Session 1: Technology and Trust

Moderator: Diana Bowman, Andrew Carnegie Fellow & Professor of Law, Associate Dean, Applied Research and Partnerships, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University


  • Helen A. F. Gould, Intel, Retired, Principal and Founder, Tech Strategizers LLC
  • Hilary Sutcliffe, Director, SocietyInside
  • Mary K. Engle, Executive VP, Policy, BBB National Programs
  • Michelle Patel, Deputy Director, Science Evidence and Research, Food Standards Agency, UK

Plenary Session 2: Reigning in Big Tech: Whether, Why, Who, and How?

Moderator: David Gelfand, Professor of Practice, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University


  • Gene Kimmelman, Senior Fellow, Yale’s Tobin Economic Policy Center, Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
  • Gus Hurwitz, Director of the Governance and Technology Center, University of Nebraska, Director of Law & Economics Programs, International Center for Law & Economics
  • Jennifer Huddleston, Technology Policy Research Fellow, Cato Institute, Are the Kids Okay?: Exploring Industry Self-Regulating Options in Response to Critiques of Youth Social Media Use
  • Kathleen Bradish, Vice President of Legal Advocacy, American Antitrust Institute

Plenary Session 3: Soft Law Governance of Specific AI Applications (Great Hall, Beus Center for Law and Society)

Moderator: Benjamin Faveri, Arizona State University


  • Adam Thierer, Senior Fellow, R Street Institute
  • Dan Merkle, Chairman & CEO, FaceFirst Inc.
  • Lucille Tournas, Institute for Neuroethics, Think and Do Tank, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
  • Tracy Pearl, Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma

Plenary Session 4: GPT and Large Language Models: Implications for Education and Beyond

Moderator: Wendell Wallach, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs


  • Brad Allenby, Center for Earth Systems Engineering and Management, Arizona State University
  • Chitta Baral, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence, Arizona State University
  • Jane Bambauer, University of Arizona College of Law
  • Lea Bishop, Professor of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Whitney Stefko Dover, The Pollinate Legal Team, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University