Call for abstracts: Seventh annual conference on governance of emerging technologies & science (GETS)

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The conference itself will be held from May 22 – 24, 2019 at Arizona State University (ASU) and the deadline for abstracts is January 31, 2019. Here’s the news straight from the January 8, 2019 email announcement,

The Seventh Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies & Science (GETS)

May 22-24, 2019 / ASU / Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, AZ 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! Submit Your Abstract Here: 2019 Abstract orConference Website  Call for abstracts:   The co-sponsors invite submission of abstracts for proposed presentations. Submitters 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. ·         Abstracts must be submitted by January 31, 2019 to be considered.  ·         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 informationcontact our Executive Director Josh Abbott at Josh.Abbott@asu.edu.

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