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Journal of International Law and Policy Symposium - Public & Private International Responses to Changing Technology

Friday, February 5

King Hall, room 1301
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Pop culture references from the last century envisioned the 21st century as including everything from flying cars to clones and robots. And with the rapid developments of the last sixteen years, even the most far-reaching of scientists must be impressed. But these changes have also brought significant issues for the international legal community. Issues such as privacy and data security are now at the forefront, affecting both public and private international legal responses to changes in technology.

For its 2016 symposium, UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy will discuss some of the major legal repercussions of recent technological advancements. Perspectives will include effects on international business deals, corporate policies and criminal prosecutions as well as California's policies. 

11:30A.M. - 12:00P.M. Lunch & Registration

12:00 - 12:30P.M. Keynote Presentation "New Technologies & Prosecution of International Criminal Organizations"

Dean Valore, Former Assistant US Attorney; Managing Partner, Valore & Gordillo

Former Assistant United States Attorney Dean Valore will discuss how the international component of his work influenced his career, including his successful prosecution of one of the nation's largest international cybercrime groups.

12:30 - 2:00P.M. Panel Discussion "Legal Perspectives on Keeping Up with New Technologies"

Bill Dodd, California Assemblymember, District 4 

Brian Gin, Global Privacy Expert, Cisco Systems

David Richardson, Parter, DLA Piper

Dean Valore, Former Assistant US Attorney; Managing Partner, Valore & Gordillo

Each panelist will discuss how changes in technology have affected their work and what suggestions they have for keeping America's legal community in sync with each other and in cooperation with the rest of the world.



For more information, please contact Olga Bykov at