Society of Legal Scholars

Conference: Public Law, Politics and the Constitution – A new battleground between the Law and Technology?

  • Wednesday 25th April 2018
  • Holiday Inn Hotel, Telegraph Way, Morn Hill, Winchester SO21 1HZ

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Michael Barton, Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary who has spoken recently about the need to reclaim ‘sovereignty’ over the Internet
  • Jamie Bartlett, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media for Demos in conjunction with the University of Sussex, and author of several books including ‘Radicals’ and ‘The Dark Net’.

Breakout sessions will explore fake news, the use of algorithms in the public sector, infringements over the Internet and other issues.  The conference will include the launch of the University of Winchester’s new Centre for Parliament and Public Law, with a presentation highlighting the ongoing work of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport in the area of Data Ethics and Innovation.

Further details at: here and here