March 19, 2018

Intelligence experts to discuss emerging technologies and the law at ABA-sponsored symposium

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2018 — The ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security is a co-sponsor of the 2018 I/S Symposium, “National Security, Emerging Technologies, and the Law,” on March 23-24, at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in Columbus, Ohio.

Over two days, national security and intelligence experts will discuss new technologies and their national security implications, as well as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, cryptography and the role of the private sector. Keynote luncheon speaker is Washington Post associate editor and columnist David Ignatius.

“National Security, Emerging Technologies, and the Law,” hosted by Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, and co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

March 23-24

Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law, 55 W. 12th Ave.,
The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

Featured speakers include:

  • Jeff Alstott, program manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
  • Judge James E. Baker, chair, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
  • Erin Hahn, senior national security analyst, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Chris Inglis, former deputy director of the National Security Agency
  • Robert S. Litt, former general counsel to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Herb Lin, senior research scholar for cyber policy and security, Center for International Security and Cooperation and Hank J. Holland Fellow in Cyber Policy and Security, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Harvey Rishikof, chair, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security Advisory Committee
  • Peter Weinberger, software engineer, Google

The agenda is available here. Registration is free, but reservations are required here. For more information, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or

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