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International Regulation of Emerging Military Technologies
Organizers: Consortium on Emerging Military Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security (CETMONS), Directed by Maxwell J. Mehlman. Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Directed by co-Interim Dean Michael Scharf. Co-sponsored by Center for Cyberspace Law & Policy and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence.
SEP 5, 2014
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)
CLE Credit
Approved for 5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit
$100.00 for Case Law Alumni
$200.00 for all other attorneys

The conference is made possible by a generous grant of the Wolf Family Foundation and support from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The program will feature prominent experts in military technology, operations, and ethics, along with experts in international law and arms control, who will discuss appropriate ways to regulate four categories of emerging technology: autonomous robotic weapons, military use of genomic science, cyber-warfare, and non-lethal weaponry. Articles by the speakers will be published in a special double issue of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law.

The conference is being organized by the Consortium on Emerging Military Technologies, Military Operations, and National Security (CETMONS), directed by CWRU Law Professor Maxwell Mehlman, and the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, which is directed by Interim Dean Michael Scharf.
Friday, September 5, 2015

CETMONS Conference Moot Courtroom (A59); Overflow (A57)
8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome by Michael Scharf, Interim Dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
9:15-10:45 a.m. Session I: Autonomous Robotic Weapons

Shannon E. French, Inamori Professor of Ethics, Director of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, tenured Professor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University; Secondary Appointment, CWRU School of Law; Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Michael Newton, Professor of the Practice of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
Greg Noone, Captain, Navy JAG Reserve; Director of the Fairmont State University National Security and Intelligence Program and Associate Professor of Political Science and Law
H.M. Roff, Ph.D. Lecturer, University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies (via Skype)
10:45-11:00 a.m. Break
11:00-12:30 p.m. Session II: Cyber Warfare

Don Howard, Professor and Fellow Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, University of Notre Dame

Molly Sauter, PhD Candidate, McGill University; Affiliate Researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and the Center for Civic Media at the MIT Media Lab
Matteo Martemucci, Group Commander (Colonel), United States Air Force, formerly with US Cybercom
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch (boxed lunches provided to registered guests)
1:30-2:45 p.m. Session III: Military Genomics

Avi Cover, Assistant Professor and Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy, CWRU Law School

William Casebeer, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the US Air Force Academy
Max Mehlman, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, CWRU Law School
Efthimios Parasidis, Associate Professor of Law and Public Health, Ohio State University
Eric Juengst, Director, UNC Center for Bioethics; Professor, Department of Social Medicine; Professor, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break (beverages and snacks provided)
3:00-4:15 p.m. Session IV: Non Lethal Weapons

Susan Levine, Deputy Director (Policy & Strategy), Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate, Department of Defense, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps.

Stephen Coleman, Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Leadership and Vincent Fairfax Foundation Fellow in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia (Via Skype)
Michael L. Gross, Professor & Head of The School of Political Science, The University of Haifa, Israel
David Koplow, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law
Pauline Kaurin, Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department, Pacific Lutheran University
4:15-4:30 p.m. Wrap-up and closing.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
CETMONS Membership Meeting (Moot Courtroom A59)

Thrust Groups: (A61, A62, A63a, A63b, A64, A65, A66)
8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00-10:30 a.m. Meeting & thrust groups
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-12:00 p.m. Continued meeting & thrust groups
12:00-12:15 p.m. Pick-up boxed lunches
12:15-1:00 p.m. Continued meeting & thrust groups
1:00 p.m. Departure
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