Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School
Keynote Topic: The Political Economy of Affective Computing: How Reimbursement Policies and Malpractice Law May Shape the Future of Chatbot Therapy
Frank Pasquale is an expert on the law of artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms, and machine learning. He is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, a Visiting Scholar at the AI Now Institute, an Affiliate Fellow at Yale University’s Information Society Project, and a member of the American Law Institute. He is co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cross-Disciplinary Research in Computational Law (CRCL), based in the Netherlands, and a member of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence on Automated Decision-Making & Society (ADM+S). His book The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information (Harvard University Press 2015) has been recognized internationally as a landmark study on the law and political economy of information asymmetries. His latest book, New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI (Harvard University Press 2020) develops a new political economy of automation, in which human capacities are the irreplaceable center of an inclusive economy.