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Tuesday, March 17 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Privacy in the Age of Drone Fever

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Drones offer businesses and law enforcement extraordinary efficiency and life-saving benefits, but they also present unique safety and privacy challenges for policymakers. Lisa Ellman, Obama White House veteran and pioneering drone policy advisor, has spent her career bridging the gap between government policy and entrepreneurial innovation. She will explain the current lively debate in our country -- "drone fever" -- about the domestic use of drones for everything from filmmaking to journalism to package delivery to industrial and business security. Lisa believes the key to balancing these opportunities and challenges is a true integration of policy and innovation, known as "Polivation:" Policymakers must promote innovation, and innovators must work hand in hand with policymakers. In this timely talk, Lisa will teach us how our country can make good use of new technologies, including drones, in a way that wins the public's trust and serves its interests.

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Lisa Ellman

Co-Chair/UAS Practice, Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Lisa Ellman has held a variety of positions at top levels of the Executive branch at the White House and the U.S. Department of Justice. Nearly eight years ago, she began working for her former law professor, Barack Obama. In a series of presidential appointments, Lisa led work on... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
JW Marriott Salon 7 110 E 2nd St

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