Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science

Conferences_VIII GETS 2020

Phoenix. May 27–28, 2020

About GETS
This unique and innovative conference, now in its eighth year, addresses the ethical, legal, regulatory, and policy issues that surround the emergence of new technologies and scientific advances. Drawing on the combined expertise of leaders in academia, industry, and government, this conference focuses on finding governance solutions for rapidly changing technologies. GETS is a forum for radically cross-disciplinary discussion involving experts in law, engineering, science, business, medicine, ethics, and other fields.Call For Abstracts
Please submit your abstract here: Submit Abstract

The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including (but not limited to) nanotechnology, synthetic biology, gene editing, biotechnology, genomics, personalized medicine, digital health, human enhancement technologies, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, data analytics, telecommunications, information technologies, surveillance technologies, technology & privacy, cybersecurity, geoengineering, neuroscience, military technologies, artificial intelligence, algorithms, autonomous cars, and robotics. The conference is premised on the belief that there is much to be learned and shared from and across the governance experience and proposals for these various emerging technologies.

Call for abstracts: The co-sponsors invite submission of abstracts for proposed presentations. You do not need to provide a written paper, although provision will be made for posting and possible post-conference publication of papers for those who are interested.

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and must contain your name and email address
Abstract must be submitted by January 31, 2020
Our review committee will review your abstract and you will receive notice around March 2, 2020 of whether it has been selected for presentation at the conference
If your paper is selected, you will receive an official invitation from us to attend the conference and present your paper
The sponsors will pay for the conference registration (including all conference meals and events) for one presenter for each accepted abstract
In addition, we will have limited funds available for travel subsidies (application included in submission form)

If you have any questions please contact Josh Abbott at