Date/Time: Wednesday, September 5, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Florida State University College of Law, 425 West Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL

This program will also be streamed LIVE and accessible to everyone who signs up for this option.  Instructions for streaming will be emailed out before the program.  Please note that law students are free.  To register as a student you must have an .edu email address.

Approved for Florida Bar CLE credits (4.0 General; 1.0 Ethics; 3.0 Technology; 4.0 SFGAP Cert.)


A program featuring local, state, and national legal, policy, and business experts to discuss current telecom technology legal, regulatory, and policy issues addressing the Internet of Things (IOT), autonomous vehicles, and drones.  Program concludes with presentation on mindfulness practices for attorneys.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Sign-in/ Late Registration

1:00 – 1:10 pm – Introductory Remarks – Florida FCBA Chapter representatives

1:10 -2:00 pm – Panel Discussion on Internet of Things

  1. Jack Zinman, Esq.,  Vice President and Associate General Counsel, AT&T
  2. Lauren Scholz, Assistant Professor, FSU College of Law

2:00 – 2:50 pm – Panel Discussion on Autonomous Vehicles

  1. Representative Jason Fischer, Florida House of Representatives
  2. Will Ourand, Esq., Florida Justice Association / Newsome Melton
  3. Christopher Emmanuel, Esq., Director of Infrastructure and Governance Policy / Autonomous Florida, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  4. Christopher Spencer, Gray Robinson

2:50 – 3:20 pm – Refreshments Break

3:20 – 4:10 pm – Panel Discussion on Drones

  1. Rachel Wolkowitz, Esq. Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer
  2. Nathan Trail, Senior Manager, Technology policy, Consumer Technology Association
  3. David F. Merrick- Director, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program / Center for Disaster Risk Policy, Florida State University
  4. Lieutenant Edwin Jacob,  Public Safety, Florida State University

4:10 – 5:00 pm – Presentation on Mindfulness

  1. Debi Galler, Esq., General Counsel, Green Street Power Partners, LLC

5:00 pm – Program Conclusion



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