The Business Law Journal is proud to present:

Corporate Ethics in a Changing World

10:00 am – 11:30 am: Panel 1 Ethics in Technology

What Role Should Ethics Play in Technological Innovation?

Moderator: Stacy-Ann Elvy, Professor of Privacy Law and Technology Law, UC Davis School of Law


  • Peter-Paul Verbeek, Chair of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Twente, member of the Dutch Council for the Humanities
  • Anders AlbrechtslundDirector of the Center for Surveillance Studies, Professor in the Department of Digital Design and Information Studies
  • Daniel Barcay, Vice President of Planet Labs, former Chief Technology Officer of Thiel Macro
  • Peter Lee, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Innovation and Technology Transfer at UC Davis School of Law

1:00 pm –2:30 pm: Panel 2 Corporations & Community

What Duties Does a Corporation Owe to Its Community?

Moderator: William Dodge, Professor of International Business Transactions at UC Davis School of Law, author of "Business and Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts Before and After Kiobel"


  • Sohair Salam Saber, President of the Hague Institute for Global Justice, Principal at Wasel&Wasel
  • Erin AxelrodPartner at LIFT Economy, Speciality in Accelerating the Spread of Climate-Benefitting and Land-Based Businesses
  • Kevin Beyuk, Partner at LIFT Economy, Senior Financial Fellow at Project Drawdown, Focus on Addressing Climate Change through Existing Practices and Technologies
  • Frederick Alexander, Founder of The Shareholder Commons, former Managing Partner at Morris, Nichols, Arsht, & Tunnell LLP

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Panel 3 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Moderator: Renetta Garrison Tull, Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at UC Davis

How are Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Promoted in the Corporate Workplace?


  • Veronica Root Martinez, Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School, Director of the Program on Ethics, Compliance, & Inclusion
  • Tracy Richelle High, Partner in Sullivan & Cromwell's Litigation Group, Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee
  • Lisa M. Fairfax, Professor of Business Law at The George Washington University Law School, Co-Director of the DirectWomen Board Institute
  • Frank Dobbin, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, author of "Inventing Equal Opportunity"

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Reception