About Face: The Changing Landscape of Facial Recognition

May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Join Northeastern University School of Law’s Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity for a conference that will explore the encompassing regulatory, legal and human implications in facial recognition technology.

As enthusiasm for technological advancement has ushered in an exciting era of unprecedented innovation, technologists, scholars, privacy rights advocates and members of the public are raising concerns about the efficacy of facial recognition software and its uses in the future. Increasingly, the media news cycle is full of stories about the ways tech companies and government institutions are deploying facial recognition technology to the detriment of the public’s constitutional rights and statutory rights to privacy. In an era of unprecedented digital innovation, has the emergence of facial recognition technology proven that surveillance technology has finally gone too far? This conference will explore the encompassing regulatory, legal and human implications in facial recognition technology.

Attend the "Understanding the Social Impacts and Challenges of Facial Recognition Technology" panel to hear from Kade Crockford, director of the ACLU of Massachusetts' Technology for Liberty Program.

 

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