The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke at the 4th annual Connected Vehicles Insurance loT & AI 2018 Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 25-26, 2018. The conference, hosted by Telematics Insurance of North America, focused on innovations and improvements in the process of buying insurance in the United States.
Professor Jon Bauer spoke about the social justice work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and how it relates to current immigration issues at a community conversation entitled "MLK's Legacy: The Dream. The Reality. The Future." The event, sponsored by the Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative, was held April 18, 2018, at the Riverfront Community Center in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Professor Brendan Maher has been appointed to the Connecticut Captive Insurance Association Board of Directors. Maher, along with seven other new board members, was introduced at the board's annual meeting on April 23, 2018.
Professor Sara Bronin will moderate a panel discussion on the topic of "Revitalizing Hartford for Everyone" from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on April 26, 2018, at the Spotlight Theatres, 39 Front Street in Hartford. The event is sponsored by the Urban and Community Studies program at UConn.
Professor Peter Lindseth gave a presentation entitled "Theorizing Backlash: Power and Legitimacy in International Investment Law and Arbitration" during a workshop on "Comparative and International Investment Law: Prospects for Reform" on April 22, 2018, in Doha, Qatar. The workshop was organized by the Hamad Bin Khalifa University College of Law and Public Policy.
Professor Sara Bronin will speak at the International Municipal Lawyers’ Association Webinar in Washington, DC, July 10, 2018. Her talk, entitled “Solar Zoning,” will discuss ways to involve solar energy in local planning, zoning and historic preservation processes.
Professor Peter Kochenburger moderated a panel entitled, "Big Data Changes Everything: Why Insurance Lawyers Need to Catch Up Fast" on April 13, 2018, at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford. The panel discussed how big data is collected and used in the insurance industry.