3D printing: destiny or doom? November 2013

A two-day international, multi-disciplinary conference organized by eLaw, the Centre for Law in the Information Society. Where? Leiden University, Leiden Law School, The Netherlands When? 14/15 November 2013.

This international conference is organised by eLaw, the Centre for Law in the Information Society, which is part of Leiden University’s Law School in the Netherlands. The aim of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for experts in law, political science and policy studies, economics, business science, philosophy and science and technology studies to present papers concerning a wide range of issues surrounding 3D printing technology.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The socio-economic impact of 3D printing
  • Regulation and policy change in light of the development of 3D printing
  • Intellectual property, patents and p2p file-sharing
  • Other areas of law (e.g. tax law, product liability)
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Specific applications and products, and the special issues/solutions they may generate (e.g. guns, food, organs, prosthetics, etc.)
  • 3D printing technology (e.g. development and history of , new frontiers, new areas of application etc.)
  • Valuing (the future of) 3D printing (hype, hope or horror?)

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14-15 November, 2013

Leiden University, Leiden Law School
The Netherlands

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