Law and the Disruptive Workplace

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 4

Panel One: The Gig Economy

  • Kenneth Dau-Schmidt, Indiana University Mauer School of Law
  • Catherine Fisk, University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law
  • Ilya Shapiro, The Cato Institute

Panel Two: New Methods of Employment and Organizing

  • Jedidiah J. Kronke, São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV Direito SP)
  • Cesár Rosado Marzán, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Arun Sundararajan, New York University

Keynote Address

  • Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Lunch provided

Panel Three: Clashes in Collective Bargaining

  • Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School
  • Martin Malin & Jon Werner, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law & University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School
  • Patrick Wright, The Mackinac Center

Panel Four: Legislation and Regulation

  • Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania
  • Janice Fine, Rutgers University
  • Michael Green, Texas A&M University School of Law
  • Daniel Hemel, University of Chicago Law School

Saturday, November 5

Panel One: Labor Platforms: Promises and Problems

  • Matthew Bodie, St. Louis University School of Law
  • Paul M. Secunda, Marquette University Law School
  • Heather Whitney, Harvard University

Panel Two: Classifying the Modern Worker

  • Deepa Das Acevedo, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Michael Leroy, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Liya Palagashvili, SUNY-Purchase