Call For Applications George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Law & Economics Center: Workshop for Law Professors on Information, Advertising, Privacy, and Data Security

Deadline: 

11/30/21

Event Date: 

05/18/22 to 05/22/22

Location name: 

Amelia Island, FL

Organization: 

George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Law & Economics Center

Call For Applications
George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Law & Economics Center: Workshop for Law Professors on Information, Advertising, Privacy, and Data Security

18 May 2022 - 22 May 2022, Amelia Island, FL

The Law & Economics Center is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications to the Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Information, Advertising, Privacy, and Data Security. This program will be held at the Omni Amelia Island Resort in Ferdinandia, Florida with attendees arriving on Wednesday, May 18 and departing on Sunday, May 22.

DESCRIPTION: This program will introduce law professors to the economics of information, including concepts such as search costs, adverse selection, signaling, and screening. The program will also cover the economics of privacy, data security, and online advertising, as well as an understanding of how the First Amendment applies to these regulatory fields. The program is designed to provide law professors with a grounding in these economic concepts underlying much of modern consumer protection law so that they can be used research and teaching.

The LEC offers a $1,000 honorarium for successful completion of the program (from which attendees are expected to cover their own travel and incidental expenses).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please visit: https://cvent.me/GzZMRd

If you have any questions, please contact our Program Assistant, Cristian Lopez at clopezfe@gmu.edu or 703.993.9962.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:
1. NO TUITION
2. HOTEL ROOMS: The LEC makes reservations and pays for room via direct bill.
3. MEALS: The LEC provides group meals and breaks for all attendees.
4. TRANSPORTATION: Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements and expenses.
5. ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION: Successful completion of the program requires attendees to (1) attend all sessions and group meals and (2) to be prepared and actively participate in the discussions.
6. DEPOSIT: For each program, accepted applicants must make a $500 deposit or send proof of their airfare purchase bonding their attendance within 30 days of acceptance. For each program, the deposit is refunded within 30 days after successful completion of the program.
7. HONORARIUM: The LEC will pay a $1,000 honorarium (from which attendees are expected to cover their own travel and incidental expenses) to each attendee within 30 days after successful completion of the program.
8. ACCEPTANCE: The LEC will evaluate applications as they are received.

ABOUT LEC: The LEC’s mission is to serve as a nexus for education and academic research that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues. The LEC is committed to developing and assisting the development of original, high-quality law and economics research and educational programs to further enhance economic understanding and impact policy solutions by providing a consistent and rational voice that enhances relevant policy discussions.

For more information regarding this program or other initiatives of the LEC, please visit https://MasonLEC.org