2019 Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference
About the Technology, Media & Privacy Law (TMPL) Conference:
The TMPL Conference addresses how technological advancements are reshaping privacy and free speech issues in the fields of law, journalism, and public policy. The 2019 TMPL Conference will consist of panel discussions on privacy and public interests in law enforcement body camera content, justice system data regarding racial inequality, mug shots, and predictive crime analytics. The TMPL conference is hosted by the Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR) at the UF Levin College of Law and the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the UF College of Journalism and Communications.
2019 TMPL Conference Schedule:
Day 1—April 4, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: UF Levin College of Law Campus, Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (Holland Hall Room 180)
This session will feature a discussion about how data and information technology should be used to drive equality and accountability within the justice system.
• Body Cameras, Mugshots, and Criminal Records—Balancing Privacy and Transparency
This session will address the public interests and privacy concerns implicated by publicly accessible body camera footage, arrestee mugshots, and individual criminal records.
Day 2—April 5, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: UF Levin College of Law Campus, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, Main Courtroom
This session will feature a discussion of issues regarding individual rights and public safety that are raised and addressed by data analytics that predict the likelihood that individuals may become involved in criminal activity
Past TMPL Conferences:
The 2018 TMPL Conference addressed how technological developments such as anonymity, big data, and encryption, have dramatically affected privacy and media law.