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SOCIAL INNOVATION AND THE LAW

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Northeastern University School of Law

65 Forsyth Street

Boston, MA 02115

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Join us on March 24, 2017, for our annual symposium. The title of this year's symposium is "Social Innovation and the Law: Crafting Creative Solutions to Complex Problems."

All sessions are open to the Northeastern University School of Law community and the public. Registration is appreciated but not required.

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Breakfast & Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 am

Welcome & Introduction: 9:30 – 10:10 am

  • Dean Jeremy Paul, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Dan Jackson, Executive Director, NuLawLab, Northeastern University School of Law

An Introduction to Social Innovation and the Law: 10:10 – 10:50 am

  • Peter Lee, Professor, UC Davis School of Law

Panel: The Benefits of the Benefit Corp: 10:50 – 11:45 am

  • Elizabeth Babson, Associate, Drinker Biddle
  • Edward Damiano, Ph.D, CEO, Beta Bionics

Keynote Address: 12:00 – 12:45 pm

  • Congressman Joe Kennedy III*

Lunch: 12:45 – 1:30 pm

Panel: Financing Social Innovation: 1:45 – 2:35 pm

  • Kevin Saunders, General Counsel, Accion International
  • Navjeet Bal, VP and GC, Social Finance
  • Mark Bernfeld, Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Panel: Social Innovation in the Public Sector: 2:35 – 3:25 pm

  • Max Stearns, Housing Innovation Lab Director, City of Boston
  • Susan Nguyen, Chief of Staff, New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston
  • Navjeet Bal, VP and GC, Social Finance

Panel: Social Innovation in Legal Education: 3:40 – 4:40 pm

  • Jules Sievert, Creative Director, NuLawLab, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Hattie Duplechain, Knowledge Curator, AshokaU
  • Lynnise Pantin, Director, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic, Boston College Law School
  • Rebecca Riccio, Director, Social Impact Lab, Northeastern University

Closing Remarks

Reception

* pending legislative schedule

Panel times are subject to change.

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