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“Inflection Points of Change” 10th Annual Space Traffic Management Conference

Bass Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs

The Space Security, Safety, and Sustainability (SSSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and MITRE, will hold the 10th annual Space Traffic Management Conference, “Inflection Points of Change: Civil, Commercial & Security” for space operations. Additional support is provided by NorthStar Earth and Space, Aerospace Policy Solutions, LLC, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University O’Maley College of Business, and Runways to Space LLC.

The conference will take place on February 27-28, 2024, hosted at The University of Texas at Austin, USA. Experts from all over the world will gather to discuss and exchange knowledge on Space Traffic Management. Technical sessions will be devoted to several topics like Changing Legal and Regulatory Frameworks, Airspace/Orbital Space Integration, Space Safety and Sustainability, Security, and Related Issues.

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Exploring Careers in Enforcement/White Collar Law

TNH 2.138 (Blanton Classroom)

Please RSVP by Monday, February 26, on Symplicity.

Learn more about pathways in white collar law and enforcement from attorneys who have practiced in these fields in both the government and private sectors. Pizza will be served.

Panelists include: Ephraim (Fry) Wernick ‘03, Partner – Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense, Vinson & Elkins (Washington, D.C.), former federal prosecutor and supervisor of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Fraud Section

Rebecca Fike, Partner – Shareholder Litigation & Enforcement, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense, Vinson & Elkins (Dallas), former Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel

G. Zachary Terwilliger, Partner – Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense, Vinson & Elkins (Washington, D.C.), former Senate confirmed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia

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Legal AI: An Introduction

TNH 2.139 (Wilson Classroom)

Make room, ChatGPT! Artificial intelligence is coming to familiar legal research platforms. Lexis+ AI is available, and Westlaw is not far behind. How good are these tools? What can you do with them, and how can you make the most of them while minimizing their risks? Check out Legal AI: An Introduction, prepared for 2Ls and 3Ls and brought to you by the Beck Center faculty and the Tarlton Law Library. Tuesday, February 27, 11:45-12:45. Pizza will be provided.

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Women's Law Caucus Snack Hour

TNH 3.125 (Denius Classroom)

Join Women's Law Caucus for cookies and fun! Sponsored by our generous supporters, Katten.

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Student Organization Fundraising Debrief

TNH 3.124 (Neathery Classroom)

Join the Texas Law Development Team to debrief the student organization fundraising process and provide insight into the experience. Lunch will be provided!

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LUNCH : Alternative Curriculum #4

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)

Presented by Law Student for Black Lives and ACS, this series explores standard doctrinal law classes from an anti-racism perspective and considers perspectives often absent from the standard law school curriculum. Professor Mechele Dickerson will discuss: what does race have to do with a "race-neutral" area like civil procedure? And how have due process rights been threatened in majority-Black communities?

Lunch will be provided.

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Creating Knowledge in a Fragmented Age: An Evening with Jonathan Haidt and Jonathan Rauch

McCullough Theater

Join Jonathan Haidt (NYU) and Jonathan Rauch (Brookings) for a discussion of the role of the modern university in the formation of knowledge, the importance of heterodox views in that process, and the many modern obstacles in the way.

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