Join us on March 24, 2017 for for the Northeastern University Law Review symposium:

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, through the online invitation here.

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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

  • 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 Sterns, 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

*Panel times are subject to change.