The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger was a speaker at the 2020 Connecticut Legal Conference on September 15. The program Kochenburger attended was titled: "Navigating Opportunities and Risks Presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI): Intellectual Property, Data, and Regulatory Challenges." The program discussed the increase in AI-based applications that improve business operations and promote innovation. The conference hosted various programs through September 16, 2020.
The American Bar Foundation has named Professor Peter Siegelman an affiliated research professor. The honorary position recognizes Siegelman's research in mpirical and interdisciplinary legal studies. His initial five-year term began Sept. 1, 2020. Affiliated research professors are invited to visit the foundation to present their work, participate in conferences and to meet with the foundation's faculty and fellows.
Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak on the topic “Bristol-Myers Squibb: Going Forward” on the Unavailability Workshop on May 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. EDT. The online workshop is sponsored by the Excited Utterance podcast, offering scholarly content and connections during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor Peter Kochenburger has been appointed to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, which provides advice and recommendations to assist the Federal Insurance Office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He will serve a three-year-term.
Professor Peter Kochenburger has been reappointed a funded consumer representative for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He is one of 20 funded representatives for 2020; the association also appointed 12 unfunded representatives. The representatives provide expertise to help state regulators protect insurance consumers.