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39th Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: The Monitored Workplace

39th Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: The Monitored Workplace

Robert Sprague
Robert Sprague, Professor of Legal Studies in Business, University of Wyoming

Robert Sprague, Professor of Legal Studies in Business, University of Wyoming was the lecturer for the 2017 Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, “Smartphones and Fitbits: Wither Privacy in the Workplace?”  

In this lecture, Professor Sprague examined new ways in which employers can monitor the activities of their employees and their potential impact on worker privacy. Two experts provided commentary on the lecture.

This program was eligible for 1.25 hours of general IL MCLE credit.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 4 | 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Location: Ogilvie Auditorium, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Tickets: The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

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Exposed: Privacy, Security, and the Smart City

Exposed: Privacy, Security, and the Smart City

This one-day conference focused on the privacy issues created by the ubiquitous surveillance of smart cities.

Chicago is leading the way in becoming a “smart” city, a city that tracks traffic, movement, energy use, cell phones and the like to run more efficiently. Privacy is the price. To live in the smart city is to live exposed. What will the exposed life be like? Can we find a balance between privacy rights and the benefits of massive data collection? What control should we have over our information? What roles should technology and the law play?

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