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Artificial Intelligence, Crypto, NFTs, and the Metaverse:  Applying Today’s Law to Tomorrow and Beyond
NSU Law's Goodwin Program for Society, Technology, and the Law Presents

Artificial Intelligence, Crypto, NFTs, and the Metaverse:

Applying Today’s Law to Tomorrow and Beyond


Friday, September 22, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  
NSU Shepard Broad College of Law | Davie, Florida


The NSU Shepard Broad College of Law and the Goodwin Program for Society, Technology, and the Law are hosting an in-person CLE Program. 

Program Description: An explosion of new technologies has transformed traditional business operations. The significant increase in use of generative AI and machine learning systems, transactions with digital assets, and interactions in newly developed metaverse social environments has placed business of all kinds into environment fraught with new legal considerations. These changes a wide array of regulatory obligations, transactional requirement, and litigation opportunities. This program will introduce the new technologies and explore how lawyers can protect their clients in this brave new digital world.

The program will feature eight highly recognized industry leaders to address these important topics. There will be time for audience Q&A after the panel discussions.

This is a FREE CLE

Everyone is welcome!

The Florida Bar has approved 5 Hours of CLE credits for Technology or General




38 days left to register

For additional information about this program, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jon Garon, Director, Goodwin Program for Society, Technology, and the Law, at


Session Descriptions:

Session 1: FinTech, Crypto, NFTs

Despite the regulatory upheavals within crypto, the broader blockchain and token industry remains a vibrant area of economic growth and legal challenges. This session will explore the different approaches to use of blockchain technology and tokens in the context of improved financial services, cryptocurrency, nonfungible tokens for collectibles, the NFT art marketplace, and much more.

Session 2: Metaverse

The metaverse represents a collection of technologies and services that employ virtual reality, augmented reality and online communications to create highly interactive environments in which to game, learn, work, and socialize. This session will explore the essential legal and business considerations to create vibrant metaverse business opportunities while also addressing the intellectual property, jurisdictional, and other legal constraints of operating in the metaverse.

Session 3: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence has become the most profound new technology of the twenty-first century. It fuels everything from smart homes to self-driving cars. Generative AI now produces human-like text, videos, music, software, and designs. The rapid adoption of generative AI has created new challenges for industry and the legal community. But generative AI is still in its formative phase, with many questions involving intellectual property, bias, accuracy, and workforce management. This session provides a roadmap for lawyers representing companies operating generative AI platforms, incorporating AI into their clients’ operations, or using these tools in their legal practice.

Session 4: Putting it all Together - Question & Answer with all Presenters

Generative AI, metaverse platforms, and blockchain technologies do not operate in isolation. Lawyers, start-ups, and industry leaders are vying to integrate these technologies with each other and their existing operations. This final session will bring the panel together to explore the intersection among the new technological developments. The panel will explore the broader legal issues and trends affecting all areas of technology and the regulatory landscape governing their use.

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