Congress Schedule

2016 Baby Markets Congress
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Friday, April 1, 2016

Genetics and the Law

1:00–3:00 p.m.

  • Kristine Knaplund, Professor of Law, Pepperdine School of Law
  • Martha Ertman, Carole & Hanan Sibel Research Professor of Law, University of Maryland
  • Marcy Darnovsky, Executive Director, Center for Genetics & Society
  • Radhika Rao, Professor of Law, Hastings College of Law
  • Commentator: Professor Sidney Golub, Director, Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, UC Irvine

The Ethics of Assisted Reproduction

3:15–4:15 p.m.

  • Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UC Irvine School of Law
  • Jennifer Lahl, President, Center for Bioethics and Culture
  • Commentator: Professor Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, Department of African American Studies, UC Irvine

Keynote & Commentary

4:30–5:45 p.m.

  • Keynote: Dorothy Roberts, George A. Weiss University Professor, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor, University of Pennsylvania
  • Commentator: Former Dean and Professor of Law William MacNeil, Griffith University Law School

Reproductive Justice Film Series Premier

7:00–8:30 p.m.

  • Rough cut of Misconception, featuring Talkback with Emmy Award-Winning Producer, Civia Tamarkin

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Morning Plenary: A Reproductive Justice Approach to Assisted Reproductive Technologies

8:30–10:00 a.m.

  • Susan Berke Fogel, Director of Reproductive Health, National Health Law Program
  • Daisy Deomampo, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Fordham University
  • Lisa Ikemoto, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
  • Regina Tamés Noriega, Director, Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (GIRE) [Mexico]
  • Commentator: Marcy Darnovsky, Executive Director, Center for Genetics & Society

Reproduction & Rights Discourse

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

  • Michael Boucai, Associate Professor of Law, SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Douglas NeJaime, Williams Institute Faculty Director, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • Dov Fox, Associate Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • June Carbone, Robina Chair in Law, Science and Technology, University of Minnesota
  • Naomi Cahn, Harold H. Greene Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Commentator: Former Dean and Professor of Law William Macneil, Griffith University Law School


12:00–1:00 p.m.

Reproductive Justice Film Series

1:00–2:30 p.m.

  • Young Lakota and Talkback with Sundance-Award Winning Directors, Rose Rosenblatt and Marion Lipschutz

Legal Considerations

2:30–3:30 p.m.

  • Courtney Cahill, Donald Hinkle Professor, FSU College of Law
  • Commentator:  Professor Michele Goodwin, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Director, Center For Biotechnology & Global Health Policy, UC Irvine School of Law

International Considerations

4:00–5:30 p.m.

  • Kathleen Hammond, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge
  • Xiaojie Li, Ph.D. Candidate, Tsinghua University
  • Shree Mulay, Associate Dean and Professor, Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Jill Allison, Global Health Coordinator, Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Rachel Rebouché, Associate Professor of Law, Temple University School of Law
  • Commentator: Professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Chair, Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies, UC Irvine

Graduate Student Poster

Erika Maxwell, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Crossing Borders

9:00–10:30 a.m.

  • Sharon Bassan, Ph.D. Candidate, Tel Aviv University
  • Rashmi Kulkarni, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Southern California
  • April Hovav, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Southern California
  • Debra Wilson, Director, the LLM, Acting Associate Dean, University of Canterbury
  • Commentator: Professor Gregory Shaffer, Chancellor’s Professor and Director, Center on Globalization, Law, and Society, UC Irvine School of Law

Reproductive Justice Film Series

11:00–12:30 p.m.

  • Beautiful Sin, featuring Talkback with Award-winning director, Gabriela Quirós