Technology and Innovation Seminar to be held at LSU

October 5, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business will welcome a technology and innovation seminar on Friday, Oct. 27. “Technology and Innovation: The Future is Here,” will explore the relationship between emerging technologies and liberty. The event will be held in the auditorium, room 1510, of the Business Education Complex on the LSU campus.

Speakers are set to address new technologies such as cryptocurrency, ride-sharing and tech startups, as well as looming regulatory challenges that could impact their future. The lineup includes Jared Meyer, senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability; Charles Evans, an associate professor at Barry University and Adam Thierer, senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center.

There is no charge for this day-long gathering; a lunch and tailgate-style supper will be provided. To register, visit

The seminar is sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, John Templeton Foundation, and the E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute.

About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit

About the Institute for Humane Studies 
The Institute for Humane Studies is a nonprofit educational organization that engages with students and professors around the country to encourage the study and advancement of freedom. For more visit theih​​
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business