Sovereignty and E-Commerce: Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country will be held on Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, AZ.
Speakers will address the legal issues surrounding the development of E-Commerce in Indian Country including: the changing political landscape, jurisdictional complexities and the necessity of fostering open dialogue with federal and state counterparts, consultation the possible implications to tribal sovereignty, and the ongoing need for tribes to build infrastructures that facilitate economic growth on their reservations while complying with appropriate federal guidelines. I-Gaming, Fantasy Sports, Cyber Liability experts, and tribal entrepreneurs in varied fields will share strategies and practices of diverse business models of current and for future e-commerce/infrastructure enterprises.
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Kenneth L. Salazar
Ken Salazar, is currently a Partner with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Mr. Salazar provides legal, strategic and policy advice to national and international clients, particularly on matters at the intersection of law, business and public policy. He counsels firm clients by drawing on his deep experience in energy, environmental and natural resources, leads the firm’s efforts on tribal issues. Mr. Salazar served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior, in the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. He previously served as a U.S. Senator, (Colorado), from 2005 to 2009, as well as State Attorney General from 1998 to 2004, and Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources in Colorado.
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