IT Law Section: Annual Meeting & Seminar

When:  Sep 6, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (ET)
Register: online or by mail form PDF
Registration closes August 31, 2018

Cost:  includes seminar, breakfast, lunch, and a networking reception. The Information Technology Law Section’s annual meeting will be held briefly during the lunch break.
  • Annual Meeting (does not include seminar, meals, or reception)—FREE
  • IT Section Member Seminar Registration—$75
  • Non-IT Section Members Seminar Registration—$125
  • IT Section Student Members Seminar Registration—FREE
  • Non-IT Section Student Member Seminar Registration—$20

As in previous years, this promises to be an educational and entertaining event. Learn the latest scoop on privacy developments, look at the cloud from both sides now. Explore the known and unknowns of blockchain and how it may change the world. Dive into contract clauses we know and love and how they may produce unintended consequences. The cost of the seminar includes a light breakfast, lunch, and a complimentary cocktail reception! The annual Information Technology Law Section and Council meetings will be held during the luncheon, and will include election of 2018-2019 Council Members and Section Officers.


Moderator: Mark G. Malven, Dykema

9:00 a.m.  Welcome & Introductions

9:15 a.m.  Privacy Law Current Developments—Bob Rothman and Keith Cheresko, Privacy Associates International LLC

10:05 a.m.  Blockchain—The Unbounded Potential of Blockchain, Aside From All the Stuff It  Can't & Shouldn't Do—Stuart Shapiro, Principal Cyber Security and Privacy Engineer MITRE Corporation

10:55 a.m.  Networking Break

11:10 a.m.  Contract Terms with Unintended Consequences—Ward Classen, Astea International

12:00 p.m.  Lunch & Section Meeting

1:15 p.m.  Cloud Computing from a Customer Perspective—Janet Stiven, GC at Moody Bible Institute

2:05 p.m.  Cloud Computing from a Vendor Perspective—Alex Simpson, Microsoft Legal

2:55 p.m.  Networking Break

3:10 p.m.  Artificial Intelligence—John Wright

4:00 p.m.  Networking Reception

Sponsored by
  • Bejin Bieneman PLC
  • Dykema
  • Privacy Associates International LLC

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