The layout of this year’s Technology Law Spring Forum allows you to customize your day to suit your learning needs. Create your own conference of up to 8 courses to achieve your professional development goals. All courses are offered in multiple learning environments: In-Class, Live Webinar or Archived Webinar.
The day consists of 2 streams. You are not required to stick to one stream; out of the 8 informative courses, select those that appeal to you to create your own personalized schedule.
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|2019 Spring Conference||Theme 1||Theme 2|
|8:00-8:45||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:00-10:15||Best Practices in Technology Contracting
Moderator: Christopher Cates
|Smart Contracts – Will Smart Contracts Put Lawyers Out of Business?
Moderator: Mark Hines, RBC
|10:15-10:45||Refreshment Break & Networking|
|10:45-12:00||Cloud – Procuring and Delivering Cloud Services; Do’s and Don’ts
Moderator: Anaar Dhanji, BMO
This session will provide the perspective of in-house counsel representing the customer and vendors as well as, private practice counsel on procuring and delivering cloud services in particular:
|Patent – Decoding Software Patents Post-Alice
Moderator: Tony Sabeta, Aird & McBurney LP
This panel discussion will examine the post-Alice landscape of patent eligibility for computer-implemented inventions, including:
|12:00-1:30||Keynote lunch - Jacob Glick, North|
|1:30-2:45||Data Breaches: "Lessons Learned"
Moderator: Kristin Ali, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In this session industry experts from various specialties share their challenges and lessons learned in data breach response.
|COLO – Helping Clients Negotiate Colocation Agreements
Moderator: Bobby Koutsaris, Cushman & Wakefield
|2:45-3:15||Refreshment Break & Networking|
|3:15-4:30||Crypto 101 – Securities Law, AML and What’s a Token Anyway???
Moderator: Addison Cameron-Huff
Billions of dollars of Ethereum tokens have been sold over the last two years in every country worldwide, including Canada. This panel will discuss the securities law implications and AML considerations of this new token-based economy. Find out from those in the trenches what’s happening, what you need to be aware of, and what the future holds for this nascent industry.
Cyber-Insurance – It Doesn’t Cover Everything…
Moderator: Steve Tenai, Aird & Berlis LLP
|4:30-5:30||Drinks & Networking|