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Digital Transformation: Understanding and Managing the Legal Risks

May 7, 2020
The Advocates’ Society
250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700, Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

Program Chairs:
Elisabeth Demone, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at Symcor
David Feldman, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Digital transformation is now a common commercial trend as new technologies such as AI, blockchain, Internet of Things and data analytics are being used to develop transformative tech tools that make process and interactions better, faster and cheaper. DT is creating promising opportunities for business enterprises, including new business models, new forms of competition and new products and services. But along with all of these exciting new changes come many legal risks that companies must be well prepared to navigate.

Join our panels of industry experts and technology lawyers currently immersed in these issues to gain their insights on the developing legal issues involved in digital transitions. You will learn from their experience about best practices for IP protection, data security, contract design, and compliance with relevant regulation.  Register now to ensure you have the latest knowledge and strategies to protect your clients with these hot topics:

  • Mitigating Legal Risks in Digital Transformation: Lessons Learned
  • Digital Transformation of In-house Legal Departments
  • Drafting Contracts in the AI World: Intensive: Examining and Dissecting Tricky Clauses
  • Ethical Decisions in DT and the Lawyer’s Professional Obligations
  • Acquiring vs. Partnering: How to Gain Access to New Technology
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity: Strategies to Minimize Your Clients’ Risk in DT Projects

Check back for the full agenda and speaker faculty soon.

For your convenience, the program will be offered both in person at 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700 in Toronto and via webcast.

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Past Spring Conference Programs

2019 Spring Training

June 17, 2019
150 King St. West, 27th Floor Toronto, ON M5H1J9

2017 Spring IT Law Forum

May 28-29, 2018
150 King St. W. 16th Floor Toronto

2016 Spring IT Law Forum

May 16, 2016
150 King St. W. 16th Floor Toronto