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2022 CAN-TECH Spring Conference: Moving fast without breaking things

June 7-8, 2022
June 7-8, 2022
Online

Conference Co-chairs:

Marie-Claire Albanese, Director, Senior Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Green Shield Canada

Ron Lo, General Counsel, Symend

Agenda

Tuesday, June 7


11:00 - 11:15 Welcome remarks


11:15 - 12:15 Contracting for Software development

Moderator: Anagha Nandakumaran, Associate, Fasken

Panelists:

Lisa Danay-Wallace, Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Elena Iosef, Legal Counsel, Varicent

Allan Oziel, Partner, Oziel Law


12:15 - 12:45 Break


12:45 - 1:45 Successful Negotiations

Moderator: Imtiaz Karamat, Associate, Deeth Williams Wall LLP

Panelists:

Hashim Ghazi, Emerging Technology, Privacy & Cybersecurity Lawyer, Fasken

Cat Lovrics, Partner, Lawyer, Trademark Agent, Marks & Clerk

Steven Slavens, Counsel, Torys LLP


 1:45 - 2:00 Break


2:00 - 3:30 Cyber-security 201

Moderator: Lisa R. Lifshitz, Partner, Torkin Manes LLP

Panelist:

Helene Deschamps Marquis, Partner and National Leader Data Privacy and Cyber Security Law Practice, Deloitte

Joanna Fine, Partner, Privacy and Data Management, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

John Hewie, National Security Office, Microsoft Canada


3:30 - 3:45 Break


3:50 - 5:00 Negotiation Workshop

Facilitators:

Jennifer Davidson, Technology Lawyer, Deeth Williams Wall LLP

George Wray, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Tetyana Kilmova, Technology Consultant - Privacy & Data Trust (Cybersecurity), Ernst & Young


5:00 - 5:05 Closing remarks


 

Wednesday, June 8

12:00 - 12:05 Opening remarks


12:05 - 1:30 Women in Tech: Avant Garde

Moderators: Abby Benattar, Associate, WeirFoulds LLP, and Wendes Keung, Technology Contracting Associate, Torys LLP

Panelist:

Chres Lee, Lawyer, Emerging and High Growth Companies Group, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Kelly Kwan, General Counsel, Clutch

Aliya Ramji, Co-Founder and Head at MT Ventures, a division of McCarthy Tétrault


1:30 - 1:40 Break


1:40 - 2:40 Electronic monitoring in the workplace

Panelists:

Wole Akinremi, Associate, Deeth Williams Wall LLP

Nancy Shapiro, Partner, Koskie Minsky LLP


2:40 - 2:50 Break


2:50 - 3:50 International data ownership

Moderator: Vipal Jain, WeirFoulds LLP

Panelists:

Chelsi Bonair, Corporate Counsel, Google

Andrew Bernstein, Litigation Partner, TORYS LLP

Rohin Bansal, Director, Data Governance, Privacy, CIBC


3:50 - 4:00 Break


4:00 - 5:00 Regulating crypto

Moderator: Marlon Hylton, Senior Counsel & CEO, INNOV-8 Data Counsel & INNOV-8 Legal Inc.

Panelist: 

Pouya Makki, Associate, Renno & Co Inc.


5:00 - 5:15 Closing remarks


CPD PENDING

Spring Conference Programs

Opportunities for lawyers in private practice or as in-house counsel and students to learn about the latest trends in Technology Law.

Event

Expert Instructors

Keep you ahead in the changing landscape of Technology Law

City

Networking

Connect with Leading Practitioners in Technology Law

Learn, Network and Experience the benefits of the CAN-TECH Law Association

Past Spring Conference Programs

2021 Can-Tech Law Spring Series: COVID-19, Contracting, and Coping

June 2-3, 2021
Online

Video Series: Digital Transformation: Understanding and Managing the Legal Risks

May 5 - June 9, 2020
now available

2019 Spring Training

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

2018 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