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2017 CAN-TECH Law Annual Conference Materials

November 14, 2019
Related Event: 2017 IT.CAN Annual Conference
David Adams: Autonomous and Connected Cars as Data Repositories Rajen Akalu: Developing a Code of Practice for the Connected Car Lisa Ford: Fintech: The Legal Landscape Stephen Whitney: Canadian and US Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Key Steps for Mitigating Risk for Technology Companies
David Adams biography Dr. Rajen Akalu biography Rajen Akalu: Developing a Code of Practice for the Connected Car John W. Boscariol biography Mike Brown biography Mike Brown: Securing the Future With Quantum-Safe Solutions Alex Cameron biography Conference Brochure and Agenda Riccardo D’Angelo biography Michael Dingle biography David Elder biography Patrick Fitzgerald biography Lisa Ford biography David Fraser biography Ryan Garnett biography Kay Georgi biography Eloïse Gratton biography Sharon E. Groom biography Christine Ing biography Victor Krichker biography Nikki Latta biography Lisa R. Lifshitz biography Daniel Logan biography Catherine Lovrics biography Mark McCans biography Bill McMullin biography Geoff Moysa biography Philip Odence biography Philip Odence: Know Your Code Philip Odence: Introduction to Open Source Governance & Compliance Philip Odence: Open Source Software Due Diligence in an M&A Transaction Philip Odence: 2017 Open Source Security & Risk Analysis Robert Percival biography Thomas Prowse biography Alfredo Ramirez biography Jeffrey Roode biography Peter Ruby biography Barry Sookman biography David Thomas: Canada's ePrescription tame warp David Thomas: Should healthcare take a page from the FANG playbook? David Thomas: Hospital futurescape: Schillenmethode, consumerism & virtual care David Thomas: Next-gen seniors: Catalysts for a healthier Canada David Thomas: Personalization paradigm: what molecularly tailored medicine means David Thomas: Reality check: managed IT services a boon to Canadian hospitals David Thomas: Strong foundations: tackling healthcare's failure to communicate David Thomas biography Ian Thorburn biography Stephen Whitney biography Jason Young biography


  • David Fraser, McInnes Cooper [bio]
  • Lisa R. Lifshitz, Torkin Manes LLP [bio]

Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Next Generation Database Technology

  • Christine Ing, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP [bio]
  • Alfredo Ramirez, IBM Cloud Business Unit [bio]
  • Robert Percival, Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP [bio]

The Fintech Evolution Revolution

  • Daniel Logan, Baker McKenzie [bio]
  • Fintech: The Legal Landscape
    Lisa Ford, Senior Counsel, Royal Bank of Canada [bio]
  • Jeffrey Roode, Miller Thomson LLP [bio]
  • Jason Young, Head of Legal and Government Relations, PayPal Canada [bio]

Keynote Speaker

IP Update for Technology Practice

  • Victor Krichker, Bereskin Parr [bio]
  • Sharon E. Groom, McMillan LLP [bio]
  • Copyright
    Catherine Lovrics, Bereskin Parr [bio]

Legal Control of Internet Content: Who Decides and What is the Impact?

  • Peter Ruby, Goodmans LLP [bio]
  • Eloïse Gratton, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP [bio]
  • Barry Sookman, McCarthy Tétrault LLP [bio]

Roundtable 1. Litigation Risks That Should be on Your Radar (and What to Do About Them)

  • Alex Cameron Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP [bio]
  • David Elder, Stikeman Elliott LLP [bio]

Roundtable 2. Navigating the Challenges and Harvesting the Benefits of Big and Open Data

  • Ryan Garnett, City of Toronto, Manager Geospatial Data Integration & Access [bio]
  • Bill McMullin, Viewpoint Realty Services [bio]

Roundtable 3. Effectively Managing Open Source

Roundtable 4. Automated and Connected Vehicles as Data Repositories

Roundtable 5. Canadian and US Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Key Steps for Mitigating Risk for Software and Technology Companies

Roundtable 6. Professionalism Issues for Corporate and Technology Lawyers: Ethical Negotiations and the New Duty of Good Faith

  • Ian Thorburn, Solicitor, City of Toronto [bio]

Roundtable 7. Allocating Risk and Liability in the Brave New World of Technology Contracting

  • Patrick Fitzgerald, Cox & Palmer [bio]
  • Riccardo D’Angelo, Managing Director, Global Transactions, Accenture [bio]
  • Nikki Latta, Associate General Counsel, Deloitte LLP [bio]

Roundtable 8. Trends and Challenges in Innovative Health Care Technology: Digitization, Connected Devices and AI

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