2019 TECHNOLOGY LAW INSTITUTE
Institute
ITEM #:  1029242001   |   EVENT CODE:  279189    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
MEMBER PRICE
$275.00
STANDARD PRICE
$335.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

MINNEAPOLIS

Monday, November 4, 2019

8:55 AM - 4:40 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

The 2019 Technology Law Institute

Cutting-Edge Topics! Expert Analysis! Practical Solutions! And More!

An essential seminar for technology lawyers, in-house counsel, transactional attorneys and litigators – designed to increase your knowledge and ability to protect your clients and their interests.

Featuring:

  • Damien Riehl
    Top Tech Law Developments for 2019: Legislative, Caselaw and Business Updates
  • Brigadier General Stefanie Horvath
    Strategies for Protecting Minnesota from Global Cybersecurity Threats

Additional Topics Include:

  • Cybersecurity – Keeping Your Network Safe at Little to No Cost
  • Information Technology Transactions: Lessons Learned from Real-World Cases
  • What Privacy and Tech Lawyers Need to Know About the Newest Tech for Online Behavioral Advertising
  • Smart Contracts 101
  • Understanding Bias in Artificial Intelligence and How It Impacts the Legal System

8:30 – 8:55 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Top Tech Law Developments for 2019 – Legislative, Caselaw and Business Updates
What are the past year’s most important technology law developments? Notable areas include self-driving autos, AI-backed tools, data breaches, privacy, patents, social media, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, Internet of things (IoT), and many others. Learn more about the evolving tech-law landscape, as well as trends that will likely continue to affect tech-law practitioners in the coming year.
– Damien A. Riehl; Managing Director; Fastcase Legal Research Platform; Washington, D.C.

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.
BREAK

10:40 – 11:40 a.m.
Strategies for Protecting Minnesota from Global Cybersecurity Threats
Minnesota and other state and local governments are engaged in an unprecedented effort to control and respond to cyber threats and attacks that are increasing in frequency, sophistication and severity. This session discusses leveraging private and public resources to improve cybersecurity; the underlying resources and legal mechanisms for a unified response to a significant cyber incident and what constitutes reasonable measures to protect an organization’s data in the face of the increasing intensity of global cyber attacks.
– First Lieutenant Cumah I. Blake; Judge Advocate; Minnesota National Guard; Saint Paul
– Brigadier General Stefanie Horvath, CISSP; Chief Business Technology Officer, Minnesota Boards, Councils, and Commissions (MBCC) and the Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO); Minnesota IT Services; Saint Paul
– Jamie N. Nafziger; Partner and Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Social Media Practice Group; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Minneapolis

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
BREAK & DISTRIBUTION OF BOXED LUNCHES
(Lunch provided by Minnesota CLE)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH PRESENTATION
Cybersecurity – Keeping Your Network Safe at Little to No Cost

What can you do to protect your business or your law firm’s network, workstations, and mobile devices? This presentation will focus on proactive steps attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants can take to limit risk of data loss, breach, or corruption. We will discuss solutions for solo, small, and medium size law firms including all the latest technology.
– John J. Carney; Chief Technology Officer & Lead Digital Forensic Examiner; Carney Forensics; Saint Paul

1:00 – 1:10 p.m.
BREAK

1:10 – 2:10 p.m.
Information Technology Transactions: Lessons Learned from Real-World Cases
Information technology affects operations, management, performance and profitability of businesses and organizations of all sizes. This session will cover some of the unique issues to consider in most information technology acquisitions and related agreements, including warranties, indemnities, payment, implementation, training, limitations of liability, remedies, service levels, acceptance testing, vendor selection and management, regulatory compliance, data privacy and cybersecurity. Lessons learned from real and fictitious cases will be shared. A Legal Guide to Technology Transactions prepared by Gray Plant Mooty in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will be provided to attendees.
– Michael R. Cohen; Principal and Privacy Officer; Gray Plant Mooty; Minneapolis
– Michael O. Remington; Director of IT Operations; Xcel Energy; Minneapolis

2:10 – 2:40 p.m.
2019 What Privacy and Tech Lawyers Need to Know About the Newest Tech for Online Behavioral Advertising
This session will cover mobile app-related identifiers that are the equivalent of website cookies, how they track users, and the disclosures needed for privacy policies and compliance. It will also tackle reports of phones and other devices tracking audio content in their environment, including people’s conversations, and the privacy implications of such tracking. Finally, we’ll take a look at the new limitations in the pending CCPA and ePrivacy Directive, among other laws, and how those laws may be changing the face of digital advertising as we know it.
– Bradley Hammer; Attorney – Founder; Vakaris Group; Minneapolis
– Jamie N. Nafziger; Partner and Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Social Media Practice Group; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Minneapolis

2:40 – 3:10 p.m.
Smart Contracts 101
When both LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer have begun to develop their own smart contract technologies, it is time for the rest of us to take note. This session will introduce smart contracts and the blockchains on which they operate. We will provide an introduction to how smart contracts can be used today, their limitations, and what may happen tomorrow.
– Daniel A. Tysver; Partner; Tysver Beck Evans; Minneapolis

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.
NETWORKING RECEPTION & SECTION SOCIAL
Sponsored by the Tech Law Section of the MSBA
Join your friends and colleagues for great conversation, food, beverages and an opportunity to celebrate the work of the Tech Law section of the MSBA.

3:40 – 4:40 p.m.
Understanding Bias in Artificial Intelligence and How It Impacts the Legal System
1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for
This session discusses various ethical issues that may arise from the use of AI, including how AI may further marginalize protected groups and perpetuate existing bias in the legal system. The presenters offer guidance for navigating the ethics of AI and minimizing AI’s potentially discriminatory effects where AI is integrated into legal decision-making, including in our role as legal advisors for our clients’ business decisions.
– Colleen Dorsey; Director, Organizational Ethics & Compliance; University of St. Thomas School of Law; Minneapolis
– Katie Lawler; Senior VP and Chief Ethics Officer; U.S. Bank; Minneapolis
– Frederik W. Struve; Attorney; Stoel Rives LLP; Minneapolis (moderator)

IN-PERSON LIVE PRESENTATION
Monday, November 4, 2019
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

IN-PERSON REPLAYS
There are no replays.

$275 MSBA members / $275 paralegals / $335 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or cservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.5 CLE credits, including 1.0 elimination of bias credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.5 credits.

Included in registration fee.

Can't attend? The course materials are available for $95 (plus tax and handling). To order, call Minnesota CLE at 651-227-8266 or 800-759-8840. Available in hard copy. Orders will be filled after the Institute.

MEMBER PRICE
$275.00
STANDARD PRICE
$335.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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