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2024 World Technology Law Conference

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

17:30 EDT

Washington DC Informal Group Walking Tour

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Join the Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Ambassadors for an informal walk around the nearby historic Washington DC Monuments. All are welcome to join in! We will depart from the Ritz-Carlton hotel lobby promptly at 5:30 pm ET.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

13:30 to 19:00 EDT

Registration

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14:00 to 15:00 EDT

Data Protection Committee Meeting

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Dispute Resolution Committee Meeting

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FinTech Committee Meeting

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Tech Mergers & Acquisitions Committee Meeting

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15:15 to 16:15 EDT

Cybercrime Committee Meeting

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Green Tech Committee Meeting

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Intellectual Property Committee Meeting

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Startup Committee Meeting

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16:30 to 17:30 EDT

Artificial Intelligence Committee Meeting

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Interactive Entertainment & Media Committee Meeting

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Technology Sourcing Committee Meeting

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17:30 to 18:00 EDT

New Attendee Reception

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18:00 to 19:30 EDT

Welcome Reception

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19:30 EDT

Dine Around Night

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Young Lawyers' Reception

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

07:30 to 09:00 EDT

Networking Breakfast

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08:00 to 18:00 EDT

Registration & Exhibits

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08:45 to 09:00 EDT

Presidential Welcome

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09:00 to 09:30 EDT

Keynote

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09:35 to 11:10 EDT

Session 1: Roundtable Discussions

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11:10 to 11:45 EDT

Networking Break

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11:45 to 12:45 EDT

Session 2A: Current Issues in Data Protection & Privacy

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Session 2B: The latest in AI

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Session 2C: EU Digital Decade Update

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Speakers: 

Philip Koehler, Taylor Wessing, Germany

Philipp is a German bar-certified specialist lawyer for copyright/media law and for IT law. He advises national/international technology and media companies on legal issues and questions relating to copyright, e-commerce, IT and data protection law. A focus of his expertise is on platform regulation, the drafting/negotiation of complex IP/IT agreements and advise on business models under aspects of e-commerce, data protection and distance selling law. In this context, he also represents his clients in respective disputes before the courts. Further, Philipp is a lecturer for IP/IT law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

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12:45 to 14:10 EDT

In-House Counsel Lunch

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Networking Lunch

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14:10 to 15:00 EDT

Interactive Workshop 3A: Startups

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Interactive Workshop 3B: Dispute Resolution

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Interactive Workshop 3C: Access to IoT Data

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15:05 to 15:55 EDT

Interactive Workshop 3A: Startups

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Interactive Workshop 3B: Dispute Resolution

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Interactive Workshop 3C: Access to IoT Data

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15:55 to 16:30 EDT

Networking Break

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16:30 to 17:30 EDT

Session 4A: Cryptocurrencies and DAOs

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Speakers: 

Katarzyna Szczudlik, Schoenherr Halwa sp.k., Poland

Katarzyna Szczudlik, attorney, partner in the IP/TMT practice and head of the FinTech practice of the Warsaw office of Schoenherr law firm. Her professional experience focuses on new technologies, with particular emphasis on blockchain and artificial intelligence - both in terms of legal advice for entities from this industry and the application of these technologies in the law firm's activities. Regularly recognized in the Legal 500 (data protection) and Chambers (FinTech) rankings, winner of a special award in the Rising Stars Lawyers - Leaders of Tomorrow 2022 competition and recognized by Forbes Women on the list of 25 Best Lawyers in Business 2022. Mentor in mentoring programs for young women lawyers, author of several dozen articles and studies in the field of new technology law, regular speaker at Polish and international legal and industry conferences.

Julia Pazos, Cescon Barrieu, Brazil

Specialist in the intersection between Law, Technology and Innovation, Julia Pazos stands out as a reference in Intellectual Property in the Brazilian legal scenario. Partner of Cescon Barrieu, her career spanning more than two decades is marked by excellence and commitment to defending the intellectual assets of its clients. Julia not only built a solid academic base, but also a practical one, specializing in negotiations of trademarks, patents and technologies. Her abilities to conduct complex projects involving agreements and licensing are widely recognized, a fact proven by her presence in several national and international rankings. In the world of technology, especially in the context of blockchain and Artificial Intelligence, Julia is considered one of the greatest authorities in the country, a distinction that only reiterates her importance and influence in the legal universe of Intellectual Property, Technology and Innovation. Julia is a guest professor and speaker at several national and international courses and events on Web3, NFTs, metaverse, blockchain, intellectual property and technology negotiation.

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Session 4B: Technology For Good

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Arjun Krishnamoorthy, J Sagar Associates, India

Arjun is part of the Life Sciences, Healthcare and Pharma practice, with a focus on commercial contract advising (including service agreements, franchising agreements, and employment and consultancy contracts), M&A, regulatory compliances, data protection, and real estate matters. He advises on various aspects of health laws, including contract manufacturing, medical devices, and sale of pharmaceutical products and data protection. Arjun has also advised on regulatory matters under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, including on manufacturing and import licenses, and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, including on manufacturing and import licences. He has also assisted companies with the potential launches of their products in India, rendering advice under Indian laws that pertain to medical devices, as well as pharmaceutical products. Arjun also has experience in advising companies in relation to data privacy, data storage, surveillance, liability of intermediaries, data breaches and reporting of cybersecurity incidents, as well as cross-border transfer of data including transfer impact assessments. Arjun has also assisted companies in relation to media streaming and related copyright matters. As part of the Telecommunications and Broadcasting practice, Arjun has advised companies on the setting up of data centres in India, including assisting with the acquisition of land for such purpose. He has also been advising companies on satellite communication related matters. Arjun has been a practicing attorney since 2005, and worked at Kochhar & Co., at the firm’s Bangalore office till 2012. Prior to joining JSA, Arjun read for his doctorate, specializing in medical law.

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19:00 to 23:00 EDT

Gala Reception & Dinner

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Friday, May 10, 2024

08:45 to 09:50 EDT

Networking Breakfast

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08:45 to 16:00 EDT

Registration & Exhibits

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09:00 to 10:00 EDT

I-WIN Committee Breakfast Session

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10:00 to 11:00 EDT

Session 5A: Cybersecurity Trends and Liability

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Session 5B: NFTs and Blockchain

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11:00 to 12:00 EDT

Networking Break

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11:30 to 12:30 EDT

Session 6A: AI Regulation Worldwide

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Session 6B: Next Frontier of Computing

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Speakers:

Emmanuel Szafran, Verwal Law Firm, Belgium

A member of the Brussels bar, Emmanuel Szafran is recognized as one of the leading practitioners in Belgium in technology and digital law. He advises on technology, cloud computing, AI and machine learning projects, as well as on issues related to data protection, the use of cryptography, export controls of dual-use goods, network security, cybercrime and e-communications. He is a founding member of the Brussels bar-initiated European incubator INCUEBRUX. Prior to joining Verwal, Emmanuel Szafran practiced nine years in Brussels and London with Linklaters.

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12:30 to 13:50 EDT

Networking Lunch

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13:50 to 14:20 EDT

Keynote

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14:25 to 15:25 EDT

Interactive Workshop 7A: Technology Transactions and M&A

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Interactive Workshop 7B: Artificial Intelligence

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Interactive Workshop 7C: FinTech

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15:25 to 16:00 EDT

Future Conference Planning Meeting

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Want to get involved with planning a future ITechLaw Conference? Join the planning session where we will discuss the upcoming Conferences and learn how you can get involved. Open to all attendees!

Upcoming Conferences:

  • 2024 European Conference - Munich, Germany
  • 2025 India/Asia-Pacific Conference - To be Announced
  • 2025 World Technology Law Conference - San Diego, United States
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Networking Break

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16:00 to 17:20 EDT

Interactive Session

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17:20 to 17:30 EDT

Closing Remarks

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18:00 to 19:30 EDT

Closing Reception

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