Upcoming Events

IT.CAN Women in Technology Luncheon

Please join us for the IT.CAN Women in Technology event sponsored by Microsoft Canada’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Department. Our theme is Youth and Technology: Empowering Young Women in the Technology and Technology Law World. This program is open to women and men and non-members of IT.CAN are welcome to attend in person. Seating is limited so please register early.

INTRODUCTION & WELCOME: Lisa R. Lifshitz, Torkin Manes LLP, President, IT.CAN

MODERATOR: Maya Medeiros, Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP

Ryan Burwell, Facilitator & Instructional Designer, MaRS Discovery District
Raman Dang, Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Manager, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft Canada Inc.
Laura Plant Hasanbegovic, Co-Executive Director, Ladies Learning Code

DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

TIME: Luncheon 12:00–12:30 pm (Eastern);
Presentation and Q & A 12:30–2:00pm (Eastern)

LOCATION: Microsoft Canada Inc. (Toronto office), 222 Bay Street. Suite 1201
Toronto-Dominion Centre, Ernst & Young Tower, Toronto, ON


VIA TELECONFERENCE: If you wish to participate on the Roundtable by teleconference call please RSVP by e-mail to Lisa Ptack, IT.CAN Executive Director, at lisa.ptack@it-can.ca by MONDAY, May 9th, 2016. You will be provided with the access information in advance of the call.

Please R.S.V.P. by MONDAY, MAY 9th to Lisa Ptack, IT.CAN Executive Director at lisa.ptack@it-can.ca

The Canadian IT Law Association wishes to thank Microsoft Canada’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Department, for sponsoring this event.

The IT.CAN 20th Annual Conference

Montreal, October 24-25, 2016
Brochure available June 2016.

Spring IT Law Forum

May 16, 2016
St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre
150 King Street West 16th Floor, Toronto ON, M5H 1J9

IT.CAN and Carswell are pleased to present the 2016 Information Technology Law Spring Forum. The program offers a comprehensive series of 10 IT law sessions, including 2 sessions providing a total of 3 hours of approved Professionalism content that you can attend live, via webcast or a combination of both. Pick and choose the sessions that are of interest to you from the following titles:

  1. Evolving Cloud Agreements
    Speakers: Bernice Karn, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
    Nadine Letson, Senior Corporate Counsel, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Canada Inc.
  2. Technology Contracting Fundamentals Part 1: Confidentiality and Security
    Speakers: Christopher Cates, Assistant General Counsel, BCE Inc.
    Parna Sabet-Stephenson, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  3. Technology Contracting Fundamentals Part 2: Allocation of Risk
    Speakers: Simon Hodgett, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Antonet Kovacevic, Senior Counsel, Toronto-Dominion Bank
  4. Technology Contracting Fundamentals Part 3: License Agreements
    Speakers: James Kosa, Deeth Williams Wall LLP
    Chris Sanz, Senior Counsel, Bank of Montreal, Financial Group
  5. Life After Execution: Records Management to Support the Contract Lifecycle
    (This session contains 1 hr. 30 mins of Professionalism content)
    Speakers: Elisabeth Symons, Mann Symons LLP
    Ian Thorburn, Legal Counsel, City of Toronto
  6. Getting Out of the Way of the Deal While Still Protecting Your Client
    (This session contains 1 hr. 30 mins of Professionalism content)
    Moderator: Ian Kyer, RPM Technologies
    Speakers: Wendy Gross, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Mattew Snell, General Counsel and Secretary, IBM Canada
    Amy-Lynne Williams, Deeth Williams Wall LLP
  7. Social Media, Privacy and the Workplace
    Speakers: Sarah Crossley, Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP
    David Young, David Young Law
  8. Emerging Technologies: Business & Legal Issues on the Horizon
    Speakers: Benjamin Alarie, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
    Kirsten Thompson, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
  9. Current Issues in Privacy Law and CASL
    Speakers: Michael Fekete, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Lyndsay Wasser, Co-Chair, Privacy & Data Protection Group, McMillan LLP
  10. Cyber Risk Readiness: Incident Response Planning
    Speakers: Adam Kardash, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    Pamela Snively, Chief Data and Trust Officer, TELUS

For more information about any of IT.Can's programs please contact Lisa Ptack.

Last updated May 11, 2016.