Venable is pleased to support and sponsor the ACC Annual Meeting. Several of our attorneys, who rank among the nation’s thought leadership in a variety of cutting-edge technological issues, will share their insights and recommendations. We hope that you will join us, at our educational sessions and at our booth on the show floor.
ACC’s Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of the in-house counsel community and is a great professional development value. You can earn a year’s worth of CLE/CPD credit in three days, exchange ideas with peers during more than 30 hours of networking events, and gather information from more than 100 law firms and legal service providers.
Venable is the 2012 sponsor of the ACC IT, Privacy and E-Commerce Committee and the ACC Nonprofit Organizations Committee.
During the Annual Meeting, Venable attorneys are presenting several sessions in the Technology Track. To view the program, please click here.
Monday October 1, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
Bobby Turnage: "Security Breach! What Should You Have Done Before? What Should You Do Now?"
A practical guide to dealing with security and privacy breaches, this session will reveal how to address incident response procedures. The presenters will serve as actors in a hypothetical scenario of a company breach.
Tuesday October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EST
A.J. Zottola: "Software as a Service and Cloud Computing: What Are They and What Should You Watch Out For?"
SaaS and Cloud Computing: What are they? What are the potential problems, and how do you avoid them? What are the benefits? Attend this session to learn answers to those questions and more, such as when these approaches are practical and cost effective; and what to include in the agreement, especially with regards to IP ownership and data security.
Tuesday October 2, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST
Jim Nelson: "Technology Primer for the Non-Tech Lawyer"
What are the major aspects of IT license contracts—from acquisition to software installation to maintenance and support? The speakers will walk you through a contract, focusing on the meaning and business impact of the different terms.
Tuesday, October 2, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
Diz Locaria: "Best Practices for Managing Federal Funding and Government Contracting"
Federal funding - - from grants to contracts, POs to cooperative agreements and block grants - - has become increasingly complex; and organizations are finding themselves relying more on it. Review new regulations, and acquire best practices and good resources for management policies and procedures.
Tuesday, October 2, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST
Milo Cividanes: "Privacy for the Neophyte: Introduction to Global Privacy Issues"
Attend this session to uncover the answers to pressing questions about global privacy issues: What are the major privacy laws and how do they differ? What is the EU Directive and how does it compare and interact with US laws or those of other countries?
For registration information please click here.