Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach

Toronto - December 05, 2011, The Conference Centre at the OBA
Webcast - December 05, 2011, Online
Course Speakers

Lisa R. Lifshitz, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Repeatedly Recommended in Computer and IT Law in The 2011 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory



Ben Hunter, Property & Casualty Lines of Insurance, Chubb Insurance of Canada

Charles McCarragher, Counsel, CIBC

Christopher Oates, Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Danielle Waldman, Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

David Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer, IntelliResponse

Duncan Boswell, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra Inc.

Eric Gross, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, moderator

Jonathan Pollack, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Ken Ledger, Risk Manager, Pason Systems Corp.

Laurent Massam, Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Matthew Davies, Specialty Lines of Insurance, Chubb Insurance of Canada

Melanie Polowin, Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Michael Crichton, Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Peter Nguyen, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, GuestLogix Inc.

Strahan McCarten, Director of Product Management, Hosting and Data Centre Services, Bell Canada

Thomas Prowse, Counsel, GENBAND

“Cloud Computing” has been hailed as the newest and greatest model for enabling companies to obtain convenient, on-demand, scalable network access to the latest technology without the need to maintain expensive internal IT staff or continually refresh infrastructure. Unfortunately, in their desire to save costs and jump on the technology bandwagon, many companies are signing up to Cloud agreements without even understanding the technology risks, business concerns or their legal obligations. Our course will help separate the “buzz” from the Cloud and will offer a practical understanding of the technology, business and legal considerations of your organization’s use of Cloud Computing technologies and providers. Join us and the experts from Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and industry who will help demystify the Cloud, answer your Cloud Computing questions, and discuss both the strategic opportunities and risk management priorities surrounding your organization’s use of Cloud Computing. Hear from in-house counsel and industry about what they really want and need from the Cloud. We will provide you with practical information and approaches that will help you harness the power of the Cloud without sacrificing your legal duties and business/fiduciary requirements. This course is a must attend for Directors, Officers, Corporate Counsel and Risk Managers who need to understand how to harness the benefits and mitigate the risks of the Cloud, and how to protect themselves and their companies.

Course Highlights:

  • Introduction of Cloud Computing, including discussion of differing types of Cloud Computing, architecture
  • Legal Agreements and Legal Issues- Understanding the Documentation
  • Key Clauses in Cloud Agreements
  • Privacy/Data Security Issues in Cloud Computing
  • Open Source Issues and the Cloud
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property in the Cloud
  • What In-House Counsel and the Business Really Want and Need from the Cloud
  • Litigation and the Cloud
  • Insurance and the Cloud

Full brochure and registration information for this event are available as a PDF document.

You can also register through this Online Registration Form.

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