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Annual TMT Conference I Thursday 11th October 2018 : 09:30 - 17:00

AI and robotics has moved from concept to reality. It is clear that industry 4.0 seems set to disrupt the business world more heavily than perhaps even anticipated. Our physical and digital worlds continue to collide and converge. Many of the TMT sectors’ customers now consider themselves to be technology customers making the ecosystems in which we trade ever more complex.

As disruptive technology continues to rapidly evolve and impact our businesses and our lives, we will look at the very latest and future legal issues that may affect your business in relation to technology you may be supplying or procuring.

We are proud to announce our guest speaker, Nick Cranfield, Head of Legal Compliance and Ethics at Dyson, who will showcase how compliance can be used as a tool for competitive advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to network with industry peers within the TMT sector, gain insights from the discussions and topics regarding disruptive technology whilst building a legal team of tomorrow.

 

Programme

09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome address
10:15 Guest speaker: “From cultural challenge to opportunity, adopting compliance as a competitive advantage”
Nick Cranfield Head of Legal Compliance and Ethics for Dyson market
11:00 Tech in media
Media update from Neil Mohring
11:15 GDPR - staying on course
May 25th may have passed, but the challenges of GDPR are far from over. In this session, we discuss how to remain compliant post GDPR as we look to the future, including gaining a better understanding of the forthcoming European privacy regulation
12:00 Coffee break
12:15 Disruption accelerated
With technology continuing to evolve at a staggering rate, businesses are faced with the challenge of trying to maintain their competitive advantage whilst remaining legally compliant. Our panel will discuss both the current and future legal issues and explore trends we are seeing including proportioning risk, managing your supply chain and the impacts on your workforce and how to successfully manage these
13:15 Lunch / Networking
14:00 International outlook
In an era of increasing globalisation, some of our leading technology experts will discuss the sector trends and issues facing our clients operating across multiple jurisdictions. They will debate the cultural and legal differences in these jurisdictions and discuss what it takes to expand across borders, the challenges faced and factoring in local regulations including data (hosting) and managing contractual risk in emerging technologies
14:30

Insuring your risk in TMT contracts
Our International Head of Technology Sector, hosts an insightful “fireside chat” with our leading insurance litigator. They will discover strategies that will protect you against risks in a Smart and Connected world

15:00 Coffee break
15:15 Future fight club Our Head of TMT Disputes reveals the gems on how to protect your business and navigate a dispute, with a review of recent case law, trends and what they mean to the future of your business

 

16:00 Closing remarks and networking drinks

Lunch / Networking

Venue

Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood St, London, EC2V 7WS
London Office