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Mpls - St. Paul Chapter Meeting - A Brave New World

  • 13 Jun 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • IDS Center, Third Floor Conference Room 80 South 8th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402

Please join us for an engaging panel discussion on, “A BRAVE NEW WORLD: Embracing Technology from BOTs to Cortana – what you need to know and why it matters”

SPEAKERS for Panel Discussion:

Heidi Fessler, Principal, Innova Law Group – Panel Moderator

Barbara Klas, Consultant & Director, Casepoint, LLC

Jenna Perrin, Assistant Vice President and Data Privacy Specialist, TCF Bank

Jackie Haydock, Attorney – U.S. Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft Corporation

The state of our technological world is changing at an alarming rate. How are today’s lawyers and legal professionals able to keep abreast of these changes and what do these changes mean to the practice of law? From understanding where evidence and data may exist, to knowing how to help your client adhere to the complexities of privacy law and data security, legal professionals need to embrace technology to meet the demands.

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure now require that lawyers have the technological competence to practice law, and a number of states require continuing legal education in technology to maintain your license. California just passed a privacy law that will affect all of your clients that do business there, prompting discussions of a federal privacy law. This seasoned panel of lawyers from industry, corporate and law firm practice will provide perspectives on the newest technologies and artificial intelligence and how to leverage them in your personal lives, your business and your professional practice. These experts will help you identify issues that may put your clients in the cross-hairs of new privacy and data security laws.

Topics include:

What does it mean to be “Tech-Savvy” – a discussion of the generational realities and limitations. Panelists will share with the audience their favorite Tip or Best Practice;

Technology – “Complex made Clear” – The need to view technology and the electronic world in a new way to assist our clients and increase our own productivity;

Emerging Trends and Sexy Thoughts – Block Chain, artificial intelligence, autonomous driving vehicles, biometrics and facial recognition, and other hot trends will be discussed;

Issue Spotting 101 - social media, BOTs, IOT (Internet of Things) and Big Brother.

Lunch is sponsored by CasePoint.

1 CLE Credit to be applied for in Minnesota.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

If you are unsure you can attend, please respond with a “Maybe”. If you can no longer attend, please promptly update your RSVP so we can revise the lunch order.

Speaker Information:

Heidi Fessler: Heidi is a business partner that has worked with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. Her technology knowledge enables her to uniquely work with clients on data security, privacy and general corporate matters to manage risks within the evolving global legal and technology landscape.

Jackie Haydock: Jackie is a digital health attorney at Microsoft supporting Microsoft’s U.S. Health & Life Sciences national sales organization. Jackie focuses her legal practice on digital health, health IT, medical services, clout computing, IoT, product liability, and privacy, security, and healthcare law and policy. Jackie received her law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, practiced at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and was in-house at Zimmer Biomet in Indiana prior to relocating to the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Minnesota area in January 2018.

Barbara Klas: Barbara is an attorney and consultant with Casepoint. She supports national corporate and law firm clients with litigation management, electronic discovery, technology and consulting services. Barbara began her practice as a litigation attorney at Rider Bennett, LLP. She is a member and national sponsor of Women in eDiscovery (WiE)

Jenna Perrin: Jenna is a Data Privacy Specialist at TCF Bank, reporting to the Information Security department. In that role she is developing a data protection program and formalized privacy program for the enterprise. She also handles eDiscovery for the company. She received her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law. In addition to membership to the Minnesota bar, Jenna is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (issued by the IAPP) and a Certified EDiscovery Specialist (issued by ACEDS).


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