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Thursday 18 May (0800 - 1630)

Technology Law Committee (Lead)

Thursday 18 May (0915 - 0930)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Session/Workshop Chair(s)

Thursday 18 May (0930 - 1000)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

This keynote will look at blockchain as a technology – what is it and how can it be used? It will then discuss the impact of the technology on existing regulation, particularly with regards to the financial sector and security. Keynote speaker Joyce Kim, Board Chairperson and Co-Founder, Stellar.org, San Francisco

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Session/Workshop Chair(s)

Thursday 18 May (1000 - 1100)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

This session will cover the potential application of new technology across a range of industry sectors, including: travel and logistics (driverless cars, drone deliveries), heathcare (assisted living for the elderly, exoskeletons, prosthetics, nanorobots), defence (killer robots) and utilities (clean up robots, infrastructure checking drones). It will also look at the ethical and legal issues that the use of such technologies will create as we interact with these new machines in a different way to current technologies. Moderator Christopher Holder, Bristows, London; Vice-Chair, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Jose Luis Barzallo, Barzallo & Barzallo Abogados, Quito João Mauricio Rosario, Professor, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas

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Thursday 18 May (1100 - 1130)

General Interest

Thursday 18 May (1130 - 1300)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

Our health data is being collected by companies via digital medicines, our watches, fitness bands, phones and various other new technologies. Is this data going to be used to benefit our health? Or will it end up in the wrong hands and for the wrong reasons? This session will focus on the data protection issues inherent to this sector. Moderators Gustavo Giay, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires; Vice-Chair, User Generated Content Subcommittee, IBA Technology Law Committee Sajai Singh, J Sagar Associates, Bengaluru; Associations and Committees Liaison Officer, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Renato Martins, Manager, Siemens HealthCare, São Paulo Carolina Naboni, Head of Legal, Merck, Buenos Aires Jose Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo, Minister, Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, Brasilia Alejandro Torrendell, Regional General Counsel Latin America, Merck, Montevideo Alin-Vladimir, Stanescu Director, Government Affairs Europe, Qualcomm, Brussels

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Thursday 18 May (1300 - 1430)

General Interest

Thursday 18 May (1430 - 1600)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

This session will feature a presentation by experienced in-house counsel leading to lively roundtable/audience discussions. It will cover issues of producing digital content, such as crowdsourcing, as well as the managing and exploiting of such content afterwards. Speakers will also look at different advertising models and the increasingly intrusive tracking and targeting users. The associated privacy issues will also be discussed. Moderators Marcela Ejnisman, TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo Martin Schirmbacher, Härting Rechtsanwälte, Berlin; Vice-Chair, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Juan Pablo Alvarado, Vice-President Regional General Counsel, Despegar.com, Buenos Aires Bruna Araujo, Legal Manager, Peixe Urbano, Rio de Janeiro Jacobo Cohen Imach, Vice-President General Counsel, Mercado Libre, Buenos Aires Denise Guillen, Chief Counsel, The Nielsen Company, Mexico City Rodrigo Leme Freitas, Piracy Conversion Team Regional Leader (Latin America), Adobe Systems, São Paulo Jose Moscati, Director of Legal Services, Accenture, São Paulo

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Thursday 18 May (1600 - 1630)

General Interest

Thursday 18 May (1630 - 1800)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

Moderators and speakers of the previous panel will sit at various roundtables and discuss questions directly with the audience.

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Thursday 18 May (1930 - 2200)

General Interest

Friday 19 May (0800 - 1400)

Technology Law Committee (Lead)

Friday 19 May (0900 - 1030)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

From hate speech to revenge porn, the ease with which words and images are uploaded, transferred and viewed means that more and more questions are being asked of internet platform providers regarding the content that powers their businesses. This session will explore these current issues and look at the ethical and legal frameworks that have been established and which may need to be amended in light of new technology. Moderators Simone Lahorgue Nunes, Levy & Salomão Advogados, São Paulo; Co-Chair, IBA Technology Law Committee Dr Matthias Orthwein (LL.M. Boston), SKW Schwarz, Münich; Chair, User Generated Content Subcommittee, IBA Technology Law Committee Speakers Carol Elizabeth Conway, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Grupo UOL, São Paulo Alessandra Del Debbio, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Brazil, São Paulo Ana Pellegrini, Legal Director for Brazil, Uber, São Paulo Valeria Plastino, Vice-President General Counsel, Level3 Communications Latin America, Buenos Aires Mariana Valente, Director, InternetLab and PhD Candidate, University of São Paulo, São Paulo

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Friday 19 May (1030 - 1100)

General Interest

Friday 19 May (1100 - 1230)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

This session will explore the rise of ‘over the top’ technologies and ask various questions about their uses and responsibilities regarding the internet infrastructure on which their success depends. Speakers Maximiliano Martinhão, Secretary of Telecommunications, Brazilian Ministry of Communications, Brasilia Andres Maz, Executive Director of Advanced Technology Policy, Cisco Systems Inc, Washington DC

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Session/Workshop Chair(s)

Friday 19 May (1230 - 1400)

General Interest

Friday 19 May (1400 - 1530)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora

Programme details

Given the natural tension between governments and citizens attitudes and interests, this session will discuss the important aspects of various areas including the value of encryption technology for individuals when manufacturers are under increasing pressure to divulge such technology to government agencies for supposed security reasons. Moderator Camila Borba Lefevre, Vieira Rezende Barbosa e Guerreiro Advogados, São Paulo; Co-Chair, IBA Communications Law Committee Speakers Catherine Dixon, The Law Society of England and Wales, London Dennys Marcelo Antonialli, Executive Director, InternetLab University of São Paulo, São Paulo Monty Raphael QC, Peters & Peters, London; Chair, IBA Cybercrime Subcommittee Ygor Valerio, Vice-President & Legal Counsel, Motion Picture Association of America, São Paulo

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Friday 19 May (1530 - 1545)

Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Technology Law Committee (Lead)
IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora