3rd Silicon Beach Conference

1 Feb - 3 Feb 2017

Session information

Session one: Hot topics

Thursday 2 February (1000 - 1100)


North American Regional Forum (Lead)


This session will have moderators on different tables to allow for discussion on the listed topics. At 20-minute intervals delegates will be given the opportunity to move to another table and discuss a different topic. Topic’s include: 1. Mobile payments/FinTech 2. Cross-border issues – the reality for US v EU 3. Managing conflicts between founders 4. IPOs and alternative IPOs in the US and Europe 5. Drawing the line on business method patents 6. Virtual reality and augmented reality 7. The internet of things (IoT) 8. NDAs – protecting and avoiding misuse of confidential information 9. David v Goliath

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Jack Bicer Sekur Me, Other City, California, USA
Amy Chun Knobbe Martens, Irvine, California, USA
Renato Giallombardo
Jeremy Glaser Mintz Levin, San Diego, California, USA
Charles Haley Cooley LLP, San Diego, California, USA
Steve Hirschfeld Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, San Francisco, California, USA
Richard Allan Horning Reed Smith LLP, Palo Alto, California, USA
Johan Hübner Advokatfirman Delphi, Stockholm, Sweden
Shigenobu Itoh Rutan & Tucker, Irvine, California, USA; Membership Officer, Professional Ethics Committee
Christian Mammen Hogan Lovells International LLP, San Francisco, California, USA
Marie-Aude Noury Squair, Paris, France
Barbara Reeves JAMS, Los Angeles, California, USA
Ronald Schoenbaum Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, Irvine, California, USA
Jay Turo GrowThink, Los Angeles, California, USA
Douglas Young Baker McKenzie, San Francisco, California, USA
Christopher Zadra M.Eng Technical Entrepreneurship, Other City, Pennsylvania, USA