I had the pleasure of speaking today at the Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications annual conference, held virtually. I spoke chiefly about the following cases and developments:
If you’re looking for a conference you can attend, the Virtual IIC Canada Conference may be for you. IIC Canada (the Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications), brings together the communications industry, government and academia to analyze and debate Canadian and international trends in broadcasting, telecommunications, and media production.
The Annual Conference has been moved online and will take place May 28, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET).
Participants will hear presentations on:
- Resolving the broadcasting crisis, Speakers, Richard, Stephen Armstrong
- Contact tracing applications in pandemic times, Speaker, Pierre Trudel
- Reimagining publicly-funded Canadian content, Speaker, Catalina Briceño
- Indigenous media in Canada, Speaker, Monika Ille
- Access to infrastructure for broadband deployment, Speaker, Leslie Milton
- Mental health and the workplace, Speaker, Beth Beattie
- Introduction and closing remarks, Grant Buchanan (IIC Canada Board Chair)
I will be speaking on the topic Communications Law and Copyright.…
The fall is usually accompanied by some great conferences for tech and communications lawyers. This year is no exception.
The IT.Can 21st Annual Conference will be held on October 23 and 24, 2017 at the St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre in Toronto. There are some terrific plenaries and break-out sessions, as usual. This is the best annual conference for Canadian tech lawyers and a great way to catch up on recent developments. The conference brochure and registration information can be found at IT.Can’s…