IBC Legal: Social Media and the Law – 27 November 2014, 15% discount for Inforrm Readers

1 10 2014

logo_divisionIBC Legal will be holding its 8th annual Social Media and the Law conference this November at the Kensington Close Hotel, London.  This unique, one-day event will allow you to navigate the legal challenges of exploiting social media and user-generated content.  There is a special discount of 15% available to Inforrm readers, details of which are set out below.

Up to 7 hours CPD are available for attending the event.  The course is intended for lawyers, social media platform providers, rights holders, brand owners, social media experts, policy makers and communication managers and will discuss the latest media law issues.

The speakers include the following:

  • Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC, Attorney General for England and Wales
  • William Malcolm, Google
  • Ashley Hurst, Olswang LLP
  • Peter Jukes, author of Beyond Contempt: the Inside Story of Phone Hacking Trial
  • Amanda Coleman, Greater Manchester Police
  • Alastair Barter, Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Gill Phillips, Guardian News and Media Limited
  • Prof Ian Walden, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Steve Kuncewicz, Bermans

Visit the website to view the latest agenda here.  The programme is as follows

 08.30 – Registration and Coffee

 09.00 – Chair’s Opening Remarks

 – Luisa Edwards, Google

 09.10 – Keynote

– Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP, Attorney General for England and Wales

 09.40 – Crowd Control

– Jamie Barnard, Unilever

 10.20 – Morning Refreshments

 10.40 – Critical Social Media Update: Recent Developments & their Impact

 – Ashley Hurst, Olswang

 11.30 – 20 Minute Focus – Criminalising Youth: the Perils of Growing up on Social M

– Jonathan Baggaley, Child Online Exploitation Protection (COEP)

 11.50 – Spotlight On – The Right to Be Forgotten Case

– Dominic Crossley, Payne Hicks Beach Solicitors

– Caroline Skipsey, Igniyte

– Peter Jukes, Author & Journalist

 12.30 – Privacy: A Google Case Study

– William Malcolm, Google

 13.00 – Lunch

 14.00 – Compliance Challenges in Social Media

 – Steve Kuncewicz, Bermans

– Alastair Barter, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

– Amanda Coleman, Greater Manchester Police

– Anne Hobson, United Utilities

 15.00 – Refreshments

 15.20 – Regulated Social Media

             – Prof Ian Walden, Queen Mary, University of London

 16.05 – Special Address: Social Media and the Criminal Court

             – Gill Phillips, Guardian News and Media Limited

 16.50 – Privacy Issues and Defamation on Social Media: The Developments and the Cases

 17.40 – Close of Conference

You can register online, by email or by calling +44 (0)20 7017 5503. To access this 15% discount for Inforrm readers use VIP code FKW82529INFORRM or visit the website at this link.


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