lexinformatica_smThe 4th Regional Conference on Law & Electronic Communications (Lex Informatica 2011) is co-organised this year in conjunction with The 5th Regional Conference on Cybercrime, Law & Information Technology (CLIT 2011).

Following the success of the last three Lex Informatica conferences, Snail Attorneys @ Law will be hosting Lex Informatica 2011 at Burgers Park Hotel in Pretoria on 29 June 2011 – 30 June 2011.

The event aims to discuss and evaluate the legal aspects of Intellectual property, E-globalization, Procedural Law Aspects, Cyber Security, IT-Management, IT Governance, Quality Management, Telecommunication Law, Domain Names, Cyber Crime, Contracts, Cyber forensics, Software Contracts , Privacy Laws, Cyber Security, Corporate Governance in IT, E-Consumerism and E-commerce Transaction.

The conference will be co-chaired by Mohamed Chawki and Sizwe Snail and the confirmed speakers to date will be as follows:

Opening and introduction of Keynote Speaker – The Hon. Mr Justice Neil Tuchten (PRETORIA HIGH COURT JUDGE )

  • Judge Dr Mohamed Chawki – AILCC and ACCP (Egypt) – KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Prof Dana van der Merwe – UNISA (RSA)
  • Prof Tana Pistorius – UNISA (RSA)
  • Ms Tumelo Tshaya – Adams & Adams ( RSA )
  • Mr Sizwe Snail – Snail Attorneys / Michalsons (RSA)
  • Ms Joey Jansen van Vuuren, Dr Marthie Grobler, Dr Jannie Zaaiman -CSIR (RSA)
  • Ms Riana Smallberger – SSG (RSS)
  • Mr Danny Myburgh and Obi Oberholzer – Cyanare ( South Africa )
  • Mr John Giles – Michalsons Attorneys ( RSA)
  • Mr Jason Jordan ( SIU ) – (RSA)
  • Ms JC Jansen van Vuuren, J Phahlamohlaka – CSIR (RSA)
  • Ms Annette Hübschle, Senior Researcher: Organised Crime, ISS, (RSA)
  • Adv Sylvia Papadopoulous – University of Pretoria ( RSA)
  • Ms Verine Etsebeth – Univeristy of Witwatersrand (RSA)
  • Mr Jaco De Jager – ACFE SA (RSA)

Who should attend?

  • Directors (executive and non-executive, CEOs and FDs) – to discharge their legal duties and direct the course of the organisation
  • CAEs, auditors and assurance providers (internal and external) – to audit and provide assurance regards ICT
  • CROs and Risk Managers – to address ICT legal risks
  • CIOs and ICT Managers – to manage ICT
  • ICT Operators – to ensure that ICT operates
  • ICT Security officers – to secure ICT
  • Information (protection) officers – to balance access to information and protection of personal information
  • ICT Governance officers and specialists – to govern ICT
  • Compliance officers – to effectively comply with ICT laws
  • Consultants – to advise and provide solutions on ICT related issues
  • Legal advisors (corporate lawyers or in-house lawyers) – to provide good legal advice on ICT issues
  • Attorneys and advocates – to provide good legal advice on ICT issues
  • Law enforcement agencies – to enforce ICT law
  • Magistrates -to be up-to-date
  • Fraud Investigators, Anti-Fraud Managers, and Anti-fraud specialists – to know ICT law
  • Local Government & Government Agencies
  • Academics and Prosecutors.

The event will be sponsored by LexisNexis – www.lexisnexis.co.za and is associated with the following organisations:

Michalsons Attorneys

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law

Association Internatioanle de Lutte Contre la Cybercriminalité

Cyanre (Pty) Ltd

African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime Prevention (ACCP)

Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review

Van Schaik Publishers

Tech4Law – Helping Lawyers Save Money Through Technology

For more information contact Sizwe Snail on ssnail@snailattorneys.com or visit the web site www.lex-informatica.org.


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