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)
  • Mr Mark Heyiink -INFORMATION GOVERNANCE CONSULTING (SA)

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
www.Michalsons.co.za

Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
https://commons.erau.edu/jdfsl/

Association Internatioanle de Lutte Contre la Cybercriminalité
http://www.cybercrime-fr.org/

Cyanre (Pty) Ltd
www.cyanre.co.za

African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime Prevention (ACCP)
http://cybercrime-fr.org/index.pl/Accp

Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review
http://www.deaeslr.org

Van Schaik Publishers
www.vanschaiknet.com

Tech4Law – Helping Lawyers Save Money Through Technology
www.tech4law.co.za

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

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