5 December 2017
Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre,
Internet & Digital Media Law Conference 2017
Join us for our 11th annual conference addressing internet and digital media law. Hear from some of the top legal minds on the burning issues that keep the industry up at night.
Why this conference?
Digital media has grown explosively in the past few years, fueled by a combination of greater reliance on the internet, mobile devices, social media and advert-funded business models. This event will provide you with comprehensive coverage of this ever changing landscape and explore the legal challenges involved in exploiting user generated content.
What to expect:
This conference will take a comprehensive look at the challenges faced by the industry and allows you to obtain expert knowledge on how to tackle these challenges
The entire conference will be held under Chatham House Rule, allowing for an open and balanced discussion
A diverse speaking faculty of international experts
Topics Addressed In 2017 Include:
- The Internet of Things
- Competition law and looking at data as an asset
- AI and the internet
- A round-up of the latest case law
- Copyright and the internet
- Regulation of internet speech
Who You Will Meet:
- In-house counsel
- Leading reputation management experts
- National regulators
- Leading lawyers in private practice
- Senior managers and advisors from companies dealing in the sector
- Government representatives
YOUR ESTEEMED CHAIR FOR THE DAY!
This timely and thought provoking programme has been developed in consultation with Ashley Hurst, Partner at Osborne Clarke
Ashley is a commercial litigator and solicitor-advocate with a particular specialism in disputes relating to the internet, data, and reputation.
Hear from leading legal experts including:
Germany’s new hate speech act in force: what social network providers need to do now
Our speaker Dr. Andreas Splittgerber Analyses the issue:
On 1 October 2017, the German Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz (Network Enforcement Act, „NetzDG“) that we already reported on in April and May, entered into force (English version here). The NetzDG shall be an “act to improve enforcement of the law in social networks”, and aims at combating fake news and hate speech. Regulatory offences may be fined by up to EUR 5 million for individuals and up to EUR 50 million for the platform provider itself.
The NetzDG has been criticised since the beginning of the legislative process, as a great number of lawyers deem the law incompatible with the principle of freedom of expression and the upcoming EU E-Privacy Directive that will be effective 25 May 2018. Therefore, everyone is waiting in suspense for the first complaints brought up against this law to the German Federal Constitutional Court, or even the European Court of Justice...
50% Academic Discount
50% academic discount is available to full time academics and students. Please get in touch with us to take advantage of the discount: law@KNect365.com
A number of high-profile speaking opportunities are available. Email to discuss how you can get involved.
You can benefit from early-bird and group booking discounts. Reserve your place now to secure the best rate for this market leading event.