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31 July - 4 August 2017
Downing College,
Cambridge University

IT Law Summer School

The leading event to gain a comprehensive grounding in all the critical aspects of IT law.

This all-inclusive residential event is led by the top legal experts and designed to equip you with the practical knowledge and ability needed to succeed in the IT sector.

The fundamental event to expand your cyber law knowledge

Build knowledge in key areas of IT law theory and application

Learn the key concepts every legal practitioner needs to know
  • Discover the elements and obligations of an IT contract
  • Understand legal liability in the digital age
  • Grasp the complex relationship between IT and IP
  • Get involved in a mock contract debate
Take an indepth look at copyright and procurment
  • Hear from the Technology Law Alliance on technology procurement
  • Master the complex field of technology public procurement
  • Explore the specific copyright issues surrounding software
  • Learn about alternative IP licenses and their uses


Tackle the new challenges of corporate transactions
  • Make sure your corporate transactions are wrinkle free by understanding the risks and exposure IT brings
  • Learn how to structure outsourced tech contracts
  • Explore how cloud computing is changing data processing, contracting and more
  • Hear how app contracts are constructed and how to ensure agile development
Protecting privacy in the information era
  • Get up to date on GDPR challenges
    • How will international transfers change under the GDPR?
    • ICO enforcement powers
  • Digest the scope of the Investigatory Powers Act and how it will affect the legal industry
  • Examine the new ePrivacy regulations
Exploring the frontier of IT Law
  • Understanding liability on social media
  • Jurisdictional considerations - where are you liable?
  • FinTech and Blockchains are changing the financial world - make sure you're ready
  • Lear how robotics, AI and computer learning is changing the legal practice
Enjoy four evenings of networking in historic Cambridge
  • Get to know your new colleagues in a relaxed, informal setting
  • Have fun punting on the scenic River Cam
  • Dress up for a formal gala dinner in the historic dining hall
  • Have a guided tour of historic Cambridge

During the day, delegates will have the chance to learn in a variety of formats including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, attention-grabbing case studies and practical workshops – ensuring that the topics are fully understood and covered from multiple angles.

40+
Presentations, debates, and workshops to build your IT law skills
25+
Industry leaders providing you with a wealth of knowledge
5
Information-packed days