The Canadian Institute's Social Media Webshop Series

Essential Guidance on Evolving Social Media and Online Legal Issues

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute's inaugural Webshop Series - Practical Guide to Online Legal Issues for Practitioners - offers busy legal practitioners across Canada with a convenient way to gain useful tools and critical information for managing the complex legal issues related to their organizations' online activities.

The Social Media Webshop Series features 4 comprehensive webshops - each focused on one essential topic. These dynamic, concentrated sessions have been developed specifically for in-house counsel, and their private practice counterparts, to offer relevant solutions and need-to-know details in a concise format.

Drafting Social Media Policies: It's Easier Than You Think      February 26, 2013

The only guide you'll ever need for establishing appropriate guidelines and policies in connection with your organization's and employees' use of social media.
Online Advertising: An Indispensable Examination of Hot Button Issues     February 26, 2013

A comprehensive online advertising tool kit tackling the most pressing legal issues including: preventing click fraud, jurisdictional issues, SEO advertising, affiliate agreements, collecting customer data and dealing with illegal content on a host site.
Corporate Cyberlibel Attacks:
You Can Fight Back But You Need to Know How      March 5, 2013

A thought provoking and informative panel session, with legal and PR experts, delivers a practical 'how to' on handling a cyberlibel/defamation attack and the latest caselaw.
Online Contests Using Social Media and the Impact of the CASL     March 7, 2013

Up to the minute concise and comprehensive guidance on managing all legal rules, risks and policies related to online contests and promotions - featuring the latest case studies and horror stories.

2013 Webshop leaders include:

  • Dr Allan Bonner, Allan Bonner Communications Management Inc.
  • David A. Potts, Cyberlibel & Reputation Management
  • Stuart Ducoffe, e2r Solutions
  • Timothy F. Civil, PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Kelly Moffatt, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Brenda Pritchard, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

… and many more!

Webshop Series:         The Social Media Webshop Series: 
          Practical Guide to Online Legal Issues for Practitioners
Dates:            February 26, February 28, March 5, March 7, 2013

About The Canadian Institute: For over 25 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country.



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