February 03, 2021

Virtual Cyberspace Law Institute and Winter Working Meeting Schedule

Welcome to the Virtual Cyberspace Law Institute and Winter Working Meeting 2021!

View the meeting agenda to access zoom meeting links for committee, subcommittee meetings and receptions.

Listed below is a separate link for each CLE session. To join a session, click on the link below for it, which will take you to another webpage that identifies the steps to follow under the heading: How To Access the Live Webinar. Please take note of your ABA Customer ID/PIN, which appears on which appears on your meeting registration confirmation. You will need this number to access the CLE webinars.

CLE Sessions will be recorded and available later for on-demand viewing for CLE credit.

Meeting Agenda (All events, Including Subcommittees)

CLE Program: Year in Review/New Horizons for Cyberspace Law & Roundtable Discussion of 2020 Developments

Wednesday, February 3
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST

This program will provide an overview of legal, technological, and regulatory developments affecting topics that include cybersecurity, intellectual property, data integrity, privacy, robotics, payment systems, and artificial intelligence. A roundtable discussion will follow that draws on insights from practitioners and academics as to the significance of these developments, including possible trends and implications for legal practice, legislative, and regulatory change.


CLE Program: Emerging Developments in Privacy Law

Wednesday, February 10
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST

Privacy law and regulations are rapidly evolving and developing t in the United States and abroad. This program will focus in-depth on legal developments within the United States, as well as highlights from international trading partners and their implications for legal practitioners, consumers, and business practices.


  • Erin Jane Illman, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Steven T. Snyder, Senior Attorney, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Charlotte, North Carolina

CLE Program: New Media and the Lessons of the 2020 Election

Wednesday, February 17
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

The recent election raised deep concerns over election security and media manipulation, but those concerns drove improvements that ultimately resulted in the “most secure in American history” according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency. Many of these efforts included changes to media practices. The election and its aftermath highlight new challenges for digital and social media. This timely program will reflect on the past year and the upcoming challenges involving First Amendment, media regulation, defamation, privacy, intellectual property, newsgathering, right of publicity, and more.


  • Jon M. Garon, Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University, Shepherd Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


  • April Falcon Doss, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, Baltimore, MD and Senior Fellow, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security 
  • Jennifer Kinsley, Professor of Law, Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, KY 
  • Eugene Volokh, Gary T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA 

CLE Program: Looking into a Crystal Future: Developments in Cybersecurity - Law and Litigation

Wednesday, February 17
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST

This program will provide in-depth analysis of recent developments in litigation involving cybersecurity. Emerging case law developments and pending legal matters will be discussed, including implications for legal risk management and governance practices.


  • Ian C. Ballon, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Silicon Valley & Los Angeles, California