Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks for the Construction Industry
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
General CLE Credit
This panel will provide an overview of privacy and cybersecurity law before proceeding to discuss how these issues crop up in the construction industry. The panel will also focus on certain hot topics in privacy and cybersecurity and their application to the construction industry, including Internet of Things device security, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, security incident response plans, vendor management, and temporary workforce and location cybersecurity, with an eye toward providing practical advice to the audience.
Moderator: Alexander (Sandy) R. Bilus, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Speakers: Daniel A. Dorfman, Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, Chicago, IL; Mark McCreary, Fox Rothschild LLP, Philadelphia, PA; Kathryn (Katie) Nadro, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP, Chicago, IL
Emerging Cyber Risks and Best Practices
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Cyber risks impact the construction industry everyday. Anything connected to the internet is at risk of being hacked. As the construction industry increasing relies on internet-based technology for office functions, planning, design and operation of heavy equipment, understanding the state of the marketplace to ensure against those emerging risks is essential to effective risk avoidance and mitigation strategies. This session will de-mystify the insurance coverage available for cyber risks, identify strategies for protecting against those risks in construction contracts, and present best practices for handling cyber claims.
Moderator: Ellen M. Chapelle, Gould & Ratner LLP, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Laura Caplin, Fox Rothschild LLP, Chicago, IL; Seth D. Lamden, Neal Gerber Eisenberg LLP, Chicago, IL; Temo Garcia, Aon PLC, Chicago, IL
False Claims and Foreign Corrupt Practices
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
This panel will address the statutes that regulate ethical behavior and conduct when dealing with construction for the federal government, foreign territories, including the False Claims Action and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Speakers: Joseph Cohen, Fox Rothschild LLP, Chicago, IL; Karen P. Layng, M.A.I.T. Co., Chicago, IL; Kimberly R. Reome, The Kenrich Group LLC, Chicago, IL
- Don’t Be the Bad Guy – Avoiding False Claims and Foreign Corrupt Practices
- Avoiding False Claims and Foreign Corrupt Practices Outline
Gender & Ethnic Diversity
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
This panel will discuss how law firms and businesses are approaching diversity, expanding opportunities for minorities, and ongoing initiatives in hiring, promotion, training and retention as well as emerging trends.
Speakers: Rachelle M. Bin, Fox Rothschild LLP, Princeton, NJ; Terri Morrison, Author, Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands®, Philadelphia, PA; Peggy Kenealy Newquist, Constructing Opportunity LLC, Chicago, IL