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March 20, 2019

Michael Chertoff, former Homeland Security secretary, to speak at ABA Internet of Things National Institute

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2019 — Michael Chertoff, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will be among the featured speakers at the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law’s fourth Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute, March 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

The IoT National Institute brings together business owners, policymakers, academics and lawyers to discuss the latest legal, legislative, global trends, regulatory, and liability issues. Representatives from Google, Microsoft, AT&T and Amazon will be among the presenters.

What:   Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute
             Sponsored by the ABA Section of Science & Technology Law

When:  Wednesday-Thursday, March 27-28

Where: Crowell & Moring LLP
             1001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
             Washington, D.C. 20004

Michael Chertoff, co-founder and executive chairman, the Chertoff Group, will give the keynote address at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27.  He provides high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government leaders on security topics ranging from risk identification and prevention to preparedness, response and recovery.

A complete agenda of the program can be found online. This event is open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at [email protected].

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