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IBA Annual Conference 2022

October 30-November 04, 2022

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Miami Beach Convention Centre

A national team of BLG lawyers will be participating in the 2022 International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Miami this fall.

As Canada’s Law Firm, BLG delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With over 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond.

We have a long history of involvement with the International Bar Association, and look forward to connecting with our clients and friends during the conference.

If you are interested in speaking with a member of our firm, please contact one of our IBA team members listed here.

Members of BLG’s IBA team are actively involved in various sections and committees, and are pleased to participate in the below the programs and networking sessions.

Elisa Henry
Session Co-Chair, "Around the tables: A taste of hot topics in the Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section" Monday 31 October (0930 - 1230)

Anne Merminod
Session speaker, "Big tech and misuse of personal information – are class actions and regulators just one step too far behind?" Wednesday 2 November (1115 - 1230)

Robert Russell
Session Co-chair, “Privacy and Expression: The Growing Conflict in the Digital World.” Wednesday 2 November (1115 – 1230)

John Vellone
Session Speaker, "SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS Balancing renewable electricity: energy storage" Thursday 3 November (1615 - 1730)

Edona Vila
Speaker, "Product liability in the 21st century - EU, US and elsewhere" Monday 31 October (1615 - 1730)

George Wray
Session Speaker, "The EU artificial intelligence act: a new international standard?" Tuesday 1 November (1115 - 1230)