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Milwaukee law, tech conference features FBI special agent, computing specialists

The “dark web,” cybersecurity and artificial intelligence are some of the topics that will be featured at the Milwaukee Bar Association’s Law and Technology Conference.

The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 30 at The Westin Milwaukee, 550 N. Van Buren St.

Attendees can earn up to seven continuing-legal-education credits, including one ethics credit. Tickets, which are also for breakfast and lunch, are $254 for nonmembers and $184 for members of the MBA and Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. For law students, the cost is $50, and tickets are $119 for support staff, librarians and members of the Association for Information and Image Management.


Registration forms and the complete conference schedule are online. Those with questions should get in touch with Lesley Luehrs, event coordinator, at (414) 276-5932 or lluehrs@milwbar.org.

The conference’s offerings include a keynote address by an FBI special agent about possible ways to mitigate cyber and insider threats, a session on so-called artificial intelligence by cognitive computing specialists from Thomson Reuters and a session worth one ethics credit called “How Not to … Pull a Manafort,” which looks at steps companies can take to properly protect documents.

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

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