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Upcoming events

    • 08 Dec 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Law Institute of Victoria, Level 2, 470 Bourke Street Melbourne
    • 50

    Speaker:  Michael Park

    Michael Park is a Corporate Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright.  He is the firm’s Asia Pacific Technology Group Leader and its Australian Privacy Group Leader.  Michael was President of the NSW Society of Computers and the Law for three years, before relocating to Melbourne in 2006 and a former Board member of the VSCL.  He has been listed by Best Lawyers in Information Technology Law and named by The Legal 500 as a Recommended Lawyer in Intellectual Property.  

    Digital Disruption

    Disruptive Technologies and New Contracting Models: from “No” to “Now”

     Issues that Michael will discuss include:

    • Digital and business model disruption
    • Managing disruption risk
    • Disruption in the ITO/BPO markets
    • Structural changes in the ITO/BPO markets
    • Disruptive approaches to contracting

    • 20 Jan 2016
    • 6:00 PM
    • 22 Jan 2016
    • 7:00 PM
    • The St Regis Hotel, Singapore

    The VSCL is an affiliated sponsor of the International Technology Law Association (iTechLaw) Asia-Pacific conference, which is being held in Singapore between 20 and 22 January 2016.

    The Society has negotiated a discount on behalf of our members to attend the conference. As you are a member of the VSCL, we are pleased to be able to offer you a 10% discount off your registration fee for the conference.Further details about the conference are set out below.

    Prices and registration details can be found here: When registering, please specify that you are a VSCL member (and ensure that you have renewed your VSCL membership) so that the discount can be applied.

    About the iTechLaw 2016 Asia Pacific conference

     Where: The St. Regis Hotel, Singapore (

    Starts: Evening of Wednesday 20 January 2016 (welcome reception)

    Finishes: Evening of Friday 22 January 2016

    The conference will focus on key topical issues in technology law and will feature a diverse range of speakers, divided into subject-matter panels, together with formal and informal networking opportunities.

    Program details and other information about the conference can be found at the conference website:

    Any queries about the conference should be directed to Andy Schwarz (

    Kind regards

    The Victorian Society for Computers & the Law Inc

Past events

17 Nov 2015 2015 Annual General Meeting
07 Oct 2015 ADR in IT Contracts
12 Aug 2015 Forensic Investigation Training Session
09 Jul 2015 Metadata, misconceptions and realities. A topical discussion on the past/present and future.
17 Jun 2015 Agile for Lawyers
28 May 2015 iiNet and copyright litigation - #iitrial and #iidallas
13 May 2015 Engaging the 2015 customer with digital
17 Mar 2015 Practice and Procedures Group
05 Mar 2015 Australia's Data Retention Bill
09 Dec 2014 Trade Marks on the Internet
26 Nov 2014 2014 Annual General Meeting
20 Nov 2014 Annual President's Drink with special guest Mr David Levin QC
16 Oct 2014 Should People have the Right to be Forgotten?
01 Sep 2014 VSCL Networking Function with Address from Mr Julian Burnside AO QC
14 Aug 2014 Privacy By Design - a presentation from the Victorian Privacy Commissioner
12 Jun 2014 "A Different Kind of 'Down Under'": Should e-discovery lawyers care about the inner workings of machine learning software operating 'under the hood'?
29 Apr 2014 Insurance Issues in IT: Networking Security & Privacy Risks - emerging exposures and risk transfer options
27 Mar 2014 The Effect of Insolvency on Technology Licences
03 Mar 2014 Regulatory update: Amendments to the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
26 Feb 2014 iTechLaw 2014
11 Dec 2013 2013 Members' Drinks
19 Nov 2013 2013 Annual General Meeting
29 Oct 2013 Consumer Guarantees in the IT industry
12 Aug 2013 E-Discovery Protocols for Predictive Coding
07 Aug 2013 Hacking can hurt your business.
05 Jun 2013 Evening Seminar and drinks: Public rights in copyright: Re-defining the public domain
26 Mar 2013 To Predict or Not Predict?
20 Mar 2013 2013 Special General Meeting
20 Feb 2013 New gTLDs - an update by Dr. Bruce Tonkin of ICANN & Melbourne IT
29 Nov 2012 2012 Annual General Meeting
30 Oct 2012 Cool Tech Tools for Lawyers
04 Sep 2012 Electronic Espionage – removing the hype
09 Aug 2012 Agile software development for Lawyers - Part II
05 Jun 2012 Investigating Cyber Crime from an FBI Perspective
22 May 2012 The Impact of Data Protection on Emerging Technologies
30 Apr 2012 eDiscovery and forensic issues - Mobile Devices.
10 Apr 2012 Special General Meeting 2012
27 Mar 2012 How to use Social Media to create raving fans
14 Dec 2011 Legal issues in eHealth, presented by Ron Pila
08 Dec 2011 2011 Members' Drinks
18 Oct 2011 Cloud Computing - Forensic, cross border and eDiscovery issues
18 Oct 2011 2011 Annual General Meeting
15 Sep 2011 Agile Software Development - An introduction for lawyers
22 Jul 2011 An Insurer’s perspective on underwriting Information Technology Liability insurance
18 Jul 2011 TREC Collaboration - Graduate Lawyers
30 Jun 2011 Educational Session for the Bar - Practice Note for the Effective Use of Technology in Criminal Matters
30 Jun 2011 Educational Session for Law Firms - Practice Note for the Effective Use of Technology in Criminal Matters
16 Jun 2011 Educational Session for the Bar - Practice Note for the Effective Use of Technology in Criminal Matters
07 Jun 2011 Educational Session for Law Firms - Practice Note for the Effective Use of Technology in Criminal Matters
07 Jun 2011 Educational Session for Law Firms - Practice Note for the Effective Use of Technology in Criminal Matters
19 May 2011 Collaboration and Communication : Fourth Generation Document Management Systems create better law firms
17 May 2011 Practice and Procedures Group - TREC Committee
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