AUSTIN, TEXAS—Womble Bond Dickinson was the Title Sponsor of the third annual MCCA Global TEC (Technology Education and Careers) Forum, which took place April 11-13 in Austin.
The Global TEC Forum addressed diversity in the tech industry, the latest disruptions and challenges facing the legal profession, and how emerging technologies are changing the practice of law. In addition to educational panels, participants attended career development sessions and workshops specifically tailored for their career track and level of experience.
Specific session topics included:
- Bitcoin and cryptocurrency;
- The next generation of data modeling;
- Legal and regulatory issues surrounding autonomous vehicles;
- Diversity and inclusion in the tech sector;
- Social branding; and
- Data privacy and AI.
Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Orla O’Hannaidh moderated a panel discussion on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how US businesses should prepare for the May 25 implementation date.
Other Womble Bond Dickinson attendees included attorneys Lauren Anderson, Mason Freeman, Beth Jones, Chris Jones and Kevin Lyn.
In addition to the firm’s sponsorship of MCCA Global Tech Forum 2018, Womble Bond Dickinson is a Strategic Sponsor of MCCA.