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Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010
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Photograph by Jennifer Rosinski
From left to right: Conference Co-Chair James C. Donnelly Jr., Esq.; Hon. Timothy S. Hillman, magistrate judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; Elizabeth M. McCarron, Esq., vice president & Assistant general counsel, EMC Corporation; Conference Co-Chair David A. Parke, Esq.

Conference preps in-house counsel on virtualization and cloud computing

Miss the conference? Watch it On Demand.

The Massachusetts Bar Association held its Eighth Annual In-House Counsel Conference today (Dec. 9) at its Boston headquarters. "Doing Business in the Electronic Age" focused on how changes that include electronic communication and cloud computing affect the way businesses keep records, set policies and organize their processes.

The conference, offered in person and as a real-time Web-cast, is available for purchase through MBA On Demand. If you are on Twitter, you can get a taste of some of the key conference points by searching for the #MBAInHouse hashtag.

Keynote speaker Krish Gupta, vice president and deputy general counsel at EMC Corporation in Hopkinton, said the future of businesses are changing because of the need for virtualization and cloud computing. Business legal departments must take that into account when they set up policies and procedures.

The conference was co-sponsored by the New England Corporate Counsel Association.

The MBA appreciates all of the conference faculty:

James C. Donnelly Jr., Esq., conference co-chair
Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie and Lougee LLP, Worcester

Peter D. McDermott, Esq., conference co-chair
Banner & Witcoff Ltd, Boston

David A. Parke, Esq., conference co-chair
Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP, Springfield

Hon. Timothy S. Hillman
Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Stephen Cesso, Esq.
General Counsel, Computershare Inc., Canton

Douglas E. Cornelius, Esq.
Beacon Capital Partners, Boston

Donna Durkin
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer, Computershare Inc., Canton

Graham Gal, Ph.D.
Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Krish Gupta, Esq.
Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, EMC Corporation, Hopkinton

F. Kinsey Haffner, Esq.
Vice President, Intellectual Property and Licensing, Raytheon Co., Waltham

Robert J. Kerwin, Esq.
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers PC, Boston

Elizabeth M. McCarron, Esq.
Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, EMC Corporation, Hopkinton

Scott D. Schafer, Esq.
Chief, Consumer Protection Division, Office of the Attorney General, Boston

Stephanie M. Zierten, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel, Information Technology Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

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