2019 Health Law Symposium to focus on privacy, cybersecurity

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

Health Law Conference WebJoin us for the 2019 Health Law Symposium on Friday, March 22, at the newly renovated MBA, 20 West St., Boston.


Symposium Agenda

  • 8-8:45 a.m.: Registration and Networking
  • 8:45-9 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
  • 9-9:30 a.m.: Lessons Learned: A Discussion of Recent Breach Settlements from the Perspective of OCR, OAG, and Hospital Counsel
    • Joshua Abrams, Esq., senior attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Partners HealthCare System, Inc. 
    • Erin Feeney Walker, Esq., attorney/investigator, DHHS Office of Civil Rights 
    • Michael W. Wong, Esq., assistant attorney general, Health Care Division, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.: How Safe is Your Organization from Hackers? Recent Risks and Tips from an Insider
    • Kathryn Rattigan, Esq., Robinson & Cole
    • Tom Doyle, FBI Cyber Task Force
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m.: Networking Break
  • 10:45-11:30 a.m.: General Data Protection Regulation 101: What You Need to Know
    • Ben Jensen, Esq., Robinson & Cole
    • Lisa Popadic, Seclore
  • 11:30 a.m.-noon: Business Associates
    • Robert Ciccia, Esq., assistant general counsel, EOHHS Privacy Office 
  • Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch and Networking
  • 1-1:30 p.m.: 42 CFR Part 2
    • Shannon Choy-Seymour, Esq., Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan/Well Sense Health Plan
    • Connie Peters, vice president for addiction services, Association for Behavioral Healthcare
  • 1:30-2:15 p.m.: Cyber Insurance
    • Judith M. Feinberg Albright, Esq., Rath, Young & Pignatelli
    • John Farley, vice president and practice leader, Cyber Risk Management Services, HUB International Limited  
  • 2:15-3:15 p.m.: Ethics Lawyers' Duty for Technological Competence
    • Heidi Alexander, Esq., deputy director, LOMAP
    • Heather LaVigne, Esq., assistant bar counsel, Board of Bar Overseers
  • 3:15-3:30 p.m.: Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Space is limited. We strongly recommend attendees register in advance. Click here for a full list of faculty and additional conference details.

The Massachusetts Bar Association would like to thank this year's symposium sponsors: Webster Bank.