The energy industry in Canada is undergoing a digital transformation, leveraging new cloud computing services, artificial intelligence, machine learning, autonomous vehicles and other technology solutions provided by top-tier global technology companies, in order to lower costs, harness the value of "big data," and otherwise increase profitability.

This seminar is tailored specifically for energy industry executives and legal counsel. Please join us to discuss best practices for digital transformation projects, including contracting and execution; addressing emerging privacy issues; and responding to cyber breaches.

If you have any questions you would like us to address, please send them by email in advance of the webcast.


  • Contracting for transformative digital solutions
  • Privacy considerations
  • Post-breach response, including investigations and litigation



Tuesday, October 6, 2020


11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (MDT)

Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content and 45 minutes of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of "recognized provider" and the mandatory "recognition" of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a certificate of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD credit hour with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for ethics and/or practice management.


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