05/10/2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
St Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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SFTA members, use our Cinco de Mayo discount code SIMSFBOD25 to get $25 off the non-member price.  This code is only good until May 5th so register soon.

Join the South Florida chapter of SIM – Society for Information Management on May 10th for an evening of networking, education and a bit of entertainment as we present well know technology lawyer, Mark Grossman, speaking about negotiating SAAS and Cloud products.  Register before May 5th and get our Cinco de May discount!

Check out this one-minute video to see why so many people want to hear Mark speak, even if they’ve seen his presentation before!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34L2ZaEbhNc

Not only do you get to participate in a great learning experience, you also get to network with other South Florida executives.  SIM is the largest IT executive non-profit organization with over 4,000 members nationally. As the regional arm of SIM, the South Florida Chapter hosts meetings that offer members an opportunity to discuss industry best practices, participate in presentations by top practitioners and network with industry leaders, and nationally recognized experts in information systems and management practices. SIM membership does require that you hold a position in senior IT management and the same criteria is encouraged for attendance to the events.  This is also a “sales-free” event so you can come and enjoy the presentation without getting a pitch. 

To get more details and register for the event to be held at 6 pm on May 10th at St Thomas University in Miami Gardens click here: http://www.simnet.org/members/group_content_view.asp?group=62784&id=79511&hhSearchTerms=%22mark+and+grossman%22 

You can get the member rate for the event by first becoming a SIM member here: https://www.simnet.org/general/pick_username.asp  (You create your own username and password to complete an application.)

Large enterprises and even the Global 100 are becoming increasingly comfortable with SaaS & cloud solutions. However, SaaS and cloud deals raise many complex legal issues that need to be thoroughly negotiated and documented in agreements. In this session Mark Grossman, an accomplished technology lawyer, will speak to the unique customs, usages, and norms of SaaS & cloud deals, and the particular provisions that are critical to agreements in this area. In this session Mark Grossman, an accomplished technology lawyer, will speak to the unique customs, usages, and norms of SaaS & cloud deals, and the particular provisions that are critical to agreements in this area. The discussion will include issues common to SaaS & cloud agreements including intellectual property, warranties, and limitations of liability.

Points Mark will cover include:

  • This Topic will be helpful for all Technology Agreements.
  • Key provisions that should be included in every SaaS & cloud contract
  • How limitation of liability clauses can emasculate SaaS & cloud agreements
  • How do protect your data in the cloud
  • How intellectual property provisions in SaaS & cloud agreements can be a trap for the unwary
  • Strategies to keep your SaaS & cloud agreements out of court
  • Negotiating SaaS & cloud agreements that communicate the deal in clear, simple and unambiguous terms, reducing risk to your enterprise

Who Should Attend:

Business professionals, computer professionals and information managers who need to keep up-to-date with the dramatic changes in this area.

CIOs, CTOs, CFO, the entire C-Suite and VPs, IT Leaders and Company Board Of Directors.

Procurement professionals involved in technology related procurement.

Mark will leave the audience with:

Enhanced ability to spot and intelligently discuss the hot button issues in SaaS & cloud deals.

About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


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