8:30 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast
8:50 a.m.
9 a.m.
Hot topics in cyberlaw
Ryan LaFlamme, Esq., Ennis Britton Co. LPA
This perennial favorite will review the most recent legal issues relating to technology in school districts. Identify potential areas of concern for your district and leave with ways to combat issues.
10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Cybersecurity: Reducing and responding to threats
Mark Bell, cybersecurity outreach coordinator, Ohio National Guard Ohio Adjutant General’s Department
Recent legislation created Ohio Cyber Reserve and Ohio Cyber Range. Find out how these groups, staffed by volunteer cybersecurity experts, can help reduce cyberthreats and provide education to the students in your district.
11:45 a.m.
Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m.
Protecting privacy while using online services
Sara C. Clark, chief legal counsel, OSBA
Schools across the state are using computer software, mobile apps and other web-based tools to foster and enhance the learning process. The use of online technologies can positively transform the educational process but comes with potential risks. Review the legal requirements, best practices and tools districts should employ and consider when evaluating the use of online educational products and services.
1:45 p.m.
2 p.m.
Monitoring and responding to off-campus social media
Derek Towster Esq., Scott Scriven LLP
All schools want to stop school violence and cyberbullying, but does monitoring students’ off-campus social media accounts fulfill the goal? Review the benefits and risks of using social media monitoring services and how a district should respond when it is alerted of potential issues online.
3 p.m.