Friday May 12, 2006

How to Keep a Business Running in a Disaster

The U.S. government estimates 40 percent of the nation's workforce could be absent during a flu pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of people lost jobs after a record 2006 hurricane season.

The U.S. government estimates 40 percent of the nation's workforce could be absent during a flu pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of people lost jobs after a record 2006 hurricane season.

A forensic software analyst who has offered expert testimony in federal trials will kick off the University of Dayton School of Law's daylong seminar on significant developments in computer and cyberspace law June 9 with a session titled "Hurricanes and Bird Flu: How Can You Run a Business Without Employees Coming to Work?"

Identity theft, patent litigation and the top 10 mistakes U.S. companies and their lawyers make when starting a business in Europe are among the other sessions.

Registration is $275 and includes the seminar, course materials, lunch and refreshments. Reduced registration fees are available for full-time judges, government employees and students. Continuing legal education credit is available as well. Anyone unable to attend the conference but who would like course materials can order them for $75 (Ohio residents add $4.88 for sales tax).

The seminar runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the UD School of Law's Keller Hall.

For more information, to register or to order course materials, contact Helen Megson at (937) 229-3899.

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