Missouri Meetings & Events 2012 St. Louis Regional Expo
May 21-22, 2012
Howe & Hutton Ltd.
Barbara is an attorney and partner with Howe & Hutton, a law firm that specializes in the representation of individuals, firms and organizations in the travel, tourism, hospitality, incentive and meetings industries, as well as not-for-profit organizations, including trade associations, professional societies and other related organizations. The firm has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C. and St. Louis and serves as general counsel to Meeting Professionals International among hundreds of others.
Barbara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago where she was a member of the Editorial Board of the John Marshall Law Review.
Barbara works with many individuals and organizations in the meetings industry including corporate and independent planners, as well as suppliers to the industry. She has written numerous articles on a wide range of legal issues and is a frequent speaker for MPI and its chapters, the MPI Foundation’s Platinum Series programs, SGMP, PCMA, HSMAI, ASAE and its affiliated societies, and other groups in the meetings, travel and hospitality industries. She was the 2005-2006 Chair of the ASAE Legal Section Council- the first woman to serve in such a leadership role. Barbara is also a member of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys and currently serves on its Board of Directors..
Panel: Internet Security and Your Career
Presented by: Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies
Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00am-9:15am
Great Room (main level)
Cyber security and legal experts will be discussing Internet security policies and how they affect your workplace environment. Do you use your iPhone at work? Your personal social media page, iPhone, or iPad may not be as private as you think. Your employer may own the information on it. The panel will discuss real examples of how Internet security is impacting the hospitality industry.