Cornell University

Panel Discussion and Networking Breakfast

October 18, 2011 - NYC

Social Media in the Workplace -
Practical Solutions for Companies

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, New York

Program time:
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. - networking and breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. - presentation and Q & A

New speaker added!

Scott H. Greenfield, ILR ’79, Attorney and Legal Blogger. Scott, who maintains one of the most popular legal blogs (, has served as a legal expert and analyst for television news shows from “60 Minutes” to “20/20”, and ABC, NBC, CBS, BBC, Court TV and Fox. As a long-time legal blogger with one of the most viewed legal blogs, Scott has great insight into the practical realities of the upside – and downside – for business that use social media.

Program cost:
ILR AA members - $15
Non-member - $25

Register online now!

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Program overview:
In a time of “Tweeting” about the significant and the mundane, impulsive Facebook posts, and employees divulging company information on LinkedIn, many businesses are trying to figure out how to deal with employee social media use. Some companies embrace employee social media use for sales, recruitment, and exposure to clients and customers. Other companies consider social media a drain on employee productivity and a source for potential liability.

The practical, human resources, and legal issues of social media in the workplace, including an international perspective, will be addressed by our panel:

  • Scott H. Greenfield, Attorney and Legal Blogger (Simple Justice Blog)
  • George Freeman, Deputy General Counsel, The New York Times
  • Ellen Dember, Executive Director of Human Resources, KPMG LLP
  • Keith Corkan, Solicitor, Laytons (London)
  • Joseph Cartafalsa, Attorney, Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP

Joe Cartafalsa at with any questions

Underwritten by Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP Laytons

Co-Sponsored by: ILR Alumni Association (NY, NJ and LI chapters)