Keynote and Invited Speaker at National and International Conferences


Since 1993 Nigel Wilson has been a keynote and invited speaker in Australia, the United States of America, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, China and Malaysia in his areas of expertise:

  • Corporate Law and Directors’ Duties

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Competition Law and Trade Practices Law

  • Contract Law

  • Evidence Law

  • Expert Evidence

  • Digital Forensics

  • Cybersecurity

  • Insurance Law and Practice

  • Torts Law

  • Risk Management

  • Sports Law

  • Civil Procedure, Appeals and e-Discovery

  • Workplace of the Future

  • Human Rights in Australia

  • Technology Regulation and Emerging Risks

  • Change Management

Speeches and Presentations at National and International Conferences

Speaker, “Cybersecurity and Privacy: An Australian legal perspective”, Industry Presentation Day, Cyber Security Research Bootcamp 2019, Joint Cybersecurity Centre, Adelaide, SA, 2019

Keynote Speaker, “Native Title 2018 - The Kaurna Peoples and the Adelaide Determination”, Australian Government Solicitor, Adelaide, SA, 2018

Keynote Speaker, “Cybersecurity: The Judicial Role”, National Judicial College of Australia, Hobart, Tasmania, 2017

Keynote Speaker, “Expert Evidence in Australia – a more transparent path post-Dasreef”, Forensic Science SA, Adelaide, SA, 2017

Speaker, “If We are Game - We can Change”, Australian Insurance Law Association National Conference, Adelaide, SA, 2016

Speaker, “Metadata: The Insurance Dimension”, Australian Insurance Law Association, Adelaide, SA, 2015

Keynote speaker, “Metadata: The Judicial Role”, National Judicial College of Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2015

Speaker, “Matter, metadata, miniaturisation and the misty cloud: More legal practice challenges in the Digital Age”, International Conference on Evidence Law and Forensic Science, The University of Adelaide, 2015

Keynote speaker, “Evidence and Proof: The Position in Australia”, School of Translational Health Science, Joanna Briggs Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide, 2015

Convenor, 2014 Annual Conference, “Crossing the Line”, Australia and New Zealand Sports Law Association, 2014

Speaker, “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Business Judgment Rule in the Sporting World – Where is the Line?”, Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association Conference, Adelaide, SA, 2014

Speaker, “Digital Evidence & Forensics in Australia & New Zealand: Recent Developments”, Schloss Dagstuhl Conference, Leibniz Center for Informatics, Germany, 2014 (invitation only attendee)

Delegate, by invitation of the Chief Defence Scientist, National Science & Technology and CyberSecurity Workshops, Defence Science & Technology Organisation, Canberra, 2014 (invitation-only conference)

Keynote speaker, “Expert Evidence in Australia: the Insurance Dimension?”, Australian Insurance Law Association National AGM, Adelaide, SA, 2013

Co-Convenor, Intellectual Property Academics Conference, University of Adelaide, 2012

Keynote speaker, “Digital Experts – Why is Effective Communication So Important to Both the Admissibility and Persuasiveness of Expert Opinion?”, Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law Conference, Richmond, Virginia, USA, 2012

Convenor, “Hosting Sporting Events in South Australia – Legal and Risk Management Issues”, Australia and New Zealand Sports Law Association, 2011

Keynote speaker, “Expert Evidence in the Digital Age”, SECAU Security Congress, Edith Cowan University, 2011

Session Chair, Advanced Contract Law Conference, University of Adelaide Law School & Law Society of South Australia, Contracts and the Online Environment, Adelaide, SA, 2011

Keynote speaker, “Cloud Computing – (Forensically) cloudy but fine?”, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2011

Speaker, “e-Risks – Insurance Dilemma or Delight?”, Australian Insurance Law Association National Conference, Adelaide, SA, 2010

Author, “The Resale Royalty Act for Visual Artists 2009 (Cth) – Are you ready?”, The Last Testament, The Law Society of South Australia, 2010

Speaker, “Mobile Forensics in Australia”, Mobile World Forensics 2009 Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2009

Speaker, “Digital Forensics in Australia – The view from Down Under”, Association of Digital Forensics, Security, and Law 2009 Conference, Burlington, Vermont, USA, 2009

Speaker, “Privacy, Human Rights & Religion in Australia – Celebrating a Diamond Jubilee or Holding a Rough Diamond?”, BILETA Conference, Winchester University, England, 2009

Speaker, “Connecting to the Network: Norms, Religion and Human Rights in Australia”, CPTS Conference, Marssen, The Netherlands, 2009

Speaker, “Corporate Social Responsibility: Global Warming or Warming the Globe?” Knowledge Globalization Conference 2009, Suffolk University, Sawyer Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2009

Speaker, “Regulating the Information Age – How will we cope with technological change?”, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration, Law & Technology Conference, Sydney, NSW, 2008

Speaker, “The Cyber-Workplace – Liability Issues and Risk Management”, Association of Digital Forensics, Security, and Law 2008 Conference, Oklahoma City, USA, 2008

Speaker, “The Workplace of the Future in the Global Knowledge Economy”, Knowledge Globalization Conference 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2008

Speaker, “Forensics in Cyberspace – The Legal Challenges”, e-Forensics 2008 Conference (The First International Conference on Forensic Applications and Techniques in Telecommunications, Information and Multimedia), Adelaide, SA, 2008

Speaker, “The Workplace of the Future – Liability Issues and Risk Management”, Second International Conference on Legal, Security & Privacy Issues in Information Technology (LSPI), Beijing, China, 2007

Keynote speaker, “The Workplace of the Future – Liability Issues”, AILA (SA), Symposium on The Changing Workplace – Employer’s Liabilities, Duties & Risks, Adelaide, SA, 2007

Keynote speaker, “The Year in Review”, Australian Insurance Law Association, 2006 – 2011

Speaker, “Sections 45 & 47 of the Trade Practices Act (Cth) - Some Recent Developments”, 2nd Annual University of South Australia Trade Practices Workshop, Adelaide, SA, 2004

Speaker, “The Australian Business Judgment Rule - “Safe Harbour” for Active Directors”, LAAMS Commercial Law Update (South Australia), 2001

Speaker, “Civil Appeals”, South Australian Bar Association, Bar Readers’ Course and Reading Programme, 2007-2015

Speaker, “Civil Appeals”, Law Society of South Australia, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2007-2015

Keynote speaker, Australian Insurance Law Association, “The Year in Review”, November 2006 - 2011

Riskwatch News for Lawguard Management Pty Ltd, Legal Practitioners’ Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, 2005-2011

Speaker, “The Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Act 2002 (SA) - Some Practical Considerations”, Law Society of South Australia State Legal Convention, July 2004

Speaker, “Estoppel in Australia: Recent Developments since Verwayen”, International Workshop on Estoppel, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 1999

Speaker, “Torts - A General Update”, Law Society of South Australia Continuing Legal Education Seminar, September 1998

Speaker, “Estoppel in the Insurance Industry - Careful What You Say and Do!”, Australian Insurance Law Association, Breakfast Seminar, May 1994

“Estoppel, Election and Waiver”, Australian Insurance Law Bulletin, 1993 (Vol 8, No 5)