Vis-à-Vis Legal Technology 2018

Sunday 30th September

16.00 Arrival, check in. Join us for welcome drinks on the first floor above the Warren Weir reception
18.30 Welcome drinks Reception
19.30 Dinner and Chairs opening remarks
Cliff Fluet, Partner, Lewis Silkin
21.00 After dinner speaker: John Sergeant
Possibly one of the most well-known faces on television and a fantastic political speaker, John Sergeant held the role of BBC Chief Political Correspondent between 1992 and 2000

 

Monday 1st October

The day starts by looking at the world of data driven business and automation, and the role of the human in the technological world we’re moving into. The day concludes with arguably the most important role of our jobs – how we inspire, motivate and drive our organisations, the importance of emotional intelligence and leadership skills.

9.00 Keynote address – Dave Coplin
The role of the human in the data driven world we’re moving into.
Dave Coplin was Microsoft’s Chief Envisioning Officer and is author of two books on the need to rethink the usage of technology in the modern world.  He is an established thought leader on the role of technology in our personal and professional lives. He has worked across a wide range of industries and organisations, providing strategic advice and guidance around the intersection of a modern society and technology both inside and outside of the world of work
9.45 Q&A with Dave Coplin
10.15 Break for coffee
10.30 TED-Style presentations: Creating client value through innovation
We will hear from EY’s Global Law Lead, Dr Cornelius Grossmann on their recent acquisition of Riverview Law.
KPMG’s Partner and Head of Digital Disruption Shamus Rea will present on how KPMG are innovating and the trends they see in the market, and DLA Piper’s Innovation Director Adam Hembury will share how DLA are driving client value through innovation and what that means for their firm.
Each presenter will talk for 10 minutes about innovation and creating client value in their respective organisations. This will be followed by a Panel session and Q&A from the audience

Shamus Rae, Partner and Director of Innovation, KPMG
Dr. Cornelius Grossmann, Global Law Lead, EY

Adam Hembury, Innovation Director, DLA Piper
Cliff Fluet, Partner, Lewis Silkin

11.15 Innovation Panel
Moderated by Cliff Fluet, Partner, Lewis Silkin

Adam Hembury, Innovation Director, DLA Piper
Shamus Rae, Partner and Director of Innovation, KPMG
Cornelius Grossmann, Global Law Lead, EY

11.45 The automated workforce – RPA session with Blue Prism discussing how other industries have implemented RPA and what the future looks like for the automated workforce and what the  implications are for humans
12.30 Lunch
13.45 Client Viewpoint Presentation & Q&A – Connie Brenton, CEO of CLOC and Senior Director of Legal Operations, NetApp

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium is the fastest growing network of legal operations, in-house counsel and corporate legal teams in the world, now with more than 1600 members. Connie Brenton will present the client view and how law firm’s clients expectations are evolving.

14.45 Summary of the morning sessions by the Chair
15.00 Executive coaching session – change management, executive leadership with Gillian Jones – Williams
Arguably the most important role of our jobs – how we inspire, motivate and drive our organisations, the importance of emotional intelligence and leadership skills in the new world of technology, data and automation.
15.45 Gin & Tonic break
16.00 Mark Doyle – The Method
Following on from Gillian’s session, this is an interactive, audience participation session that uses method acting techniques to bring your best self to the board room.
17.00 Closing remarks
18.30 Drinks reception
19.30 Dinner and entertainment

 

Tuesday 2ndOctober

The event concludes at 10am on Tuesday morning after breakfast.

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