DAY 1

LegalTalent pitches will be held
throughout the day.

DAY 2

Choose between LegalTech and
LegalEngage talks running
throughout the day.

The British Legal Awards will commence
at 18:30 on Day 2.

Day 1: LegalKeynote – Wednesday, 29 November 2017

08:10

60 mins

Riverside Room

Breakfast & Registration

09:00

35 mins

Main Agenda | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Welcome comments: CONNECT – Why now?

Bill Carter, CEO, ALM
Naga Munchetty, Journalist & Newsreader

09:35

55 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Tackling Change with Sir Clive Woodward 

Sir Clive Woodward, Rugby World Cup Winning Head Coach, Team GB Director of Sport, London 2012 & Captured Founder

10:30

45 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

11:15

35 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Innovation: How to influence the world 

Azeem Ibrahim, Entrepreneur, Investor & Philanthropist

11:50

50 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Law, innovation and Silicon Valley: A conversation with …

Moderator: Milos Kresojevic, Former IBM Research Lab & Silicon Valley Innovation Professional
Greg Williams, Editor-in-Chief, Wired
Antoine Blondeau, Co-founder & Chairman, Sentient Technologies
Ahmed Shaaban, Managing Director, Fulcrum Global Technologies

12:40

80 mins

Riverside Room

Lunch, Network, Relax…

14:00

55 mins

Moderator: Dominic Carman, Writer, Journalist & Consultant
Corey Stoughton,
Advocacy Director, Liberty
James Libson,
Partner, Head of Private, Mishcon de Reya
The Hon. Sir William Blair,
Professor of Financial Law & Ethics, QMUL
The Hon. Mr Justice Knowles CBE,
Judge of the High Court, England & Wales

14:55

30 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

15:25

45 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Baroness Harding: A candid interview amidst the digital revolution 

Moderator: James Palmer, Senior Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Baroness Harding of Winscombe, Former Chief Executive, TalkTalk

16:10

50 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

General Counsel: A conduit to innovation? 

Moderator: Elliott Portnoy, Global CEO, Dentons
Richard Given,
General Counsel & Company Secretary, 10X Banking
Kirsty Cooper, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Aviva
Priti Shetty, Head of Legal, ICICI Bank
Kate Burns, General Counsel & Company Secretary, notonthehighstreet.com 

17:00

Closing Remarks

Naga Munchetty, Journalist & Newsreader

17:15

till late

The After Party

The brightest minds, innovators and game changers in the legal industry deserve to be celebrated. Prepare for a night that has never been seen before in the legal industry, join us at the next generation party for fabulous food, drinks and surprise guests!

With special thanks to Performing Artistes! 

Day 2: LegalTech and LegalEngage – Thursday, 30 November 2017

(jump to Day 1)

08:30

60 mins

Riverside Room

Breakfast & Registration

09:30

15 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Welcome comments

Neil Cameron, Founder, NCCG

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Welcome comments

Gina Passarella, Editor-in-Chief, The American Lawyer

Georgina Stanley, Editor-in-Chief, LegalWeek

09:45

40 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Behind the cyber scene: Protection in a digital age  

Jamie Woodruff, Europe’s No 1 ethical hacker

Marc French, Chief Trust Officer, Mimecast

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Thinking the unthinkable: A new imperative for leadership in the digital age  

Nik Gowing, International Broadcaster

10:25

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Turning innovative ideas into results: Why collaboration in legal operations is critical to success  

Moderator: Caroline Hill, Editor, Legal IT Insider

Martin Telfer, Senior Vice President & EMEA Chief, Fulcrum Global Technologies

Nick West, Chief Strategy Officer, Mischon de Reya

Sarah Barrett-Vane, Director of Legal Operations, Royal Mail

Sophie Schwass, Head of Legal Operations, Lloyds Banking Group

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Diversity & Inclusion – a business growth enabler 

Moderator: Susan Bright, Regional Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells

Penelope Warne, Senior Partner and Chairman of the UK Board, CMS

Lee Ranson, Co-CEO, Eversheds Sutherland

Alison Dennis, Partner, FieldFisher

Janet McCarthy, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary, Santa Fe Group

11:15

30 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

11:45

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Bring in the robots: Identifying your case for using AI 

Moderator: Mike Rebeiro, Global Head of Technology and Innovation, Norton Rose Fulbright

Ben Allgrove, Partner, Baker McKenzie

David Cunningham, Chief Information Officer, Winston & Strawn

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Amplifying the voice of the client in law firms  

Moderator: Mark Smith, Market Development Director, Lexis Nexis

Dr Kishore Sengupta, Associate Professor & Director of Executive Education, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Lesley Wan, Former Commercial Real Estate Counsel, Lloyds Banking Group

Charles Martin, Senior Partner, Macfarlanes

Debbie Evans, Global Legal and Commercial Director, Clearswift

12:35

60 mins

Riverside Room

Lunch, Network, Relax…

13:35

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

LegalTech: How to apply it to your day-to-day 

Moderator: Chris Bull, Executive Director, Kingsmead Square

Bas Boris Visser, Global Head of Innovation & Business Change, Clifford Chance

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

#dontletyourbranddie: Creating, maintaining and developing your brand quality in 2017  

Moderator: Richard Waddington, Chairman, EMA

Deborah B. Farone, Strategic Marketing Advisor, Farone Advisors

Clint Evans, Director of Brand & Talent, RPC

Paddy Harverson, Managing Partner, Milltown Partners

Gerald Ratner, Former CEO Ratners Group

14:25

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Elephants in the Room: Creating an adaptable law firm strategy today for staying competitive tomorrow  

James Mayer, Director, Legal Week Intelligence

Nicholas Bruch, Senior Analyst, ALM Intelligence

Adam Shutkever, Non-Executive Director, Riverview Law

Nick Pryor, Head of Client Service Technology (Litigation & Corporate Risk), Berwin Leighton Paisner

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Top 5 predictions for the future of the legal sector  

Moderator: Lisa Mayhew, Managing Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner

Simon Harper, Co-founder, LOD

Mike Polson, Co-Head of Innovation, Ashurst

Michael Chissick, Managing Partner, Fieldfisher

Brian O’Gorman, Managing Partner, Arthur Cox

15:15

25 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

15:40

40 mins

Main Agenda | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

2018 Playbook: How do you prosper in a world of uncertainty

Nathan Furr, Professor of Strategy, INSEAD

18:30

till late

Finsbury Square, London EC2

British Legal Awards

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LegalTech will examine and explore the systems, strategies and processes that will reinvent law firms into the next decade and beyond. Identifying rising technology opportunities, like digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics that can support both the firm and the clients.

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LegalTech will examine and explore the systems, strategies and processes that will reinvent law firms into the next decade and beyond. Identifying rising technology opportunities, like digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics that can support both the firm and the clients.

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