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

09:10

35 mins

Main Agenda | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Welcome comments: CONNECT – Why now?

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

09:45

40 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Don’t get stuck in a ruck… tackle change

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

10:25

45 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

11:10

35 mins

11:45

55 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

What can we learn from Silicon Valley?

Moderator: Greg Williams, Editor-in-Chief, Wired
Milos Kresojevic, Former IBM Research Lab & Silicon Valley Innovation Professional
Nate Levine, Founder, OpenGov
Antoine Blondeau, Co-founder & Chairman, Sentient Technologies

12:40

85 mins

Riverside Room

Lunch, Network, Relax…

14:15

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

15:10

30 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

15:40

35 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

An insight with Baroness Harding: weathering the 21st Century storm

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

16:15

45 mins

LegalKeynote | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

The general counsel at the forefront of innovation

Moderator: Elliott Portnoy, Global CEO, Dentons
Richard Given,
General Counsel & Company Secretary, 10X Banking
Kate Burns, General Counsel & Company Secretary, notonthehighstreet.com
Rob Miller, Chief Legal Officer, Improbable

17:00

Closing Remarks

Naga Munchetty, Journalist & Newsreader, BBC

17:15

till late

The After Party

A celebration of the brightest minds, innovators and game changers in the legal industry. Join us for great food, drinks and surprise guests!

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, Neil Cameron Consulting Group

LegalEngage | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Welcome comments

Gina Passarella, Executive Editor, The American Lawyer

Georgina Stanley, Editor, LegalWeek

09:45

40 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Behind the scenes of a cyber attack 

Jamie Woodruff, Europe’s No 1 ethical hacker

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Weathering the unknown storm of politics, the economy, train delays, what next? 

Nik Gowing, International Broadcaster

10:25

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

What can we learn from our clients? 

Moderator: Caroline Hill, Editor, Legal IT Insider

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 

Ben Allgrove, Partner, Baker McKenzie

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

Karl Chapman, CEO, Riverview Law

David Cunningham, Chief Information Officer, Winston & Strawn

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

Getting Goosebumps with Digital Marketing 

‘Google’ Dave Hazelhurst, Digital Strategist & Author, PH Creative

12:35

60 mins

Riverside Room

Lunch, Network, Relax…

13:35

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Digital transformation: Applying LegalTech into the day to day business

Moderator: Chris Bull, Executive Director, Kingsmead Square

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

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

The image of quality – Don’t let your brand die 

Moderator: Richard Waddington, Chairman, EMA

Deborah B. Farone, Strategic Marketing Advisor, Farone Advisors

Clint Evans, Director of Brand & Talent, RPC

Gerald Ratner, Former CEO Ratners Group

14:25

50 mins

LegalTech | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

It doesn’t need to be disruptive: Transforming the firm’s thinking 

James Mayer, Director, Legal Week Intelligence

Nicholas Bruch, Senior Analyst, ALM Intelligence

Josh Kubicki, Chief Strategy Officer, Seyfarth Shaw

Nick Pryor, Principal KDL & Head of LCR Client Technology, Berwin Leighton Paisner

LegalEngage | Turing Lecture Theatre

No one can predict the next 10 years – But we can at least try 

Simon Harper, Co-founder, LOD

Lisa Mayhew, Managing Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner

Mike Polson, Co-Head of Innovation, Ashurst

15:15

25 mins

Riverside Room

Refreshment Break

15:40

35 mins

Main Agenda | Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Closing address: Strategy fundamental for your 2018 playbook

Nathan Furr, Professor of Strategy, INSEAD

16:15

Closing Remarks

Bill Carter, CEO, ALM

19:00

till late

Finsbury Square, London EC2

British Legal Awards

Celebrating achievement, excellence and innovation in the legal profession.

BREAKOUT CONFERENCES

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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LegalEngage identifies the crucial strategies that law firm leaders need to put in place to respond effectively and efficiently to the growth demands of the modern firm.

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LegalEngage identifies the crucial strategies that law firm leaders need to put in place to respond effectively and efficiently to the growth demands of the modern firm.

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INNOVATION PITCHES

LegalTalent is a unique programme that offers associates the opportunity to present their varying innovative ideas on how law firms can drive inclusivity and diversity.

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LegalTalent is a unique programme that offers associates the opportunity to present their varying innovative ideas on how law firms can drive inclusivity and diversity.

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