Legal & Technology Procurement Conference – Special Offer for AL Readers
On the 8th November, Thomson Reuters will host its inaugural Practical Law ‘2018 Legal & Technology Procurement Conference’ in London, which will look at strategies and challenges in legal procurement in light of the disruptive changes taking place in the legal technology field.
Artificial Lawyer readers can claim a 20% discount on tickets to attend the conference where you’ll receive practical guidance from specialists with vast, hands-on experience in this complex area.
There are four breakout sessions to give delegates more choice and a greater opportunity for interaction with the speakers.
The organisers add that they also appreciate that context is essential for fully understanding how procurement decisions will work in practice and as such they are bringing on board a greater number of in-house experts who can explain why they have done things in a particular way and with what consequences.
Conference topics include:
- Innovation in AI technology
- Make, buy, right-shore, outsource: What’s your in-house legal procurement strategy?
- Building a compelling business case that shows an ROI to support a major investment in legal tech
- Changing the working paradigm in in-house legal teams and improving operational efficiency
- Overcoming the challenges of implementation in legal tech
Legal tech review breakout sessions include:
- Data and data technology
- Workflow technology
- Contract technology
- Knowledge management technology
Who should attend?
The conference will present an excellent opportunity to meet with GCs, legal COOs, CFOs and operation heads, procurement consultants, providers of legal, alternative and ancillary legal services and other professionals involved in legal and legal tech procurement.
Artificial Lawyer readers can claim a 20% discount on tickets to attend the conference.
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Further details of the conference speakers and agenda:
Chairperson: CLAIRE O’BRIEN LEGAL COO, DEUTSCHE BANK
Keynote: Innovation in AI Technology – DR JOANNA BATSTONE VICE PRESIDENT, IBM WATSON & CLOUD PLATFORM
- How disruptive is AI going to be?
- How much of what’s currently done by In-house Legal Teams will be done by AI in the future?
- AI machine learning – is it the “killer app”?
- Blockchain prediction tools – how will these support the legal function in the future?
Plenary 1: Make, Buy, Right-shore, Outsource: What’s your In-house Legal Procurement Strategy?
Reviewing the landscape and deciding on the right approach
- What needs to be done? (Including data building and analysis)
- How do you go about understanding fully the requirements of your in-house team and making recommendations?
- Diversity and inclusion issues when making panel appointments
- Distilling all the noise around legal tech and non-tech solutions
- Changing the technology conversation with your law firm providers
- FIONA ROBB HEAD OF OPERATIONS, COMPLIANCE, LEGAL AND GOVERNANCE, SCHRODERS
- SAVINA STOYKOVA PROCUREMENT CATEGORY HEAD – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY
- VINCENT CORDO CENTRAL LEGAL OPERATIONS OFFICER, SHELL
- SANDY DUNCAN, FCIPS SENIOR SOURCING MANAGER, LEGAL & PROFESSIONAL FEES, LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
- SARAH BARRETT-VANE FREELANCE/INTERIM LEGAL OPERATIONS CONSULTANT & BID WRITER, SBV CONSULTING
Breakout option 1: Data and Data Technology
Breakout option 2: Workflow Technology
Breakout option 3: Contract Technology
- RICHARD KEMP FOUNDER, KEMP IT LAW
- REBECCA THORKILDSEN GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SOLUTIONS, THOMSON REUTERS LEGAL MANAGED SERVICES
Breakout option 4: Knowledge Management Technology
- MARTA OTTOGALLI PROGRAM MANAGER – LEGAL SERVICES INNOVATION, CISCO
- ANUPAM RAZDAN HEAD OF E-DISCLOSURE AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION, RBS
Building a Compelling Business Case that Shows an ROI to support a Major Investment on a Legal Tech Project – SUE MANIK HEAD OF SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS, LEGAL, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
Plenary 2: Changing the Working Paradigm in In-house Legal Teams and Improving Operational Efficiency
- The junior lawyer of the future – how legal tech will impact on skills; and training required
- Addressing the need for behavioural change in-house and the steps needed for a cultural shift
- How will legal technology improve operational efficiency? (With reference to the use of business intelligence tools)
- Real life stories looking at the end-to-end journey – “why we did it this way?”
- STEPHEN COOKE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, HSBC
- ADAM MCARTHUR ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL – CORPORATE UK, ASTRAZENECA
- ADAM CURPHEY HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT (INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY), BPP
- MIKE POLSON CO-HEAD OF INNOVATION, ASHURST
Overcoming the Challenges of Implementation in Legal Tech
- ALISTAIR MAIDEN FOUNDER, SYKE
- JODI DUFFIELD CORPORATE FUNCTIONS PLATFORM IT MANAGER, UNILEVER
Location and Date:
Thursday 8 November 2018
etc.venues St Paul’s – 200 Aldersgate,
London, EC1A 4HD
For more information or if you need assistance booking your place for the 2018 Conference, please contact Jacek Ciesla:
+44 (0) 207 542 0685 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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