London

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Day 1

8:30AM - 9:00AM
Checking in for the event
9:00AM - 10:00AM

This panel is discussing the correct measure to put you on the right path for compliance around GDPR

10:00AM - 10:15AM
BREAK
10:15AM - 11:15AM

Security with your data we break down into Governaness, Security and a understanding of what is in it and the structure of it. This panel will disucss governing, Securing data and best practics. 

11:15AM - 11:30AM
BREAK
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Forces Changing Disclosure:  New Rules, TAR and the Internet of Things

Robert E Childress III

The Master's Conference
Founder
Robert Childress is recognized as one of the 20 most influential people in the legal software industry. Throughout the years, he has held senior positions with a number of key technology corporations including LexisNexis, Thomson & Thomson, Elsevier Science, CXA, Inc., McGrawHill, Shepards, Wave Software, The Lawyer Charity Challenge and most currently The Masters Conference. While at LexisNexis,...

Jonathan Maas

The Maas Consulting Group, the home of the BONG!
Managing Director
Jonathan specialises in working with lawyers, IT people and suppliers, negotiating, delivering cost-effective solutions, writing, speaking, listening, hearing, attention to detail, humour, determination, tact and diplomacy, management, encouraging the best out of people, removing problems, team work and getting things done.He is a renowned paper and electronic discovery/disclosure veteran, with an...

Karen Lee Lust

Reed Smith
Associate
Karen’s Complex Litigation practice focuses on insurance recovery and complex commercial disputes, with relevant experience in financial litigation and toxic torts. Karen has assisted clients with responding to civil suits in numerous areas, including breach of contract, product liability, antitrust, tax, trademark infringement, environmental law, and false advertising. A sampling of Karen’s...

Dr. Donald Macfarlane

Hanzo Archives
VP EMEA Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal Counsel
Prior to joining Hanzo, Dr. Macfarlane (Solicitor Advocate) worked for IBM in Enterprise Licensing and Compliance. Don frequently advises international financial, pharma, telecom and legal businesses ensuring they are able to maximize their capabilities from Governance, Risk and Compliance investments including litigation/regulatory response. Previously, Don ran a consultancy firm and was COO &...
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Industry leading client value pricing and project management professional with key account (KAMs) and inventory pipeline management proficiencies.

Experience building global client value, pricing, project management, and key account program initiatives at three AmLaw 50 firms. Expert in profit modeling & (KPIs) key performance indicator monitoring/quality metric analysis, inventory management, forecasting, client negotiations, developing fee arrangements and tight budget controls monitoring fee deals. 

Hands on client expertise with key account pricing and legal project management oversite with strong customer relationships. Working with clients on strategic pricing and quality control, training, process mapping/improvement, KPI development, e-billing & task based billing standards/tracking, and outsource partnering. 

Author: Law Firm Pricing: Strategies, Roles, and Responsibilities. 

1:30PM - 2:30PM
A document is “anything on which information of any kind is recorded”. That used to mean paper, then electronic documents - emails, Word files and the like - which were recognisable as documents. Now we have messages exchanged via WhatsApp, Snap, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and others. We create data which does not have any obvious text - photographs, videos, audio files - and send that to each other. Our devices may track our every move and some apps, and websites store that data. Beyond that we have data being created about us by others or by semi-autonomous machines; some of that sits in our homes and offices; some is captured by CCTV or telephone recordings.
 
2:30PM - 2:45PM
BREAK
2:45PM - 3:45PM

By 2020 it is estimated that over 100,000 legal roles have a high chance of being automated as a result of the quickening pace of technology, shifting workforce demographics, and the need to offer more value for money causing a tipping point for talent strategies among law firms and corporations. Automation and artificial intelligence tools have become sophisticated enough and cost effective to replace many repetitive tasks essential in the practice of law. Slack space is the new legal efficiency opportunities. During this session learn how to automate the “slack space” that you deal with everyday to improve efficiency within your legal department. By embracing Artificial Intelligence, you will become more successful in your legal career. 

3:45PM - 4:45PM

This session will discuss the linke between vendors and law firms around the impact of GDPR.

4:45PM - 6:00PM
Drinks with leaders in the Global Technology Legal Market