#GlenLegal19 – The agenda and speakers!

We’re excited to publish the agenda for #Glenlegal19, which includes speakers who are flying in from around the world for the occasion. The event, which is pretty much at capacity (we will start a waiting list next week), is free to attend for CIOs and legal IT leaders. Vendors, who will be officially announced and thanked shortly, should contact jeremy.hill@liti.co.uk if you are not already sponsoring the event and would like further information. Well done to our conference director Mel Firth on putting together what I hope you will agree is a fantastic line up.
Sunday 3rd March 2019
16.30 – 16.50 – Welcome & Comment – Caroline Hill – Editor in Chief – Legal IT Insider
16.50 – 17.20 – Opening Remarks – Staying Relevant – Mike Rebeiro – Senior Adviser and Head of Digital & Innovation – Macfarlanes; and Rick Howell – CIO – Perkins Coie
17.20 – 17.50 – Keynote Talk – Daniel Martin Katz – Professor of Law, Director of The Law Lab, Chicago Kent College of Law.
18.30 – 19.30 – Pre-Dinner Drinks and Meet your Peers – The Century Bar
19.30 – Dinner – The Ballroom
 
Monday 4th March 2019
8.00 – 9.00 – Breakfast – The Birnam Brasserie
9.00 – 9.30 – Talk – Unlocking the Potential of AI for English Law – Mari Sako – Professor of Management Studies – Oxford University
9.30 -9.50 – Talk – Who wants to be an Innovator? – Shawn Curran – Innovation Consultant – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
9.50 – 10.20 – Talk – More for less – Resourcing and RPA – Barry Rodick – Legal Operations Specialist – Eversheds; and Mo Ajaz – Chief Operations Officer of Legal and GC – National Grid.
10.20 – 12.30 – Activities – sponsored by Fulcrum GT
12.30 – 14.00– Lunch
14.00 – 14.45 – Panel Discussion – Managing the Supply Chain Risk
Managing the risk from third-party suppliers and across the whole supply chain is one of the biggest challenges for law firms today, in this case, technology alone isn’t the answer, a complex strategy must be formed but where do you start?
Martin Smith – Chairman and Founder – SASIG – Facilitator
Daniel Pollick – CIO – DWF
Will Rockall – Cyber Security Partner – Deloitte
Nathan Hayes – IT Director – Osborne Clarke
Sue Diver – Head of Information Security and Data Protection – Clark Willmott
14.45 – 15.00 – Talk – Using data analytics to manage litigation risk -Donny Surtani – Litigation Partner, Herbert Smith.
15.00 – 15.20 – Talk – Finding the right model for technology innovation: lessons learned at DWF Jonathan Patterson – Managing Director – DWF Ventures; and Daniel Pollick – CIO – DWF
15.20 – 15.50 – Afternoon Coffee
15.50 – 16.10 – Talk – Shining a light on Shadow IT – Razvan Cretu – Head of IT – CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
16.10 – 16.25 –Talk – Innovation and IT – better together? Kerry Westland – Head of Innovation & Legal Technology – Addleshaw Goddard
16.25 – 17.10 Panel Discussion: The Future CIO – Staying Relevant
The CIO role appears to be changing rapidly, with an on-going debate on the remit of IT and its’ spin-off departments, Innovation, Legal Operations etc. How does the CIO stay relevant and motivated in the changing structure, are people being attracted into the associated areas because of a lack of opportunities within IT itself. How do you overcome the on-going collaboration challenges and create an exciting environment for everyone.
Tony McKenna – Director of Information Technology – Gowling WLG – facilitator
Doug Caddell – Global Chief Information Officer – Mayer Brown
Kerry Westland – Head of Innovation & Legal Technology – Addleshaw Goddard
Jane Challoner – Head of Tech Innovation – CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
17.15 – 17.45 – Keynote Talk: David Fisher, Chairman & Founder The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium
19.30 – Pre-Dinner Drinks and Meet your Peers – The Century Bar
20.00 – Gala Dinner – with after dinner talk – Technology Investment – Hector Guinness – HG Capital TBC
Tuesday 5th March 2019
09.00 – 10.00 – Breakfast – The Birnam Brasserie
10.00 – 10.30 – Keynote Talk –The inside story to the launch of legal tech arm Applied Solutions. Bas Boris Visser – Global Head of Innovation and Business Change – Clifford Chance
10.30 – 10.45 – Talk – The Future of Human Behaviour, Technology, and Organisational Change – Eric Hunter – CTO – Bradford & Barthel
10.45 – 11.00 – Talk – Legal Operations – Ian Gilbert – Director of Legal Operations – Herbert Smith; and Jamie Fraser – Director of legal Operations & Innovation – Smiths Group Plc
11.00 – 11.15 – Talk – AI Risk – Protecting your investment – Chris Holder – Partner – Bristows
11.15 – 11.35 – Talk – AI Winter: Data Summer – the importance of a data strategy – Alex Smith – Innovation Hub Manager – Reed Smith
11.35 – 12.00 – Morning Coffee – The Barony Room
12.00 – 13.15 – 2 x 40-minute breakout panel sessions (Choose 2 out of the 3 Options)
Option 1: The Drawing Room
Panel Discussion – Back to Basics – Understanding the data needs of your firm
Leaders from IT and other key functions of the firm (Innovation, Knowledge Management, Pricing) discuss how to decipher and deliver on the firm’s data needs. How does IT work with the firm’s key areas to meet their data requirements, how do you collaborate on a data strategy? What key data or information does the firm need and why? What are the challenges of delivering the right data to the firm?
Richard Tomlinson – Global Director of Knowledge & Information Architecture – BCLP – Facilitator
Phil Dobson – Programme Manager- Addleshaw Goddard
Alex Smith – Innovation Hub Manager – Reed Smith
Georgina Thorpe – Pricing Manager – Herbert Smith Freehills
Stuart Whittle – Business Services and Innovation Director – Weightmans
Option 2: The Assembly Room
Panel Discussion – Cloud – Where Next?
Law Firms around the globe have moved or are moving to The Cloud, but what is next? This panel will discuss lessons learnt from their journey so far and where those lessons are leading them next.
Andrew Powell – Director of IT – Macfarlanes – facilitator
Jo Owen – Chief Innovation Officer – Cripps
Christel Aguila – Partner – Head of IT – Winkworth Sherwood
Maurice Tunney – Director of Technology & Innovation – Keystone Law
Option 3: Henry Hall
Panel Discussion – Making change happen
Without understanding how to implement real change, investment in technology can be wasted, with a lack of take-up and understanding of real business value. This panel will discuss their thoughts on how to make change happen, to help ensure all technology and innovation implementations are a success in the short and long term.
Rachel Barnes – Head of Innovation & Legal Technology – Herbert Smith – Facilitator
Chris Rowe – Programme Director – Rehumanise/Leeds Uni
Eric Hunter – Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies Bradford & Barthel, LLPSpherical Models, LLC
Joanne Humber – Consultant – LTC4
13.15 – 13.30– Final Remarks & Close – Chairs/Caroline Hill
13.30 – 14.30 – Lunch – The Birnam Brasserie
14.30 – Transfer to Airport