Agenda Day 1

9:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Chairman’s Opening Remarks – Conference Begins

Jeffrey Brandt, Chief Information Officer and Editor, Jackson Kelly PLLC and Pinhawk
• Seperating the hype from the reality with AI
• Comparisons with other technological developments such as
the cloud
• What are the promises, made of this technology, that can be
realistically kept?

Jeffrey Brandt

Chief Information Officer and Editor
Jackson Kelly PLLC and Pinhawk

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote - Assessing the Current AI Landscape for the Legal Sector

Dennis Kennedy, Chair - Legal Tech Resource Centre, American Bar Association
• What is the current developmental state of applicable AI
technology for the legal industry?
• How far advanced is the technology, actually?
• Different tranches of AI technology and how they can be
applied to the legal sector
• Projections around future developments and applications for
AI focused upon the legal sector
• Outline of use cases now and in the future at Mastercard

Dennis Kennedy

Chair - Legal Tech Resource Centre
American Bar Association

10:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Interactive Networking Ice Breaker – Legal IQ Bingo

Use this opportunity to network with a group of your peers and complete the required bingo form to enter into the draw to win an Amazon Echo Dot!

10:20 AM - NaN:NaN AM Networking Coffee Break

• How does your organisation currently view AI and it’s
potential, in terms of it’s commerciality?
• Do you believe that the industry as a whole see the
technology as a commercial tool?
• Is AI being used more as a ‘buzz word’ to win firms additional
business, or is it being implemented effectively?
• What effect do you believe AI will have upon commercial
models within the legal industry, order the next five years?

Joanne Frears

Partner - Technology
Blandy & Blandy LLP

Jeffrey Brandt

Chief Information Officer and Editor
Jackson Kelly PLLC and Pinhawk

Siobhan Hayes

Knowledge Management Counsel
Reed Smith LLP

Richard Tromans


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM How Digital and AI is reshaping law firms

Anthony Vigneron, Legal Technology Director, Clifford Chance
- Understand how digital is changing how business gets done
- How do you differentiate yourself?
- LegalTech as the opportunity, not the threat
- How the business model has been adapted at Clifford Chance to accommodate LegalTech AI and digital
- Immediate steps you can take

Anthony Vigneron

Legal Technology Director
Clifford Chance

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Getting Out of Our Own Way - Seizing the Market Opportunities Created by AI and its Sister Technologies

Rohit Talwar, CEO, Fast Future Research
• Opportunity - Exploring the scale of legal opportunities
emerging as AI and other exponential technologies disrupt
and create sectors
• Evidence - Examples from other industries and disruptive law
firms who are embodying this paradigm shift
• Strategy - Overhauling law firm strategies and sales
approaches to drive step-change growth in the emerging
• Learning - Bringing professionals up to speed with the
technologies, business concepts and prevailing mindsets of
the next waves of opportunity
• Tactics - Low cost experimentation-led approaches to driving
growth in “AI world”

Rohit Talwar

Fast Future Research

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Artificial intelligence: Myth; Friend; or Foe?

Stephen Allen, Global Head of Legal Services Delivery, Hogan Lovells
You can't pick up a newspaper or magazine without reading about the potential impact "artificial intelligence" technology, or "AI", can have on the legal industry. But what does AI mean in the context of legal work, where can it fit in to help your business, and how can it best be used to assist you in a world of ever growing data volumes? We guide you through the key technology tools on today's market and explain how these innovative new approaches to work may assist your business, from due diligence to document review, as well as looking ahead to what may be coming over the horizon.

Stephen Allen

Global Head of Legal Services Delivery
Hogan Lovells

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Case Study - Improving AI Implementation through Collaboration

Jonathan Badrock, Solutions Manager - Technology & Automation, DWF LLP Peter Lee, CEO , Wavelength Law
· Using effective engagement methods between technology and legal teams to:
o Start with the client first
o Identify problems and opportunities
o Uncover where technology can deliver the most value
· Consider psychological / cultural differences and misunderstandings around AI
· Collaborative delivery models / AI as a service

Jonathan Badrock

Solutions Manager - Technology & Automation

Peter Lee

Wavelength Law

3:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM Networking Coffee Break

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Law firms to win in the fight for GDPR work

Find out how RPA and AI can help you increase fee income from regulatory compliance work

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Case Study - Using AI as a Disruptor in Legal Client Services

Milos Kresojevic, Global Innovation Architect , Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
• Development of a full flight innovation team
• An outline of the success and business impact of the project
so far
• Discussion around the approach to the following questions:
• How do you position AI?
• How do you commercialise AI?

Milos Kresojevic

Global Innovation Architect 
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

4:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM Interactive Round Table Discussion: Ensuring the Relevancy and Usability of AI Technology for Practitioners

Samuel Moore, Legal Technologist, Burness & Paull LLP
• Taking a closer look at the level of capital investment required
to implement differing forms of AI tech
• How do you ensure that the technology that is being
implemented actually translates to how lawyers work (or want
to work)?
• What are the key steps in putting an AI tech solution in place,
that ensure relevancy and usability for the legal practitioners
within your organisation?
• Lessons learnt and best practice in getting the buy-in from
partners and counsel

Samuel Moore

Legal Technologist
Burness & Paull LLP

5:45 PM - 5:55 PM Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

Jeffrey Brandt, Chief Information Officer and Editor, Jackson Kelly PLLC and Pinhawk

Jeffrey Brandt

Chief Information Officer and Editor
Jackson Kelly PLLC and Pinhawk