Thursday, November 21, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)
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Jill R. PresserPresser Barristers
Amy Salyzyn, Associate Professor, Faculty of LawUniversity of Ottawa
Carla Swansburg, Vice President and General Manager (Canada)Epiq Systems, Inc.
The legal professions are traditionally risk averse and hesitant about change for good reason—consideration and prudence are the hallmarks of jurisprudence that will last. But what happens when this traditional approach meets the promise and disruption of advancing technologies and new ways of thinking? Special Lectures returns to delve into the many answers to that question. This year, join your fellow practitioners, tech experts, professors, and judges for an enlightening, provocative discussion on how artificial intelligence, innovative technologies, and new measures of social and individual behaviour are changing (or have the potential to change) the delivery of legal services. The legal profession of the future is nearer than you think, and in many cases, it’s already here. Find out what this means for you and your practice.
- Abdi Aidid, Director of Research, Blue J Legal
- Zena Applebaum, Director, Customer Insights & Engagement, Thomson Reuters Canada Legal Tax & Accounting
- Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
- Jacquelyn Burkell, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, (Acting) Associate Vice President, Research, University of Western Ontario
- Gerald Chan, Stockwoods LLP
- Richard Eppink, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (Idaho)
- Ryan Fritsch, Counsel, Law Commission of Ontario
- Professor Maura R. Grossman, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
- Mark Langdon, Ministry of the Attorney General
- Michelle Mann, General Counsel, Corporate Counsel and Tech Law, Department of Justice Canada
- Patrick McEvenue, Director, Express Entry and Digital Policy, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
- Malcolm M. Mercer, Treasurer, Law Society of Ontario
- Petra Molnar, Acting Director, International Human Rights Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
- Jill R. Presser, Presser Barristers
- Amy Salyzyn, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
- Kate Simpson, National Director of Knowledge Management, Bennett Jones LLP
- Yolanda Song, Research Associate, International Human Rights Program, University of Toronto and Stevenson Whelton LLP
- Carla Swansburg, Vice President and General Manager (Canada), Epiq Systems, Inc.
- Laura Van Wyngaarden, Chief Operating Office, Co-Founder, Diligen