Friday, November 22, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)
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Jill R. Presser,Presser 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.
- Chris Bentley, Managing Director, Legal Innovation Zone and Law Practice Program (LLP), Ryerson University
- Oren Berkovich, CEO, SingularityU Canada
- Jacqueline Horvat, Chair, Technology Task Force, Law Society of Ontario, and, Spark LLP
- Lauryn Kerr, Legal Counsel, Civil Resolution Tribunal
- Julie Mathews, Executive Director, Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
- Shane Murphy, Co-Founder & Chief Legal Officer, Founded Technologies Inc.
- Daniel Pinnington, President & Chief Executive Officer, Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®)
- The Honourable Renee Pomerance, Superior Court of Justice
- Jill R. Presser, Presser Barristers
- Amy Salyzyn, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
- Darcia Senft, General Counsel, Director of Policy and Ethics, The Law Society of Manitoba
- Gabriella Signorini, Senior Counsel, Treasury Board Secretariat, Legal Services, Department of Justice Canada
- Dr. Andrea Slane, Associate Professor, Legal Studies, Ontario Tech University
- Carla Swansburg, Vice President and General Manager (Canada), Epiq Systems, Inc.
- Professor Laurel Terry, Penn State Dickinson Law
- Edward Walters, Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell University, CEO and Co-Founder, Fastcase
- Hannes Westermann, Project Leader (JusticeBot) PhD Student, Cyberjustice Laboratory, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal