LEADING THE WAY IN INNOVATION

June 12, 2024 | ARCADIAN TORONTO

#LegalTechCA

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This event has been approved for 5 hours and 15 mins of Professionalism Content by Law Society of Ontario.

ABOUT


The world of legal tech is constantly evolving, and professionals wishing to stay at the forefront of the industry need to be informed on the most pressing developments in the industry.

The LegalTech Summit Canada is a future-focused event dedicated to providing legal professionals with modern innovations to their most challenging, tedious problems. This event is a unique opportunity to explore the latest technologies, products, and strategies with senior lawyers and legal tech authorities alike.

Seize the opportunity to gain knowledge from industry giants such as Google, Coca-Cola, Uber, Danone, Sunlife, Norton Rose Fulbright, Gowlings, and others.

A variety of ticket options are available: paid tickets provide comprehensive access, including the main conference, while complimentary tickets grant entry to the Demo Stage and Exhibition Hall.

Why attend?

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    Gain insight into the latest legal tech trends and practical applications from industry pioneers

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    Connect with leading figures from law firms, corporate legal departments, and innovative tech companies

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    Learn actionable strategies for deploying new technologies within your organization

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    Keep updated on essential developments to boost efficiency and navigate the evolving legal landscape

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    Engage in-person with senior lawyers, firm leaders, and legal tech experts

What you will learn?

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    Learn how to harness the latest technologies revolutionizing legal workflows, with a focus on contract management and legal research automation

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    Discover key strategies for adopting technology that enhances efficiency and aligns with your firm’s strategic goals, including client-focused transformation

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    Explore the shift to cloud-native platforms, their benefits for law firms, and best practices for secure, efficient cloud migration

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    Delve into the impact of Generative AI on the legal profession, covering its applications, ethical considerations and future potential

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    Understand the critical role of cybersecurity in protecting client information and maintaining trust in a digitally evolving legal landscape

SPEAKERS


Rohin Bansal
Rohin Bansal

Director, Data Governance & Enablement
TELUS

Sona Bedrossian
Sona Bedrossian

LegalTech Advisor

Michael Bowmile
Michael Bowmile

Senior Legal Counsel
Coca-Cola Canada

Mirka Snyder Caron
Mirka Snyder Caron

Assistant Vice President, Privacy and Compliance
Foresters Financial

David Cohen
David Cohen

Senior Director, Client Service Delivery
McCarthy Tetrault LLP

Alejandro Davila
Alejandro Davila

Senior Manager – Knowledge Management and Strategic Enablement
TD Bank Group

Leigh Day
Leigh Day

Digital Identity Consultant
Identivix

Tania Djerrahian
Tania Djerrahian

Senior Director of Innovation and Knowledge Management
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Pratima Enjati
Pratima Enjati

Director, Legal Technology and Process, Legal, Governance & Compliance
Sunlife

Elizabeth Evans
Elizabeth Evans

AVP, Legal Knowledge Management, Education, Technology and Transformation
TD Bank Group

Monica Goyal
Monica Goyal

Lawyer and Director of Legal Innovation
CARAVEL LAW

Maura Grossman
Maura Grossman

Research Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo &, Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School

Al Hounsell
Al Hounsell

Director – Strategic Innovation and Legal Design
Norton Rose Fulbright

Marlon Hylton
Marlon Hylton

Senior Counsel & CEO
INNOV-8 Data Counsel & INNOV-8 Legal Inc.

Andrew Kaikai
Andrew Kaikai

Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer
Danone

Sukesh Kamra
Sukesh Kamra

Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer
Torys LLP

Mitchell Kowalski
Mitchell Kowalski

Senior Counsel
Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Arun Krishnamurti
Arun Krishnamurti

Senior Counsel
Google Canada

Jay Krushell
Jay Krushell

Co-Founder & Chief Legal Officer
Treefort Technologies

Kim Krushell
Kim Krushell

Co-Founder & EVP
Treefort Technologies

Jordan McCown
Jordan McCown

Co-Founder and CEO of Realaml
Realaml

Veronica Mohan
Veronica Mohan

AVP & Sr. Counsel, Global Privacy & Cybersecurity
Manulife

Malcolm Muthulingum
Malcolm Muthulingum

CEO
LEAP Legal Software Canada

Janice Owen
Janice Owen

President of the Board of Directors, Senior Corporate Lawyer
Oracle Canada ULC

Taslenna Shairulla
Taslenna Shairulla

Chief Privacy Officer & Senior Counsel, Canada Legal
Capital One

Bianca Thomas
Bianca Thomas

Senior Manager, Legal Excellence Program and Senior Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Compliance
BMO Financial Group

Tara Vasdani
Tara Vasdani

Managing Partner
Remote Law

Alex Verma
Alex Verma

Director of Growth
Realaml

Alan Votary
Alan Votary

Head of Product
LexisNexis Canada

Keri Wallace
Keri Wallace

Legal Director
Uber Freight

Susan Wortzman
Susan Wortzman

Partner, President
MT>3

Agenda


All times in ET
  • Registration and breakfast
  • Opening remarks from the Chairperson
    Janice Owen
    Janice Owen

    President of the Board of Directors, Senior Corporate Lawyer
    Oracle Canada ULC

  • Panel: Practical implications of generative AI for law firms and departments: Experiences to date

    The rapid evolution of generative AI is dramatically impacting the practice of law, as emerging technologies are transforming legal work by reducing costs, increasing efficiency, improving data insights, and boosting client satisfaction. However, how to respond to this shift can be daunting for law firms and departments. In this session, early adopters of the latest technologies will provide insights into best practices for moving forward 

    • Which technologies and tools are having the greatest impact on the legal sector based on experience to date 
    • Implementation and testing best practices: Adoption trends and the use of pilot projects and testing  
    • Developing an AI roadmap: Crafting a strategy that aligns with your firm’s overall strategic plan and data strategy, laying the groundwork for successful AI implementation  
    • Lessons learned from early adopters: Best practices for overcoming the challenges of integrating the latest tools across different platforms  
    • Real-life insights into tool selection and partnering with a vendor: Evaluating AI solutions to maximise investment returns 
    • Adapting existing technology vs. purchasing new: How to leverage your current technology platform to meet future business needs 
    Moderator
    Monica Goyal
    Monica Goyal

    Lawyer and Director of Legal Innovation
    CARAVEL LAW

    Panelists
    Michael Bowmile
    Michael Bowmile

    Senior Legal Counsel
    Coca-Cola Canada

    Tania Djerrahian
    Tania Djerrahian

    Senior Director of Innovation and Knowledge Management
    Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

    Malcolm Muthulingum
    Malcolm Muthulingum

    CEO
    LEAP Legal Software Canada

    Susan Wortzman
    Susan Wortzman

    Partner, President
    MT>3

  • Panel: Impact of technology on the legal profession: The role of lawyers and revenue models

    The rapid evolution of AI has many lawyers questioning their future roles as well as its impact on the legal business model and how legal services are delivered. No longer consumed by as many mundane, labour-intensive tasks, their time will be available for higher-value work. This session will look at the longer-term implications of AI for legal practitioners when it comes to issues such as the pricing of work, staffing problems, and training/mentoring practices. 

    • Technology’s impact on the practice of law: Emerging trends and how to prepare for them 
    • How AI could influence the development of new lawyers as it starts to handle entry-level work usually done by junior associates 
    • How law schools are adapting their curricula to train tomorrow’s lawyers  
    • Technology’s impact on current payment methods: Is it the end of billable hours? 
    • What will lawyers’ “higher-value work” consist of, and how can a price be put on it?  Value-based billing models vs. fixed fee models 
    • The role AFAs (alternative fee arrangements) will play moving forward 
    Moderator
    Tara Vasdani
    Tara Vasdani

    Managing Partner
    Remote Law

    Panelists
    David Cohen
    David Cohen

    Senior Director, Client Service Delivery
    McCarthy Tetrault LLP

    Sukesh Kamra
    Sukesh Kamra

    Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer
    Torys LLP

  • Networking coffee break
  • Tech Talk: LexisNexis
    Alan Votary
    Alan Votary

    Head of Product
    LexisNexis Canada

  • In-House Counsel Roundtable: The changing relationship between legal and outside counsel: Achieving collaboration

    Having a strong relationship between in-house and outside counsel is invaluable to legal teams, as seamless coordination between law departments and their counsel is a critical factor in maximizing potential successes. If leveraged effectively, legal technology can be used to transform this relationship to improve efficiencies and outcomes for all involved.  This session will explore best practices for building winning relationships between legal and outside counsel, while utilizing the latest technological advancements. 

    • Best practices for in-house legal Operations departments to use legal technology to better collaborate with law firm innovation teams 
    • How law departments and outside counsel can most effectively leverage new technology to streamline processes, increase efficiency, and cost savings 
    • Reassessing payment arrangements with outside counsel in an age of AI-generated work 
    • The impact of the latest legal tech on legal departments: How departments adapting their practices 
    • How to make a convincing business case for investing in legal tech 
    • Real-life experiences in driving innovative legal tech initiatives to achieve greater efficiencies in time and money and improved collaboration 
    Moderator
    Bianca Thomas
    Bianca Thomas

    Senior Manager, Legal Excellence Program and Senior Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Compliance
    BMO Financial Group

    Panelists
    Andrew Kaikai
    Andrew Kaikai

    Senior Legal Counsel and Privacy Officer
    Danone

    Mitchell Kowalski
    Mitchell Kowalski

    Senior Counsel
    Greater Toronto Airports Authority

    Arun Krishnamurti
    Arun Krishnamurti

    Senior Counsel
    Google Canada

    Taslenna Shairulla
    Taslenna Shairulla

    Chief Privacy Officer & Senior Counsel, Canada Legal
    Capital One

  • Networking lunch
  • Tech Talk: Treefort Technologies – How identity fraud is changing the legal profession
    • How identity fraud is having a major impact on the legal profession today: real examples of identity fraud that got past lawyers 
    • How fraudsters can use generative AI deep fake technology to generate synthetic IDs as well as deepfake videos that defy what is real and what is not 
    • Synopsis of what technologies can be used to detect identity fraud and comply with the Law Society of Ontario rules 
    • Overview of what the Digital Identity Authentication Council of Canada is doing to certify Identity Verification Technology 
    Leigh Day
    Leigh Day

    Digital Identity Consultant
    Identivix

    Jay Krushell
    Jay Krushell

    Co-Founder & Chief Legal Officer
    Treefort Technologies

    Kim Krushell
    Kim Krushell

    Co-Founder & EVP
    Treefort Technologies

  • Panel: Preparing for the future of legaltech: Why integration is key

    Although we have glimpsed the power of AI and some early entry tools in the legal space, we haven’t yet seen the full impact of the capabilities of generative AI. There is work still to be done by industry vendors to connect the dots between what generative AI can do and the legal workflow tasks that exist within current legal text software. This session will examine where legal tech is heading, and what can be done to prepare for a massive industry shift. 

    • What to expect in the future of legal technology: AI’s impact on future technology deployments 
    • Building infrastructure to allow technologies and systems to speak to each other to improve efficiency and client service 
    • Current task management tools and how they will be impacted by fully integrated AI capabilities 
    • Incorporating two-way sync integration to streamline operations, automate data updates, and maintain data consistency across integrated platforms 
    • Best practices for law firms and departments preparing for the next wave of tech advancements: training and making use of early forms of software 
    Moderator
    Al Hounsell
    Al Hounsell

    Director – Strategic Innovation and Legal Design
    Norton Rose Fulbright

    Panelists
    Rohin Bansal
    Rohin Bansal

    Director, Data Governance & Enablement
    TELUS

    Pratima Enjati
    Pratima Enjati

    Director, Legal Technology and Process, Legal, Governance & Compliance
    Sunlife

    Keri Wallace
    Keri Wallace

    Legal Director
    Uber Freight

    Sona Bedrossian
    Sona Bedrossian

    LegalTech Advisor

  • Tech Talk: How Realaml’s AI-driven Tech Prevents Identity Theft, Fraud & Reduces Risk
    Currently, a staggering 90% of identity document fraud are document spoofs (presentation attacks). These fraudulent IDs are presented digitally, such as on a mobile phone, or as physically altered documents, like IDs printed on paper after being photoshopped, or with a photo pasted over the genuine portrait.
    • Learn about seven AI-driven techniques Realaml uses in detecting fraudulent onboarding.
    • Gain a deeper understanding of our capabilities and effectiveness in identifying fraudulent behavior during the onboarding process.
    • See how to implement Realaml’s AI-powered authentication systems to enhance your onboarding process.
    Jordan McCown
    Jordan McCown

    Co-Founder and CEO of Realaml
    Realaml

    Alex Verma
    Alex Verma

    Director of Growth
    Realaml

  • Networking coffee break

    Coffee break discussion tables  

    Grab a coffee, choose the topic that matters to you most, and join an informal discussion with your peers. This session’s interactive format enables in-depth peer-to-peer discussions around new applications of legal tech, offering an opportunity to network and exchange best practices. 

  • Data analytics and preparing data to maximize the benefits of AI

    Increasingly sophisticated legal technology is helping corporate legal departments and law firms enhance client relationships and increase efficiencies using evolving data analytics processes. This session will explore how emerging data analytics capabilities enable them to use the vast amounts of data at their disposal to boost both their bottom line and client service. 

    • Key steps in developing and implementing a robust data strategy 
    • Preparing for Gen AI: Best practices for cleaning and organizing data and taxonomies  
    • Implementing strategies and innovations backed by data analytics to improve efficiencies and client services  
    • Creating a data-first culture to enhance performance and the ability to collect new data efficiently and effectively  
    • Key considerations in enabling seamless data exchange and ensuring consistency between different systems  
    • Improving lawyer productivity: How to leverage data analytics to measure the effectiveness of your practice  
    Alejandro Davila
    Alejandro Davila

    Senior Manager – Knowledge Management and Strategic Enablement
    TD Bank Group

    Elizabeth Evans
    Elizabeth Evans

    AVP, Legal Knowledge Management, Education, Technology and Transformation
    TD Bank Group

  • Panel: Best practices for addressing ethical and other concerns with Gen AI and deepfakes

    Though the potential benefits of Gen AI adoption are undeniable for those within the legal profession, ample consideration must also be given to the risks and ethical implications that arise from its adoption, including the challenge of both AI and deepfakes as evidence. This session will explore the top ethical and evidentiary issues that law firms and departments should be considering when it comes to Gen AI.

    • Identification of and strategies for addressing key ethical considerations involving Gen AI, such as bias and hallucinations
    • Practical considerations with respect to discovery obligations when it comes to Gen AI
    • Best practices for developing and enforcing policies, procedures, standards, and training on Gen AI
    • Effective steps in building, vetting, and evaluating AI-enabled solutions
    • How litigators can proactively address the anticipated evidentiary challenges involving AI and deepfake evidence
    Moderator
    Marlon Hylton
    Marlon Hylton

    Senior Counsel & CEO
    INNOV-8 Data Counsel & INNOV-8 Legal Inc.

    Panelists
    Maura Grossman
    Maura Grossman

    Research Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo &, Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School

    Veronica Mohan
    Veronica Mohan

    AVP & Sr. Counsel, Global Privacy & Cybersecurity
    Manulife

    Mirka Snyder Caron
    Mirka Snyder Caron

    Assistant Vice President, Privacy and Compliance
    Foresters Financial

  • Closing remarks from Chairperson
    Janice Owen
    Janice Owen

    President of the Board of Directors, Senior Corporate Lawyer
    Oracle Canada ULC

  • Registration
  • Opening remarks from Chairperson
  • Opening presentation: An update on new trends in LegalTech

    Legal tech is not just a trend, it is a transformative force. Advancements in legal tech are having a profound impact on every aspect of the practice of law. Law firms, legal departments and lawyers must embrace these developments in order to stay competitive and deliver better outcomes for their clients. This opening presentation will look at the state of legal technology and its current uses, as well as provide insight into where it is heading and the impact that it will have on the legal industry as a whole.

     

     

    Demo Stage

    Join us for a look at cutting-edge, ground-breaking legal technology innovations demonstrated in clear, concise and understandable bite-size talks.

  • Demo: Thomson Reuters – Reimagine your workflow with CoCounsel

    Be among those to experience CoCounsel, Thomson Reuters first professional-grade Gen AI assistant designed for legal professionals. This session will demonstrate how you can save time and elevate your team’s efficiency with tools that can improve workflows, add structure, and provide enhanced insights into your documents and legal research with reliable solutions such as Practical Law and Westlaw.

  • Demo: Realaml Limited – The latest in customer onboarding technology

    With the latest in customer onboarding technology, businesses can access a comprehensive suite of tools for verification across various channels, including hosted, embedded, and mobile verification flows. This presentation will look at cost-effective and effortless means to verify customers while simultaneously preventing fraud and enhancing compliance.

    Jordan McCown
    Jordan McCown

    Co-Founder and CEO of Realaml
    Realaml

  • Demo: Bluink – KYC compliance versus fraud prevention in ID verification

    Find out how to protect your firm from fake IDs, fraud, and insider threats using the top-rated digital ID app across Canada. Learn the importance of verification for virtual and in-person applications. See how to verify identity in Canada securely and minimize data retention to protect your clients.

  • Networking coffee break
  • Demo: LEAP – Capabilities of the latest in legal practice management software

    Innovative legal practice management software not only saves you time but makes you more profitable. This presentation will demonstrate how you can increase your firm’s productivity and profits with integrated matter management, document automation, matter-based legal accounting, and more.

  • Demo: Gibraltar Solutions
  • Demo: Treefort Technologies Incorporated – Identity Verification

    In today’s world of advanced technology, criminals can generate a fake ID that is visually impossible to determine if its real or not. This presentation will look at the most advanced multi-factor authentication digital identity verification technology in Canada.

    Kristen Dawson
    Kristen Dawson

    Director of Customer Service
    Treefort Technologies

  • Demo: Dye & Durham

    This session will look at leading legal software for streamlining and automating the client intake and onboarding process, allowing legal professionals to seamlessly generate new business, improve customer engagement and manage compliance requirements. 

  • Lunch and networking break
  • Panel: Demo round-up discussions and audience Q&A

    Join our demo presenters for an interactive follow-up discussion and Q&A with the audience to pose your questions to the panel and learn about disruptive new legal solutions.

  • Closing remarks from chairperson

SPONSORS


Gold Sponsors

  • Dye & Durham Corporation
  • LEAP
  • Thomson Reuters Canada Limited

Silver Sponsor

  • Gibraltar Solutions

Tech Talk Sponsors

  • LexisNexis Legal & Professional
  • Realyou Limited
  • Treefort Technologies Incorporated

Demo Sponsor

  • Bluink

VENUE


Arcadian Court

  • 401 Bay Street, Simpson, tower 8th floor, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4, Canada
  • (416) 364-1211
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  • Parking:

    Connected through the PATH: 110 Queen Street west (Nathan Phillips Square Garage) – $22.00/ day

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TRAVEL PLANS

Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation
Hotel room rates are subject to all applicable taxes and fees. Rooms are subject to availability from
June 11 – June 13. We recommend that you book as soon as possible.

Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

525 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 2L2

Book your group rate via the reservation link

Use the group name Legal Tech Summit Canada to secure the discounted rate until May 7, 2024.

Room rate: $409 per standard room/night
Cut-off date: May 7, 2024
Check in: 4pm Check out: 12pm
Reservation Link: Legal Tech Summit Canada
Phone Number: 416-597-9200
Hotel Parking: $50 per day (on-site) / $60 per day (valet)
Hotel Concessions: Complimentary Wi-Fi

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