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Monday 10 June 2019
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Conference Opening & Welcome
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
What is the Value-Proposition of Lawyers in a World Rife with Disruption?
OPENING KEYNOTE
Jorden Lam
General Counsel & GM Commercial Affairs, HESTA (AUS)
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Making Sustainable Technology Investments
KEYNOTE
Marcel Henri
Global Chief Information Officer, Dentons (UK)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Law and Technology: When Two Worlds Collide
Kevin Oliver
Head of Advanced Delivery (Technology), Allen & Overy LLP (UK)
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Shifting Priorities in Knowledge Management
Kathy Colman
Head of Knowledge & Learning, Webber Wentzel
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
The Counter-Movement: Centaurs and Lower Casing the A in AI
Justin Cornish
CEO, Lighthouse Law
11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
Innovation in Compliance Training
Rebecca Arthur
Compliance Manager and Innovation Coach ANZ, Bayer Australia Limited (AUS)
11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
Reinventing the Deal: The Transactional World is Renewing its Ways. Are You?
SG Laubscher
Director (Private Equity, Venture Capital and M&A), Dommisse Attorneys Inc.
11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
Driving Efficiency: The Convergence of Legal, Technology, and Data
Rico Burnett
Global Director of Client Innovation, Exigent Group Limited
12:25 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
Creating a Working LegalTech Product on a Shoestring Budget and Getting Funded!
Guy Stern
Co-Founder, Baobab.law
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
LightHub: Bringing Order, Efficiency and Risk Management to an Organisation’s Legal Contracting Processes
Lalena Posthumus
Associate and Head of Firm Projects, Lighthouse Law
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
Enabling Legal Practitioners in Africa through Technology: Deploying the Cloud for Effective Legal Practice Management
Daniel Oluwagbemiga
Chief Executive Officer, NextLaw Africa
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TED-Style Talks: Exploring Artificial Intelligence (AI) in SA
Warren Hero
- CIO, Webber Wentzel
& Jackie Nagtegaal
- Managing Director, LAW FOR ALL
& Cathy Truter
- Of Counsel Lawyer and Head of Knowledge, M&A, Bowmans
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Fishbowl Talks: Insights into Inhouse Legal Teams
Labo Nkuku
- GBI Projects Portfolio Manager, Aspen
& Munya Gwanzura
- Head: Dispute Resolution, Barloworld (Pty) Ltd
& Nkululeko Khumalo
- Chief Operating Officer - Legal, Absa Group Limited
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Legal Design Workshop: Leveraging Client Needs in Driving Legal Innovation
Dr Rael Futerman
Programme Manager, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking, University of Cape Town
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Think Outside: Innovation Inspired by Nature
GUEST KEYNOTE
Claire Janisch
Director BiomimicrySA, Co-Founder of The Biomimicry for Africa Foundation, Syntropy Pty Ltd.
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Networking Drinks
Tuesday 11 June 2019
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Global Trends in the Use of Technology to Support Complex Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations
BREAKFAST SESSION
Michael Zimmern
Director, Forensics, Europe and Africa, Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Conference Announcements
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence: Where's the Balance of Power?
OPENING KEYNOTE
Kevin Oliver
Head of Advanced Delivery (Technology), Allen & Overy LLP (UK)
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Legalpreneurs: Fostering an Innovative Mindset in the Legal Space
KEYNOTE
Rebecca Arthur
Compliance Manager and Innovation Coach ANZ, Bayer Australia Limited (AUS)
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
Cyber-Security Do’s and Don’ts: How Much is Too Much?
Marcel Henri
Global Chief Information Officer, Dentons (UK)
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
Transforming the Business of Law Using Technology - The Nigerian Focus
Soibi Ovia
Partner, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe (NIG)
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
The Future of Reputation
Stephen Okelo-Odongo
- Chief Operations Officer, LexisNexis
& Louis Podbielski
- Case Law Product Manager, LexisNexis
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Case Study in the Use of Technology and Innovation in Supporting Complex Investigations in Developing Markets
Kimlynne Olivier
- Senior Consultant, Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
& Satinder Soni
- Director, Forensics, Europe and Africa, Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Discover More with EDT
Adam Bown
Head of eDiscovery & Forensics, Cloud Essentials (Pty) Ltd
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM
Reimagining the future of legal research in the age of Artificial Intelligence
Kamal Patel
CEO, Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd
11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
How One Legal Team is Taking on Business Transformation
Jorden Lam
General Counsel & GM Commercial Affairs, HESTA (AUS)
11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
Kicking and Screaming into the Future - Legal Aid South Africa’s Journey to Embracing Automated Documents
Upkaar Royheath Mungar
Legal Support Manager, Legal Aid South Africa
11:55 AM - 12:40 PM
Making use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Operational Expense
Maurae Wooding
Chief Information Officer, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc
12:40 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Exhibition Viweing
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
What is Legal Design Thinking?
Dr Rael Futerman
Programme Manager, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking, University of Cape Town
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
LexisSign® The Digital Signature Solution for Your Firm
George Findlay
Corporate Services Account Manager, LexisNexis South Africa
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
Social Engineering: Why the Human Psyche and the Tendency to Trust Makes Us Easy Prey
Francois Mouton
Senior Manager - Incident Response, Lextrado
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Deep Dive Into Skills Development: Two Case Studies
Delia Human
- Chief Legal Executive, LAW FOR ALL
& Tammy Beira
- Talent Partner, Bowmans
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Blockchain & Smart Contracts Panel Discussion
Nerushka Bowen
- Emerging Technology Law Specialist, LegalTech Innovator, Speaker
& Natalie Scott
- Director, Werksmans
& Carel de Jager
- Consultant, Blockchain Academy (Pty) Ltd
& SG Laubscher
- Director (Private Equity, Venture Capital and M&A), Dommisse Attorneys Inc.
& Kate Beretta
- Senior Associate: Technology Media and Telecommunications, Bowmans
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Legal Service Delivery of the Future
Elizabeth de Stadler
- Co-Founder, Novation Consulting
& Matthew Welz
- Head of Legal & Company Secretary, Clicks Group Ltd
& Darryl Bernstein
- Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution and TMT Practice Group, Baker McKenzie
& Janet Taylor-Hall
- Chief Executive Officer, Cognia Law (Pty) Ltd
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Robot Law: Evolution or Revolution
KEYNOTE
John Giles
Managing Attorney, Michalsons
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Conference Close