After the huge success in 2016, Lexpo will be back in 2017 as a two-day legal innovation conference. The four main themes of Lexpo'17 are:
- Legal market development
- Legal artificial intelligence
- Nurturing internal innovation
- Legal marketing & business development
Two days with only the legal industry's best speakers on trending themes, keynote presentations that will challenge your opinion, interactive sessions with leaders of top law firms, and one central vendor hall with the legal industry's best vendors of breaking technologies and innovative services.
The following speakers will present at Lexpo:
|Jordan Furlong is a leading analyst of the global legal market and forecaster of its future. He is a consultant for law firms and legal organizations who try to better understand why the legal services environment is undergoing radical change. Jordan addressed dozens of law firms all over the world. His presentations help lawyers think differently about the services they provide and counsel law firm leaders about re-engineering their firms’ purpose, strategy, and operations.|
|Ron Friedmann has spent over two decades improving law practice and legal business operations with technology, knowledge management, and alternative resourcing. Ron was one of the first non-practicing lawyers hired by a large law firm to manage practice support. Most recently, he was a senior executive at Integreon where he advised large US, Canadian, UK, and Australian law firms on how to improve practice support and business operations while reducing cost.|
|Rohit Talwar is a global futurist, strategist and award winning speaker noted for his humour, inspirational style and provocative content. Recently, Rohit and his team at Fast Future Research conducted ILTA’s “Legal Technology Future Horizons” research study. Rohit was the project director and lead author of the research report. Currently he is involved in writing a book on exponential innovation in the legal industry for next year’s ILTACON conference.
|Katie Atkinson is Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool. Katie’s research concerns computational models of argument, with a particular focus on persuasive argumentation in practical reasoning and how this can be applied in domains such as law, e-Democracy and agent systems. Besides her academic work, Katie currently serves as President of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law.|
|Matthew Homann has suffered from "Idea Surplus Disorder" as long as he can remember. He has a natural knack for creating methods that help really smart people think, meet and learn together better. An accomplished facilitator, Matt has consulted with legal professionals around the world. A former lawyer, Matt still authors the award-winning legal blog "the [non]billable hour," where he shares innovative ways for lawyers and other professionals serve clients better.|
|Kevin O'Keefe has combined his love of the law with serving others. In 2003, Kevin left behind his law firm to found LexBlog. Regarded as the “Benjamin Franklin of law blogs,” O’Keefe is committed to helping lawyers find their voices online to build relationships with each other and clients, and he is known as a thought-leader in social media and blogging. The ABA and other key industry organizations routinely cite LexBlog as the legal industry’s authority on social media marketing.|
|Adam Billing is a partner of the Møller Professional Services Firms Group (Churchill College, University of Camebridge). He is an experienced practitioner, lecturer and facilitator, specialising in innovation culture, user-centered design, creativity and cross-boundary collaboration. Adam has worked closely with senior leadership teams of law firms to define and implement innovation strategy, foster a culture of innovation and promote effective collaboration within and between organisations.|
|Lisa Hart Shepherd, CEO of Acritas, has worked on projects with many of the world’s largest law firms, devising research programmes to help develop strategy, achieve service excellence, brand strength and global growth. Acritas' flagship product Sharplegal is the world’s most comprehensive annual study of the legal market. Lisa started her career as an Analyst before moving to an international law firm to drive business planning and analysis throughout the firm.|
Lexpo is proud to have the support of the following sponsors: