Blakes Innovation Forum
November 24, 2016 | Toronto, Canada
Law Made was pleased to be a participant in this event which was conducted by its client – Blakes. The current wave of technology and innovation will challenge all businesses to keep pace and stay ahead. Law firms are not exempt!
This invitation only event had over 200 guests with content intended to:
- Examine what the future might look like and the impact new technology and innovation may have on business
- Explore the drivers of change and how companies can benefit
- Discuss the balancing act between legal and regulatory in the face of innovation
- Provide real-life examples of innovation in business
More information can be found at the Event Website.
The event also marked the formal launch of the Global Legal Innovation Challenge which is the product of Law Made and Blakes.
Keynote The Innovation Imperative: Leading in a New Era of Change
Speaker: Michael Hyatt – Blue Cat Networks, Dragon’s Den
Live demonstration of Blue J Legal, which uses advances in AI and extensive training by computer scientists and law professors at the University of Toronto. Speaker: Ben Alarie – Chief Executive Officer | Blue J Legal
Drivers of Change: Innovation in Practice
Moderator: Cheryl Satin – Partner Blakes
Jim Orlando Managing Director OMERS Ventures | Aron Solomon Law Made | Dan Sinai – Senior Executive, Innovation IBM Canada | Dean Tseretopoulos – AVP, Utility Capabilities, Digital Channels TD Bank Group | Rebecca Yu Head of JLABS @ Toronto
Supporting Emerging Innovation and Technologies: Impacts and Considerations Experts
Moderator: Christine Ing Partner Blakes
Jack Ott Senior Vice President, Innovation Partnerships Intact Financial Corporation | Jacqueline Shinfield Partner Blakes | Jon Worren Sr. Director MaRS | Peggy Van de Plassche VP Innovation Engagement CIBC | Robert Watson – President and CEO Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)
Sarah Prevette Entrepreneur, Founder of Future Design School