Conference Agenda

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08:50 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:45 Session 1 KEYNOTE: The Value of Strategic Knowledge Management & Innovation in Law Firms
David Fitch, Global Head of Knowledge Management - Latham Watkins
09:45 - 10:15 Session 2 Law Firm Strategic Planning - The Importance of a Strategic Roadmap
Tammy Beira, Partner & Director of Knowlegde  - Bowman Gilfillan
Anthony Smit, Director of Information Technology - Webber Wentzel
Justin North, Director - Janders Dean
10:15 - 10:45 Refreshments
10:45 - 11:30 Session 3 International Law Firm Growth - Managing What We Know
Tara Pichardo-Angadi, Head of Knowledge (EMEA) - Norton Rose
11:30 - 12:00 Session 4 Technology Trends - The Impact on Law Firm Profitability 
Patrick Hurley, Vice President Global Expansion - Thomson Reuters Elite
12:00 - 12:45 Session 5 What Lawyers Really Want, Need and Value  - You think You Know Me?
Jonathan Lang, Partner - Bowman Gilfillan
Lisa Swaine, Partner - Webber Wentzel
Samantha Hogben, Assistant General Counsel - AngloGold Ashanti
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:30 Session 6 The Views Of Clients: The Hidden Power & Influence of Knowledge & Innovation
Katja Ullrich Director - Janders Dean (formerly Head of Knowledge Management - BAE Systems)
Additonal Speakers Announced Soon
14:30 - 15:15 Session 7 Merger Mania - Managing Knowledge in a Changing Global Legal Industry
Matthew Crocker, Director of Global Operations - Phoenix Business Solutions
15:15 - 15:45 Refreshments
15:45 - 16:30 Session 8 Why Law Firms Will Stagnate Without Strategic Business Intelligence
Harry Pfeffer, Business Development Manager - Lexis Nexis
16:30 - 17:00 Session 9 Closing Remarks & Networking drinks
Justin North, Director - Janders Dean