Queensland Law Society

Entrepreneurship, Productivity & Innovation Convention

Friday 14 June 2019 | Law Society House, Brisbane

We aim to inspire and support you to embrace innovation and technology. New law and emerging tech companies are changing the legal landscape and making way for increased productivity, better client services and greater profits. This event is an initiative of the inaugural QLS Innovation Committee and features leading researchers in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. Find out how early adopters and fellow practitioners are utilising innovation for success.


3 CPD points
Practice Management & Business Skills
Professional Skills
Member
$210 Introductory rate
Non-member
$544 Standard

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Registrations close 11 June


Program

12.30pm

Registration and light lunch served

1pm

Welcome remarks

Presenter:
Bill Potts, President, Queensland Law Society; Director, Potts Lawyers; Member, Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee and Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor
Chair:
Matt Dunn, General Manager, Policy, Public Affairs and Governance

1.10pm

The Future is here and so are the robots

This thought provoking session presented by a leading researcher in the field of robotics, roboticvision and artificial intelligence will open your mind to the possibilities technology innovation presents. Understand where the technology currently is and where it will be in the near future.

Presenter:
Dr Jurgen Leitner, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Science and Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Centre of Excellence (COE) in Robotic Vision, Queensland University of Technology
Chair:
Matthew Hollings, Sales Manager, Law In Order

2.10pm

The reality of legal innovation

Emergent technologies are changing the practice of law in unique ways. Hear from Matthew Shearing as he bridges technology and the legal profession and provides a summary of the key technologies that are changing the face of practice.

Presenter:
Mathew Shearing, Technology and Business Lawyer, Teddington Legal; Founder, BlockSense and Host, the FOMO Show
Chair:
Angus Murray, Partner and Trademark Attorney, Irish Bentley Lawyers; Sessional academic, University of Southern Queensland and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee

2.40pm

Afternoon tea

3.00pm

Disrupting law or increasing productivity? What innovation can do for you

Hear from a panel of experienced practitioners as they share how they have achieved significant efficiencies and mitigated risks in their own practice through innovation and legal technology. Learn how they have improved performance, access to justice and productivity through embracing change.

Panellists:
Kim Trajer, Chief Operating Officer, McCullough Robertson Lawyers and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee
Janelle Kerrisk, Principal, Helix Legal; Founder of LawLancer and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee
Chair:
Andrea Perry-Petersen, Consultant, Andrea Perry-Peterson and Member, Queensland Law Society Innovation Committee

4.30pm

Speed Round Showcase

Hear from providers in the legal tech, practice management and innovation sectors in this rapid fire session as they explain (in five minutes or less) how their services and/or products can make your practice ‘epic!’

4.55pm

Closing remarks

Presenter:
Bill Potts, President, Queensland Law Society; Director, Potts Lawyers; Member, Queensland Law Society Criminal Law Committee and Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor
Chair:
Matt Dunn, General Manager, Policy, Public Affairs and Governance

5pm

Networking and sponsor engagement

Didn’t get a chance to talk to one of the presenters or sponsors – now’s your time! Catch up with your colleagues over a drink on how you plan to make your practice epic.

5.45pm

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