SOLID East Summit Agenda 
Thursday, September 13th, 2018

*Content Subject to Change

Registration and Networking Breakfast
Welcome Ceremony

Welcome includes: call to action & summit overview

Table Introductions

SESSION ONE: “Business of Law: Vision of the Future. Succeeding at the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Technologies and the Business of Law”

"A Futurist's Point of View" - Keynote will include predictions and scenarios, what happens after what happens next and evolving global business models

The SOLID Summit Opening Keynote 

"State of The Industry" - Dera Nevin will deliver a market landscape covering the legal ecosystem's various drivers of changes, the rate of change and what's next for legalists and allied professionals alike

"The In-House Counsel's Point of View" - Mark Smolik, General Counsel Chief Compliance Officer of DHL, will share his thoughts around the evolving role of the general counsel, from reactive legalist to proactive legal entrepreneur

 

"The New Role of Legal - Law Department Business Transformation" - SOLID Talk to be delivered by General Counsel from one of the top 10 US Banks. What's now, what's next? This talk will highlight the corporate legal department as a business leader, the evident disaggregation of legal services and emerging business models in the business of law
Table Discussions and Takeaways

Discuss the SOLID Talks and summarize important takeaways with your peers.

After listening to session’s SOLID Talks, the tables will take 20 minutes to discuss, exchange ideas and answer the following questions:

  1. What do I know now that I did not know 30 minutes ago.
  2. What do I think now that I did not think 30 minutes ago.
  3. Create a 90-day action plan to bring back to the office based on what you just learned.
Morning Break

SESSION TWO: “Innovation in Action – Corporate Use Cases”

"How to Design, Develop and Deploy 'AI Legal Bots' for Your Law Department" - Amy Sellars, Associate General Counsel, Legal, Discovery Operations Group, Walmart

"AI in Action - Data Leaks, Business Intelligence and New Law Department Value and Programs" - SOLID Talk to be delivered by Head of Legal Operations & Innovation at Top Global Pharmaceutical Company
Corporate Sprint Panel - 3 stories of innovation in practice. Our panelists will share how to prioritize and start an innovation program driven by AI and Next-Gen technology, using lessons learned from personal experiences at their organizations
"Legal Blockchain - Who is Doing What and How?" - SOLID Talk around the top 5 things you need to know about Blockchain NOW, for the business of law, and your career
"How to Get Your Innovation and Next-Gen Technology for Free - The Art of Collaboration" - SOLID Talk to be delivered by VP, Legal Operations from Top US Corporation
Table Discussions and Takeaways
Discuss the keynotes and summarize important takeaways with your peers.

After listening to session’s SOLID Talks, the tables will take 20 minutes to discuss, exchange ideas and answer the following questions:

  1. What do I know now that I did not know 30 minutes ago.
  2. What do I think now that I did not think 30 minutes ago.
  3. Create a 90-day action plan to bring back to the office based on what you just learned.
Townhall and Collaborative Q&A
Lunch
New Table Introductions

SESSION THREE: “Evolving Business Models, Groundbreaking Projects: Innovation in Practice”

"Running Your Legal Department Like a Business: Reshaping Corporate Law Departments to Focus on Business Goals" - Vivek Hatti, Director, Legal Operations, Avis Budget Group

"The New Triangle Business Model - Insource, outsource, cosource" - SOLID Talk to be delivered by Corporate Director of Strategy, Innovation and eDiscovery
"The Epic Hero Journey - Evolving Impact of Global Legal Operations on Business Models" - Kristi Anne Gedid, Senior Director, Global Legal Operations, Mylan

"Private Equity and The Business of Law - Who are Top Investors in Next-Gen Legal Technology?"
General Counsel & Chief Executive Officer Panel: "Reshaping Corporate Law Departments to Focus on Business Goals"
"The GE Story" - This SOLID Talk will highlight the outsourcing of the legal department, the GE deal and if they are an outlier, or the future state
Law Firm Sprint Panel - 4 approaches to jumpstarting innovation within a law firm which may be reluctant to change
Table Discussions and Takeaways
Discuss the keynotes and summarize important takeaways with your peers.

After listening to session’s SOLID Talks, the tables will take 20 minutes to discuss, exchange ideas and answer the following questions:

  1. What do I know now that I did not know 30 minutes ago.
  2. What do I think now that I did not think 30 minutes ago.
  3. Create a 90-day action plan to bring back to the office based on what you just learned.
Afternoon Break

SESSION FOUR: “The Legal Workforce of The Future”

"The Rise of The Emerging CINO, CLIO and CLIC Roles" - SOLID Talk to be delivered by a Chief Innovation Officer at a Global Corporation
"Talent Profiles" - What are the 7 skills, competencies and experience it takes to be successful in the innovation economy (aka new law economy)?
"Evolving Roles Amongst The Demand and Flow of Talent" - What are the top 10 emerging and evolving legal careers?
"Legal Operations Professional of The Future" - The evolving role of the legal ops professional in driving strategic law department change
Sprint Panel - The audience will hear 4 success stories (2 corporate, 2 law firm)

Table Discussions and Takeaways
Discuss the keynotes and summarize important takeaways with your peers.

After listening to session’s SOLID Talks, the tables will take 20 minutes to discuss, exchange ideas and answer the following questions:

  1. What do I know now that I did not know 30 minutes ago.
  2. What do I think now that I did not think 30 minutes ago.
  3. Create a 90-day action plan to bring back to the office based on what you just learned.
Town Hall and Collaborative Q&A
Closing Ceremony
Closing includes:

1. Wrap up
2. Takeaways
3. Closing

Cocktails & Networking