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Wednesday 7 September, 2022

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM | Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM | Chair's Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Opening Keynote| Reformulating Your Purpose & Culture with Organizational Design

As the legal ecosystem continues to dramatically change, legal departments are forced to adapt to ensure their priorities, structure, and talent are being effectively utilized to suit the business’s needs. Understanding your purpose as a legal department and knowing where to provide legal advice can be the difference between a high-performing legal team and an average legal team.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Partner Keynote

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Outlook Panel | When the Regulators Come Calling: Understanding Enforcement & Compliance Priorities of the Future

Government investigations can be unpredictable, political, and often public. Making it essential for all organisations to avoid them and ensuring they are fully aware of the regulators' enforcement and compliance priorities. Join this session as the esteemed panel explores the trends and priorities of the largest regulatory agencies, and offers insights into how to stay protected and out of the firing line of enforcement activities.

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Networking Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Leadership Panel | Effectively Attracting & Retaining Talent During the Great Reflection

The talent war continues to plague legal departments with many organisations struggling to retain their talent, but also attract quality legal professionals. As candidate and employee expectations have shifted, organizations are being forced to identify their employee value proposition or face the risk of missing out on quality talent. Join this panel session as our experts consider the trends driving the talent war, how to best showcase your organization’s culture, and ways to recruit new talent when money isn’t the sole decision driver.

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM | Platinum Spotlight

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch & Networking

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM | Platinum Spotlight

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM | Strategy Panel | Choosing Your Lens: Managing Business Risks & Exposures in an Uncertain World

As the world faces uncertain times and economic challenges, organisations are being forced to consider new methods of risk management. With new risks continuing to become more difficult to identify, organizations must reassess their risk appetite and approach to business. Companies will need to be more agile to the increasing uncertainty, so how can corporate legal departments not only mitigate risk but also continue to drive business growth?

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM | Platinum Spotlight

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM | Afternoon Networking Break

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM | External Panel | Show Me the Data! Building a Value-Driven Partnership with Your Legal Service Providers

Doing more with less is a mantra of many modern law departments, as a result, the question of value remains at the forefront of all in-house counsel’s minds and specifically, which data points can be used to measure the true value of the partnership. Join this session as our panel of experts discusses the tasks they outsource, how to set expectations with partners, and offer insights into how data can best track the performance of your external partner.


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4:45 PM - 5:45 PM | Networking Drinks Reception

5:45 PM - | Close of Day One

Thursday 8 September, 2022

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM | Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM | Chair's Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Day Two Keynote | The Leader of Today: Balancing Empathy, Pragmatism, and Purpose

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM | Platinum Spotlight

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM | Legal Operations Panel | You Don’t Just Flip The Switch: Driving Transformation & Innovation Through People, Process and Technology

Many legal teams are looking to find success in process optimization and the integration of new technologies in order to enhance their current legal service, but what does that look like from a people, process, and technology perspective? Understanding how to run projects with a legal operations mindset and building the framework to succeed are critical to any successful transformation project. Our panelists will explore how to create the right ecosystem to develop a legal team with excellent legal services, provide lessons from the trenches, and highlight paths for moving forward when things don’t go to plan

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Platinum Spotlight

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Networking Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Data Privacy & Security Panel | Preparing for the Unexpected: How To Stay Ready in An Ever-Changing Privacy & Security Climate

With a new administration comes the prospect of law reform, which will undoubtedly affect both the cybersecurity and data privacy landscape. As reform looms, how do organizations prepare and scale-up? Our expert panelists will identify the key processes to help shape your compliance playbook and navigate the regulatory landscape as they prepare for the unexpected.

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM | Platinum Spotlight

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM | ESG Keynote | The ESG Playbook: How to Effectively Balance Corporate Interests vs Consumer Expectations

ESG continues to be an important item on the list of priorities for legal departments and many in-house counsels are trying to find their way to building the foundations of a successful ESG program. Most recently, many industries have seen their consumers become more vocal and active than ever before, which has created a new challenge for legal departments, how do you best navigate the interests of consumers without compromising the interests and success of the business.

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM | Lunch & Networking

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM | Future Panel| The Journey Starts Here: Building Your Client-Centric Legaltech Roadmap

As legal departments face increased workloads and evolving business demands, many are choosing to turn to legal technology to automate and become more efficient, but where do you start? Adopting a roadmap enables your legal department to understand the key strategic priorities for your team, what you need to address them, and how to get there. Join this session as experts discuss the key components of a strong legaltech road map and how to start building your own.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM | Platinum Spotlight

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM | Afternoon Networking Break

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM | Global Panel | Protecting the Business & Thriving in A World of Supply Chain Disruption

As a result of the uncertainty of the pandemic and the rise of geopolitical issues, organizations are having to deal with an overburdened global supply chain and must implement a plan to minimize the business impact. This session will highlight the business risks of supply chain disruption, explore the legal ramifications and offer best practices to help protect the business from financial and reputational risks.