29 & 30/05 2019 - accompanying program
An annual legal conference #ILSF is an unique event, one of a kind in CEE. The conference focuses on Legal Tech, Business Innovations and development region.
#ILSF2019 presents highly recognized speakers from USA, UK, Canada and other major legal innovation epicentres, such as Jordan Furlong (CAN) and Lesley Wan (UK).
#ILSF brings way more than main conference day. Enjoy our accompanying activities, such as practical workshops on May 30th or networking activities before the main conference day.
Jordan Furlong is a consultant, author, and legal market analyst who forecasts the impact of changing market conditions on lawyers and law firms. He has given dozens of presentations to legal audiences in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand over the past several years. Formerly an award-winning editor of three Canadian legal periodicals, Jordan is also a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and co-directs the advisory board of Suffolk University Law School's Institute on Legal Innovation and Technology. He is the author of Law Is a Buyer's Market: Building a Client-First Law Firm, and he writes regularly about the changing legal market at his website, law21.ca.
Lesley Wan is General Counsel for FBN Bank (UK) Limited and legal advisor to the Board. She has oversight of the UK, Paris and Lagos, the company secretariat and the compliance & money laundering division. She is also responsible for talent management. Lesley sits on a number of external advisory boards, including Headlong and the London Business School’s “Out in Business” programme and is the Founder & President of The Eagle Club - a global network of 180 women in senior leadership positions. She is also Founder and CEO of Through the Looking Glass, a charity which provides underprivileged children with an insight into City professions and encourages them to pursue higher education.
Known for innovation in the business of law Jonathan has particular expertise in R&D and service design. As the Managing Director for DWF Ventures, he is responsible for stimulating new ideas, delivering R&D priorities and supporting early growth Connected Services. In a rapidly changing legal market he also works with clients to design and develop products and services that combine legal expertise with emerging technology and service models.
Pernerova 53, Prague 8, Czech republic
Accessibility by public transport:
Krizikova station (Metro Line B, Tram)
Tachovske namesti station (Bus)
Urxova station (Tram)
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Jaroslav Kramer (Mr.)
Head of project - content supervisor
Hana Jandusová (Mrs.)
Event & Project Manager