Program

This year's conference will take place on 17th November 2017. Stay conntected with fellow participants and this year's speakers, the partipants' area gives you the chance to network prior to the conference.

16th November 2017 - Get-together at the Übersee-Club Hamburg

19:00 to 19:30: Check-in and Welcome Drinks at the Übersee-Club Hamburg

19:30 to 20:00: Keynote: "Political Failure or Economic Opportunity? A British Perspective on Brexit"

Anthony Parry, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

20:00 to 23:30: Get-together & Networking at the Übersee-Club Hamburg

Refreshments and fingerfood will be provided.

17th November 2017 - Conference at the Bucerius Law School

08:45 to 09:30: Registration & Welcome Coffee

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09:30 to 09:40: Welcome Address

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Dr. Patrick Schroer (CEO, Bucerius Education), Markus Hartung & Prof. Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt (Board of Directors, Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession)

09:40 to 10:20: Putting the Robots to Work: Using AI to grow and differentiate your Business

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Joanna Goodman (Journalist and Author)

10:20 to 11:00: Cyber Security - Chance or Threat (in German)

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Lars Wittmaack (Manager, QuoScient GmbH)

11:00 to 11:30: Coffee Break

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11:30 to 12:10: The Lawyer of the Future: What will change, what will stay the same, and who will benefit from the changes?

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Sonya Leydecker (Joint CEO 2014-2017, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)

12:10 to 12:50: Chancen und Risiken interner Untersuchungen (in German)

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Prof. Dr. Christian Duve (Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP)

12:50 to 14:00: Lunch Break

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A buffet-lunch will be provided.

14:00 to 16:40: Workshop I: The Lawyer of the Future (in German) - fully booked

Bucerius Law School - Room 1

The workshop will be led by Prof. Dr. Klaus-Stefan Hohenstatt (Director, Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession).

What will the lawyer of the future look like? Five key themes (the future professional profile of lawyers, legal project management, legal tech and legal engineering, the workplace of the future, and the expectations of young lawyers) will be discussed using a World Café format.

Table hosts: Dr Astrid Arndt (Hengeler Mueller), Arne Gärtner (Linklaters), Nico Kuhlmann (Hogan Lovell), Philipp Sahrmann (Bucerius Law School), Tamay Schimang (streamlaw), Dr Christoph Witte (Marquard & Bahls), Prof. Dr. jur. Wolfgang Weiss (Allen & Overy), Thomas Schmidt (Linklaters)

14:00 to 16:40: Workshop II: Start Up Pitch

Bucerius Law School - Room 2

The workshop will be led by Markus Hartung (Executive Director, Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession).

Legal Tech Start Ups will present themselves, and their ideas for legal technology products for law firms and legal departments alike, in short pitches. Participants in this workshop will take on the role of the jury, asking questions and ultimately deciding which idea has the most potential.

14:00 to 16:40: Workshop III: Investigations- und Massenverfahren (in German)

Bucerius Law School - Room 3

Workshop led by Felix Netzer (Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP) and Dr. Christoph Baus (Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP)

In this workshop, Dr Felix Netzer (Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) and Dr. Christoph A. Baus (Partner, Latham & Watkins) will report on the challenges associated with large complex litigation, such as investigations or class actions.

14:00 to 16:40: Workshop IV: Soapbox – interactive workshop

Bucerius Law School - Room 4

This workshop will be led by Dr. Jo Beatrix Aschenbrenner (Lawyer, Bucerius Law School).

Digitalization opens up new opportunities and encourages new business models. Describe your own experiences in adapting to digitalization, present your ideas or problems, and leverage your combined knowledge to generate new solutions.


16:40 to 16:50: Sum-up

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Markus Hartung (Executive Director, Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession)

16:50 to 18:00: Networking

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