LexTech 2017 to prepare regional lawyers for change
By Digital News Asia September 30, 2017
- Conference will be held on Nov 4-5 at MaGIC in Cyberjaya
- Geared towards the inevitable innovative future
MALAYSIAN legal-tech startup, CanLaw and Brickfields Asia College (BAC) announced the launch of the inaugural LexTech Conference 2017 - taking place on Nov 4-5 at the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) in Cyberjaya.
It is a legal technology conference meant to bring together hundreds of innovative leaders in the legal technology sphere, inviting everyone to envision “The Future of Law”, elevate the conversation and raise ideas and solutions through panel-led discussions.
The conference will centre around topical issues in legal tech, anchored by four main topics - the roles of regulators and accelerators in legal innovation, blockchain and smart contracts, artificial intelligence in legal research and how to future-proof your practice.
Geared towards the inevitable innovative future, the conference will see in attendance forward-thinking lawyers and firms, up-and-coming legal tech startups and established organisations in the legal and technology field.
Some of the speakers include Professor Raymond Campbell from Peking University; Rene Bernard, CEO of LuxTag; the Future Legal Innovation Programme (FLIP) from the Singapore Academy of Law and Gaythri Raman, the SEA Managing Director of LexisNexis - who is also a strategic partner of the conference.
CanLaw is one of the first legal tech startups in Malaysia, introducing technology into the legal sphere - through a lawyer discovery platform, a legal news site and now through this legal tech conference.
BAC is a supporter of innovation and progress in education, technology and the law - with their recent venture into freeschool.my for example, a free online learning portal with the national syllabus.
“We are incredibly excited to be planning the first-of-its-kind legal tech conference,” said Soon Yi, co-founder and CEO of CanLaw Asia.
“Our mission for the conference is not only to increase awareness on the legal tech innovations of today and connect the Southeast Asian network, but really to drive widespread legal tech adoption in our region’s legal systems.”
“BAC is delighted to be co-organising the #LexTech17 conference and be at the forefront of this incoming tidal wave of progress. I believe this conference is going to usher in the new era of law, one that utilises and leverages the technological advancements of today,” said Raja Singham, CEO of BAC.
“We owe it to future lawyers in the region to engage in a constructive discussion of where we are today and how the legal industry can contribute to a better tomorrow.”
The LexTech Conference 2017 is now open for registration, tickets are priced at RM1,500 per pax with an early bird price of RM1,000 for the first 100 delegates. Interested delegates can sign up at https://lextech.canlaw.asia!
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