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Time (EST) Session
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Welcome / Introductions
Donna E. Young, Dean, Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Ryerson University

Opening Keynote Address
The Promise and Perils of Artificial Intelligence
Sonia Katyal
, Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

10:00 - 10:10 a.m. Coffee / Networking Break
10:10 - 11:00 a.m. Plenary Session 1
Legal Innovation and Cybersecurity: Security in a Transformed Profession
Moderated by Charles Finlay, Founding Executive Director, Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Ryerson University
Carole Piovesan, Partner and Founder, INQ Law
April Brousseau, Global Lead, Clifford Chance Create and Innovation
Tony Abou-Assaleh, President and CEO, TitanFile
11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session 2
The Courts and COVID-19
Moderated by Donna E. Young, Dean, Ryerson Law
Chief Justice Geoffrey Morawetz, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch / Networking Break
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Plenary Session 3
Integrating Technology into Legal Education

Moderated by Sari Graben, Associate Dean, Academic, Research & Graduate Studies, Ryerson Law
Hersh Perlis, Co-Founder & Director - Legal Innovation Zone, Ryerson University
Tara Frater, Principal and Founder of FT Legal
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (3 Options)

  1. Mental Health in the Legal Profession: A Story from the Inside
    Presented by Beth Beattie, Senior Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General Civil Law Division, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Long-Term Care Branch
  2. How can startups fill the A2J void?
    Moderated by Hersh Perlis, Co-Founder & Director, Legal Innovation Zone, Ryerson University
    Lucrezia Spagnolo, Founder & CEO, VESTA Social Innovation Technologies
    Aliya Ramji, Partner, McCarthy T├ętrault
    Shane Murphy, Chief Operating Officer, Ownr
  3. New and Emerging Threats to Data Privacy
    Moderated by Angela Lee, Assistant Professor, Ryerson Law
    Greg McMullen, Greg McMullen Law 
    Kristen Thomasen, Assistant Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
    Kathleen Hammond, Assistant Professor, Ryerson Law
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote Address
Accelerating Efforts to Do Law Differently
Shelby Austin
, Chief Executive Officer, Arteria AI