Legal Technology Conference

Legal Technology Conference
Available by Webinar Only!

6 CPD Units in all Mandatory Units

Date: Thursday 22 October 2020
9:00am - 4:45pm
Location: Online Zoom Webinar


Introduction and Welcome
9.00am – 9.15am 
Alison Bradshaw – Alison Bradshaw Legal

Skills for Lawyers of the Future
1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills
9:15am – 10.15am
Presenters: Prof. Tania Leiman – Flinders University
Mark Ferraretto – Flinders University
Chair: Alison Bradshaw – Alison Bradshaw Legal
This presentation is in two parts. Part 1 will explore changing perspectives regarding how law might use data grows to manage risk, improve decision making  and support legal innovation. Part 2 will demonstrate how even small innovations can have a big impact and will showcase recent legal apps built as part of Flinders University’s ‘Law in a Digital Age/Coding the Law’ program.

Morning Tea   
10:15am - 10:30am                                                  

IT Considerations for Practice Management
1 CPD Unit in Practice Management/Business Skills
10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: Ben Corbett and David Briggs - Blackbird IT

Cyber Security - How Good Practices Can Assist Digital Evidence Management and Investigations
1 CPD Unit in Practice Management/Business Skills

11.30am – 12.30pm
Presenter: Briston Talbot and Mar Noordin – Duncan Powell DEM, Digital Evidence Specialists
Chair: Jeremy Duffy - Nexus Law Group
Good practices and recommendations in cyber security can help in the aftermath of an incident where investigations need to be undertaken on what occurred. This presentation will look at recommended cyber security practices and how they can assist in an investigation following a cyber attack or internal data breach.

Cyber Security Document Package Introduction
12.30pm – 12.45pm 
Presenters: Grant Feary – Deputy Director – Law Claims
Morry Bailes – Tindall Gask Bentley

12:45pm - 1:15pm

Simple Smart Separation
1 Standard CPD Unit
1.15pm – 2:15pm
Presenter:  Gabrielle Canny – Director, Legal Services Commission South Australia - head of the NLA Family Law Working Group, amica Project Chief
Chair: Amanda Stone – Solicitor, Access Services -  Legal Services Commission SA
Amica is an online tool that suitable couples can use to create parenting agreements, parenting plans, property agreements and applications for consent orders. amica uses artificial intelligence to analyse the key features of a couple’s situation to make a suggestion about the division of assets. Is this the future for legal advice and dispute resolution?

AI and Ethics in Legal Practice
1 CPD Unit in Ethics

2.15pm – 3.15pm
Presenters: Rebecca Sandford - HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Daniel Kiley - HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Afternoon Tea
3:15pm - 3:30pm

Use of Blockchain in Commercial Contracts
1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills
3.30pm – 4.30pm
Presenter: Tim Cummins - International Association for Contract and Commercial Management 
Chair:Tim White – President – Law Society of South Australia

Closing remarks
4.30pm – 4.45pm
Tim White – President – Law Society of South Australia             

LSSA Members less than three years/ more than three years/Platinum/GDLP: $330
Non LSSA Members: $430

22/10/2020 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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Cancellations: Payment in full of the registration fee is required to be made at least five working days prior to the event.  Previously paid registrations are transferable subject to the alternate attendee being eligible to register at the same registration fee (that is a practitioner who is not a Society member is not eligible to attend in place of a member without the price differential having been paid. Any person who has registered and paid to attend an event but is subsequently unable to do so and does not wish to transfer the registration is able to apply to the Society for a refund, however such refunds (in whole or in part) will be at the discretion of the Law Society subject to the circumstances and any external costs paid by the Society which cannot be recovered by us.
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