On 7 March, over 350 legal professionals from across Aotearoa and abroad will gather in Auckland for the premier legal innovation and technology event on the New Zealand calendar.
LawFest continues to be the only opportunity in New Zealand for the legal and technology community to come together to network, collaborate, and learn about how to innovate and adapt to change – and to do so in person!
With technology moving much quicker than most predicted, every legal professional needs to be aware of what is here, and what is coming! These are exciting times as Generative AI and Chat GPT have brought AI into the mainstream – enabling the legal profession to fundamentally change how it operates, and how legal services can be delivered. LawFest will explore the opportunities that AI can provide to enhance how you work, so you are not left behind by the transformation.
LawFest is so much more than simply AI, with something for everyone, from those new to technology, to those currently at the forefront of legal innovation, and everyone in-between.
A programme to inspire & challenge your thinking
With 20+ amazing speakers from New Zealand and abroad, the interactive programme will deliver practical insights of how to innovate and leverage technology to help you deliver legal services for today and the future.
Helen Mackay is back again as the MC of the incredible line-up, featuring keynote Cat Moon, one of the world’s leading speakers on the application of human-centred design methods and processes to lead innovation in the legal profession. Cat will provide a journey that unveils the power of human-centred design in reshaping the legal landscape. Discover a vision of the future where lawyers and AI harmoniously collaborate, driven by design principles. The keynote paves the way for the transformative Mega Sprint, culminating in a hands-on exploration of the future of law.
Leading speaking Grant Herbert will show you how to navigate the changing landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and leverage your most valuable asset – your people. He will share his insights on how to inspire and empower your team to thrive in this new era of innovation.
Cat Casey, one of the world’s leading legal AI experts, will move beyond the hype to demystify AI. She will explore how to take advantage of the opportunities that AI can provide currently to complete the practical tasks in the legal industry.
Titus Rahiri will reflect on the changing legal ecosystem and catalysts for change to date; note global examples of innovation that have shifted the legal landscape; discuss how regulation has enabled innovation in some countries and restricted in others; and reflect on how technology and generative AI will impact the future of law. He will conclude with his thoughts on how we can be truly innovative in the legal sector.
There are many other interactive sessions for those in law firms or working in-house, from stories of those working differently to those from the coalface.
LawFest will continue to inspire and challenge your thinking and guarantee you will find something you can take away and implement in your own team.
See all the legaltech in the one place
LawFest will again feature the largest expo of legal tech solutions in New Zealand, with 30+ exhibitors all under the one roof. This is a not to be missed opportunity to see who they are, what they do, and how they might be able to help you!
If you are interested in innovation and technology to drive efficiency in your organisation, then LawFest is the event for you.