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Programme

While we aim to provide you the latest updates on the ILANZ Conference, programme may be subject to change without prior notice.

You can find details of our speakers and sessions here

 

Tuesday, 4 October 2022

5.00pm-7.00pm

Welcome Function at The Limes Room, Christchurch Town Hall

 

 

 

Day 1: Wednesday, 5 October 2022

8.30am

Conference Registrations open

 

9.30-10.00am

Morning Tea

 

10.00-10.15am

Conference Day 1 Open & Mihi – MC & ILANZ Committee Member

 

10.15-11.00am

 

Session 1 (Rakaia Room)

Topic: Future focus for in-house lawyers

Keynote Presenter:  Craig Hudson, Managing Director, Xero

 

11.05-11.50am

 

Session 2, A

Topic: Flourishing as an In-house Lawyer - Out of the Quicksand

Presenter: Madeleine Shaw, Executive Coach

 

Session 2, B

Topic: Topic released soon

Presenter: Released soon

Session 2, C

Topic: Delegate using Data not Drama

Presenter: Sian Wingate, Legal Operations Manager and Coach

12.00-1.00pm

Ngāi Tahu Welcome & Lunch 

 

1.00-2.10pm

Session 3 (Rakaia room) Panel Session

Topic: Raising visibility of the legal function within the business

Panel: Helen Wild (General Counsel, Auckland Council) & Marise Winthrop (Livestock Improvement Corporation) & Melissa Soh-Newstead (SilverFern Farms) - Facilitated by Hiramai Rogers

 

2.15-3.00pm

Session 4, A

Topic: 

Presenters: 

 

Session 4, B

Topic: TBC

Presenter: Premier Sponsor, Dentons Kensington Swan

Session 4, C

Topic: Climate Change disclosures - statutory requirements & role of in-house lawyers

Presenter: Amelia Sharman, XRB

 

3.00-3.15pm

Afternoon Tea

 

3.15-4.00pm

Session 5 (Rakaia Room)

Topic: Mood and Motivation

Keynote Presenter: Dr Paul Wood

 

4.15-4.30pm

Conference Day 1 Close – MC + ILANZ Committee Member

 

6.30-9.30pm

Thomson Reuters Function @ The Tannery

 

 

 

Day 2: Thursday, 6 October 2022

8.30am

Conference Registrations open

 

8.45-9.00am

Conference Day 2 Open – Conference MC + ILANZ Committee Member

 

9.00-9.30am

Session 6 (Rakaia Room)

Topic: NZLS offering in-house lawyers support over the next year

Presenter: Jacque Lethbridge, NZLS President and Partner, Martelli McKegg

 

9.40-10.30am

Session 7 (Rakaia Room)

Topic: A Forward-Looking Lense: Preparing for Modern Slavery Laws

Presenters: Jo Appleyard (Partner, Chapman Tripp) & Nicola Swan (Partner, Chapman Tripp) & Sarah Retter (Head of Legal at Fujitsu)

10.45-11.15am

Morning Tea

 

11.15am-12.15pm

Session 8, A

Topic: Mood for Food

Presenter: Bronwyn Hudson, Founder Fuel Your Wellbeing

 

Session 8, B

Topic:  A forward-looking lense: preparing for LGOIMA reforms

 

UnSession 8, C

Facilitated by ILANZ Committee Member/s

12.15-1.00pm

Lunch

 

1.05-1.50pm

Session 9, A

Topic: How to get time back to focus on the high-value work we come in-house to do

Presenters: Shaun Plant, Chief Legal Evangelist, LawVu (Premier Partner)

Session 9, B

Topic: Governance, Risk and Compliance

Presenter: Louise Unger, Commerce Commission

 

UnSession 9, C

Facilitated by ILANZ Committee Member/s

2.00-2.45pm

Session 10

Topic: The role tikanga plays in the way lawyers interpret/apply law

Presenter: Ethan Jerome-Leota, Tainui (Waikato)

 

2.45-3.15pm

Prize Draw & Afternoon Tea

 

3.30-4.30pm

Session 11 (Rakaia room)

Topic: Q&A

Keynote Presenter: Dame Sophie Pascoe DNZM

 

4.30-5.00pm

Conference Day 2 Close – Conference MC + Conference Director

 

6.45pm-late

Niche Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony at Te Pae Convention Centre – ILANZ President MC

 

 

The ILANZ UnSessions provide the opportunity for conference delegates to discuss ideas, issues and topics relating to the in-house community. We highly encourage you to send us your ideas and topics you think would be useful and relevant to discuss between peers at conference. Get in touch with us at [email protected].  Delegates will have a chance to vote on their preferred topic with the most popular being chosen.