ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


ILANZmini 2016 Innovation & Digital transformation

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The legal profession is changing at pace and in-house lawyers are having to find new and more efficient ways to deliver more for less. Join us at ILANZmini 2016 where we explore how legal teams are rising to this challenge using innovative solutions and digital technology.

This mini-conference provides four valuable hours of relevant and engaging CPD in one afternoon, with an opportunity to meet and network with in-house lawyers from your city.

Speakers and topics for 2016 include:

Simon Mackenzie, Group CEO, Vector Limited (Auckland)

Brian Roche, CEO, NZ Post Group on his approach to leadership and encouraging new and innovative thinking (Wellington)

Steve O'Connor, CEO, Flick Electric Co. on disruptive business models and fast growth companies (Wellington)

Michael Singleton, General Manager Corporate Affairs, Christchurch Airport will explore how he utilises digital technology to drive commercial outcomes (Christchurch)

Melissa Anastasiou, General Counsel, Spark New Zealand & Rodney Morris, Assistant General Counsel, Spark New Zealand on Digital Disruption: What it means for in-house counsel and how legal teams can evolve to meet the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities created by digital disruption (Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch)

Matthew Farrington, Practice Manager at NZTA will be giving an overview of the digital transformation of NZTA’s offering and the benefit and creation of a user story with technology touch points (Wellington)

Anthea Herron, Senior Legal Counsel, Kordia on the importance of cyber security for lawyers in a digital evolution (Christchurch)

Steven Moe, Senior Associate, Parry Field Lawyers, on 'What your external lawyer is afraid you may ask': An inside guide to the questions you should be raising to obtain improved services from your law firm as a result of disruption and innovation (Christchurch) 

Tara Pryor, General Manager Operations and Programmes, New Zealand Olympic Committee on 'Legal challenges in a rapidly evolving sporting and digital landscape': The face of sport is changing faster than records are falling (Auckland)

Larissa Vaughan, Head of Legal - Wealth, Kiwibank will explore how to bring a more agile style of lawyering to digital projects and look at how lawyers tackle stand ups, sprints and scrums (Auckland & Wellington)


Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn more about how organisations are adopting and adapting innovative solutions and transforming through digital technology while earning up to four CPD hours.

Tuesday, 11 October - NZLS Auckland branch

Thursday, 13 October - City Gallery Wellington

Friday, 14 October - NZLS Canterbury-Westland branch

Mini-conferences at each venue run from 1pm to 5.30pm followed by drinks and canapés to 7pm.

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Spaces are limited and will be allocated in the order they are received. If you are a premium or ordinary ILANZ member register by 30 September to be in with a chance to win a FitBit. 

Non-members are very welcome to attend to learn about the world of in-house counsel but we limit numbers to two non-members per organisation, per venue.

Please note that all materials will be distributed on the day.

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