Every legal department recognizes the challenges of commercial contracting, whether it is speed of contract review, finding key terms, amending many contracts for a change in law or other practical challenges like tracking workload balance of legal professionals. Many legal departments have taken first steps at implementing technology to help make the process more efficient, some successful, others less so. Many departments are trying to figure out where to even start.

Join us for the first of its kind CLM Simplified Academy and earn CLE's. A one-day event on March 10, 2023 in NY City with practical workshops about automating contract lifecycle management, vendor presentations, networking opportunities to learn from peers who have experience with CLM and the ultimate way to get up to speed on all things CLM.
Location
Offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York
Date
March 10, 2023
Schedule
March 9
6:00 PM
Opening Reception
Join other attendees and our sponsors for an evening of riveting conversation about all things CLM. Get the scoop from those who’ve lived it and from those who delivered the service. Enjoy some food and drink, and certainly the great company of CLM enthusiasts.
March 10
9:15–10:00 AM
Registration/Breakfast/Networking
10:00–10:30 AM
Opening Remarks: Lucy Bassli
Join the discussion about the current state of the CLM market. What are the driving forces behind this decade’s hottest area of legal tech? Hear from an industry pro on what corporate legal departments are looking for, what the solution providers are offering and how to make sense of all the solutions on the market.
10:35–11:15 AM
Panel 1: In-house legal leaders with hands-on CLM experience
Listen to law department leaders’ stories from the trenches. These panelists have all lived and breathed system implementations and will share their hard lessons learned as well as their tips for success.
11:20–11:45 AM
Vendor demonstrations
Top CLM systems will be on display to provide a focused demo based on our attendees’ interests. No generic content here! Each demo session will focus on a subcategory of CLM solutions and/or features.
11:45–12:00 PM
Coffee Break
12:00–1:00 PM
Workshop Session 1: Everything before the tech 
Participate in hands-on activity to help you categorize your contracts and develop your own legal review policy, while learning the industry leading best practices for smart risks in commercial contracting. Develop a roles and responsibility matrix that works for your company, so you can effectively empower your business partners across the company.
1:00–1:45 PM
Lunch
1:45–2:30 PM
Panel 2: Legal operations leaders with experience implementing CLM systems
Hear from Legal Operations leaders about how they were able to get senior leadership buy-in and develop a successful ROI. Learn about their tips for planning a successful implementation, partnering effectively with a CLM tech vendor and managing a new system inside their legal departments.
2:35–3:00 PM
Vendor demonstrations
Top CLM systems will be on display to provide a focused demo based on our attendees’ interests. No generic content here! Each demo session will focus on a subcategory of CLM solutions and/or features.
3:00–3:15 PM
Break
3:20–4:00 PM
Workshop Session 2: Ready, Set, Automate
Sharpen your pencils and come prepared to develop your specific business requirements for a CLM system. Take a stab at mapping a process and then do the difficult task of prioritizing the automation features you want most. CLM tech companies will help guide us on what they want to hear from their customers to ensure a great implementation experience.
4:20–4:45 PM
Vendor demonstrations
Top CLM systems will be on display to provide a focused demo based on our attendees’ interests. No generic content here! Each demo session will focus on a subcategory of CLM solutions and/or features.
4:45–5:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Let’s wrap up with lessons learned and specific action items for our attendees. Any remaining thoughts will be shared and open questions resolved.
5:00–6:00 PM
Networking Drinks
Panelists & Speakers
Others to be announced soon.
Group General Counsel, Corporate Legal & Corporate Legal Operations of Travelers
Chief Legal Officer of Github
former Western Union Commercial Attorney
Head of Global Legal & Regulatory at AIG
Founder of how to contract
Chief Community Officer at Ironclad, Former Google Director Legal Ops and CLOC President
About the Organizers
Legaltech hub (founded by Nikki Shaver and Jeroen Plink) is a leading legaltech advisory and insights firm. Innolaw Group (founded by Lucy Bassli) is a niche CLM consultancy made up of experienced legal operations managers and commercial contracting professionals.
Author of CLM Simplified; Founder of InnoLaw Group, PLLC; Former Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft
Co-Founder and CEO of Legaltech Hub; Formerly managing director of knowledge and innovation at Paul Hastings
Co-founder and COO of Legaltech Hub; Formerly CEO of Practical Law US; Board member
Our Partners
Our sponsors include most of the leading CLM providers. Hear their speed demo's, schedule a one-on-one meeting and orientate yourself on their offering and how they can help.
 Join us on March 10, 2023
We look forward to hosting you!

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