2016 Strategic Technology Forum USA

Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum USA 2016
From evolution to revolution – the enabling force of legal technology

October 4-6, 2016
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Phoenix, AZ


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Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum has been the defining legal technology event in Europe for over 10 years, and 2016 marks the launch of this market-leading elite gathering in North America.

Combining business critical strategy and leadership from the pioneers of legal technology, the forum aims to bring together the highest level community of CIO, CKO and other senior stakeholders and partners who are driving innovation and process re-engineering in the best law firms in the USA.

Strategic Technology Forum USA is an event like no other:
• Legal technology visionaries
• Curve ball business speakers who will provide fresh thinking to translate into the legal environment
• Acclaimed academics who are pushing the boundaries of research
• Edge of the horizon vendors who are driving the legal technology revolution
• 5-Star luxury resort which fosters a relaxed, retreat-style format
• Unique leisure activities to renew or establish long-term peer-to-peer relationships


Law firms and organizations represented at Strategic Technology Forum USA 2016 include:
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Baker & McKenzie, Best Best & Krieger, Clark Hill, Colgate-Palmolive Legal Department, Cooley, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, Davis Wright Tremaine - De Novo, Dentons Canada, Dentons US, DrinkerBiddle, Duane Morris, eSentio, Finn Dixon & Herling, Fulcrum GT, Katten Muchin Rosenman, Keesal, Young & Logan, NCCG, Norton Rose Fulbright, Paul Hastings, Riverview Law, Ross Intelligence, SAP, Seyfarth Shaw, Sidley Austin, Strasburger & Price, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, Williams & Connolly.

“Having had the benefit of Legal Week’s fantastic forums most of my time in the UK, I am very excited to be chairing their inaugural event in the United States. The Legal Week (now ALM) team understand what makes a great event like no one else – thought-provoking, interactive sessions mixed with ample time for the all-important networking, and a quality location that encourages peer conversations in a relaxed environment. This format – with attendance by invitation to ensure quality interactions – has worked so well in Europe that we felt it was time to bring it to America. Get ready to be amazed!”

Martin Telfer, Former Global Director of Financial Systems, Baker & McKenzie (Conference Chairman)

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING THE STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY FORUM USA 2016 or STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY FORUM EUROPE 2017? Call Peter Connolly on tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9426 or email PConnolly@alm.com

'A paradigm shift in the attitudes of lawyers towards technology'
- the Strategic Technology Forum USA

In this video, attendees at this year’s Strategic Technology Forum in Portugal discuss the changing attitudes of lawyers towards technology, the ongoing reinvention of the law firm model, and the upcoming launch of Strategic Technology Forum USA, which will take place in Arizona this October. Speakers in the video include:
  • Marcel Henri, global chief information officer, Dentons
  • Martin Telfer, global director of financial systems, Baker & McKenzie
  • Nathan Hayes, IT director, Osborne Clarke
  • Neil Cameron, Neil Cameron Consulting Group
  • Abby Ewen, IT director, BLM
  • Ahmed Shaaban, managing director, Fulcrum GT