The largest conference in Russia and the CIS dedicated to the changes in the era of New Law-Making was celebrated in the Skolkovo Technopark on October 15-16. The conference was organized by the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Major companies such as PLATFORMA, a funding service for judicial proceedings, information portals Pravo.ru and Garant, IPChain Association, and other became partners of the event.
The conference included plenary meetings devoted to a variety of hot topics, the LegalTech exposition of start-ups, exclusive master classes by High Q, Kira Systems, KPOK, Jeffit, Pravo.RU, Turbocontract.
The event of Skolkovo LegalTech brought together leading Russian and European experts in modern technologies and innovations. The list of speakers includes such famous media personalities as: Igor Drozdov (chairman of the executive board at the Skolkovo Fund), David Fisher (founder of Global Legal Blockchain Consortium, USA), Sebastiaan Bos (Global Director of Solutions, HighQ, Netherlands), Anton Ivanov (head of the Civil Rights department at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, professor, academic adviser at the Faculty of Law, Chairman of the Supreme Arbitration Court of Russia (retired)), Irina Yakovleva (Vice President for Legal Issues at the IPChain Association), and many other names.
Rostislav Shatenok, Managing Partner of ALTHAUS Group, on the event:
“I enjoyed discussing the issue of artificial intelligence in law because it is a trending topic among lawyers and businessmen. I cannot but mention the “Legal Sentence” show, a fresh and unusual format and a chance to learn lots of interesting things. I want to say thank you to the organizers of the conference for the traditionally great and useful event and an opportunity for legal start-ups to grow and improve.”
Ilya Smirnov, Partner of ALTHAUS Legal, on the event:
“Skolkovo LegalTech is a very useful forum where practicing lawyers can catch up with the latest trends and technologies. We are happy to share our ideas and innovations in hi-tech for this profession and learn something new from the colleagues, especially in the same area. I’d like to mention that major industrial companies are making huge success and continue their good work.”