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Conference Day Two: Leveraging Technology & Legal Operations to Drive Innovation

7:30 am Morning Coffee Networking

8:00 am Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:10 am Opening Deep Dive: Examining the Trends Driving the Why & How of In-House Legal Function

Synopsis

Includes time for Q&A with the audience

8:40 am Action: How Will You Now Look to Define Legal Operational Excellence Within Your Own Life Sciences Business?

Synopsis

Break out into virtual interactive action groups to discuss challenges with peers, and create a tailored plan of action to translate the lessons learned in this session to practical impact back in the office.

9:00 am Sponsor Booth Break

Synopsis

Take a short moment to grab a cup of coffee and visit our sponsor booths before the following session starts.

9:20 am Action: Virtual Speed Networking

Synopsis

Like speed dating, only for lawyers! Your chance to meet virtually face-to-face, one-on-one, with industry peers, creating valuable long-lasting relationships and expanding your network.

9:40 am Discover: Leading a Legal Innovation CoE to Drive Efficiency Within the Legal Function at Bristol Myers Squibb

  • Luis Vilarin Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Co-Lead Legal Innovation Team, Bristol Myers Squibb

Synopsis

• Creating novel and useful ideas and championing new technology for legal matters and business initiatives
• Enabling in-house lawyers to have more intelligent conversations with clients and empower them to create solutions as opposed to blocking progress
• Exploring a case study on how use of chat bots garnered insights that changed the businesses communications approach

10:00 am Discover: Fireside chat with Factor’s CEO, Varun Mehta

  • Varun Mehta Chief Executive Officer, Factor
  • Karl Dorwart VP, Healthcare, Life Sciences & Consumer Staples Industry Lead, Factor

Synopsis

We’ll cover learnings and insights from the market, including how General Counsels can do more “counselling”, the promise and reality of attention-grabbing transformation agendas, the uniquely impactful position of inhouse lawyers, and more.

10:10 am Discover: Leveraging Legal Operations & Technology to Build a Future-Ready Legal Team

  • Michael Boxer Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Synopsis

• Developing the next-generation of life sciences legal talent that are more agile and resilient
• How can legal operations enable the continued creation of more scalable processes with a single technology
• Getting the most from your team, clients, external counsel, processes and systems

10:30 am Develop: Creating an Innovation Culture in a Life Sciences In-House Legal Team

  • Luis Vilarin Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Co-Lead Legal Innovation Team, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Michael Boxer Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Karl Dorwart VP, Healthcare, Life Sciences & Consumer Staples Industry Lead, Factor

Synopsis

Interactive panel discussion led by the chair.

11:00 am Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Close of Conference Day Two