Suffolk Law School’s second-annual legal innovation and tech conference, LIT Con 2019, takes place on Monday, April 8. If you plan to attend, now is the time to cough up the exorbitant $25 registration fee, because registration closes April 1.
The one-day, one-track conference features a great line-up of speakers who will offer case studies in innovation and discuss a spectrum of innovative development projects. Capping the day will be six “LIT Bits” — rapid-fire talks of 20 slides in five minutes.
Keynoting the day is Erika Rickard, who is leading the project by The Pew Charitable Trusts to modernize the nation’s civil legal system.
Additionally, over the weekend prior to the conference on April 6 and 7, there will be a free skills training weekend and hackathon ($3,000 in prizes) open to all. Even if you’re not interested in the hackathon, you can drop in for the skills-building sessions and learn how to use Docassemble, A2J Author, and QnA Markup.
I’ll be moderating a session on how to take a legal tech idea from concept to reality, with panelists Nicole Bradick, founder and CEO of Theory and Principle; Felicity Conrad, cofounder and CEO of Paladin; Scott Kelly, president and cofounder of Community.lawyer; and Quinten Steenhuis, senior housing attorney and network administrator at Greater Boston Legal Services.
And if you are on the fence, the conference organizers built a “bot” to help you decide if you should attend. It plays like a text adventure, full of animated GIFs and Easter eggs — including a playable chess game. Try it at: https://suffolklitlab.org/LITCon/2019/about/bot.html.
Did I mention that the $25 includes lunch?