The Event about Digitizing Legal Practice
From February 8th to 10th 2017 the Berlin Legal Tech will take place. It is a unique event in the emerging field of Legal Tech, spearheaded by Legal-Tech Pioneer Prof. Stephan Breidenbach, European University Viadrina, and Florian Glatz, a lawyer and software developer, one of Germany’s most prominent thought leaders on blockchain technology.
The three day event begins with a hackathon, where lawyers and software developers will jointly identify problems and develop solutions. Accompanied by legal knowledge engineers, lawyers with technical expertise, ideas will be generated in an open format, teams created around shared interests and the concepts and prototypes will be pitched in a friendly competition. The most convincing and forward-thinking contributions will be awarded by an expert jury.
The actual conference – the Berlin Legal Tech 2017 – will take place on February 10th. The winners of the hackathon will present their ideas and products and renowned speakers will have the opportunity to give their view on how the digital revolution will affect law and legal practice in the near and far future.
The three big topics of the event are: