LawTech: Fairer or Scarier Justice

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The Federation

Federation Street, Federation House · M4 2AH

How to find us

2 mins walk from Victoria station and Shudehill bus/ tram station (We're in-between both - a big red building, door on the corner)

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What does the future hold now that the Law profession has started experimenting with tech: Augmented lawyers? Smart Gavels? Blockchain Justice? Trial by the High Court of Twitter?

Join us on Thursday the 28th of March to hear from those working in and experiencing the impact of LawTech.

***SPEAKERS***

Rachel Kenyon - Manchester University

Rachel is Manchester University’s Business Engagement Lead for FinTech, LegalTech and Cyber Security. She started the Manchester Law and Technology Initiative, co-ordinating relationships between senior academics and industry partners, ensuring the university’s output remains world class in terms of industry relevance.

Doctor Jennifer Jones - independant researcher

Jennifer is co-organizer of hacks/hackers Scotland, an independent researcher and digital media practitioner interested in promoting and supporting media literacy and community media for a change. Her PhD examined the rise of alternative media and citizen journalism at the Olympic Games. She works with art, educational and community groups across the UK to develop media and digital literacies using citizen journalism, event-based media activism and participatory approaches to developing media and digital literacies.

****TIMINGS****
6:30 Arrival for food, drinks and networking
- We have alcohol, non alcohol, vegetarian and vegan)
- If you don't fancy networking, the venue has plenty of space for you to sit and chill.
7:00 Speaking stuff starts.
8:15 speaking stuff ends. Time for more drinks, food and networking
9:00ish - event close

****LIGHTNING TALKS****
We'll also have space for brief "lightning" talks on the night, where anyone will have a chance to speak for up to 3 minutes on something that helps more people do good with tech.

****PARTNERS****
We are proud to be sponsored by The Federation, Co-op Foundation and Luminate Group

http://www.thefederation.coop/

****OTHER STUFF****
You can follow us on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/techforgoodlive #tfgl

Please keep your RSVP up to date as we often have high demand, but a fair few no-shows on the night.

See you there!