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Experts Discuss Cognitive Computing & The Law with Mitch Kowalski

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Amy ter H. and Aileen S.


This event will feature Mitchell Kowalski ( who was recognized as a Fastcase 50 Global Legal Innovator in 2012, and is the author of the critically acclaimed American Bar Association best-seller, Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century. Mitch is a regular contributor to The Legal Post.

Panelists will include:

· Cian O’Sullivan: Top Dog & Founder of, ( who just won the Canadian Bar Association’s Pitch competition for legal tech after demonstrating Beagle’s product that uses artificial intelligence to analyze contracts and facilitate real-time collaboration and review of documents.

· Mona Datt: Co-founder of Loom Analytics (, who built “Moneyball” for Lawyers and recently joined the LegalX Cluster at the MaRS Discovery District.

· Rob Warren Ph.D.: Chief Data Scientist of Kira Systems (, who lectures all over the world on machine learning, database systems and information retrieval. Kira Systems is a software already adopted by Clifford Chance that can search and analyze agreements and can even be trained.

· Josh Borts: Co-founder of Functional Imperative ( and Lighthouse Labs ( has built and traded algorithmic trading systems in a number of locations across Asia, Europe and North America and worked for USAID in Mali to develop mobile compression technology for SAP.

Toronto Legal Hackers hopes to introduce a diverse audience to the concepts behind cognitive computing, how legal research tools developed with this technology differ from traditional databases and the potential implications for the legal profession.

This event costs $10.00 and is open to the public. Please RSVP on our Meetup site.
#400 - 46 Spadina Avenue · Toronto, ON
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