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Canadian Law Awards 2021

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· Speed Networking
Visit Speed Networking
Make new connections and arrange one-to-one chats
2021-05-20T12:15:00Z 2021-05-20T17:20:00Z America/New_York Visit+Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Opening remarks by host, Suhana Meharchand
2021-05-20T12:45:00Z 2021-05-20T12:55:00Z America/New_York Opening+remarks+by+host%2C+Suhana+Meharchand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Building better outcomes: A new era for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession  moderated by Bereskin & Parr LLP
Events of the past year have brought both challenges and opportunities for furthering the goalposts and achieving greater diversity, equity and inclusion
Scott MacKendrick - Bereskin & Parr LLP Taralyn Parr - McCarthy Tétrault LLP Kimberly J. Jakeman - Harper Grey LLP Jillian Frank - Dentons Canada LLP Sacha de Klerk - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Aaron Bains - Aird & Berlis LLP
2021-05-20T13:00:00Z 2021-05-20T13:45:00Z America/New_York Building+better+outcomes%3A%E2%80%AFA+new+era+for+diversity+and+inclusion+in+the+legal+profession%E2%80%AF+moderated+by+Bereskin+%26+Parr+LLP https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The future of the IP boutique: Adapting your firm for a new era of innovation moderated by Western Union Business Solutions
Intellectual property law continues to undergo tremendous change as intangible assets become the new drivers of economic and business growth in Canada
Matthew Zischka - Smart & Biggar Chris Day - Western Union Business Solutions Bob H. Sotiriadis - Robic LLP
2021-05-20T13:45:00Z 2021-05-20T14:30:00Z America/New_York The+future+of+the+IP+boutique%3A+Adapting+your+firm+for+a+new+era+of+innovation+moderated+by+Western+Union+Business+Solutions+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Leadership in a time of uncertainty: Lessons learned from success  moderated by PwC Canada
Effective leadership is critical during times of change and uncertainty as the legal industry continues to transform and adapt to a new reality
Jennie Chan - PwC Anik Trudel - Lavery Lawyers Dave Leonard - McCarthy Tétrault LLP Mia Hempey - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP Tom Curry - Lenczner Slaght
2021-05-20T14:30:00Z 2021-05-20T15:20:00Z America/New_York Leadership+in+a+time+of+uncertainty%3A+Lessons+learned+from+success%E2%80%AF+moderated+by+PwC+Canada https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Awards announcements
To view the order of award categories, please visit https://www.lawawards.ca/about/agenda
2021-05-20T15:20:00Z 2021-05-20T16:20:00Z America/New_York Awards+announcements https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcanadian-law-awards-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Matthew Zischka - Smart & Biggar

Managing Partner, Lawyer, Patent and Trademark Agent at Smart & Biggar

Aaron Bains - Aird & Berlis LLP

Partner - Capital Markets at Aird & Berlis LLP

Tom Curry - Lenczner Slaght

Managing Partner at Lenczner Slaght

Sacha de Klerk - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Canada at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jillian Frank - Dentons Canada LLP

Partner, Chief Talent and Practice Officer at Dentons Canada LLP

Mia Hempey - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

Chief Executive Officer at Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

Kimberly J. Jakeman - Harper Grey LLP

Partner at Harper Grey LLP

Dave Leonard - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Chief Executive Officer, Partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Taralyn Parr - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Director, Diversity & Inclusion at McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Bob H. Sotiriadis - Robic LLP

Partner, Lawyer, Trademark Agent at Robic LLP

Anik Trudel - Lavery Lawyers

CEO at Lavery Lawyers

Scott MacKendrick - Bereskin & Parr LLP

Partner at Bereskin & Parr LLP

Chris Day - Western Union Business Solutions

Director, Payments & Partnerships at Western Union Business Solutions

Jennie Chan - PwC

Partner, National Leader - Forensic Services at PwC

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Sessions

1:00 pm EST - Building better outcomes: A new era for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession 

Moderated by Bereskin & Parr LLP

1:45 pm EST - The future of the IP boutique: Adapting your firm for a new era of innovation

Moderated by Western Union Business Solutions

2:30 pm EST - Leadership in a time of uncertainty: Lessons learned from success

Moderated by PwC Canada