8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Check In & Breakfast in Law School Atrium
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Introduction

Professor Christopher Cotropia, Faculty Advisor, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Director, Intellectual Property Institute

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Computing for Lawyers and Their Clients

Brian Kuhn, Founder & Global Co-Leader of the Cognitive Legal business, Inventor of Outside Counsel Insights solution, IBM, Chicago, Illinois

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. The Roller-Coaster History of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Practice of Law

Sharon Nelson, President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

John Simek, Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Law of Robots

Ed Walters, CEO & Co-Founder, Fastcase, Washington, D.C.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch Served in Law School Atrium
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Advancement of Artificial Intelligence within Law Firms

Thomas Hamilton, Vice President of Strategy and Operations, ROSS Intelligence, San Francisco, California

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming! Opportunity or Threat?

 Andy Daws, Vice President, North America, Riverview Law & CCO, Kim Technologies, New York, New York

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Artificial Intelligence and the Life Cycle of Personal Data

John Weaver, Associate, McLane Middleton, Boston, Massachusetts

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Artificial Intelligence: Ethics Issues

Thomas Spahn, Partner, McGuireWoods, Tysons Corner, Virginia

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Rise of Machines: Will the Human Lawyer Survive the War?

Antigone Peyton, Member, Protorae Law, Vienna, Virginia

4:30 – 4:35 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Dean James Gibson, Faculty Advisor, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

4:35 – 6:00 p.m. Reception in Law School Atrium