The Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) in partnership with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario (MAG) will host an AI Legal Challenge Forum on Friday, March 23 at Ryerson University.  The day will include a pitch competition for the final six participants in the AI Legal Challenge, with startups competing for a chance to win $80,000 in seed funding and fireside conversations with global leaders in the AI Legal sector.

Who:

Andrew Arruda (Keynote Speaker), CEO/Cofounder, ROSS Intelligence

Shelby Austin (Keynote Speaker/Judge), Strategic Analytics & Modelling, Partner, Deloitte

Chris Bentley (Host), Managing Director, Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University

Michel Helie (Judge), Assistant Deputy Attorney General of the Civil Law Division

Christopher Johns (Judge), Executive Director Innovation Office, Ministry of the Attorney General

Lynn Norris (Presenter), Assistant Deputy Attorney General of the Modernization Division

Hersh Perlis (Host), Director, Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University

Startups:

Destin AI, Diligen, Evichat, Legalicity, Loom Analytics and Splyt

What:

AI Legal Challenge Forum/pitch competition

When:

Friday, March 23, 2018 from 9am to 2pm.

Where:

Ryerson University
Ted Rogers School of Management 
55 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 2C3

Why: 

This forum represents the culmination of a six-month-long competition, and the highly anticipated moment when a panel of judges will choose the winner of the AI Legal Challenge. The Legal Innovation Zone hopes to encourage and foster the growth and success of startups that are advancing the use of artificial intelligence in technology solutions for consumers of legal services.