Call for Participation: LegalAIIA 2021 - 2nd International Workshop on AI and Intelligent Assistance for Legal Professionals in the Digital Workplace

In conjunction with The 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2021)
University of São Paulo Law School, Brazil
June 21st, 2021
The workshop will be held ONLINE

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 2nd International Workshop on AI and Intelligent Assistance for Legal Professionals in the Digital Workplace (LegalAIIA).

The first edition of the LegalAIIA Workshop was held in Montreal, Canada in 2019 and is the successor to the DESI workshop series which started at ICAIL 2007 in Palo Alto.

Target audience: working attorneys, legal researchers, computer science researchers, and AI providers in the legal industry.
Registration to the conference is free. You are invited to register at the following link:

In the registration process, indicate that you are participating in the LegalAIIA workshop by checking the box so that we can send you details how to access the workshop. More registration instructions are available at the conference’s website:

We are pleased to inform you that the workshop program consists of 2 invited talks, ideation, application and research papers, an industrial panel discussion and a breakout discussion session.
The list of the accepted papers and general program is now online on the Legal AIIA 2021 website:

The workshop schedule is available here:

Dr. Kris Hammond (Northwestern University) talks about Humanizing the Machine with Language: Building the Bridge between Data and Information.
Dr. Michelle Zhou (Juji, Inc.) talks about Democratizing AI for Legal Professionals: Creating Cognitive AI Legal Assistants with No Coding.

There will be a panel discussion on the current state and future of Legal AI and IA in Practice in which four industry experts are brought together.

Participants can participate in breakout sessions where participants are asked to discuss what they expect the Law Practice in the year 2030 will look like.

We look forward to an exciting and fruitful LegalAIA 2021!
Please feel free to direct any questions you may have to the workshop chairs at:

Warm regards,

Jack G. Conrad, Thomson Reuters (co-chair)
Jeremy Pickens, OpenText (co-chair)
Jyothi Vinjumur, Walmart
Hans Henseler, University of Applied Sciences Leiden and the Netherlands Forensic Institute
Jason R. Baron, University of Maryland, College Park
Dan Linna, Northwestern University


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