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CALENDAR: UPCOMING EVENTS

Year: 2021

1January, 2021
Jan 27 Innovation: Peer-to-Peer with Gina Patierno, Jessica Williams, Jon Lane, and Peter Krakaur (EY Law)
February
Feb 10 Analytics & Benchmarking: Expert Roundtable with Connie Brenton, Jim Hannigan, Jon Lane, and Joey Seeber (Level Legal)
Feb 16 The Great Legal Shift of 2021: Procurement’s Role in Adding Value to the Business Bottom Line with Leigh Vickery (Level Legal) & Kevin Kiley (OneTrust)
Feb 24 Analytics & Benchmarking: Peer-to-Peer with Andie Lam, Jo Ellen Hatfield, Orazio Difruscolo, and Melissa Miller (EY Law)
March
Mar 03 BOOK LAUNCH: The Definitive Guide to Buying Legal Services - DESIGNING A SOURCING STRATEGY
Mar 17 The Corporate Legal Triumvirate: 3 Models for Successful, Data-Driven Outside Counsel Management (Bodhala)
Mar 24 AI & The Promise of Predictable Legal Spend (Brightflag)
Mar 31 The Definitive Guide to Buying Legal Services - YOUR CHOICES MAKE AN IMPACT: SOCIAL IMPACT & SUSTAINABILITY
2April
Apr 14 Getting Serious About Value-Based Legal Sourcing (Brightflag)
Apr 21 The Paradox of Value (Morae Global)
Apr 28 Is 2021 the year we stop talking billable hours and start talking client value? (Deloitte)
May
May 05 The Definitive Guide to Buying Legal Services - IDENTIFYING THE RIGHT FIRMS AND PROVIDERS AND SOLICITING PROPOSALS
May 12 What Should You Really Be Paying for Outside Counsel? (Bodhala)
May 19 Lessons from Procurement of (other) Professional Services with Cliff Mahoney (LVMH)
June
Jun 02 What you can do to fix Legal's $925 Billion Problem (Factor)
Jun 09 To AI or not to AI? The Big Debate Part II (Onit & Consilio)
Jun 16 The Definitive Guide to Buying Legal Services - UNDERSTAND PRICING OF LEGAL SERVICES
Jun 30 What You Need To Know About SUPPLIER DIVERSITY. How to build a successful program (DEI Working Group)
3July
Jul 14 The Newlywed Game - Are you and your law firms a perfect match? (Alacrity)
Jul 21 Legal Vendor Management: The one thing you can't miss when managing risk (LexisNexis CounselLink)
August
Aug 11 3 Reports That Transformed My Outside Counsel Conversations (Brightflag)
Aug 18 Maturity in Metrics: Applying Data Science to Legal Services Procurement (Morae Global)
September
Sep 08 THE EVISORT CHALLENGE: Bring Your Own Contracts (BYOC)! (Evisort)
Sep 15 Finding needles in large data haystacks (Deloitte)
Sep 22 When is a Discount Actually a Discount? Using Data to Uncover the Hidden Costs of Outside Counsel (Bodhala)
Sep 29 Confronting an inflection point of rising external spending with Andy Krebs (Intel)
4October
Oct 06 How to use billing data to communicate more transparently and align on outcomes (EPIQ)
Oct 20 2021 Legal Procurement Awards - Winners & Trends
Oct 27 Considering Supplier Transition for Outsourced Relationships: How to Do it Right (Factor)
November
Nov 03 Benchmarks - What can you really do with them? (LexisNexis)
Nov 17 DEI - A Focus on the Facts (LexisNexis)
December
Dec 08 What NOT to do in 2022. LEGAL TECH Trends to IGNORE! (Onit & Consilio)