Hon. A.D. (Dory) Reiling Ph.D. Mag.Iur. (1950) was a senior judge of the Amsterdam District Court until she retired in 2018. Formerly a senior judicial reform specialist at the World Bank and IT program manager for the Netherlands judiciary, she was actively involved in designing and building digital procedures for the civil courts in the Netherlands. She regularly lectures on court IT and AI and works on IT with judiciaries around the world. She acted as an expert for CCJE, CEPEJ, the Netherlands Parliament, UNODC, Amnesty, and EU High Level expert group on AI. She is on the editorial boards of the International Journal for Court Administration and of Computerrecht. Her publications are on www.doryreiling.com, her tweets on twitter.com/doryontour and her Technology for Justice blog on doryreiling.blogspot.nl.
“Kai is the founder and co-chair of the Liquid Legal Institute. He is also a partner in Legal Operations & Transformation Services (LOTS) at KPMG Law since 2021. Before KPMG Law, Kai was a partner at Deloitte Legal and previously spent many years at SAP SE.”
He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Eötvös Loránd University in 2000, and then defended his PhD dissertation here in 2005. In 2012, he habilitated at Széchenyi István University. As an invited lecturer, he taught civil procedure law and civil law at Eötvös Loránd University and Széchenyi István University. Since 2010 he has been leading the Department of EU Law and Private International Law of the Károli Gáspár Reformed University, and since 2019 he has been a university professor. Judge since 2005, Curia Judge since 2012. His main research interests are: the impact of EU law on civil procedure law, international civil procedure law. Editor of more than 140 studies, books, authors, several commentaries.
Agnieszka Kubiak Cyrul (PhD) – associate professor (adiunkt) at the AFM Krakow University, Faculty of Law, Administration and International Relations, Chair of Civil Law. Author of a number of publications in the field of new technologies, civil law and consumer protection law.
Eric Eck works at EY Law, based in Zurich. He supports clients in Switzerland to improve their legal function operating models, and designing bespoke legal managed services. He also leads the Technology for Law group for the EY Europe West region, with a specific interest in connecting the dots for an enhanced data flow via the legal function entire ecosystem digitalization. Previously, Eric worked at leading software providers to law firms and legal departments, implementing the full spectrum of technologies supporting the practice and the business of law.
Holger works as an executive in legal and tax publishing in Russia since 1996. First for the local subsidiaries of C.H. Beck (German legal publisher) and Wolters Kluwer (global provider of professional information, software solutions, and services), since 2009 for his own publishing company Infotropic Media.
In 2015, he started to branch out into legal technology as a speaker, event organizer, expert and mentor. Holger is the organizer of Moscow Legal Tech (first legal tech conference in Russia) and Legal AI (first conference on AI in the legal domain in Russia), and a frequent speaker on legal tech and innovation at conferences in Germany, UK, France, Romania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. In 2017, he co-founded Moscow Legal Hackers and joined the European Legal Technology Association (ELTA), where he currently serves as president and ambassador for Russia.
Professor of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia, Partner and founder of the law firm Szostek-Bar and Partners. Expert in the European Parlament’s AI Observatory, European Law Institute (Vienna), expert in new technologies, co-author of the e-court concept, originator of the electronic confirmation of receipt (electronic stanza currently introduced in MS), author of the concept of the electronic administration office and changes in the code of civil procedure, parliamentary expert, lecturer, author of several dozen publications.
A doctor of law. Assistant professor at the University of Silesia for the MAS4AI project. Also graduate of engineering, title from the GdanskUniversity of Technology. Alumn LegalTech HIOP at the IE University in Madrid as part of the Tech4Law scholarship and the Lesław A. Paga foundation on the project of the National Days of Judicial Sciences. Fellow of the DeFi Talents scholarship at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Blockchain Center. Participant in international conferences on the law of new technologies. Member of the steering committee of the Poland Youth Internet Governance Forum.
PhD, Assistant Professor at the Chair of Civil Law of the Faculty of Law, Administration and International Relations of the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. He is a lecturer at the Medical College of the University of Rzeszow and associate at the Centre for the Law of Design, Fashion and Advertising. Dr Szpyt is an attorney-at-law, partner in a law firm Dybała Janusz Szpyt i Partnerzy Kancelaria Radców Prawnych.Bio
Doctor of law, assistant professor at the Faculty of Management of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology. Former lecturer in the law faculty of the University of Wroclaw and of the University of Opole. Attorney (adwokat), registered in Wrocław Bar Association. Member of expert teams at the Ministry of Justice and the Codification Committee dealing with the implementation of digital tools for the court proceedings. Author of numerous publications in the field of digital transformation of court proceedings, in particular regarding electronic evidence and electronic delivery of court letters. She has completed (as the head of her own grant) a prestigious research grant (obtained from the National Science Center), the subject of which was the issue of electronic document workflow in civil proceedings. She was also the participant in “Automation of court proceedings through its computerization – ALIS – Automated Legal Intelligent System” – consortium project financed by the European Commission (2007-2008).
He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Eötvös Loránd University in 2000 as a lawyer. Since then, he has worked exclusively in IT and telecommunications law matters, having qualified as a regulatory lawyer since 2008. From 2012 to 2018, he was the President of the IT Law Section of the Council of European Bar Associations (CCBE) and until 2019 he was the IT Officer of the Hungarian Bar Association. Elected to the delegate meeting of the Hungarian Bar Association in 2018, he is working as an CCBE expert on some IT projects, such as the AI4Lawyers survey run with the support of the European Union.
As a lawyer, he works in IT procurement, outsourcing and regulatory topics, especially in the financial industry, and has key expertise in eIDAS and e-government services. He has experience in IT development in the legaltech field, primarily in document automation topics.
He was born on May 13, 1956 in Budapest. After high school and military service, he graduated as a teacher of mathematics and physics at the Faculty of Science of Eötvös Loránd University between 1975 and 1980. After university, he went to Australia and worked for IBM Australia. He has been the head of Montana Ltd. since 1986. He has completed several longer courses on INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus.
His professional activity can be characterized by the activity of the Montana company, the content and development strategy of which he defined throughout. The company has gone through the entire evolutionary process of Hungarian IT companies, from the wholesale of parts in Taiwan to software development and management consulting. Montana has been pioneering work in the field of knowledge management since the early 1990s, particularly in public administration. In 2007 and 2010 (only in the field of informatics), its product groups received special recognition at the Hungarian Innovation Award.
In 2018, he defended his dissertation at the NKE Doctoral School of Military Engineering on the application areas of semantic search engines. In connection with his doctoral research, he published his results in a foreign-language book chapter in a foreign language, in seven (including two foreign-language) journals, and in a conference presentation in a foreign language. During his doctoral studies, he taught a semester in the Department of Computer Law at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz. From 2019 he has been a researcher at the NKE Information Society Research Institute.
Andrea Miskolczi joined Dentons in September 2020 as the European Director of Innovation. She has over 20 years of experience in the legal business and is the driving force behind legal service delivery transformation, LegalTech solution development and knowledge management at Dentons Europe. Andrea’s goal is to inspire people to not only embrace change of the legal industry, but also to shape it. In her current role Andrea co-creates Dentons’ innovation strategy according to the dual transformation approach: strengthening today’s business, while creating tomorrow’s revenue channels. She manages the firm’s innovation activities across Europe and Central Asia heading an international team of legal engineers, legal project managers, innovation experts and knowledge managers of over 10 nationalities.
Prior to joining Dentons, Andrea was in charge of marketing and communications, business development, training, innovation, and LegalTech at a leading Austrian/CEE law firm. Her understanding of legal services is based on having been a transactional lawyer with one of the ‘Magic Circle’ law firms in Budapest.
Andrea is a member of the Global LegalTech Consortium, an international think-tank. She was a member of the jury of the LegalTech Hub Vienna’s start-up program and of the advisory board of Lexpo – The Legal Innovation Event. Andrea is a frequent speaker at conferences, and a thought leader on the changing legal industry. In addition to her law degree and MBA qualification, Andrea has completed several courses on innovation, strategy, and technology; most recently she attended the “Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy” executive course of the MIT Sloan School of Management.