P3 Conference

2015 SCHEDULE

Monday, June 8

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA
Location: Pinstripes

Tuesday, June 9

7:30 a.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Opening Session
TED-style Talks: The Future of the 3 Ps and Legal Services
Speakers: Toby Brown and Amar Sarwal
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Networking Break
Sponsored by Iridium Technology 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Service Provider Education Sessions
Maximizing Profitability Through Intelligent Pricing and Planning
DFTech
Speakers: Dan Whelan and Jeff Suhr
GPS for LPM: A Maturity Model to Get Your Firm Started
Prosperoware
Speaker: L. Keith Lipman
Multi-Dimensional Approaches to Pricing Through Data and Process Aggregation and Disaggregation
Elegrity
Speaker: Joy E. Spicer 
Leveraging Data and Analytics to Drive an Effective Budgeting Process that Fosters Alignment
ELM Solutions, a Wolters Kluwer business
Moderator: Holly Montalvo
Panelists: Joni Walsh Sobocinski, Esq.; Toby Brown; Sharon Argentina; John Strange; and Elena Kraus
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions
Pricing & Profitability 101
Speakers: Kristina Lambright; Kathleen Deuschle; and Kelly Milius
Right Brain + Left Brain: Combining Communications and Analytics in a Pricing Strategy Rollout
Speakers: Bart Gabler; and Jeffrey J. Berardi
The Client Relationship Cycle: A Client Feedback-Based Approach to Matter Management
Speakers: Sharon Quaintance; and David Cambria
Task Codes: The e-Billing and LPM Conundrum
Speakers: Nicole Beck; and Megan Panchella
12:30 p.m. - 2:00p.m. Lunch 
Sponsored by Thomson Reuters, Large Law
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Education Workshops
Process Mapping Workshop: A Key PI/LPM Tool
Speakers: Catherine Alman MacDonagh, JD; and Timothy B. Corcoran
The Inside Scoop
Moderator: Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein
Panelists: Geoffrey Peters; David Cambria; Jeff Paquin; and D. Casey Flaherty
Achieving Value Harmony: The Top 5 Things Corporate Legal Departments and Law Firms Can Do Together
Speakers: Justin Ergler; John Ferko; Julie Lee; and Steven Manton
Collaborating on the ACC Value Challenge: An ACC/P3 Workshop
Speaker: Amar Sarwal
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Networking Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Service Provider Education Sessions
Partner Compensation and Scorecards
Aderant
Speakers: Dan Ronesi; and Derek Schutz
Common Ground, Common Sense: Reaching Consensus in Structuring LPM Programs
Elevate
Speakers: Pratik Patel; Rick Kathuria; and Terri Gavulic
Handling Complexity in Pricing and Budgeting
Randy Steere LLC
Moderator: Randy Steere
Panelists: Representatives from Wilmer Hale, Mintz Levin and Several Others 
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Networking Break
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions
Driving Value Through AFAs: The Elusive Search for Common Ground Between Clients and Law Firms
Moderator: Chris Ende
Panelists: Audrey Rubin; David Cambria; and Purvi Sanghvi
Aligning the Stars: Connecting BD, Practice Management, Pricing and Client Satisfaction
Speakers: Jon Hulak; Todd Tukey; and Lauren Piccolo
Travel the World: The Perils and Pitfalls of Managing Cross-Border Engagements
Speakers: Lidia Lumovic, PMP; and Jennifer Mapp
Building Your Pricing Power / Winning Back Your Pricing Power 
Speakers: Pier D'Angelo; and Colin Jasper
6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, June 10

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Education Sessions
Pricing Maturity: What Does It Mean Now, and What Will It Look Like in the Future?
Moderator: John Ferko
Panelists: Michael DeCosta; and Michael Byrd
Litigation Financing: A Potential Game Changer for Risk-Sharing Engagements
Speakers: Charles Agee; and Jim Batson
The Power of Cross-Function Teams to Innovate in Law Firms
Speakers: Kate White; Molly Porter; and Christian Zust
Finding and Measuring LPM Success
Speakers: Suzanne Wood; Rebecca Benavides; Sheri Palomaki; and Victoria A. Bobryk
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Networking Break
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Service Provider Demos
9:50 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
ELM Solutions, a Wolters Kluwer business; DFTech; and Prosperoware
10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Aderant; Elevate; and Randy Steere LLC
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions
Pricing: The International Dimension
Speakers: Stuart J T Dodds CPP; Keith Maziarek; and Pier D'Angelo
Putting the Horse in Front of the Cart: Understanding and Serving the Clients of the Future
Speakers: Wendy Bernero; Aric Press; and Yolanda Cartusciello
Lateral Acquisition, Integration and Success Metrics
Moderator: Marina Makanova
Panelists: David Mendelsohn; Robert Kamins; and Christine McWilliams
Carrots and Sticks: Implementing Price Saving Initiatives and Making Them Stick
Speakers: Diane Downs; Greg Lambert; and Marlene Gebauer
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Lunch
Sponsored by Acuigen Ltd.
1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Service Provider Demos
Bloomberg BNA; Elegrity; and Iridium Technology
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions
Appetite for Disruption: The New Market Entrant Landscape in Legal
Moderator: Keith Maziarek
Panelists: Mark Williams; Brandon Spurlock; and Brian Stearns
Successfully Implementing LPM Using Change Management Techniques
Speakers: Rick Kathuria; Jim Hassett; and Stephanie Flitcroft
Stop the Insanity: Why Your Firm’s Complex Rate Structure is Costing You a Fortune
Speakers: Hushmand Jonathan Cott; Brad Antici; and Deysi Gonzalez
Three P's: It's All About Leadership and Change
Speaker: Steven D. Wingart, CLM
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. General Session / Closing Remarks

 

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