Events & Education
Bringing together the legal community to move the business of law forward.
CLOC hosts a variety of events, from our industry leading institutes and regional meetings to our timely webinars and podcasts, offering legal professionals with opportunities in professional development and networking, and to stay current on the latest innovations, projects, and technologies.
Our events are changing in 2021 to offer the most effective platforms and venues to carry out your objectives. This year’s plan includes 6 key events, both established and new, with a focus on providing our member base and legal community compelling content and engaging platforms.
The CLOC Global Institute is the legal industry’s premiere forum for collaboration and sharing—evolving and progressing the business of law forward through connection. The 2021 Global Institute, is scheduled May 10-13. In a change from the 2020 program, this virtual experience will span four days with new outcome-focused workshops, live Q&A with industry leaders, dedicated executive programming, and new learning formats.
International Summits, formerly the London and Sydney Institutes, are being rebranded as the EMEA & APAC Summits as part of a long-term strategy for growth and inclusion. In 2021, the EMEA Summit will take place virtually in June 2021 bringing a full-day program focused on region-specific topics and content. CLOC plans to reconvene the APAC Summit in 2022.
The legal ecosystem continues to solve for obstacles that block efficiencies. Corporate legal departments of all sizes are looking to identify solutions that aid in streamlining processes and projects. The CLOC Solutions Lab is a new webinar series thoughtfully designed to provide one-hour webinars featuring choices in case studies, demonstrations or and innovative projects geared toward solving in-house legal department obstacles. The series will kick-off at the CLOC Global Institute.
Ask the Experts LIVE!
New for 2021 is an “ask me anything” program that will bring together a panel of legal industry experts by answering timely and topical questions submitted by the CLOC community. This Ask the Experts LIVE! webinar series will focus on the CLOC Core 12 functional areas. Panelists will be a combination of in-house operations professionals and legal solution providers.
CLOC Mentorship Monday will provide in-house members with a 20 minute 1:1 chat with an legal industry leader to discuss questions and advice on professional development or anything else that’s top of mind be it career, technology, or bouncing off ideas. The first Mentorship Monday is scheduled for March 22 with Mary O’Carroll, CLOC President and Director, Legal Operations, Technology and Strategy at Google. Registration will open March 8.
Timely Topics, Regional Groups, Town Halls, and Huddles
CLOC will continue hosting in-house Regional Group Meetings, Community Connect Huddles, Town Halls, along with webinars and video conferences as topics and innovation emerge.