We’re gearing up for the 2017 Legal Hackers International Summit!  The third annual invitation-only Summit will convene Legal Hackers organizers and legal-innovation thought leaders from around the world to share experiences and knowledge and to chart the path ahead for the Legal Hackers movement.

Can’t wait to see you there!


When: 7 PM on August 4, 2017, to 2 PM on August 6, 2017

Where: Made in NY Media Center by IFP, 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Nearest Subways: F (York Street), 2/3 (Clark Street), A/C (High Street)


The weekend will include a fascinating array of keynotes, panels, workshops, demos, and cultural activities from leaders of the legal hacking, legal technology and civic innovation communities. Here are just a few of our amazing speakers (more to come!):

Want to be a presenter or have an idea for a compelling session? We would love to hear your pitch! Submit your proposal here and we will let you know about scheduling.

Proposed Schedule

Friday August 4, 2017

7pm – Welcome Party

Saturday August 5, 2017

9:30am – Breakfast & Coffee

10am – Welcoming Remarks

10:30am – Morning Presentations

12pm – Lunch & Keynotes

1pm – Icebreakers/Wakeup Session

1:10pm – Early-Afternoon Presentations

3:55pm – Break

4pm – Late-Afternoon Presentations
7pm – Organizers Dinner (Location TBA)

Sunday August 6, 2017

10am – Welcome & Recap of Day 1
10:30am – Presentations
1pm – Lunch & Closing Remarks
2pm – Cultural Activities in NYC

Important Notes:

  • Weather: New York in the summer is hot and humid. Check the weather here.
  • Getting Around: Taxis, Ubers, and Lyfts are plentiful, but the subway is always cheaper. Note that subways schedules are variable on the weekend due to construction.
  • Attire: Summit attire is smart casual/jeans/etc.
  • Power Converters: Here are a few options.
  • Wi-Fi/SIMs: The summit will have wi-fi. Let us know if you need options for SIMs.

Many thanks to our Summit organizing committee:
Tom Brooke
Jameson Dempsey
Dan Lear
Phil Weiss
James Miller
Jonathan Askin
Nitya Bansel
Joshua Lenon
Bryan Wilson
Brandon Hastings
Mark Potkewitz

Interested in sponsoring? Want to show off your company to a global audience of legal innovators? Contact us to learn about our sponsorship packages.