TeLENZ Legal Tech Webinar Series

Webinar 1 (21.08.20) – AI-powered Productivity Tools (Tom Maasland)

In this edition, Tom Maasland from MinterEllisonRuddWatts demonstrates the potential of AI-powered productivity tools in legal practice… VIEW HERE

Webinar 2 (27.08.20) – Blockchain and its Potential to Radically Transform Law (Alex Sims)

In this edition, Associate Professor Alex Sims from the University of Auckland provides an overview of Blockchain technology and its potential to transform law… VIEW HERE

Webinar 3 (29.09.20) – Online Panel Discussion – E-voting: Security, Policy & Law

In this edition, an online panel of experts from New Zealand and Australia discuss the security, policy and legal issues of e-voting… VIEW HERE

Webinar 4 (15.10.20) – OpenLaw NZ (Andrew Easterbrook & William Parry)

In this edition, Andrew Easterbrook and William Parry provide a demonstration of their new free legal research platform OpenLaw NZ which can assist in finding and analysing large volumes of NZ court decisions… VIEW HERE

Webinar 5 (02.11.20) – Preparing for ‘Deepfakes’ and the Synthetic Media of Tomorrow

In this edition, Tom Barraclough and Curtis Barnes share their New Law Foundation-funded report and research findings about the wide-ranging legal, social and policy issues concerning deepfakes and synthetic media. The existence of such technologies may undermine general trust in audiovisual information to some degree… VIEW HERE

Webinar 6 (08.12.20) – Improving Access to Justice Using Digital Case Law Research

Presenters Tom Barraclough and Curtis Barnes discuss the Automated Open Access Analytics Project which combines important new technology research and the prospect of improved access to justice.

Researchers for this project are working with OpenLaw NZ to use its platform to develop software that can be used by anyone to analyse large volumes of judicial decisions… VIEW HERE

Webinar 7 (19.03.21) – Unauthorised Posting of Intimate Visual Recording

In this edition, panellists Louisa Wall, New Zealand Parliamentary Member; Martin Cocker, CEO of Netsafe; and Paulette Benton-Greig, Lecturer, Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, University of Waikato discuss the Parliamentary Member’s bill, Harmful Digital Communications (Unauthorised Posting of Intimate Visual Recording) Amendment Bill, which makes it an offence for a person to post a digital communication of intimate visual recordings of another person.

Posting a digital communication of an intimate visual recording online is a form of sexual exploitation that involves the intentional, non-consensual disclosure of intimate visual recordings of another person who is either naked, exposed or engaged in intimate sexual activity… VIEW HERE