COLPM Futures Conference
November 15, 2021 + January 11, 18, 25, 2022

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Plenary Session Recording & Slides

A recording of the thought-provoking conversation between Gina Passerella (ALM) and Jason Barnwell (Microsoft) is here. Their slides are here. Watching the recording will have you fired up for the main course—interactive discussions on our three inter-related conference themes, on three consecutive Tuesdays in January—the 11th, 18th and 25th.If you did not attend on November 15, please nonetheless join us in January. Register here#COLPMFutures

Professional Achievements

  • The Class of 2021 new Fellows was officially inducted into the College on November 15. Current Fellows are invited to virtually meet these individuals by viewing their introductory videos. These videos, and those for the Class of 2020, are also located in the individual's directory listing. (Members only access is required to access the videos.) [2021.11.15]
  • Congratulations to Farrah Pepper of Marsh McClennan for winning the Legal Innovator of the Year Award at #TCLVirtualSummit. [2021.11.23]

InnovAction Awards

The descriptions and videos for this year's InnovAction, InnovActor, and InnovAction Rising Star awards are now available. Click here to view. 

Futures Forum—
Law Firm Culture: Let's Get Real

Date: December 16, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. CT
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Entities in the legal space, such as law firms and law departments, have varying and often unclear perceptions about the culture of their organization. Ultimately, your values are what you do, not what you say, and this is what shapes the true culture of an organization. Our provocative panel brings a wide range of perspectives to identify where culture presents challenges and steps to take to make it better, including the unique challenges facing firms as they consider hybrid and other back to the office scenarios.

Panel:

Did You Know?

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

  • $220bn Estimated value of black wage disparity today in America
  • 3,800 AAPI hate incidents reported in US during first 12 months of COVID-19
  • 2.5x Black men 2.5x more likely to be killed in police encounter than white men
  • $25bn Estimated GDP impact if 1% more people with disabilities were hired
  • 15% Global gender pay gap
  • 5% of Female CEOs among Fortune 500

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

  • 850m Number of jobs at risk of displacement by automation
  • 1 in 5 Consumers "always or often" read a privacy policy before agreeing
  • $3.92m Average cost of a data breach
  • 3.7bn People worldwide lack access to the internet
  • 80% Of online content is available in only 10% of all languages
  • 70% Falsehoods are 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth

Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

  • 5.1bn People worldwide lack meaningful access to justice
  • 50 "billion dollar" extreme weather events occurred in 2020...
  • 60% Of S&P 500 co's have assets at high physical risk of climate change
  • 711m People live in extreme poverty, on less than $1.90 per day
  • 785m People lack access to safe water
  • 1bn+ People globally are affected by mental health & substance abuse

And That's Why We Are Talking About DEI, 41R, And ESG At The COLPM Futures Conference!

#COLPMFutures

In Memoriam

The College Fellows In Memoriam pages capture College Fellows' personal memories of their friends and colleagues, and remembrances of their contributions to the profession. If you would like to contribute a message or memory to the In Memoriam pages, please email the College Administrator