|8:00–8:30am||Guest Arrivals and Check-In|
|8:30–9:00am||Opening Keynote Q&A with Justin Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media Group
Interviewer: ATL Managing Editor David Lat
Online Reputation, Privacy and the Law
Moderated by ATL editor Staci Zaretsky
|An exploration of the intersection of law and policy issues relating to information privacy, client confidentiality, Big Data, government surveillance, cybersecurity, the Fourth Amendment, and other related topics, with a special emphasis on topical manifestations of these themes such the Google “right to be forgotten” case and the recent SCOTUS privacy decisions.|
Pitching the MSM
Moderator: ATL Editor Elie Mystal
|All legal industry communications and public relations professional face the steep challenge of telling their organizations’ story beyond the confines of the industry press. Learn from prominent members of the mainstream media what it takes to pique their interest in legal stories.|
Emerging Technical Trends and Best Practices
Moderator: ATL Editor Joe Patrice
|This panel will explore the intersection of social technologies and the law. Topics to include content strategy, the use of social media for business development, SEO, blogging platforms, and more.|
The Future of Law Moderator: ATL Managing Editor David Lat
|Avoiding the jargon-choked and inaccessible discourse which typically characterizes discussions of legal technology, this session will explore the real world, concrete implications of emerging technologies and their impact on legal careers. Let's finally settle the question of whether robots are coming to take all our jobs.|
Justin B. Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Bloomberg Media Group
Justin B. Smith is Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Media Group, Bloomberg L.P.'s global multi-platform media organization that comprises web, mobile, television, digital video, radio, print magazines and live events platforms.
Since joining Bloomberg L.P. in September 2013, Justin has completed a strategic review of Bloomberg Media and outlined a new vision to build the leading, next generation media company for global business by concentrating on the development of a series of digitally-led, multi-platform new brands. Crediting him as an "aggressive digital innovator," Justin was recently named to The Hollywood Reporter's 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2014.
Prior to Bloomberg, Justin was President of Atlantic Media where he spearheaded a dramatic revitalization of The Atlantic and launched award-winning digital brands such as Quartz, The Atlantic Wire, and Defense One. Under his leadership, Justin and his teams were recognized by The New York Times as "something of a marvel in the publishing world," along with a number of awards, including Advertising Age's 2010 "Publishing Executive of the Year," Advertising Age's 2010 "Magazine A-List" 2010 and min's 2010 "Most Intriguing People in Media."
Previously, Justin served as President and Publisher of The Week magazine, where he introduced the U.S. version in 2001. In this role, he was named to Advertising Age's 2006 "40 Under 40" ranking. Justin came to The Week from The Economist Group, where he led corporate strategy in London, Hong Kong and New York. He began his career in media at the International Herald Tribune in Paris and Hong Kong, helping to build the global newspaper's conference business.
Justin is the founder of Breaking Media, a network of websites, events and social media channels that includes Above the Law, Dealbreaker, Fashionista, Breaking Defense, Breaking Energy and Breaking Gov.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University, where he received his B.S. from the School of Foreign Service in 1991. Justin was named to the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation Board of Directors in 2014, is a 2013 Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow and a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His philanthropic efforts include founding the Bali Purnati Center for the Arts and the Ouagadougou Education Project.
Justin commutes between New York City and Washington, D.C., where he lives with his two children.