Technology,

Innovation

and the Law

in the MENA Region

22-23 January 2019
Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
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Facilitators

Dr. Carsten Reimann

Lawyer and Entrepreneur

Dr. Reimann is a lawyer and entrepreneur with 20 years professional experience as an attorney in international law firms and as Head of Legal and Manager in the automotive industry.
He founded Xenion Legal in 2012, the first German lawyers-on-demand service. Carsten is also co-founder of Xenion Ventures which inspires legal tech start-ups and invests in some of them. Together with Professor Dr. Deister, Carsten launched Lawyers on Fire in 2016, the world’s first and only legal podcast on innovation, passion & purpose (www.lawyers-on-fire.com). Dr. Reimann is serving as an expert at MC Academy for International Legal Studies, Brussels.

Suzanna Kalendzhian

Co-founder and CEO at Legal Advice Middle East

Suzanna Kalendzhian is the founder and CEO of Legal Advice Middle East (legaladviceme.com), AI-powered legal services marketplace that connects consumers and lawyers by allowing them to find, communicate and transact with each other online. Legal Advice Middle East has been named one of the top 100 shooting stars in the NextGen Legal Technology space by The Cowen Group and won the Innovation Award from the The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL).
Suzanna has more than ten years of experience in the legal field, public relations, and marketing. She holds a Master’s degree in International Commercial Law (LLM, Hon.) and a Second Master’s in Marketing.

Egwin Gonthier

Communication and design consultant

Egwin Gonthier has 25 years of experience in marketing, communication and brand design, on the agency side as well as on the client side. He managed the brand experience and social media of the first design.legal conference, that was organised in Munich, in June 2018.
As an independent communication and design consultant, Egwin’s focus shifted towards service design. This approach enables him to cocreate better customer experiences together with his clients. Egwin loves to help industries take their strategy to the next level by applying design thinking principles. He is passionate about facilitating workshops to transfer knowledge and skills in a most dynamic and engaging way.

Venue

Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

The Bahrain International Airport (BAH) and many major businesses lie near the hotel in Manama city center. Guests enjoy easy access to the city center mall as well as the city’s commercial, shopping and banking districts.

For sightseeing, visit landmarks like the Bahrain Museum and Al Fateh Grand Mosque. Convenient taxi service makes it easy to travel through thecity, and shuttle service to most attractions is available by request. After a full day, take in picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf.

Ideally located in Manama near the business district, this hotel offers 2 spacious ballrooms as well as 16 smaller meeting rooms.
The flexible event facilities can host up to 1,800 guests. All rooms provide free high-speed, wireless Internet, audiovisual equipment, natural light and individual climate control. Catering services are available.

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