Summit Archives

2017 Global Summit

ChIPs co-founders and board members: Julie Mar-Spinola, Emily Ward, Noreen Krall, Michelle Lee, Anirma Gupta, Mallun Yen, Dorian Daley photographed at the 2017 Hall of Fame reception. Photo by Tracey Salazar Photography

The 6th Annual ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit took place October 17-19 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC. It drew more than 500 women in senior-level positions at law firms, companies and government agencies and who work at the intersection of tech, law and policy. Panels on AI, cybersecurity, fintech, biotech, privacy, diversity, Supreme Court developments, leadership and more featured all-women lineups of experts in their fields. An all-GC panel featured top lawyers from Buzzfeed, Oracle, Tanium and Thomson Reuters. The women judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit continued their tradition of appearing on stage together for a wide-ranging discussion. Headline speaker Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general, received a standing ovation after her fireside chat with Nina Easton. The event kicked off with a Hall of Fame & Speakers dinner (Check out our tribute to Hall of Fame inductee Michelle Lee) and concluded with a robust discussion of the role of tech in politics.

 

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AGENDA WITH DOWNLOADABLE MATERIALS AND SPEAKER LIST

2017 Next Gen Summit

Sarita Venkat, co-chair of the ChIPs training and education committee, kicks off the 2016 Next Gen Summit.

The second annual Next Gen Summit took place Oct. 17 at Sidley Austin’s Washington, D.C., office. It drew associates from 30 firms who got to participate in a mock pitch exercise designed to give junior lawyers a chance to gain critical business-development skills. The associates pitched to senior in-house counsel and other influential legal leaders who served as clients. The associates came prepared, received invaluable feedback and set themselves up for future business opportunities. The afternoon sessions included an in-house panel as well as role playing and presentations by Pat Gillette and Debbie Epstein Henry, who encouraged the rising-star associates to make meaningful connections to build their careers and be smart risk takers.

 

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2016 Global Summit

The 5th Annual ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit was held September 14-16, 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC.

 

AGENDA AND SPEAKERS

 

2016 Summit Wrap-Up

2016 Inaugural Next Generation Summit

Building off the success of our wildly popular pre-Summit mock exercises, the inaugural 2016 Next Gen Summit was held September 14, 2016 at WilmerHale and Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, DC.

 

AGENDA AND SPEAKERS

2015 Global Summit

The ChIPs Women in IP Global Summit 2015, Tenth Anniversary Celebration, was held on October 27-28 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C.

 

AGENDA AND SPEAKERS

 

2015 Summit Wrap-Up

2014 Global Summit

The annual 2014 ChIPs Women in Tech, Law and Policy Global Summit was held October 1-2, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC.

 

AGENDA AND SPEAKERS