Here at Onit, we are excited for next week’s festivities in New Orleans. The Association for Corporate Counsel Annual (ACC) Meeting is due to be a great conference with over 100 CLE/PD programs and in-house counsel from more than 40 countries. In addition to being jam-packed with information, best practices and lots of opportunities to connect, ACC will celebrate this year’s Value Champion winners, including Onit’s client ZS Associates.
Here are just some of the highlights:
Tuesday, October 28
ACC Value Challenge Steering Committee roundtable with Value Champions to discuss the future of the value movement.
4:30 p.m. – 6:45p.m.
ACC Leadership Dinner
During the dinner, ZS Associates and other ACC Value Champions will be recognized and presented with trophies. The ZS Associates winning team includes Jennifer Billingsley, Simi Chhabria, Rachel Kemper, Sarah Schwartz, Steve Vaskov, Stasha Jain, Indraneel More and Shree Mehta.
Tuesday, October 29
The ACC Value Champions Series: Who Says You Need Big Spend/Size to Drive Value?
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Part of the Driving Change track, Jennifer Billingsley, Former Chief Legal Counsel at ZS Associates, will be part of a panel discussing how applying simple tools can help manage workflows across multiple internal and external resources. Also learn how these Value Champions used lean processes values to meet expanding demand. This is a practical session designed to give you real-world solutions that you can apply at your company.
Lunch: Talent is Overrated – Real Truths of Great Performance
12:45 pm – 2:15 p.m.
Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large for Fortune Magazine, and author of “Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everyone Else” will deliver the keynote address. Colvin will discuss the global economy and how businesses can adopt very specific behaviors to ensure they are successful. Colvin asks the question: what if everything you knew about raw talent, hard work and great performance is wrong? There have been many changes to the legal profession as we know it, and Colvin will give you practical advice on how you can be a great performer in the new environment.
The ACC Value Champions Series: Faster, Better, Cheaper Legal Services Through Technology, Lean, and Continuous Improvement
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
In this Driving Change session, Value Champions from eBay and Bank of America among others will discuss how to meet in-house demand for legal services by driving efficiency through technology, training and more.
Meet the ACC Value Champions
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
After you’ve heard some of the case studies in the Driving Change track, come meet and mingle with the winners at the ACC booth during the General Reception.
If you are headed to the conference, make sure to come visit Onit at booth #1002. Jill Black, Jim Currie, Laura McIntyre, Stasha Jain and Chris Driver will be in attendance. We’d love to show you how our legal Apps can drive change in your organization.