Ottawa hackathon participants will pitch before an incredible panel of judges like no other!

  • Adam Dodek - Dean, University of Ottawa Law School
  • Martine Boucher - National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Futures Committee and CEO of Simplex Legal
  • Michael Tremblay - CEO, Invest Ottawa
  • Frederica Wilson - Deputy CEO and Executive Director of Policy and Public Affair, Federation of Law Societies of Canada
  • Richard Tardif - Deputy General Legal Practices Sector and Head of Innovation Council, Justice Canada
  • Peter Becke - Founder and CEO of Venturing Hills. Peter is a global technology leader, a private equity investor, advisor to CEOs of growth companies and a lawyer by profession


As inspiration, for insight, or simply to give you a break from hacking, we are bring in several great speakers to share thoughts on Artificial Intelligence, the changing practice of law and the evolution of legal tech around the world.

Watch the Schedule for details and speakers and times are announced!


From all around Ottawa's legal and technology communities, you will be supported by mentors ready to help you work through the tough question and help keep you on track. Look to the Cadence App and the schedule to make an appointment, or flag down one of the roving mentors.