Letter of President

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

2018 was the year of an intensive work for all of us at the AEA-EAL. We went through many developments thanks to engagement of our members. For 2019 we have many plans which were discussed recently during the first yearly meeting of the Board of Directors and Chairs of Committees in Warsaw.

An initial calendar of AEA-EAL events has been set up: on May 30-1st June2019 in Edinburgh, the conference on Artificial Intelligence and legal responsibility; on July 5-6, 2019 in Gdańsk a Twninning of Lawyers, which will be a good opportunity to meet together colleagues from Eastern and Western Europe; on October17-19 2019 in Łódź – Legal Business Forum as a platform for business and law firms to discuss use of new technologies in their daily work.We have still been working on other interesting events in 2019 which will be announced in a due course. As a member you may benefit from our network, you may write articles to the AEA-EAL Newsletter, including short description of your law firm. You are entitled also to become a member of one of the AEA-EAL Committees which gives you the opportunity to work together with colleagues from other countries and to be engaged more in our actions. The full list of advantages of membership you may find at our website. Taking this opportunity, I kindly ask you to download and update your contact info to keep your contact details updated. Please download also information on processing your personal data according to GDPR requirements. I kindly ask you to download and fill in the yearly membership survey. This gives us a feedback on your needs and expectations towards the AEA-EAL. This year will bring many new opportunities to enhance networking through meetings of other members on the occasion of the AEA-EAL events.

Maria Ślązak