Acclaimed Author of The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker, Joins the Clio Cloud Conference Keynote Lineup

Parker has spent years researching effective gatherings, creating consistently meaningful and transformative group experiences.


Clio, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has announced facilitator, strategic advisor, and acclaimed author of The Art of Gathering Priya Parker as a 2022 Clio Cloud Conference keynote speaker. Parker joins a lineup that includes former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal.

The host of The New York Times podcast, Together Apart, will share her bold approach to gatherings that redefines how people connect, learn, and develop relationships. Parker helps activists, elected officials, corporate executives, educators, and philanthropists create transformative meetings that allow them to rediscover their motivations and develop strategies to drive impact in their work.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to announce Priya Parker as a keynote speaker,” said Jack Newton, CEO and Founder of Clio. Parker has more than 20 years of experience helping leaders with lessons on turning every gathering into an opportunity to build community. As we champion the next phase of legal transformation, her vision will provide attendees a truly unique and practical guide to gathering.”

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters has been named the Best Business Book of the year by Amazon, Esquire Magazine, NPR, the Financial Times,1-800-CEO-READS, and Bloomberg. She has spoken on the TED Main Stage, and her TEDx talk on purpose has been viewed over one million times.

In this highly interactive session, Parker will host an on-stage interview to demonstrate how to design our meeting experience to match our central purpose. She will showcase a live laboratory that depicts the ideas of her book and the anatomy of transformative gatherings. This will be an unrivaled opportunity for attendees to experience The Art of Gathering in real-time and provide them with applicable tools for their life and work gatherings.

“As the largest legal conference in North America, the ClioCon stage is known for elevating voices of thought leaders and innovators who often change perspectives within a single speech,” said Jack. “Priya’s topic is immediately applicable. A new set of tools to host better meetings and conversations are both practical and powerful for all legal professionals.”

Now in its 10th year, the Clio Cloud Conference is the largest legal conference in North America, gathering the most influential industry leaders and speakers to collaborate and deep dive into topics that propel the future of the legal profession.

The 2022 Clio Cloud Conference will take place at the iconic Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville from October 10-11, 2022. Learn more at

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