Renowned Psychologist Dr. Robert Cialdini Announced as Clio Cloud Conference Keynote

Robert Cialdini Clio Cloud Conference Keynote
Robert Cialdini Clio Cloud Conference Keynote

On October 10-11, at the iconic Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Clio’s keynote lineup will gather worldwide respected minds and innovators.

Clio, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has unveiled its full lineup of keynote speakers for the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference. Renowned social psychologist Robert Cialdini is the latest addition to the high-profile lineup, following earlier announcements of Neal Katyal and Priya Parker.

The seminal expert on ethical influence and Persuasion, Dr. Cialdini has earned a worldwide reputation for translating behavioral science into valuable and practical actions. The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author is known globally as the ‘Godfather of Influence’.

At the conference, Cialdini’s keynote will focus on “Building Trust Through Influence.” His presentation will dive deep into his Six Principles of Persuasion highlighted in his groundbreaking book, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion”.

“So much of an attorney’s success is connected to their ability to convince others, making persuasion a powerful skill in the legal profession,” said Jack Newton, CEO and Founder of Clio. “Every legal professional in attendance—no matter their firm size, practice area, or tenure— can leverage Robert’s foundational research strategies to advocate for their clients, build credibility, and grow lasting relationships.”

Newton will deliver the Opening Keynote to kick off the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference.

Full Keynote Speaker Lineup

Neal Katyal
Former Acting Solicitor General of the United States

Neal Katyal will speak on October 11, bringing insights from his experiences arguing before the Supreme Court and advocating for just outcomes.

A recipient of the Edmund Randolph Award, the highest civilian award given by the U.S. Department of Justice, Katyal holds the role of both pivotal lawyer and academic. As the Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of Law at Georgetown University, he is influential in guiding the next generation of legal advocates. Read more about Neal Katyal.

Priya Parker
Facilitator, Strategic advisor, and Acclaimed author of The Art of Gathering

The host of The New York Times podcast, Together Apart, will also speak on October 11. Parker will share her bold approach to gatherings that redefines how people connect, learn, and develop relationships. She 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.

The interactive session will be an unrivaled opportunity for attendees to experience The Art of Gathering in real time and provide them with practical tools for their life and work gatherings. Read more about Priya Parker.

“The Clio Cloud Conference attracts thousands of legal professionals from around the globe to discover something new, investing in their personal growth and impact,” said Newton. “Our powerhouse lineup of speakers will provide unique perspectives including how to foster an accessible legal system, scale a business, drive innovation, and build transformative relationships. I’m thrilled to see such high caliber speakers joining us on the ClioCon stage.”

The 2022 theme, “Make your Mark,” is designed to meet the needs of all conference attendees. The industry’s largest legaltech event will cover the latest trends in law firm marketing, business management, and client-centered experiences, along with the launch of the 2022 Legal Trends Report.

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