A little over two months ago I gave a keynote at the Just a Click Away Conference in Vancouver. The conference was a gathering for legal information and education experts – for example the excellent people that provide legal aid. My central challenge to them was thinking about how they could further collapse the transaction costs around getting legal assistance and/or completing common legal transactions.
I had a great time at the event and it was a real pleasure to meet Allan Seckel – the former head of British Columbia’s public service. I was deeply impressed by his comments and commitment to both effective and open government. As one of the key forces behind the Citizens at the Centre report he’s pushed a number of ideas forward that I think other governments should be paying attention to.
So, back to the presentation… I’ve been promising to get my slides from the event up and so here they are: