Day 1: Garage2Global   Day 2: TechLaw

  • DLA Piper Global Technology Summit
  • October 9-10, 2018
  • Rosewood Sand Hill

About the Summit

Launched in 2008, DLA Piper's award-winning Global Technology Summit is an exclusive two-day event dedicated to providing insight and analysis into the current emerging technology and legal trends affecting businesses today.

Day 1: Garage2Global The opening day of the Summit is dedicated to providing entrepreneurs, emerging-technology professionals and investors from all stages of the investment community with insights into the legal and business foundations needed to drive sustainable growth and take companies from "garage to global."

Day 2: TechLaw The second day is dedicated to providing in-house counsel and leaders from well-established technology companies with updates on the latest trends impacting legal departments. Speakers will include general counsel and thought leaders from some of the world's largest and most innovative technology companies.


2018 speakers to be announced.

Speaker bio

Sam Zell

Sam Zell


Equity Group Investments

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Sam Zell is the Chairman of Equity Group Investments (EGI), the private investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. The firm's investments span industries and continents and include interests in finance, energy, transportation, communications, health care and real estate. Mr. Zell is recognized as a founding father of today's public real estate industry after creating three of the largest REITs in history.

He is also Founder and Chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in international emerging markets. Mr. Zell has been particularly active in bringing Equity International's companies to the public markets.

Three of these investments are listed on the New York Stock Exchange: Gafisa, a leading homebuilder in Brazil; Xinyuan, a fast-growing regional homebuilder in China; and Homex, Mexico's leading homebuilder. A fourth, BR Malls, Brazil's largest retail property owner and operator, is listed on the Bovespa.

Hotel accommodations

For our invited guests, we have reserved a limited number of deluxe king guest rooms at the Rosewood Sand Hill at the discounted rate of $585 per night and a number of premier guest rooms at the discounted rate of $635 per night. This rate will be honored as long as the room block is available. To book a room, please call the Rosewood Sand Hill reservations office directly at + 1 650 561 1515 and reference the DLA Piper Global Technology Summit to receive the special rate.

Rosewood Sand Hill 
2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025


What past attendees say

"I know how difficult and tiring conference events can be, and just want to say how much I appreciated the quality of the tech summit, you did a terrific job."

2016 Summit Attendee