Here are LTN's picks of upcoming events.
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>> Monday, March 18: "The Business and Ethics of Managing a 21st Century Law Firm: The Impact of Technology on the Future of Law Firms." This panel will focus on the many kinds of technology influencing the way today's law firm does business and the ethical questions this technology raises. Speakers include Daniel Katz, assistant professor of law and co-director of "Reinvent Law," at Michigan State University College of Law fresh off his Silicon Valley "tour." (Read Aric Press' report here, and LTN's profile here.) 411: here. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Lincoln Center Campus Lowenstein Building, South Lounge, New York City. Free, open to the public, CLE credit available. Registration: law.fordham.edu/managinglawfirms/technology.
Tuesday, March 19
Fordham Law is also offering a day-long symposium on "Privacy & Employment in the Digital Society." Info here.
Thursday, March 21
>> ALM's Virtual LegalTech. Among the panels will be "Addressing the Big Data Dilemma: Deletion, Automation, and Managing Legal Risk. Speakers: Consultant Ronald Hedges, Jason R. Baron, director of litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration, Barry Murphy, principal analyst, eDJ Group. Moderator: Brian Weiss, vice president information governance of sponsor Hewlett-Packard Corp. Autonomy.
The Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law presents "The E-Discovery Institute: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about E-Discovery." Topics range from "Judicial Perspectives on E-Discovery" (U.S.D.C. Chief Judge James Holderman No. District Illinois) to social media, ethics, trends, and practical tips. Held on Chicago campus. Brochure: here.
"Unlocking Predictive Coding to Find Facts Fast," Nuix sponsors this free Apersee LLC webinar at 2 p.m. EDT, explaining the ropes of predictive coding aka TAR (technology-assisted review) or CAR (computer-assisted review), Speakers: Daniel Regard, managing director and CEO, iDiscovery Solutions Inc.; Stephen Steward, CTO, Nuix; George Socha, consultant and co-founder, Apersee. (The other co-founder, consultant Tom Gelbmann, moderates.) Registration: here.
Friday, March 22
"New York City Techstravaganza 2013:" An annual "IT Pro Tech Ed-type event" will be held at Microsoft Corp.'s Big Apple office, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free, includes breakfast and lunch. Five concurrent tracks cover PowerShell, Exchange, SharePoint, and Windows, plus there's an "IT Camp" with hands-on lab. 411: here. Sponsors include Microsoft, Metalogix, Sapien Technologies, and Jams Enterprise Job Scheduling.
ON THE HORIZON
>> "What can happen when a federal agency wants access to the electronic records of a business entity? What types of information can the agency seek? What limits might there be on what the agency wants? How should the electronic information be produced? What role is there for negotiation in response to demands and what might negotiation address?" Consultant Ronald Hedges, a retired U.S.D.C. magistrate judge (N.J), says those questions will be addressed when the Practicing Law Institute hosts, "Government Investigations 2013: The Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response," in New York City, and as a live webcast. Moderator: David Shonka, acting general counsel of the Federal Trade Commission. Among the speakers: Maura Grossman (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz); U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge John Facciola (D.C.). http://at.law.com/LTNN1.
University of Florida Levin College of Law and EDRM are offering a two-day event, "E-Discovery for the Small and Medium Case." Reports William Hamilton: "Our conference is for the everyday case, the small and medium case. It is really an outreach program to the bar and litigation support professionals. The idea was initially generated by the new Florida state court e-discovery rules (September 1, 2012) and the new ABA commentary on technological competence," he said.
"Most programs and conferences talk about what to do at a high level that just frustrates the regular attorney who leaves the typical one hour CLE scared and frustrated, but not knowing what to do. So we decided to do an out-reach conference as a public service," said Hamilton, a partner at Quarles & Brady in Tampa, who is an adjunct professor at the UF college of law and dean of academics at Bryan University. http://www.law.ufl.edu/academics/ediscovery-conference.
American Bar Association Techshow. Hilton Chicago (Early bird rates deadline: Monday March 11.)
UPCOMING ALM TECH EVENTS
March 21: Virtual LegalTech
May 21-22: LegalTech West Coast (L.A.).
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