Updated March 28.
Law Technology News' top picks of upcoming events. >> = highly recommended.
>> Consultant Ronald Hedges, a retired U.S.D.C. magistrate judge (N.J), is the chair of Practicing Law Institute's "Government Investigations 2013: The Role of Electronic Information in Investigation and Response." New York City and live webcast. Moderator: David Shonka, acting general counsel of the Federal Trade Commission. Among the speakers: Maura Grossman (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz); U.S.D.C. Magistrate Judge John Facciola (D.C.). Registration information.
>> "E-Discovery, Records, & Information Management Conference & Expo." Sponsor: Digital Government Institute. Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C. Includes keynote by Paul Wester Jr. (chief records officer for the U.S. government, National Archives and Records Administration. Legal tech community regulars include: U.S.D.C. Magistrate Judge Frank Maas; Jason R. Baron, director of litigation, NARA; Allison Stanton, director of e-discovery, FOIA, and Records, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, Civil; Tom Kennedy, director of the archiving and EDD team, Symantec Public Sector, among others. 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration information.
>> University of Florida Levin College of Law and EDRM offer 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." Hamilton is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Tampa, and serves as an adjunct professor at UFLCL and dean of academics at Bryan University. http://www.law.ufl.edu/academics/ediscovery-conference.
American Bar Association Techshow. Hilton Chicago. www.techshow.com. Keynote speaker: David Pogue, technology columnist, The New York Times.
ON THE HORIZON
ABA Science & Technology section. "Flying Eyes in the Domestic Skies: Balancing Security, Surveillance, and Privacy with the Amazing New Technologies for Unmanned Aerial Systems." Live and webinar. 12 p.m. EDT. Live: Crowell & Moring, Washington, D.C. (No CLE credit.) Registration information.
>> The Cowen Group Leadership Breakfast: "Big Data: An Emerging Influencer for eDiscovery, Compliance & Information Governance Career." New York. (Washington, D.C., on 4/24; Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco dates in May. Information: Maribel@cowengroup.com.
>> Suffolk Law School's "Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation," 4 p.m., Boston. Keynote speaker: Richard Susskind, whose latest book, Tomorrow's Lawyer, was recently released. If you haven't seen Susskind in person, highly recommended. More information.
>> Duke University conference on technology-assisted review (rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy), Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. John Rabiej, director of the Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies says the agenda aims to, among other goals, inform the United States Courts' Advisory Committee on Civil Rules about TAR technology and the obstacles lawyers face in using it. (The committee is considering amending the Civil Rules to address TAR issues, he said.) More information.
ABA National Symposium on Technology in Labor & Employment Law (co-sponsored by the Center for Labor & Employment Law at New York University School of Law). Bancroft Hotel, Berkeley, Calif. Registration information.
May 2, 2013
The 15th Annual Sedona Conference on Complex Litigation: Strategic and Tactical Decision-Making in Parallel Fraud Proceedings.
UPCOMING ALM TECH EVENTS
May 21-22: LegalTech West Coast (L.A.).
May 23: The Recorder's Spring LegalTech Day, moderated by LTN's Editor-in-Chief Monica Bay. For more information, contact Molly Miller, publisher of The Recorder.
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