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It’s 2019! Here Are Key Events Happening This Year in eDiscovery: eDiscovery Trends

Happy New Year everybody!  It’s 2019, and (as Mike Greenberg used to say on the old Mike and Mike ESPN morning sports show), we’re back and better than ever!  So, what is happening in eDiscovery in 2019?  A lot more than you probably realize and, thanks to Rob Robinson’s Complex Discovery blog, you have one place to check it all out!

In his post An Early Start: A Working List of 2019 eDiscovery Events, Rob provides not just a list of events (45 in all listed on the post – so far), but also provides links to each of them so that you can check them out for more info.  Here are a few highlights:

  • January 1.28-31: Legalweek, New York, NY (it’s only 26 days away!)
  • February 2.27-3.2: ABA TECHSHOW, Chicago, IL
  • February 2.28: Masters Conference, Dallas, TX (the first of several Masters Conference events this year)
  • March 3.5-7: 8th Annual Arkfeld eDiscovery Conference, Phoenix, AZ
  • May 5.8-10: 2019 Women in eDiscovery Conference, Austin, TX
  • May 5.14-16: Annual Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Institute, Las Vegas, NV
  • August 8.18-22: ILTACON 2019, Lake Buena Vista, FL
  • October 10.20-23: Relativity FEST, Chicago, IL
  • October 10.27.30: 2019 ACC Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ

Of course, as you can imagine on January 2, the timing of several events is still to be determined and some events may not yet be listed.  If you know of an event that needs to be listed or any corrections or other updates to be made, Rob provides a mechanism on his post to send him an email to let him know the event name, date, location and URL for the event.  So, this post will continue to reflect an updated list of events over time.

Also, believe it or not, Rob’s quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is entering its fourth year.  Last week, Rob issued the Winter 2019 survey in this post titled A Winter of Discontent? The Winter 2019 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey.  “A Winter of Discontent”?  We’ll see.  Anyway, Rob indicates that the response period is up to mid-January 2019, so if you want to participate, you should complete the survey ASAP.  As usual, we will cover the results here as we have done for the previous 12 surveys (click here for our coverage of the last survey, which includes trends over the 12 surveys and links to each of them).

So, what do you think?  How many events do you plan to attend this year?  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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