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Tuesday’s ILTA Sessions – eDiscovery Trends

As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2014 is happening this week and eDiscoveryDaily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show.  There’s still time to check out the show if you’re in the Nashville area with a number of sessions available and over 190(!) exhibitors providing information on their products and services.

Perform a “find” on today’s ILTA conference schedule for “discovery” or “information governance” and you’ll get 3 sessions with hits.  So, there is plenty to talk about!  Sessions in the main conference tracks include:  So, there is plenty to talk about!  Sessions in the main conference tracks include:

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM:

ARMA: Information Governance: A Revenue Source Potential

Description: Law firms are under increased financial pressure due to a highly competitive market and clients demanding fixed-fee contracts. Information governance (IG) offers firms the opportunity to not only create a new practice but also to tap into a new source of revenue by leveraging existing relationships and experience. Attendees will learn about the impact of IG, opportunities for information governance at law firms and how law firms can help their clients with IG.

Speaker is: Martin Tuip – ARMA International

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM:

Ungoverned Information Equals Litigation Disaster: What Your Firm Should Do

Description: What’s the difference between well-controlled risk and unmitigated disaster? Information governance (IG) of course! Because client data often enters your firm through the litigation support process, effective risk management relies on successful collaboration between IG, litigation support and IT. Our experienced panel will share guidance on how to build successful, practical IG processes around e-discovery. We’ll focus on real-world consequences of IG failure in this realm and tactics firms are using to mitigate associated risks.

Speakers are: Caroline Sweeney – Dorsey & Whitney; Teresa Britton – Exelon Corporation Business Services Company; Brian Jenson – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM:

Tell It to the Judge – An Audience with Respected Jurist Judge Andrew Peck on Various E-Discovery Topics

Description: Judge Peck will look into his crystal ball to dicuss five prevalent e-discovery topics and answer additional questions from the audience. Come hear the views of an esteemed judge regarding these topics.

Speakers are: Thomas Morrissey – Purdue Pharma L.P.; Andrew J Peck – US District Court Southern District of New York.

For a complete listing of all sessions at the conference today, click here.  There’s even yoga!

So, what do you think?  Are you planning to attend ILTA 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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