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Tuesday’s ILTACON 2019 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2019 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will once again be covering the show and, this year, CloudNine will exhibiting at the show and participating in a major way.  There’s still time to check out the show at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in sunny Orlando area with a number of sessions available and as many as 191 exhibitors providing information on their products and services.

CloudNine will be exhibiting again at booth #624 and we have several exciting new features and enhancements to showcase at this year’s show (that we announced last week here).

Sessions of interest in the main conference tracks today include (all times ET):

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM:

Data Privacy – Everyone’s Getting In On It – Privacy From Europe to California and Beyond: HIPAA, DFS, GDPR…data privacy regulations keep evolving.  The implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is next on the horizon.  Other states and the federal government are also considering similar laws.

How will your existing procedures need to be revised in order to comply with the latest regulations?  What lessons learned from other data privacy requirements can be applied as you navigate the ever changing landscape?


  • What do I have to do to prepare for the future?
  • What has been effective in the past that will help in the future?

Speakers include: Lauren Doerries, Information Governance Business Process Manager Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, L.L.P.; Tsutomu Johnson, CEO, PB Lab Parsons Behle & Latimer; Michelle Merola, Partner Hodgson Russ LLP.

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM:

Information Governance Roundtable – Security Edition: Join Information Governance professionals for a round table discussion on Information Governance strategies and trends.  The small group question and discussion format encourages participation from all attendees to take detailed dives into IG strategies.


  • Identify trends fellow Information Governance professionals encounter
  • Share and learn strategies for tackling Information Governance goals

Speakers include: Al Pica, Senior Manager of Information Governance Ropes & Gray; Kathleen Jimenez, Information Governance Manager White & Case LLP; Jessica Marlette, Information Governance Counsel White & Case LLP.

Machine Learning and AI in Action (AI Series, Session 2): Demystify Machine Learning and AI by walking through a real-world example of a working model.  We will walk through all the steps – from prototyping to production – of developing a machine learning algorithms. We’ll look at data cleaning, model building/evaluation, and deployment. Explore how you take your new model and apply it/integrate it into applications.


  • Learn how to bring solutions to market fast
  • Learn what it takes to build a successful machine learning model
  • Learn the importance of data quality

Speakers include: Svetlana Grigoryeva, Manager, Application Development Shearman & Sterling, LLP; Shawn Hainsworth, Senior Architect/Developer & Programmer Cooley LLP; Dan Harsell, Senior VP, Technology Intapp.

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