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Conference Schedule

Legal Tech® New York 2013

January 31, 2013

Thursday | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM – REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:00 AM
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9:00 -
10:00 AM

Day Three Keynote General Session Presentation: The Power of a Crisis: Remaking the Habits of Lawyers

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The legal industry is at a crossroads. Some would call it a crisis, and many would attribute it to a series of habits developed over many years – like sticking with the billable hour, being slow to adopt new technologies, and continuing to buy legal services the old same way. In these tough economic times corporate clients are aggressively cutting costs and legal budgets are under the microscope in a way they never have been before. How can the legal industry – notoriously resistant to change – use the science of habit formation to change their ways and, ultimately, serve their clients better? Join us for a fascinating look at the neurology of habits – how they are created, reinforced, and controlled – and gain insight into how changing a few habits can transform an industry.

Speaker:
  • Charles Duhigg,
    Author, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business;
    Investigative Reporter, The New York Times
10:00 -
10:30 AM
Exhibit Hall Break
10:30 -
11:45 AM

Track 1 Technology Assisted Review: Practical Guidance from Legal and Technology Perspectives

The Beginners Guide to Technology Assisted Review

This session is aimed at lawyers or smaller firms who are aware of this innovative trend which is sweeping the legal technology industry. This session is designed to assist you in understanding when to use it. How you can implement it. How to manage the pitfalls and lessons learnt. The pros will be provided in real life examples to ensure attendees can action the learning from this session.

Speakers:

  • Hon. Ron Hedges,
    Former US Magistrate Judge
  • Sarah Jane Gillett,
    Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C.

Track 2: eDiscovery & Content Governance

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The ROI of Predictive Coding

The rapid increase in the volume and sources of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) has changed how corporate legal departments plan for and react to litigation and eDiscovery. In the past, traditional electronic discovery processes relied on "linear review", a manual, expensive, time consuming and error-prone process in which teams of contract attorneys reviewed hundreds of thousands or millions of documents one page at a time to determine responsiveness. This traditional linear review process has driven the cost of eDiscovery up dramatically.

To address this spiraling cost, corporate legal departments and their external counsel have begun to embrace Predictive Coding, a disruptive technology that is changing the way legal review is conducted.

In this session industry experts will discuss:

  • What Predictive Coding is and what differentiates it from traditional linear review
  • How the Predictive Coding process improves time to respond as well as accuracy and consistency of results to provide an extremely high return on investment (ROI)
  • How Predictive Coding is forcing the eDiscovery industry to have a discussion of review quality that has not occurred before
  • ROI comparisons between traditional linear review and Predictive Coding for small, medium and large cases


Moderator:
  • Drew Lewis,
    eDiscovery Counsel,
    Recommind

Speakers
  • Woods Abbott,
    Director of Legal Operations,
    Raytheon
  • Pam Davis,
    Senior Discovery Counsel,
    Google
  • Steve Berrent,
    Managing Director,
    WilmerHale Discovery Solutions, WilmerHale
  • Scott Milner,
    Partner,
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Track 3: LegalTech E-Discovery Boot Camp

LegalTech Boot Camp I

In the first session of the three hour intensive LegalTech Boot Camp, Craig Ball and Michael Arkfeld will rapidly take you through the ins and outs of e-Discovery today. This 90 minute session will be an intense look at today's most essential information, decision making considerations and technology.

Attendees may join either or both sessions. They will receive materials from both Boot Camp I and II and specific time will be set aside for Q&A with session leaders.

Speakers:

  • Craig Ball,
    President,
    Craig D. Ball, P.C.
  • Michael Arkfeld,
    Principal,
    Arkfeld & Associates

Track 4: Government Investigations and Litigation

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The Role of Litigation Technology in Government Investigations and Cases: What You Need to Know Litigating in the 21st Century

The litigation technology tools and practices used by the government and those subject to investigations can help shape strategy and sometimes outcome. When dealing with the government the procedures can be very different than those which apply in private litigation. Often investigating agencies have preferences for various aspects of discovery, including production format, so being aware of those needs in advance can help streamline a case. This panel will address litigation technology best practices to help you navigate an often complex landscape.

Moderator
  • George Kiersted,
    President,
    Kiersted Systems
Speakers
  • Joshua Wood,
    Director of the Office of Litigation Support, Civil Division,
    United States Department of Justice
  • Bridget Logue,
    Litigation Support Manager,
    U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Scott Minning,
    Senior Product Manager,
    Department of Justice – Anti-Trust Division

Track 5: Legal Operations – Forming a New Identity

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Leap Ahead, Don't Lag Behind: Enhancing Value From Your Legal Service Delivery Model

Increasing competitive pressures coupled with the ongoing demand by business leaders for quicker response, the pressure from shareholders for greater margins and the requirements of regulators for increased controls has made the delivery of corporate legal services more important than ever before. As a result, today's legal departments must transform themselves into strategic corporate assets by reducing turnaround times, driving down costs, and focusing on critical business challenges and goals. Join these industry practitioners to learn how to leverage the Law Department Maturity ModelSM to transform your department from responding to requests for legal support to proactively delivering legal value tightly aligned with corporate priorities.


Moderator:
  • Bill Young,
    Product Line Executive,
    Law Department Operation,
    Bridgeway Software
  • Kim Townsan,
    Senior Manager,
    Legal Administration,
    United Technologies Corporation
  • David Cambria,
    Sr. Director, Enterprise Information Management,
    CDW

Track 6: Information Governance in a Big Data World

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Big Data - Big Hype or Big Opportunity?

  • What is Big Data and where did big data come from?
  • Value proposition of Big Data?
  • Market ready or still maturing?
  • Major players and how they are shaping Big Data

Moderator:

  • Barry Murphy,
    Co-founder and Senior Analyst,
    eDJ Group, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Galina Datskovsky, CRM, Ph.D,
    Senior Vice President, Information Governance,
    Autonomy, an HP Company
  • Julie Colgan,
    CRM,
    IBM
  • Eric Hunter,
    Director of Knowledge, Innovation & Technology Strategies, Bradford & Barthel, LLP
  • Jason R. Baron,
    Director of Litigation,
    National Archives and Records Administration
11:45 -
12:15 PM
Exhibit Hall Break
12:15 -
1:15 PM

Closing Plenary Address - Legal Issues Companies Face Following a Security Breach and How to Protect Yourself - Open to All

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Legal Issues Companies Face Following a Security Breach and How to Protect Yourself

  • Mary E. Galligan (Bio)
    Special Agent in Charge
    Special Operations/Cyber Division
    New York Office, FBI
12:15 -
1:45 PM

Track 6: Information Governance in a Big Data World

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Big Data in Practice

  • How do you implement Big Data?
  • Does Big Data mean All Data?
  • How is big data being used? (case studies/use cases)
  • Will in-stream analytics lead to knee-jerk management?

Moderator:

  • Barry Murphy,
    Co-founder and Senior Analyst,
    eDJ Group, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Galina Datskovsky, CRM, Ph.D,
    Senior Vice President, Information Governance,
    Autonomy, an HP Company
  • Julie Colgan,
    CRM,
    IBM
  • Eric Hunter,
    Director of Knowledge, Innovation & Technology Strategies,
    Bradford & Barthel, LLP
  • Rich Vestuto, Esq.,
    Director,
    Deloitte

1:15 -
1:45 PM
Exhibit Hall Break
1:45 -
3:00 PM

Track 1 Technology Assisted Review: Practical Guidance from Legal and Technology Perspectives

TAR, Contract Review and Efficiency: Are they Intrinsically Linked?

Many firms are looking to make their clients' spend go further. The combination of using TAR with an outsourced or managed review can incrementally increase efficiency and deliver time and cost savings. This session will examine the cost, process and structure needed to run a successful managed review - taking advantage of the latest industry learning.

Speakers:

  • Pallab Chakraborty,
    Director of eDiscovery,
    Oracle
  • Patrick Oot,
    Co-Founder,
    Electronic Discovery Institute;
    Special Counsel,
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Track 2: eDiscovery & Content Governance

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Defensible Disposal; If it doesn't exist I don't have to review it

Most corporate legal departments are still looking for ways to reduce, or at least stop the growth, of their annual legal budgets. One of the most obvious targets for cost reduction in any legal department is the cost of responding to eDiscovery, including the cost of finding all potentially responsive ESI (electronically stored information), culling it down and then having in-house or external attorneys review it for relevance and privilege.

Many cost reduction strategies have been implemented over the years but those strategies don't address the real problem; the huge and growing amount of unmanaged and potentially valueless electronic information floating around companies. The straight forward and common sense way to reduce eDiscovery cost (and risk) is to better manage ESI, including disposing of unneeded data that could be subject to an eDiscovery inquiry in the future.

In this session, we will discuss:

  • The cause and effect associated with uncontrolled electronic information growth especially in relation to the eDiscovery process
  • The current state of the art of Information Management technologies, again in relation to eDiscovery requirements
  • How categorization techniques can be used to defensibly and effectively manage and dispose of unneeded data

Moderator:

  • Bill Tolson,
    Senior Product Marketing Manager,
    Recommind

Speakers:

  • Cliff Dutton,
    Senior Vice President, Director of E-Discovery and Vendor Management,
    AIG
  • John Rosenthal,
    Partner,
    Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Bennett Borden,
    Chair, Electronic Discovery & Information Governance Section,
    Williams Mullin
  • Dean Gonsowski,
    AGC / Sr. Director of Business Development,
    Recommind

Track 3: LegalTech E-Discovery Boot Camp

LegalTech Boot Camp II

In the second session of the three hour intensive LegalTech Boot Camp, Craig Ball and Michael Arkfeld will continue their rapid take on the ins and outs of e-Discovery today. This 90 minute session will be an intense look at today's most essential information, decision making considerations and technology. Attendees may join either or both sessions. They will receive materials from both Boot Camp I and II and specific time will be set aside for Q&A with session leaders.

Speakers:

  • Craig Ball,
    President,
    Craig D. Ball, P.C.
  • Michael Arkfeld,
    Principal,
    Arkfeld & Associates

Track 4: Government Investigations and Litigation

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Legal and Strategic Considerations in Government Investigations

Whether you are dealing with the government as a defendant in a civil or criminal matter, there are legal and strategic e-discovery challenges. Communication is key. Understanding of the scope of claims, preservation issues, and search strategies can often set the tone for an entire case. This panel will address recent legal and procedural developments in criminal cases, antitrust matters, and civil investigations as well as provide practical suggestions on how to engage the government if you become involved in an investigation.


Moderator
  • George Kiersted,
    President,
    Kiersted Systems
Speakers
  • Allison Stanton,
    Director of E-Discovery, FOIA and Records Civil Division,
    Department of Justice
  • Tracy Greer,
    Senior Litigation Counsel,
    Department of Justice- Antitrust Division
  • Richard Hayes,
    Assistant U.S. Attorney,
    Chief, Affirmative Civil Enforcement, ,
    Department of Justice- Eastern District of New York

Track 5: Legal Operations – Forming a New Identity

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Success Is As Success Does: Leading Cross-functional Teams to Create Positive Change

Legal Department Operations Managers (whether formally invested with the title or not) are tasked with producing tangible results in an environment where they often lack the direct span of control over the resources, budget, and technology support necessary to achieve success. Join us as we discuss proven strategies for building strong, interdependent relationships from legal operations with IT, Accounts Payable, HR and Procurement. These relationship provide a path to lead cross-functional teams to drive success with legal operations projects.

Moderator:

  • Bill Young,
    Product Line Executive, Law Department Operation,
    Bridgeway Software

Speakers:

  • Christine Crawford,
    Director, Global IT, G&A Systems,
    Edwards Life Sciences
  • Deb Tatar,
    AVP Global Corporate Systems,
    MetLife
  • Donna Chelel,
    Legal Administration Professional

Track 6: Information Governance in a Big Data World

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Does Big Data = Big Risk?

  • What are the governance implications of Big Data?
  • Is this the end of records management?
  • What affect will Big Data implementations have on litigation readiness?

What tools exist to help put Big Data into perspective of overall corporate governance and strategy?

Moderator:

  • Barry Murphy,
    Co-founder and Senior Analyst,
    eDJ Group, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Galina Datskovsky, CRM, Ph.D,
    Senior Vice President, Information Governance,
    Autonomy, an HP Company
  • Julie Colgan,
    CRM,
    IBM
  • Jason R. Baron,
    Director of Litigation,
    National Archives and Records Administration
  • Rich Vestuto, Esq.,
    Director,
    Deloitte

3:00 PM Conference Adjourns/ Exhibits Close

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