All times below for the listed sessions are Pacific Time.
Registration will be open. Please bring your registration form.
If you need anything look out for any of the following Master's Cabinet Members above as "Moderators".
LinkedIn For Lawyers - Demonstrates how to use LinkedIn to build each lawyer's professional presence and how to educate those around them of what they do, in order to generate a qualified referral source for new business (which was the keynote for 2016's NAMWOLF Conference).
Kevin L. Nichols - Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Social Engineering Project, Inc.
Kevin L. Nichols has worked in multifaceted capacities in some of the most prolific international law firms in the country, such as Morrison & Foerster, Paul Hastings, Heller Ehrman, and Holland & Knight. His interest in diversity and technology began while he was a mechanical engineering/diversity intern at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Later, he became the Executive Director of the California Diversity Council and the African American Wellness Project. Kevin has become a social networking expert and full-time consultant specializing in litigation technology (eDiscovery), diversity, and social media marketing for the legal industry. Nichols has been featured on LinkedIn’s Hall of Fame, Yahoo’s Blog, in the Examiner, CNN Money, Reuters, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. Millions saw Kevin while logging in to LinkedIn.com from 2011-2014. He is now the Founder of The Social Engineering Project, Inc., an Oakland based, Google and Microsoft funded, social impact venture with Stanford University designed to address the lack of diversity in the tech industry. Kevin attended the University of California, Berkeley and recently completed an Executive Program for Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. For a full biography and CV, please visit http://bit.ly/KLNport.
The reasonable anticipation or filing of a litigation case is only one event that can trigger a need for eDiscovery. These days, eDiscovery also plays an important part in conducting investigations to meet compliance, due diligence or regulatory enforcement requirements. In this session, the panelists will share experiences and provide examples of the use of eDiscovery technology and best practices to meet investigative objectives. Topics include: · Common Types of Investigations Involving eDiscovery · Similarities and Differences from eDiscovery in Litigations · Data Discovery, Data Privacy and Cross-Border Implications · Common Mistakes to Avoid · Dealing with Phones/BYOD Issues During Investigations · Best Practices for Managing eDiscovery in Investigations
Corporate counsel and law firms are under significant pressure to deliver services more cost-effectively and efficiently. The alignment of the legal services value chain is very important to achieve success. Process, technology and business model innovation changes need to evolve to meet the needs of all the parties that consume and deliver these services. How do we identify, evaluate, implement and measure internal and external improvements? In this session you will learn from expert practitioners from corporations, law firms and 3rd party vendors on what they currently do and what kind of process, technology or business model improvements will help going forward.
As you may have heard by now, artificial intelligence (AI) is in the process of revolutionizing the legal profession as it has done in finance, entertainment, healthcare, and manufacturing. Applying AI technology is perfect for repetitive tasks that require human intelligence where an increase in productivity and decrease in errors and cost are the goals. Regardless of what the naysayers say, document review is not exempt from the application of AI technology and its benefits. This CLE discusses how leveraging artificial intelligence in managed review can find evidence faster, increase efficiency, and decrease errors while reducing the overall cost exponentially.
Security & Forensics on Both Sides of the “Boom”: How a Changing Threat Landscape Will Require a Merger of Cybersecurity & Forensics
Join a text analytics pioneer and an experienced investigator for a conversation on corporate and legal investigations. Hear how augmented intelligence technologies allow an investigator’s knowledge and hypotheses to be applied at mass scale. Terabytes of documents and data that might otherwise can bog a project down become easy fodder for the AI-augmented investigator.
The potential discoverable data sources in today's mobile device and technology-enabled world have expanded to mountainous proportions. Identifying and preserving this relevant data, as well as presenting it in a usable and persuasive format is paramount to gaining the upper hand in any electronic discovery related investigation. Our panelists will discuss the various types of emerging data sources not to be overlooked as well as identify how each can be connected to tell a better story.
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How Blockchain is Changing the Legal Landscape: Join the panel as they explore "what" Blockchain is and how it is disrupting the legal, financial and data security industries. Attendees will walkaway with a better practical understanding of the technology along some practical examples of how and where it is being used.
With the introduction of new privacy regulations, the need to find a list of individuals affected in a data breach has become more frequent. In a world of when not if a data breach occurs, organizations must plan to include a data breach discovery process as part of their incident response plan. Join our panelists for a conversation that discusses what works and what doesn’t when applying e-discovery practices to determine a list of affected individuals.
Join the speakers, organizers and attendees for a happy hour with plenty of space to chat, view art and have your favorite beverage at the Minna Gallery.
For directions, what is on display currently and any other information, check it out here: 111minnagallery.com