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Duke EDRM legal tech experts to peak at Technology in Practice Conference – Toronto 8-10 November

Added on the 31st Oct 2017 at 3:23 pm
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Duke Law EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market announced today that Jeff Ward, director of the Duke Center on Law & Technology (DCLT), and Laia Bertran Manyé, a DCLT Fellow and GDPR expert, will speak at the Technology in Practice Conference, to be held November 8-10, 2017, in Toronto. Technology in Practice brings together legal professionals, technology experts and members of the judiciary for practical education and discussion on emerging technologies in the legal industry.

Ward will moderate a panel discussion on “The GDPR Effect,” Thursday, November 9, at 10 a.m. The session will explore the practical implications of GDPR on the practice of law in North America. The topic will include privacy and data protection by design, the underlying tensions between cybersecurity and principals of privacy and the implications of GDPR for e-discovery. The panel of experts will include Dr. Ann Cavoukian, executive director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute at Ryerson University; Imran Ahmad, partner at Miller Thomson LLP; Michael Power, managing director, Privacy, at Valencia IIP Advisors Limited; and Laia Bertran Manyé, fellow at the Duke Center on Law & Technology (DCLT).

Thursday at 2 p.m. Ward will join Mary Mack, executive director of ACEDS; David Kinnear, chief executive officer at High Performance Counsel; and Eric P. Mandel, director, Solutions Architecture, eDiscovery at Ricoh, in a discussion of “Pillars of Tomorrow: How eDiscovery is Reshaping the Practice of Law.” Panelists will discuss the emerging trends contributing to the evolution and maturation of the e-discovery industry.

The complete Technology in Practice Conference agenda and registration information are available at http://technologyinpractice.ca/.

Visit EDRM.net to become a member. To learn more about the Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies, visit https://law.duke.edu/judicialstudies.

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