Keynote: Unique Challenges of Managing Records at the White House
8:30 - 9:30 AM

Presenter: Philip Droege, Director of White House Office of Records Management

This presentation will focus on the unique responsibility of managing presidential records over the past 31 years: Obligations under the Presidential Records Act, technological challenges of both paper and electronic records, adapting records management practices to each new administration and dealing with the upheaval of a Presidential transition.

BREAKOUT 1: Cybersecurity and the Cloud
9:45 - 10:35 AM

Presenter: Galina Datskovsky, Vaporstreem

This presentation will mostly focus on cyberthreats and legal ramifications, but the presenter will also discuss cloud and how being in the cloud affects cybersecurity and information governance. 

BREAKOUT 2: Manipulated Electronic Evidence:  Stories from the Front Line of Digital Forensics
9:45 - 10:35 AM

Presenter: Erik K. Thompson, Data Narro

In this informational and entertaining presentation, you learn about emerging methods of digital manipulation that is blurring the line between what is real and what is counterfeit. We’ll touch on deepfakes, photo manipulation, and AI-generated humans, but we’ll largely draw from our own experience, presenting real-world examples that show how regular people use digital manipulation to obfuscate their crimes — from simple email forgeries and time stamp manipulation to the use of anti-forensics software.

BREAKOUT 3: So, You've Experienced a Data Breach; Now What?
10:50 - 11:45 AM

Presenters: Kate Campbell and Sarah Sargent, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

The speakers will present a review of legal and ethical obligations for lawyers in both preventing and responding to a cybersecurity incident.

BREAKOUT 4: Virtual Mediation Strategies
10:50 - 11:45 AM

Presenter: Judge Richard Sankovitz, Resolute Systems, LLC

Judge Sankovitz will conduct an interactive discussion of tactics and strategies to consider in maximizing your effectiveness as a mediation advocate when you are communicating with your client and the mediator by video conference rather than in person.

Among the topics to be addressed are the strategic advantages and disadvantages of mediating by video, when the parties have a choice; how to make the best impression on the small screen; how to augment your advocacy with screen sharing; how to initiate virtual “hallway” conversations with the mediator or other parties; how to expedite client caucuses in real time; and precautions for protecting the confidentiality of communications.

BREAKOUT 5: Cyber Liability Risks – What are they, what are the trends, and what is cyber liability insurance for law firms?
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Presenters: Tom Watson & Matt Beier, WILMIC

With data breaches and cybercrimes increasing each year, it’s more important than ever to have plans in place to protect your clients’ most sensitive information and the reputation of your firm – not to mention to prevent financial losses.  From cyberattack prevention to incident response, this session will cover cyber security risk, prevention, incident response and insurance coverages. 

BREAKOUT 6: Getting the Most Out of Your Microsoft 365 Subscription
1:00 - 1:50 PM

Presenter: Jeff Krause, Affinity Consulting

Microsoft 365 is so much more than the core office suite that everyone is familiar with.  In this session, we’ll explore some of the overlooked additional products that are included with a Microsoft 365 subscription including SharePoint, Planner, Power Automate and more.

BREAKOUT 7: Trends and Use Cases in Blockchain, Crypto, and NFTs
2:05 PM - 3:00 PM

Presenter: Erin Magennis, Valiir Technologies

In this interactive session, you will walk away having a better understanding of blockchain, use cases for it, and trends in this space. We will start with a high level technological understanding and build off of this foundation to discuss what is trending specifically with a focus on cryptocurrencies and NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Additional resources will be provided to explore the space further.  

BREAKOUT 8: Avoid Death by PowerPoint
2:05 PM - 3:00 PM

Presenter: Paul Unger, Affinity Consulting

PowerPoint's use in the legal profession, both in and out of the courtroom, is incredibly valuable … and at the same time, PowerPoint has been terribly misused and abused by presenters. This session specifically focuses on the most useful and practical features of PowerPoint for legal professionals. We will cover proper design, presentation tips & tricks, document callouts, using video & audio, and how to use and present from an iPad.

25 Tech Tips & Tricks
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Presenters: Jeff Krause, Andy Skwierawski, Olivia Kelley, Kristian 'Lars' Larsen 

Back by popular demand, the conference closes with our annual Tips and Tricks session.  Join four experts as they each present their favorite legal technology and law office management tips in a fun, rapid fire format. With tips on everything from the newest Office 365 features to the latest high-tech gadgets, this session has something for everyone.