This year’s Pacific Legal Technology Conference will be held Friday, October 7, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Vancouver Convention Centre. According to their website, “this year’s conference is particularly focused on law practices moving into the social, virtual and collaborative worlds on the Internet. “
Here are a few highlights (view or download the conference program for more details):
- The lunchtime keynote, entitled The Future of Legal Practice?, will be delivered by Chas Rampenthal, Vice President of Product Development and General Counsel, LegalZoom.com, Inc.
- Sessions will be organized into seven distinct tracks: Solo and Small Firm Track; e-Trials, e-Discovery, e-Litigation and e-Mediation; Social Media, Mobile and Marketing Track; Tools for Collaboration/Cloud Track; Management and Effectiveness Track; Innovative and Strategic Technologies Track; and the Paperless Track
- The day will wrap up with the always popular “60 Tips in 60 Minutes”
The PLTC counts towards mandatory CPD hours in BC; eligibility for other jurisdictions can be found here.
The conference is a joint production of eight local and international legal associations and promises to offer a “world class program based on the technology issues and topics of greatest interest as identified by a survey of all past Conference participants.”
Registration details (including the early bird rate available until September 16) are available at www.pacificlegaltech.com/registration.html.