2011 Pacific Legal Tech Conference Details

August 19, 2011

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.

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