EDRM to Offer 2018 Preview of E-Discovery Initiatives

Review of TAR, GDPR Projects and Call for Contributors to 2018 Initiatives and Education Program

Durham, NC – January 30, 2018 – Duke Law EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today that EDRM will conduct information sessions on current e-discovery initiatives and a preview of plans for 2018.  Sessions will be held on January 30th and 31st, 2018 at the DaVinci Office Suites, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York.

“We’ve had a very productive period since EDRM joined the Duke community over a year ago,” said Jim Waldron, executive director of EDRM. “Our team is looking forward to meeting the members, sponsors and partners who contribute their time, expertise and support to advance e-discovery.” John Rabiej, director of the Center for Judicial Studies at Duke University, and EDRM co-founder George Socha will join Waldron at the information sessions.  Information and RSVP are available on the EDRM website.

Session Topics

  • Meet the leaders of EDRM, now part of Duke Law School’s Center for Judicial Studies
  • Overview of priority projects:
    • Technology Assisted Review (TAR)
    • GDPR
    • Discovery proportionality
  • Plans for 2018:
    • Annual workshop at Duke Law School
    • EDRM model update
    • Information governance
    • A major education initiative with the E-Discovery Institute
  • Opportunities for legal and e-discovery professionals to participate in EDRM

Who should attend?

  • E-discovery and information governance practitioners and experts who want to share their expertise and network with others
  • Attorneys and litigation support professionals who want to stay abreast of e-discovery
  • Business development and marketing professionals who want to build closer connections within the e-discovery industry

Interested participants can find detailed information and directions, and schedule a meeting in advance on the EDRM website.

About EDRM

The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) creates practical resources to improve e-discovery and information governance. Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, best practices, tools, guides and test data sets to improve electronic discovery and information governance. Member individuals, law firms, corporations and government organizations actively contribute to the direction of EDRM. In 2016, EDRM became part of the Center for Judicial Studies at Duke Law School. EDRM expands the center’s efforts to provide educational and professional resources in electronic discovery and information governance in support of its mission to promote a better understanding of the judicial process and generate ideas for improving the administration of justice. Visit EDRM.net to become a member. To learn more about the Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies, visit judicialstudies.duke.edu.

 

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