EDRM 2019 Workshop

May 15, 2019 EDT - May 17, 2019 EDT
Duke University School of Law
210 Science Drive
Durham,

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The annual EDRM workshop brings together highly motivated judges, practitioners, consultants, service providers, and software vendors to work collaboratively on exciting and challenging ediscovery projects that impact the industry and the profession.   Members attend to pending projects, and they propose and discuss new projects.  The workshop will be held in an intimate environment at Duke’s beautiful law school campus on May 15-17, 2019.

New this year is a panel of in-house counsel from Exxon/Mobil, American Airlines, and GSK, who will address their biggest ediscovery challenges and how best to work with outside ediscovery consultants, service providers, and software vendors.  A later panel of three judges will address what ediscovery information is most useful to them and what information they consider to be the least useful.

EDRM continues to be the leader in the ediscovery and information governance field.  This past year, TAR Guidelines were approved, a draft of a TAR protocol is progressing nicely, and more than 250 federal judges responded to a discovery survey administered by EDRM/Exterro.  Learn about progress being made in eight pending projects, ranging from AI, to a compliance code of conduct governing GDPR, to a proportionality template.

Not a member? We welcome all to attend.  And all new members are encouraged to join a new or ongoing project. The registration fee is $650.00 (Current EDRM members can request a promo code for $150 off registration.)  Nonmembers may add an annual EDRM membership for just $50 more when registering for the workshop, for a total payment of $700.

Location: Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina

Travel details: https://law.duke.edu/about/visit/

Hotel Accommodations: Washington Duke Inn 3001 Cameron Boulevard, Durham, NC 27705
A limited number of rooms on a “first-come first-served” basis have been reserved at the rate of $199.00 per night plus tax. To make reservations please call the Washington Duke at (919) 490-0999.  When making your reservation, please refer to the “EDRM Workshop Group ID: 708450” to receive the special rate. You may also book your room online: Duke Law EDRM 2019 Workshop. The conference rate for sleeping rooms will expire after April 30, 2019.

Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Afternoon arrivals (fly into RDU)

TimeDescription
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Initial meeting for Project groups (for those who have arrived)
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Trial run of GDPR-Judge Educational program (This is a Concurrent session with project groups.  The group is looking for reactions and ideas about their materials)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Reception at Duke Law School – Dinner on own

Thursday, May 16, 2019

TimeDescription
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Breakfast at Duke Law
9:00 a.m.  – 9:15 a.m.Welcome
9:15 a.m.  – 9:30 a.m.EDRM and Bolch Judicial Institute Updates
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.Robert Keeling Remark’s
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.In-House Panel (Robert Levy, Executive Counsel Legal Policy & Administration, Exxon/Mobil; Jana Limer Mills, Director & Sr. Attorney, American Airlines; and Kelly Clay, Global eDiscovery Counsel and Head of Information Governance,  GSK)
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Reports on all nine pending projects
12:00 p.m.  – 1:30 p.m.Lunch at Duke Law
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Reports on all nine pending projects continued and discussion of new project possibilities
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Working sessions/all project groups
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Reception/Dinner at Washington Duke

Friday, May 17, 2019

TimeDescription
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Breakfast at Duke Law
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Discussion Panel (3 Judge panel)
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.Project working sessions continued
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Team reports
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.Grab and go lunch

 


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