The Detroit Chapter of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) Symposium on September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at The Book Cadillac Hotel
1114 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI, 48226

The Detroit Chapter of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) is holding its Second Annual Fall E-Discovery Symposium at the Book Cadillac in Detroit on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event is sponsored by Catalyst, DTI, Integreon, PwC, Robert Half Legal, Warner Norcross, and Xact Data Discovery.

The half-day Big Data Matters program includes the following sessions:

Opening Remarks

   • Scott A. Petz, Attorney at Dickinson Wright PLLC and the ACEDS Detroit Chapter President.

Keynote Address

   • United States District Court Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Stafford, Eastern District of Michigan.

Cost Shifting and Proportionality - A Practical Guide to Balancing Cost, Burden and Need

   • Megan McKnight, Attorney at Plunkett Cooney PC.

   • Denise Bach, KrolLDiscovery.


-ESI Protocol

   • B. Jay Yelton III, Attorney at Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP.

   • Kaylee Walstad, Director of Strategic Partnerships at ACEDS.


-Alternative Uses for Analytics Moving Beyond Document Review to Embrace Regulatory Compliance Audits; Streamlining Mergers & Acquisitions; and Predictive Compliance in the Workplace

   • Bennett Borden, Chief Data Scientist of Drinker, Biddle, & Reath.

   • Brett Beeman, Legal Solutions Consultant at DTI.

   • Jeff Gilles, Solutions Architect at kCura.


-Closing Remarks

   • Mary Mack, Executive Director for ACEDS.

The cost to attend is $25 for Detroit Chapter ACEDS members, $50 for non-Detroit Chapter ACEDS members, and free for judicial attendees. Both a light breakfast and networking lunch are included. Those interested can register here.
Registrations are being accepted until Sept. 20, 2017.
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The Book Cadillac
1114 Washington Blvd
Detroit, Michigan 48226


Registration Required