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Frequently Asked Questions

Will the program be CLE accredited?

Yes, 10.5 CLE credits available to date. Please make sure you sign in at binder located on the table at the top of the steps.

Will the conference be recorded?

This year we are not recording the sessions for distribution. However, The 2018 Legal Hold and Data Preservation – PREX17 Proceedings Whitepaper which recaps all of the sessions in detail will be available soon after the conference and will be distributed to all attendees.

Is there a dress code?

Business casual attire is appropriate for all functions related to the 2017 Conference on Preservation Excellence.

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Presentation Slides and Materials

(Breakout 1 - Leadership) Building Your Preservation Response Playbook

Building Your Preservation Response Playbook

From recognizing a trigger event to successfully releasing your holds: Plan your way to better legal outcomes. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 1 - Team Process) The Art of Negotiation Determining What’s Reasonable

The Art of Negotiation: Determining What’s Reasonable

Keep your scope, and custodian obligations, in check with FRCP requirements. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 1 - Technical) The Power of Taking E-Discovery In-House

The Power of Taking E-Discovery In-House

Learn how companies that have taken control of their data and processes in house have done it. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

(Breakout 2 - Leadership) Preservation Maturity: How to Instill Continuous Improvement

Preservation Maturity: How to Instill Continuous Improvement

You’ve got your plan built. But how do you instill a process to ensure continuous improvement? Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 2 - Technical) A New Approach to Endpoint Preservation and Collection

A New Approach to Endpoint Preservation and Collection

Explore how endpoint data backup and recovery solutions can enable better data security, enduser peace-of-mind and e-discovery response. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

(Breakout 3 - Leadership) Taming the Over-Preservation Beast

Taming the Over-Preservation Beast

The new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure aimed to address the escalating cost and burdens of overpreservation. Are they having the desired affect? Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 3 - Team Process) Spoliation and the New Rules

Spoliation and the New Rules

This session will explore how spoliation motions have evolved since the changes made to Rule 37(e), and if the amendments are having their intended affect. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 3 - Technical) Moving to Office 365? What You Need to Know about E-Discovery

Moving to Office 365? What You Need to Know about E-Discovery

Discuss the implications of migrating to Microsoft® Office 365®, the native e-discovery tools Microsoft offers and which complementary software you may need. Hear experiences from those who’ve made the transition — and survived! Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

Corporate E-Discovery Heroes

Corporate E-Discovery Heroes

Get to know the 2017 E-Discovery Heroes. Find out how these talented practitioners are helping to solve today’s biggest e-discovery challenges and pave the way to a better future at their organization. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

Keynote: Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist, Constitutional Lawyer and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Keynote: Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist, Constitutional Lawyer and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Secrets, Surveillance and Civil Liberties: Navigating the Boundary Layer Between Law and Technology in the Connected Society Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

Judicial Panel: Return of Case Law by the Clock!

Judicial Panel: Return of Case Law by the Clock!

Last year, we tried something new — putting the judges on a clock. We’re challenging them again this year to review the latest in case law trends, highlighting selected cases and sharing their thoughts on what can be learned from the opinions of 2017. And we’re bringing along the stop watch! Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 4 - Leadership) The Streetlight Effect in E-Discovery: Are We Preserving the Most Relevant Data?

The Streetlight Effect in E-Discovery: Are We Preserving the Most Relevant Data?

Craig Ball has written extensively on both the challenges and opportunities in e-discovery. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 4 - Team Process) Data Privacy, the GDPR and Security All in One

Data Privacy, the GDPR and Security All in One

Data security and privacy are having profound impacts on the way organizations create, retain and discover data. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 4 - Technical) Enhancing the Impact of Your In-House Legal Operations through KPIs

Enhancing the Impact of Your In-House Legal Operations through KPIs

Find out the key legal hold, e-discovery and broader legal operations metrics that departments should be tracking and evaluating. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

(Breakout 5 - Leadership) Harnessing Social Media from All Angles

Harnessing Social Media from All Angles

Solve security, data management and information governance across ever-changing digital and social media landscapes. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 5 - Team Process) Bringing E-Discovery In-House: Stories from the Trenches

Bringing E-Discovery In-House: Stories from the Trenches

Hear best practices from others who have brought e-discovery in-house. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 5 - Technical) Migrating Data in a Legally Defensible Manner

Migrating Data in a Legally Defensible Manner

Get insiders tips on common issues and how to avoid losing data and metadata when you migrate to the cloud. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

(Breakout 6 - Leadership) Fine-Tune Your Collection Strategies

Fine-Tune Your Collection Strategies

Not all collections are created equal. Find out how to collect for any situation. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 6 - Team Process) The New Corporate Legal Department

The New Corporate Legal Department

Turn your team’s e-discovery process into a finely-tuned compliance-readiness machine. Slides [PDF] | Session Materials

(Breakout 6 - Technical) 99 Problems, But The Web Ain’t One

99 Problems, But The Web Ain’t One

This technical session will delve into the mechanics of capturing ESI from websites,social media and other collaboration platforms. Slides [PDF]  | Session Materials

User Group Presentation Slides and Materials

USER GROUP (Roadmap) Z-Discovery Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Z-Discovery Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Z-Discovery Roadmap: Hear about what’s been released, what’s coming next and the future of Z-Discovery. Slides [PDF]

USER GROUP (Breakout 1) Implementation and Process Design

Implementation and Process Design

Implementation: Data migration, process re-engineering and mapping;setting goals. Slides [PDF]

User Group (BREAKOUT 1) Novice User: Training-focused refresher

Training-focused refresher

Novice User: Training-focused refresher with in depth training on Legal Hold Pro, Request Tracking, CloudPreserve, Data Collect Pro, and Digital Discovery Pro. Slides [PDF]

USER GROUP (Breakout 1) Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Advanced User: Deeper dive into getting more value. We’ll cover interviews, Request Tracking for shadow apps, legal holds, records retention, integrations, configurable reports, perfect hold notices and more. Slides [PDF]

User Group (Discovery Exercise) Ms. Mabella Yael v Stefan Oscar and HERK Investments

Discovery Exercise: Ms. Mabella Yael v Stefan Oscar and HERK Investments

E-Discovery Team Challenge: Put your skills to the test in this fun and challenging hands-on exercise where you and your team will manage a case from preservation through collections, processing, review and production. Experts will be available to assist throughout and prizes will be awarded to the top performing teams. Slides [PDF]

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