2017 Conference Schedule


We are still working to bring you the best sessions for ABA TECHSHOW 2017. Below is a preview of what you can look forward to this year!

*All schedule and session information is subject to change. 

Day 1 – Wednesday, March 15, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall
Day 2 – Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast / Meditation & 5K Run
8:00am – 8:45am Welcome to ABA TECHSHOW / Introductory Session / Meet the Planning Board
TRACKS Core Production Tools Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Practice The Business of Law Advance Your Practice Marketing and The Media DIY: Check Your Tech Project / Process Management Tips Track
9:00am – 10:00am May I Have a Word with You? Understanding Styles A Fool and His Data Are Easily Parted Going the Extra Mile: Using Client Data To Improve Client Service, Loyalty AND Raise Revenue The Full Monty – Everything A New Solo Needs for Their Law Office Make a Long Story Short: Creative Ways to Use Email Newsletters, E-Books and Blogs What’s Your Priority? Where To Spend When Your Needs Exceed Your Budget The Devil Is In The Details – How to Map and Fix Processes Everything AND The Kitchen Sink – Mac Practice Advice from the Pros
10:00am – 11:00pm EXPO HALL BREAK
11:00am – 12:00pm You Own It, Now Use It! Top Excel Spreadsheets for Lawyers Engaging 3rd Party Cybersecurity Services: Where to Begin? Using (Real) Performance Data to Improve Your Law Practice Start from Scratch: 5 Essential Tools to Market Your Practice for Growth Making It Rain: How Technology Can Boost Your Marketing Efforts Business Continuity and Disaster Planning In a Digital World But I’m a Lawyer Not a Project Manager Affordable Alternatives for Legal Research
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH ‘N LEARN SESSIONS
1:00pm – 1:45pm EXPO HALL BREAK
1:45pm – 2:45pm OneNote – Your One Stop Shop for Notes and More Response Readiness and Remediation When Law Firms Merge Using Web Tools to Deliver Legal Services A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words Going From Reactive to Proactive – Technology and Business Planning for a Law Firm How to Finally Give Paper Its Marching Orders and Manage a Paperless Matter Session coming soon!
2:45pm – 4:00pm EXPO HALL BREAK
4:00pm – 5:00pm Maximizing the Utility of Microsoft Outlook The Deep Dark Web Revisited Who’s On First? Improving Your Communication Through Process and Technology Unbundling for Profit How to Pitch the Media and Get Exposure for your Firm MSP – Not Just Another TLA (Managed Service Providers – Not Just Another Three Letter Acronym) Can You Hear Me Now? Improving Internal/External Communication Through Process and Technology iPads in Practice
6:00pm – 7:30pm OPENING RECEPTION
7:00pm – 9:00pm Taste of TECHSHOW Dinners
Day 3 – Friday, March 17, 2017
8:30am – 9:00am Breakfast / Yoga
TRACKS Document Generation, Automation and Security Money Matters Power Users Lights! Camera! Action! Trends in the Profession The Legal Lifestyle Demystifying Legal Technology Advanced IT
9:00am – 10:00am Office 365 – Benefits, Risks and Comparison to Google Apps for Business How to Capture More Time with Timekeeping Tech Set Your Mac on Automatic Pilot Knocking at Your Door: What to Do When the Fed Wants Your Data The StartUps Are Coming Feel Like a Chicken with Its Head Cut Off? Harness Tech To Be More Efficient and Avoid Distractions Resetting Your Law Firm for a Changing Economy & Marketplace Implementing Windows 10 in Your Law Firm
10:00am – 10:30am EXPO HALL BREAK
10:30am – 11:30am Safely and Securely Negotiate Documents Electronically Bringing in the Money – Ethical Guidance for Receiving Payments by Credit Card and Other Modern Payment Systems Creating, Manipulating and Securing PDF Files in Your Law Office The Magic of the Internet of Things, How it Plays into E-Discovery and What You Should Know The Startups Are Building Robot Lawyers Put Your Pedal to the Metal and Get Things Done with GTD – The Ultimate Productivity Strategy for Lawyers Alternative Uses for Your Law Degree Drastic Times Call for Drastic Measure: Securing Client, Colleague and Co-Counsel Communications
12:45pm – 1:45pm
2:30pm – 3:30pm It’s Time For a Change – Better Methods for Drafting Complex Legal Documents Headache? Have Others Handle It – Ethical and Practical Advice for Evaluating and Outsourcing Firm Operations It’s Time to Stop Turning a Blind Eye and Take Control of Your Email E-Discovery Case Law Update How the Blockchain can Revolutionize Law Employee Productivity and Happiness: A Walk in the Park? Session coming soon! Session coming soon!
3:45pm – 4:45pm Document Assembly and Automation Using and Tracking Alternative Fee Agreements Your Office, Don’t Leave Home Without It E-Discovery from the Mobile to the Cloud to Social Media Applying Lean / Six Sigma Principles to a Law Practice The Healthy & Happy Lawyer: An Oxymoron? Session coming soon! Technology in Your Practice: Cost Effective Purchases
5:00pm – 6:00pm Friday Plenary
6:30pm – 9:00pm Taste of TECHSHOW Dinners
Day 4 – Saturday, March 18, 2017
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am – 10:00am Saturday Plenary
TRACKS Mobile Apps Techshow Take Aways Office Encore
10:15am – 11:15am On the Run with Mobile Apps Wrap It Up – Get Remaining Questions Answered & Build Your Technology Plan Microsoft Office:  Just the Facts Jack!
11:30am – 12:30pm 60 TechTips in 60 Minutes