2017 Conference Schedule


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Day 1 – Wednesday, March 15, 2017
6:00pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception / Hackathon Kick-Off
Day 2 – Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:00am – 7:45am Yoga
7:30am – 8:15am Breakfast
8:15am – 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 the Styles Feature of MS Word A Fool and His Data Are Easily Parted: Fundamentals of Data Protection 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 Making It Rain: How Technology Can Boost Your Marketing Efforts 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 – 10:45am EXPO HALL BREAK
10:45am – 11:45am 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 A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words  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 What’s on first? Practice, Case, Document Management or Something Else? Using Web Tools to Deliver Legal Services How to Pitch the Media and Get Exposure for your Firm 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 Evernote as a Law Practice Tool
2:45pm – 4:00pm EXPO HALL BREAK
4:00pm – 5:00pm Maximizing the Utility of Microsoft Outlook The Deep Dark Web Revisited  When Law Firms Merge Unbundling for Profit  

Make a Long Story Short: Creative Ways to Use Email Newsletters, Ebooks, Blogs & More

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
7:00am – 7:45am 1st Annual ABA TECHSHOW 5k | Sponsored By: Clio and Ruby Receptionists
7:30am – 8:00am Meditation
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
8:15am – 8:55am Let’s Connect: Women Rainmakers Networking Breakfast
TRACKS Document Generation, Automation and Security Money Matters Power Users Modern E-Discovery Trends in the Profession The Legal Lifestyle Innovative Lawyers 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 Auto-Pilot E-Discovery from the Mobile to the Cloud to Social Media The StartUps Are Coming Easily Distracted? 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 Learn the Getting Things Done®, (GTD®), Methodology 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 Knocking at Your Door: What to Do When the Fed Wants Your Data Raising the Bars – Or Just Downright Changing Them! Employee Productivity and Happiness: A Walk in the Park? Who Says There’s Little Creativity in the Legal Profession? Beyond Encryption: Protecting Your Assets Everywhere and All the Time
3:45pm – 4:45pm Document Assembly and Automation Using and Tracking Alternative Fee Agreements Your Office, Don’t Leave Home Without It E-Discovery Case Law Update How the Blockchain can Revolutionize Law The Healthy & Happy Lawyer: An Oxymoron? Sorry, Technology Isn’t Easy – But You Can Learn and Win! 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 – 10:15am Saturday Plenary / Hackathon Wrap-Up
TRACKS Mobile Apps Techshow Take Aways Office Encore
10:15am – 11:15am 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

*All schedule and session information is subject to change.