ILTA '09 Program Guide

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general info speakers session info exhibitors & consultants Wednesday, August 26 _______________________________________________________ Breakfast Wednesday, August 26: 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Prince George's Exhibit Hall E You are invited to the ILTA Bistro, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. in the Prince George's Exhibit Hall E - conference center ground level - where you will enjoy hot and cold breakfast buffets. The breakfast tables will be arranged in sections identified as ILTA's regions so that attendees have the opportunity to visit with their neighbors. At breakfast, you can review The ILTA Globe, our daily newsletter, where we'll keep you posted on schedule changes and items of interest. Sponsored by LitSoft LLC. _______________________________________________________ SUPER2 — Super Sessions Track The End of Lawyers Wednesday, August 26: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Potomac Ballroom Richard Susskind will discuss his view that the market for legal services will undergo great upheaval in the next few years and that information technology will play a central role in bringing about this change. He will start by explaining that in-house counsel will increasingly require 'more for less'. In response, he will argue there are only two workable strategies. The first is the efficiency strategy, which requires lawyers to cut the costs of legal service, not simply by reducing expenses on support staff and on the back office, but by finding new ways of sourcing legal work (such as off-shoring, outsourcing, computerizing, commoditizing, and more). The second is the collaboration strategy which involves clients, in a variety of ways, sharing the costs of legal services. He will show how both strategies will be underpinned by existing and rapidly emerging information technologies, and especially Web 2.0. He will conclude by considering the future for lawyers in a legal market largely underpinned by technology and the Internet. If this topic interests you, a related session can be found in BUS6 on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Targeted Audience: App Support, CIOs/IT Management/Technology Partners, Executive Directors/Administrators, Human Resources Professionals, Marketing Professionals, Practice Mgmt Professionals Speaker(s): Richard Susskind, Consultant _______________________________________________________ APP1 — Applications Track Creating Forms in InfoPath Wednesday, August 26: 9:00 -10:00 a.m. Maryland A Learn how to use InfoPath effectively for online forms and data captioning, convert many of your processes to paperless alternatives. Learning Objectives: Learn how to manage procedures and data captioning for your firm in a paperless environment. Targeted Audience: App Support Speaker(s): Jared P. Korte, Consultant _______________________________________________________ BUS5 — Business Strategy Track Legal Technology Strategy in a Downturn: Necessity Is the Mother of Invention Panel Theme: Economic Challenges Wednesday, August 26: 9:00 -10:00 a.m. National Harbor 10&11 This downturn has been hard on everyone, but it also presents opportunities for strategic investment. Where do the most forward-looking firms focus their technology investing in such times: on revenues, on costs? If on costs, what determines which costs become a luxury and which remain essential? If on revenues, where are the opportunities for technology investments to move revenues upward? MINI MBA SESSION. Learning Objectives: Understand the pressures the economic downturn exerts on law firms; understand alternatives that law firm managers must weigh in responding to a downturn; understand optimal uses of technology in tight economic conditions; understand management views on technology investing in a downturn. Targeted Audience: CFOs/Accounting Professionals, CIOs/ IT Management/Technology Partners, Executive Directors/ Administrators, KM Professionals, Practice Mgmt Professionals Speaker(s): John Tsiofas, Management Consultant at Kraft & Kennedy, Inc. Peter Attwood, Chief Technical Officer at Simmons & Simmons _______________________________________________________ ENT5 — Enterprise 2.0 Track Using SharePoint to Present Information, Aggregate Data and Add Value Panel Theme: Process or Procedural Improvements Wednesday, August 26: 9:00 -10:00 a.m. Annapolis 1&2 We share examples of exposing and sourcing information on portals and intranets and demonstrate how Microsoft SharePoint has been used to design, maintain and secure data to user communities on a private network. Our experts also discuss some best practices for designing taxonomies, hierarchical presentation, security, presentation style and navigation on portals. If this topic interests you, related sessions can be found in INFO5 on Thursday at 9:00 a.m., MISC5 on Monday at 2:30 p.m., MISC10 on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and MKTG5 on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Learning Objectives: Learn how SharePoint can be used as an Inforamtion Management platform by exploring examples of SharePoint that bring together relevant content in meaningful ways. Targeted Audience: CFOs/Accounting Professionals, CIOs/IT Management/Technology Partners, Developers/ Programmers, Executive Directors/Administrators, IT Operations, KM Professionals, Library/Research Professionals, Marketing Professionals, Project Management Professionals Speaker(s): Robert Beach, Vice-President of Client Services at XMLAW Steve Fletcher, Chief Information Officer at Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein L.L.P. _______________________________________________________ ILTAU09 — ILTA University Track The Poor Man's IT Toolkit Part 1 Panel Theme: Process or Procedural Improvements Wednesday, August 26: 9:00 -10:00 a.m. Maryland B Your Managing partner turns to you and says, "I am getting an error that says the partition is not found, fix it!" Someone hands you a laptop with a smashed screen and tells you they need several files from it…but "we don't know the password." Where do you start when you get the "blue screen of death" and a reimage isn't an option? We highlight creative, powerful and, more importantly, free tools available in the SystemRescueCD, an open source product for administering and supporting the desktop PC. We provide the toolbox; you bring your wits, as this hands-on session starts out with a broken PC that you will bring back to life. Learning Objectives: Experience and troubleshoot a "real-world" desktop malfunction in a lab environment; identify alternative methods of accessing a hard drive to restore data; restore critical system files; bypass a forgotten or corrupt password; connect to a network and effectively administer the system as needed. Targeted Audience: App Support, Developers/ Programmers, IT Operations Speaker(s): Lance Rea, Chief Information Officer at Davis & Gilbert LLP David Nevala, Information Systems Administrator at Lukins & Annis PS _______________________________________________________ ITOP1 — IT Operations Track SQL SSIS Data Loading: Customizing and Getting Under the Hood Theme: Microsoft SQL Wednesday, August 26: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Maryland C What are the best conversion techniques to use across the SQL platform? What are the best and tips tricks to use for quick reporting? Learn about data conversion, strategies, deployment and more. Learning Objectives: Understand how to create an SSIS package from scratch and add notifications and custom scripting to a package. Targeted Audience: Developers/ Programmers, IT Operations Speaker(s): Eric Hunter, Project Manager at Bradford & Barthel, LLP Mike Miars, Consultant

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