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eDiscovery Year in Review: Technologies, Workflows and General Developments
February 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for the eDiscovery Year in Review webinar where we will discuss emerging technologies, workflows, and developments in the eDiscovery industry.
This lively panel discussion will cover a range of topics including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation, which are increasingly being used to streamline eDiscovery processes and improve efficiency. The event will also touch on current challenges and trends in the eDiscovery industry, including the increasing volume of data, the need for collaboration and communication among stakeholders, and the growing importance of defensible and repeatable processes.
Chris Walker (Moderator), Senior Manager, Forensic Technology, KPMG
Chris is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Forensic Technology practice with over 15 years of eDiscovery, digital forensic and cyber security experience. Chris frequently works in collaboration with clients to develop custom proactive and reactive responses to eDiscovery, digital forensic and cyber security threats.
Chris is recognized by Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal Canada as a leading eDiscovery practitioner in Canada. He has extensively worked on various eDiscovery projects, insider threat investigations, cyber incident response investigations, digital forensic investigations and with respect to the development and implementation of governance frameworks associated with security controls. Prior to joining KPMG, Chris worked at two of Canada’s leading national law firms where he was responsible for overseeing technology focused investigations, strategic engagement planning and execution, financial management, innovation and growth, risk management and business development initiatives. Chris has worked with clients on projects across various industries, including banking, construction, finance, government, manufacturing and professional services. Chris’ experience enables him to identify, implement and operationalize appropriate and cost-effective solutions to technology and security challenges.
Ian Campbell, President & CEO of iCONECT
Ian Campbell is President & CEO of iCONECT, a global market leader in producing cutting-edge innovative eDiscovery Document Review software used by leading law firms in some of the world’s most complex legal cases. He is responsible for sales operations and business development, product lifecycle development and partner relations. A key priority is cross-marketing the iCONECT platform to the plaintiff, medical, government, corporate, and police services industries.
Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today
Doug Austin is the Editor of eDiscovery Today, a daily blog about eDiscovery, cybersecurity, data privacy and information governance trends, best practices and case law. Doug is an established eDiscovery thought leader with over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug has published a daily blog since 2010 and has written numerous articles and white papers, receiving the JD Supra Readers Choice Award as a Top eDiscovery Author and Top Cybersecurity Author. Doug has presented at numerous webcasts, events and conferences, including Legaltech New York, ILTACON, Relativity Fest, University of Florida E-Discovery Conference, Masters Conference and many local and regional conferences.
Gretel Best, Manager of Litigation Support & eDiscovery, Gowlings WLG
Gretel Best is a senior law clerk and manager of litigation support & eDiscovery at Gowling WLG. Focusing primarily on large corporate/commercial litigation matters, Gretel assists clients and legal professionals in all areas of litigation — including documentary production, examinations for discovery, trials, appeals, inquiries, arbitrations and small claims court matters.
She has particularly extensive experience in large electronic discovery matters, as well as forensic electronic document preservation, collection and review for the purposes of litigation. This experience is underpinned by a sophisticated knowledge of various eDiscovery litigation support software platforms, including Relativity, AD Summation, iCONECT, Caselogistix, Clearwell and Ringtail.
Gretel is a Relativity Certified Administrator, an ACEDS Certified eDiscovery Specialist and holds an Osgoode Hall Law School Certificate in eDiscovery, Records Management, Information Governance and Privacy.