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CloudNine Announces 2020 NineForum Discovery Education Series Speaker Lineup for Legalweek NY Featuring eDiscovery Thought Leaders

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CloudNine just announced the dynamic speaker lineup for its second annual NineForum Discovery Education Series, a unique presentation of 9 TED-style talks held during Legalweek New York on February 4-5.

NineForum features prominent eDiscovery thought leaders who will be presenting up-to-the-minute content on compelling topics impacting lawyers, discovery, and legal professionals. Presented in CloudNine’s booth 3000 in the Legalweek Americas Hall 2, NineForum sessions are free of charge to all Legalweek badge holders.

“Once again, NineForum will be a powerful, insightful and informative series of talks from influential eDiscovery thought leaders,” remarked CloudNine CEO Tony Caputo. “Speakers will deliver condensed, practical advice about pressing eDiscovery issues of the day. Featuring high-level speakers from prominent eDiscovery organizations like ACEDS and EDRM and law firms, corporations, and discovery service providers, NineForum offers a fusion of valuable discovery-related education not available anywhere else. See you in New York!”

2020 NineForum Speaker Schedule:

Tuesday, February 4

Session 1: 10:30-10:50am

Tom O’Connor, founder and Director of Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center

Topic: Do’s and Don’ts of a 30(b)(6) Witness Deposition

Session 2: 11:00-11:20am

Philip Weldon, Manager, eDiscovery & Practice Technology at Fried Frank

Topic: 5 Secrets to “Crushing” eDiscovery Processing in 2020

Session 3: 1:00-1:20pm

Mike Quartararo, President of ACEDS

Topic: Skills that eDiscovery Professionals Need to Succeed in 2020

Session 4: 1:30-1:50pm

Mary Mack, Chief Legal Technologist at EDRM

Topic: Bold eDiscovery Predictions for 2020: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Session 5: 3:30-3:50pm

Rick Weber, President of Elijah Ltd.

Topic: The Threat Within: Protecting Against Employee Data Theft

Wednesday, February 5

Session 6: 10:00-10:20am

Robert Conley, VP Forensics and Strategic Operations at Rational Enterprise

Topic: A Day in the Life of Practical Information Governance

Session 7: 10:30-10:50am

Kelly Twigger, Founder of eDiscovery Assistant and Principal of ESI Attorneys

Topic: Five Most Significant eDiscovery Cases of 2019: Their Impact on 2020 and Beyond

Session 8: 12:00-12:20pm

Joy Murao, Founder and CEO of Practice Aligned Resources

Topic: Foresight is 2020: Why Legal Professionals Should Be More Proactive in Maximizing Technology Benefits

Session 9: 12:30-12:50pm

Bradette Groves, Director of Project Management and Neil McLean, Discovery Consultant of Complete Legal

Topic: Transforming Your Plaintiffs Practice: Leveraging eDiscovery to Maximize the Value of Your Case

About CloudNine Discovery: Every day, more than 1,000 corporations, law firms, government agencies, and legal service providers answer their most pressing eDiscovery questions using CloudNine applications. By offering CloudNine Collection Manager™, Explore™, Review™, LAW™, and Concordance® as individual or comprehensive and integrated solutions, hosted and on-premise, CloudNine delivers market-leading flexibility and performance.

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