Expo and Conference Attendees Learn How to Judge Company Records Management Practices
AIIM Conference & Expo 2007
NEWTON, Mass.–LAWFUEL – Law Firm Management–Questex Media Group, Inc. today announced that FileNet, an IBM company, will conduct a mock jury trial program, designed to examine industry records retention and disposition policies, at the AIIM Conference & Expo on April 17 from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM. The AIIM Conference & Expo, the largest event examining the strategies and technologies associated with content and information management, will take place April 16-19, 2007 at the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, co-located with the ON DEMAND Conference & Expo.
Presented by FileNet, an IBM company, the mock trial will help provide attendees with valuable lessons to help craft effective records retention and disposition policies and to prepare to defend their companies’ practices against legal challenges.
The mock trial is designed for legal, compliance and IT professionals who want a better understanding of how information management impacts their company’s liability. Expert attorneys will conduct the mock trial in real time with no scripts, witnesses will respond to questions extemporaneously in an adversarial situation and expo attendees will serve as the jury. Real-time court rulings will be based on a line of case law and a set of statutes and regulations.
Robert Zwierlein, JD, will serve as the Prosecuting Attorney. Zwierlein has been practicing law in Southern California for the past 18 years. His firm, Zwierlein & Martin, specializes in business law, including business formation, estate planning, and the resolution of business disputes. He received his B.S. degree from San Diego State University and his law degree from the University of Southern California.
The defendants in the case will be represented by Steven Brower, JD, a business trial lawyer with the Orange County, California office of Theodora Oringher Miller & Richman PC. Brower has experience in all types of in all types of technology-related disputes, including intellectual property and electronic discovery, and is presently a Committee Chair for Technology Insurance (ABA Section of Litigation), a Committee Chair for Intellectual Property ADR (ABA Section of Dispute Resolution) and the Computer Division Chair for the ABA Section of Science and Technology.
According to Patrick Gallagher, Event Director, AIIM Conference & Expo, “In our litigious society companies are facing practical, ethical and legal questions with regard to their records management practices and styles. The obligations of a company to its employees, customers and stockholders are becoming more complex and harder to define, especially in the areas of e-mail and intellectual property. We are excited to offer our attendees the opportunity to attend the mock trial and learn about the legal aspects of their information management programs and provide them with the tools to strengthen their practices.”
Participation at the mock trial and cocktail reception is free and open to all registered attendees of the AIIM Conference & Expo, but advance registration is required. For additional information and to register for the mock trail, visit http://surveys.questex.com/ibmmocktrial.
To register to attend the AIIM Conference & Expo, call 888-824-3004 or visit www.aiimexpo.com.
For information on exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, contact Christina Condos at 617-219-8322 or [email protected]
AIIM Conference & Expo
The AIIM Conference & Expo is the largest content and information management event showcasing the technologies, services and strategies that help IT and business executives create real business value from their information assets.
About AIIM – the ECM Association
AIIM is the international industry association connecting users and suppliers of enterprise content management (ECM) technologies – tools and methods used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content in support of business processes. For more than 60 years, AIIM has been a neutral and unbiased source for education and industry information, standards, advocacy, and community.
About Questex Media Group, Inc.
The AIIM Conference & Expo is produced by Questex Media Group, Inc. (www.questex.com), a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.