NEW YORK (December 9, 2009) – LawFuel.com – ALM’s Law Technology News today announced plans for its 6th annual Law Firm Chief Information & Technology Officers’ Forum, to take place February 2-3, 2010 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. The two-day conference, conducted in conjunction with LegalTech New York, will provide law firm chief information officers, CTOs and IT directors with real-world examples of emerging technologies and peer best practices for legal IT management. The conference keynote address will be presented by Mark Howitson, deputy general counsel of Facebook and will discuss new perspectives on corporate e-discovery and social media. A complete conference agenda and details are available at www.lawtechnews.com/cio.
Key industry topics to be explored at the conference will include:
· Cloud-based storage, backup and recovery solutions
· Social networking security
· E-mail management
· Strategic IT planning
· Desktop virtualization
Co-chairs for the conference are Todd Corham, chief information officer, Lowenstein Sandler PC and Phil Wisoff, chief information officer, Proskauer Rose LLP. Additional industry experts and practitioners who will be speaking at the conference include;
· Thomas Baldwin, chief knowledge officer, Reed Smith LLP
· John G. Roman, Jr., director, litigation technology services, Nixon Peabody LLP
· Chris Romano, chief information officer, Ward and Smith P.A.
· Ori Solomon, partner, Proskauer Rose LLP
“The Law Firm CIO Forum agenda has been designed to address those issues that are top of mind for this group,” said Wisoff. “The Forum will be a great opportunity for all of us to learn and help us with our jobs, and the opportunity to meet with peers and share experiences is always invaluable.”
Attendees receive a complimentary pass to LegalTech including all sessions and the cocktail party on Monday, February 1, 2010. For additional conference information, or to register, contact Rachel Lewyn at (212) 457-7924, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.lawtechnews.com/cio.
The Law Firm Chief Information & Technology Officers’ Forum is presented by Law Technology News, in conjunction with ALM Events, a leading North American producer of trade, educational and networking events for legal and commercial real estate business professionals.
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