Knowledge Management In The Modern Law Firm

Ark Group & Managing Partner Magazine have announced the 4th Annual program for “Knowledge Management In The Modern Law Firm: Creating Value for Your Firm by Integrating, Optimizing and Leveraging Your Knowledge Assets, Tools and Techniques in Support Of Explicit Business Goals.” It is scheduled for October 27-28, 2008 in Chicago, IL.

If history repeats, this will be a good conference.

Here’s the line up:

What Do Practicing Lawyers Expect from the KM Function?

  • Mark Young, Managing Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • John S. Gillies, Director of Practice Support, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Can IT and KM Both Be Strategic and Operational?

  • Peter K. Kaomea, Chief Information Officer, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Tom Baldwin, [blog] Chief Knowledge Officer, Reed Smith, LLP
  • Stuart Kay, Director, Global Information Systems Projects, Baker & McKenzie

The Convergence of Litigation Support, Practice Support, Risk Management and Client Services

Can Transactional-Based KM Practices be Extended to Support Litigation?

  • Amy Halverson, Litigation Knowledge Manager, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • David B. Hobbie, [blog] Litigation Knowledge Manager, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Mary Panetta, Director of Knowledge Management, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Fostering and Nurturing the Research & Development Function at Your Firm

Words by the Numbers: Using Multi-Faceted Analytics to Drive KM in an International Law Firm

A Retrospective Look at KM Initiatives Across Law Firms (Has DM peaked? The evolution of practice-based web services and the consignment of DM to the back-end, Portals – one solution or a myriad of opportunities?)

  • Joel Alleyne, CMC, former Chief Information and Knowledge Officer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Chairman and CEO, Alleyne Inc.
  • Joshua Fireman, Vice-President Market Development and General Counsel, ii3

Enterprise Search: Holy Grail, Panacea or a Failed Opportunity? (From content and collection to context and collaboration, Web 2.0 and its impact on longstanding KM problems, KM opportunities that KM professionals never seem to exploit)

  • Joel Alleyne, CMC, former Chief Information and Knowledge Officer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Chairman and CEO, Alleyne Inc.
  • Joshua Fireman, Vice-President Market Development and General Counsel, ii3
  • Terrie J. Rollins, CEO, RMR Technology Group and former CKO, Federal Systems, Unisys corp.

Contact Peter Franken for more info:
773 281 4275
pfranken@ark-group.com
usa.ark-group.com

LawyerKM :: Knowledge Management & Technology for Lawyers and Law Firms

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