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Bay Area Tech Fest

Bay Area Tech Fest THIS month, we launch our first Bay Area show, August 20-21, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at Embarcadero Center.



9:00 - 10:00am

Richard D. Harroch: Enhancing the Business and Practice of Law.
Large Firms/Corporate Track 1
11:30 - 1:00pm Large Firm Technology -- Top Ten (Hot), Top Ten (Not).

Speakers: John Janes, Ernst & Young; Warren Jones, Pillsbury, Winthrop L.L.P.; Gail Lopes,; Patrick Tisdale, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

2:00 - 3:30pm Electronic Data Discovery -- Finding What You Can't See.

Speakers: Steve Barsony, Ernst & Young; Doug Young, Farella, Braun & Martel L.L.P.

Large Firms/Corporate Track 2
11:30 - 1:00pm Do You Have a Technology Strategy? Speakers: Mark Chandler, Cisco Systems; Carl Middlehurst, Sun Microsystems.
2:00 - 3:30pm How E-Billing is Transforming the Art of Law Firm Performance Analysis. Speakers: John Janes, Ernst & Young; Cyndie Cox, United Parcel Service; Tami Mittelstaedt, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison L.L.P.
Mid-Size Firms Track 3
11:30 - 1:00pm Front Office/Back Office: Should You Put All Your Eggs in One Basket?

Speakers: Tom O'Connor, Pacific Legal; Marc Adler, PerfectLaw Software; Dan Berlin, Software Technology Inc.; Brook Broemler, ProLaw Software.

2:00 - 3:30pm Intranets & Extranets: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask. Speakers: Andy Adkins, Legal Technology Institute; Neil Aresty,; Carl Middlehurst, Sun Microsystems.
Solo & Small Firms Track 4
11:30 - 1:00pm Mobile Lawyering from A to Z ­ All the Gear to Practice Anytime, Any Place!

Speakers: Jeff Allen, Graves & Allen; Sheryn Bruehl, Bruehl & Chapman P.C.

2:00 - 3:30pm The 7+ Habits of Highly Organized Lawyers ­ Practice Management Systems are Hot! Speakers: Bill Baker, Baker/Cadence Solutions L.L.P.; Sheryn Bruehl, Bruehl & Chapman P.C.; Tom O'Connor, Pacific Legal.

General Session

4:30 - 5:30pm 50 Gadgets in 60 Minutes

Speakers: Jeff Allen, Graves & Allen; Sheryn Bruehl, Bruehl & Chapman PC; Ross Kodner, MicroLaw.

Large firms/Corporate Track 1
9:00 - 10:00am Industrial Law and Magic: Giving Blockbuster Courtroom Presentations. Speakers: Tom O'Connor, Pacific Legal. Winton Woods, Courtroom of the Future.
11:30 - 1:00pm Knowledge Management -- What is it Really!

Speakers: Iram Arras, LexisNexis; Brian Gillam, Baker & McKenzie; Peter Krakaur, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.

2:30 - 4:00pm Staying Secure (and Ethical) in the Mobile Workplace. Speakers: Albert Barsocchini, Consultant, West Group; Carol Langford, Langford & Bell L.L.P., Andrea Todd, Ernst & Young.
Large firms/Corporate Track 2
9:00 - 10:00AM Protecting Your Intellectual Property. Speakers: Alan Ratliff, consultant; Ian Ballon, Mannatt, Phelps & Phillips L.L.P.; Stephen Rosenman, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison; Russell Wong, Wong & Lutsch.
11:30 - 1:00pm Expanding the Role of Technology to Communicate with Employees. Speakers: Cyndie Cox, United Parcel Service; Gretta Rusanow, Curve Consulting.
2:30 - 4:00pm Building Ancillary Businesses ­ Will It Work For My Firm?

Speakers: Peter Krakaur, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison; Gary Mathiason, Littler Mendelson; Scott Mortenson, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Mid-Size Firms Track 3
9:00 - 10:00am Solving the I.T. Resource Problem: Does Your Firm Have Too Much Technology?

Speakers: Andy Adkins, Legal Technology Institute; Donna Payne, Payne Consulting Group; Tom Ranalli, Lyon & Lyon.

11:30 - 1:00pm Application Service Providers (ASPs): The Future of Law Office Computing? Speakers: Monica Bay, Law Technology News; Albert Barsocchini, Consultant, West Group; Eric Elfman, DataCert; Dan O'Day,
2:30 - 4:00pm Portable, Hand Held and Wireless Techno.Tools: What's a Mid-Sized Firm to Do? Speakers: Tom Ranalli, Lyon & Lyon; Michael Risch, Russo & Hale.
Solo and Small firms track 4
9:00 - 10:00am The Paper LESS Office 2001 Speakers: Ross Kodner, MicroLaw Inc.; Larry Smith, Law Office Consulting Services Inc.
11:30 - 1:00pm Becoming Word Processing Ambidextrous: Down with the Word Processing Wars! Up With Format Compatibility! Speakers: Ross Kodner, MicroLaw Inc.; Donna Payne, Payne Consulting Group.
2:30 - 4:00pm

The Law Firm in Techno.Transition ­ Assessing Needs, Implementing Systems, Training Your People.

Speakers: Ross Kodner, MicroLaw Inc.; Bill Baker, Baker/Cadence Solutions L.L.C.; Larry Smith, Law Office Consulting Services Inc.

Note: Other programs will be offered by the Association of Trial Lawyers of American, and by The Northern California Law Librarians. Please see for details.

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