The ABA has scheduled its 2010 Techshow - Conference and Expo. The conference will be held Thursday to Saturday, March 25 to 27, and the Expo will be held Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26.
Both will be held at the Hilton Chicago on the Cultural Michigan Avenue Mile in downtown Chicago.
Among the Techshow highlights are more than 60 CLE sessions, 15 educational tracks that cover a range of focus areas,face-to-face events for informal conversations with speakers, the James I. Keane Memorial Award presentation, which recognizes innovation in electronic delivery of personal legal services, and a taste of ABA Techshow - topical roundtables at various nearby restaurants.
On Friday, corporate counsel seminars include Building an Effective In-House Litigation Support Capability; Effective Collaboration Between Inside and Outside Counsel; Advances in Knowledge Management; and Document Assembly Gets Innovative. Other Techshow topics include creating and managing your online presence, the lone Mac in a Windows law firm, remote access for road warriors, controlling and securing data, developing the paperless habit, alternative billing, Google tools for lawyers, the traveling lawyer, and an introduction to cloud computing.
On Thursday, Ari Kaplan of Ari Kaplan Advisors will offer the keynote address - The New Big Bang: The Convergence of Technology and Marketing. Mr. Kaplan, a lawyer and seasoned marketing and communications author, will discuss why the convergence of marketing and communications matters and how professionals can use these powerful tools to break through a cluttered and competitive marketplace.
For more information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on T he Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcoun-sel.com.
To make a reservation, go to www.techshow.com.