The 8th Annual Sedona Conference® Institute Program on eDiscovery in a New Era


March 13, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Houston, TX
Hotel:     Hilton Americas Houston

The 8th Annual Sedona Conference InstituteSM Presents
eDiscovery in a New Era:
New Technologies, New Media, New Rules

The undisputed, non-partisan thought leaders in eDiscovery will gather in Houston to explore emerging challenges and trends that stem from evolving technology. Co-chairs Monica Latin of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P. and Eric Schwarz of Ernst & Young have gathered an extraordinary faculty of judges, top eDiscovery practitioners, in-house counsel, and experts to lead the dialogue on the following topics:

  • Case law update
  • Pending amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Data breach incident investigation and response
  • eDiscovery in a crisis, while under scrutiny, in a regulated industry
  • TAR and predictive coding
  • Professional responsibility with social media, mobile devices and the cloud
  • Corporate counsel perspectives on new media in terms of preservation, collection, and review
  • Judicial Roundtable
  • eDiscovery outside the courtroom

Judicial Faculty:

  • Chief Justice Nathan Hecht - Chief Justice - Texas Supreme Court
  • Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck - U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • District Judge Lee Rosenthal - U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • District Judge Xavier Rodriguez - U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas

The program will be held at the Hilton Americas Houston, which is in downtown Houston, approximately 15 minutes from Hobby Airport and 30 minutes from Houston Intercontinental Airport. We have a limited block of rooms at $209 per night available until February 10, 2014. Complete hotel reservation details are provided upon registration in your registration confirmation email.

We are applying for advance accreditation for 660 minutes of MCLE credit, including 60 minutes of ethics credit in states requested by those who register.

For the benefit of ARMA members, we will also apply for ICRM Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) advance accreditation.


March 13, 2014
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome and Overview
8:45 am - 9:45 am Case Law Update
9:45 am - 10:45 am Rule Amendments Update
10:45 am - 11:00 am Morning Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm eDiscovery Under Pressure
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Technology Assisted Review
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Professional Responsibility in Social Media and the Cloud
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Break
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm Managing the eDiscovery Process / Making the Business Case for eDiscovery
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Reception (guests invited)
March 14, 2014
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:30 am - 10:15 am Corporate Counsel Roundtable
10:15 am - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 am - 11:45 am Responding to Data Breach Incidents
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Judicial Roundtable
Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, Dallas, TX
Ernst & Young, Dallas, TX
Raytheon Company, Waltham, MA
GlaxoSmithKline, Philadelphia, PA
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, San Diego, CA
Berkeley Research Group LLC, New York, NY
Edelson PC, Chicago, IL
Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
U. S. Chief Justice, Tex. Supreme Court , Austin, TX
Avansic: E-Discovery & Digital Forensics, Tulsa, OK
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, New York, NY
Senior Counsel, DLA Piper, New York, NY
BP America, Inc., Houston, TX
U.S. District Judge, W.D. Tex., San Antonio, TX
Chief U.S. District Judge, S.D. Tex., Houston, TX
Redgrave LLP, Washington, DC
The Sedona Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Refund Policy

Prior to January 29, 2014

  • Full Refund, less a $75 administration fee.

January 30, 2014 - March 6, 2014

  • Credit for another TSCI Program (Credit expires after 3 years). No Refunds.

March 7, 2014 - March 13, 2014

  • No Refund, No Credit.