The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Annual Meeting 2017


November 2, 2017 - November 3, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
The Camby Hotel

5:30 pm, Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 - Welcome Reception
7:30 am, Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 - Sign in and buffet breakfast
1 pm, Friday, Nov 3, 2017

The Sedona Conference Working Group
on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1)
2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 Working Group 1 Annual Meeting will be held at The Camby Hotel in Phoenix, AZ, on Thursday, Nov. 2 – Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Please note that there will be a welcome reception on Wednesday evening, Nov. 1.

This annual meeting will be a critical step in moving WG1’s work product forward. The detailed agenda for the meeting is available below. Please plan to contribute to the dialogue. We are applying for 10.75 hours of MCLE credit, including Ethics and Diversity.

Our room block at The Camby Hotel has expired. We understand that The Camby is sold out on the evening of November 1 and has limited availability on the evening of November 2. Within a few blocks, however, are a Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn and Embassy Suites. Within one mile is the famous Arizona Biltmore.

Back by popular demand, optional small group dinners at various local restaurants are being planned for the evening of Nov. 2nd! Sign-up sheets will be available at the welcome reception on Nov. 1st. Spots will be limited; don’t miss out!

Dialogue Leaders:


November 1, 2017
Time Session Panelists
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception
November 2, 2017
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Buffet Breakfast & Sign-In
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome and Announcements
8:45 am - 9:45 am Roundup of the Status of U.S. District Court Pilot Projects (Arizona and Illinois) and State eDiscovery Rules
9:45 am - 10:00 am Morning Break
10:00 am - 11:15 am Cooperation, Transparency, and Sedona Principle 6 in Discovery: Finding the right balance
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Wearables, IoT, and Apps—The next world of discovery
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Ethics: Exploring the boundaries of zealous advocacy
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Legal Holds: Updates to Sedona’s legal hold guidance are underway
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Ethics, Economics, Enrichment: Three reasons to implement diversity in eDiscovery
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Reception (Guests Invited)
November 3, 2017
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Buffet Breakfast & Sign-In
8:30 am - 9:45 am Judicial Roundtable: The Judicial Perspective for 2017 and Beyond
9:45 am - 10:45 am The Interplay Between Rule 26(b)(1) and 26(b)(2)(B): Is there a need for clarity and advice?
10:45 am - 11:00 am Morning Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Rule 34 Primer: The rules changed but only some practitioners took note. Here's how your Rule 34 obligations have really changed.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Social Media Primer: Web 2.0 and 3.0 introduced many technical changes and discovery challenges. How should Sedona respond?
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Adjournment and Grab-&-Go Lunch (provided)
Registration Open

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Refund Policy

No Refunds. Substitutions are acceptable upon request.