The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Annual Meeting 2018

Overview

When:
October 25, 2018 - October 26, 2018
Where:
Los Angeles, CA
Hotel:
Loews Hollywood Hotel

Kickoff:
5:30PM, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Welcome Reception
Start:
7:30AM, Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Sign-in and buffet breakfast
End:
1:00PM, Friday, October 26, 2018


The Sedona Conference Working Group
on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1)
2018 Annual Meeting

Loews Hollywood Hotel
Los Angeles, CA

The 2018 Working Group 1 Annual Meeting will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, on Thursday, October 25 - Friday, October 26, 2018. Please note that there will be a welcome reception on Wednesday evening, October 24.



Join us in moving the law forward. Contribute to the dialogue in 5 separate sessions covering the newest written work product from these brainstorming groups/drafting teams:

  • eDiscovery Best Practices for Small Cases
    (new brainstorming group)
  • ESI Evidence & Admissibility
    (new drafting team)
  • Litigating at the Intersection of Sedona Principle 6 and Cooperation & Transparency
    (drafting team)
  • Not Reasonably Accessible Sources of ESI
    (drafting team)
  • Rule 45 Subpoenas and Nonparty Discovery
    (drafting team)

Don’t miss out on these favorites:

  • eDiscovery Case Law Update
  • Judicial Roundtable
Additional session topics include:
  • Optimizing the Attorney-Client Relationship: In-house counsel discuss practical approaches and ethical considerations in handling eDiscovery.
  • Evolving Challenges: Communications in the cloud.

For more details regarding the agenda, which includes 9 substantive sessions, click on the Agenda tab or click here to view or download a pdf. We are applying for 10.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1.25 hours of Ethics. As dialogue leaders are confirmed, we will add them to this program page.

We have obtained a very favorable room rate at The Loews Hollywood Hotel of $239 per night (plus tax & fees) for a limited block of rooms on the evenings of October 24th and October 25th. There are also a limited number of rooms available at the prevailing government rate. This room block expires on September 22nd. For those who wish to arrive early, leave late, or otherwise extend their stay, the group rate is available for three days preceding and three days following the dates of the room block, but subject to room availability. Accordingly, if you wish to book for additional nights, you should do so as soon as possible. Reservation information will be provided in your meeting registration confirmation email.

We hope to see you in Los Angeles!

Dialogue Leaders:

Agenda

October 24, 2018
Time Session Panelists
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Evening Welcome Reception
October 25, 2018
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 - 10:15 am [Session 1] eDiscovery Case Law Update
10:15 am - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am [Session 2] Not Reasonably Accessible: What does Rule 26(b)(2)(B) give us that other Rules don’t?
11:30 am - 12:30 pm [Session 3] eDiscovery Best Practices for Small Cases: What guidance can Sedona provide?
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Updates from the All-Sedona Diversity Committee
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm [Session 4] Rule 45 and Nonparty Discovery: Updated guidance in the age of proportionality and the rise of third-party apps.
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm [Session 5] ESI Evidence & Admissibility: Updates to Sedona’s 2008 Commentary are underway.
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm [Session 6] Litigating at the Intersection of Sedona Principle 6 and Cooperation & Transparency: Guidance on how to find the right balance.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Reception (Guests Invited)
October 26, 2018
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Buffet Breakfast & Sign-In
8:30 am - 10:00 am [Session 7] Judicial Roundtable: Explore the judicial perspective for 2018 and beyond.
10:00 am - 10:15 am Morning Break
10:15 am - 11:30 am [Session 8] Optimizing the Attorney-Client Relationship: In-house counsel discuss practical approaches and ethical considerations in handling eDiscovery.
11:30 am - 12:45 pm [Session 9] Evolving Challenges: Communications in the cloud.
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Wrap-up
1:00 pm Adjournment and Grab-&-Go Lunch (provided)
Registration: 
Registration Open

Registration

Only Working Group Series members can register for this meeting.

  • Regular Registration Fee: $1295
  • Government Employees:   $1095

If you qualify for a discount, but do not see it reflected in the price below (you must be logged in), please contact our office at [email protected] for further assistance.
Financial Aid Policy available upon request.

You must be a member to register

Refund Policy

No Refunds. Substitutions are acceptable upon request.