- Nov. 24, 2016
-- iControl ESI
, a complex eDiscovery software and solutions company founded in 1999, today announced its plans for the Second Annual Celebration of eDiscovery Day for the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
On December 1, 2006, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding electronic discovery went into effect. This year marks the tenth anniversary of those new Rules, and it's the Second Annual Celebration designed to help advance the discussion of how we manage eDiscovery.
"iControl ESI is planning both day-time and after-hours events for our colleagues in the eDiscovery community here in Dallas-Fort Worth," said Robin Athlyn Thompson
VP of Marketing for iControl ESI. "Between 11 am and 2 pm we are sponsoring three speakers who will talk about a variety of areas of interest with respect to eDiscovery with education for all the organizational communities of practice who manage ESI. After work, you can join us at the Idle Rich Pub in Downtown Dallas to network and continue the discussion. You can find the Dallas event here
listed among other nationwide celebrations of the day," added Thompson.There is no charge to attend either event but you must RSVP in ensure your space.
Mid-Day Educational Event* (lunch provided):
From 11 am to 2 pm featuring:Mark Walker
: TAR: A Peek Inside the Black BoxRobin Athlyn Thompson
: The Role of RIM/IG in eDiscoverySusan Ippoliti Kavanagh
: Non-Attorney Roles in eDiscovery*3 hours of CLE including ethics is pending with the State Bar of Texas and 3 hours of CRM maintenance is pending with the ICRM. General certificates of attendance will be given for use in CEDS maintenance, and NALA and NFPA certificates will also be made available.After Hours Socializing (Hors d'oeuvres provided, Cash Bar):
3 hours of networking and socializing from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Idle Rich Pub downtown.Susan Kavanagh
, Senior Advisor at iControl ESI, and one of the planners of this event, said "iControl ESI is thrilled to be participating in this nationwide event. It is a day that everyone in eDiscovery stands together either live or virtually to help further educate the legal community on this critical component to litigation. I look forward to a great educational and networking event in Dallas to contribute to the celebration of eDiscovery Day on December 1."THIS EVENT REQUIRES AN RSVP as space is limited. For more information, write firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Mark Walker
currently serves as Vice-President of Advisory Services for iControl ESI. For over 30 years, Mark has supported judges and attorneys, with experience spanning the court system, corporate legal departments, law firms, and service providers. He is an award-winning author, having authored three textbooks and numerous articles, and educator, and has worked on projects involving many of the world's largest corporations, including Halliburton, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), CVS, Hospital Corporation of America, Intel, Dow Chemical, Miller Beer, SAP, AMD, Apple, Raytheon, Georgia Pacific, Exxon, Phillip Morris, Bristol Myers, Texas Instruments, and Xerox, just to name a few. Mark is a true "ESI Gladiator," and one of the foremost experts in the use of technology to manage ESI that is the subject of litigation and regulatory inquiry.About Susan Ippoliti Kavanagh RP, CeDP, CLS
is an international eDiscovery subject matter expert and paralegal evangelist. With 20 years of experience in the legal services and legal technology industry, her experience extends to overseeing all aspects of litigation, providing legal technology services, and consulting with a variety of clients on best practices related to eDiscovery and litigation management. She has managed the eDiscovery Lifecycle on the national and international level, has co-chaired the EDRM Code of Conduct working group and has been a national speaker on eDiscovery and other Continuing Legal Education topics, for many years. She is also responsible for launching one of the first law firm eDiscovery departments in Upstate New York. As an author, educator, blogger, lecturer, advisor and expert, Susan has made significant contributions to the growth and development of eDiscovery as a practice and is often interviewed for her views on the industry. Susan's past professional leadership includes serving the members of the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) as Director of Client & Member Services, serving the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. for nearly 10 years as VP & Director of Membership & VP & Director of Profession Development, respectively and serving the Digital Rochester Board of Directors in several leadership positions from 2008-2013.About Robin Athlyn Thompson CEDS IGP CIP IGP
is a two-time lifetime achievement award recipient acknowledging her service to and work in the eDiscovery, Information Governance, and Records Management industries. Considered one of the leading market strategists for this vertical, she holds a B.S. in Marketing, summa cum laude
, and four industry certifications:
the certified eDiscovery Specialist, the Information Governance Professional, the Certified Information Professional, and the Information Governance Practitioner, and is currently pursuing her MBA in Social Media Marketing. Currently the VP of Marketing for iControl ESI, she is responsible for its marketing initiatives, and is creator and producer of iControl's ESI Insight Education Series. Prior to going into consulting, Robin spent nearly 20 years working as a senior project paralegal managing high profile MDL litigation for some of the nation's most prominent attorneys. Robin has spoken for several associations and private corporations on the changing legal environment and how to effectively network; and her blogs are widely read. She has been interviewed for articles in several magazines including Legal Assistant Today
, and eDiscovery Today
, a Media Planet publication. Robin is a member of ARMA International serving on its International Board of Directors; Sedona WG1, WG3, WG4, WG5, WG6, WG8, & WG9; the Advisory Board of ACEDS; and a member of Women in eDiscovery.
Robin has received numerous sales achievement and association awards, including the prestigious ARMA Houston Chapter Member of the Year, for creativity in programming that resulted in setting 2 years of attendance records, including the largest chapter meeting for an ARMA chapter – a record which stands unbroken. In addition to her lifetime achievement awards, Robin was a finalist (chosen from hundreds of nationwide nominees) for a Stevie award, recognizing her as Best Executive in a Service Industry in companies with under 100 people. She is also a recipient of the U.S. Department of Justice Mentoring Award, the ACEDS Mentor Award, and was honored as the creator of the Best PR Campaign: Best Webinar Series by SV US: Women in the World of Business Awards celebrating women executives in business. Recently Robin was honored as a finalist for Women of Influence by the Executive Women's Forum.About iControl ESI®iControl ESI
, founded in 1999, is a complete eDiscovery software and services provider, providing solutions in all phases of the EDRM. Through a combination of expert advisory services, skilled and efficient project management, state-of-the-
art technology, and a singular focus on creating the best client experience, iControl ESI provides solutions to the business problems associated with discovery, by lowering the cost of data discovery and increasing document review efficiencies. In addition to working with industry-best technologies, iControl ESI utilizes its own developed technologies, which include ENVIZE (http://www.icontrolesi.com/
, an industry-changing predictive coding solution, and Recenseo (http://www.icontrolesi.com/
, a complete online document review solution. Visit us at www.icontrolesi.com.