The 2019 MER Conference Program

Building and managing IG programs involves a cross-disciplinary approach. IG Professionals must stay abreast of the latest developments in Privacy, eDiscovery, Records Management, Cybersecurity, and many others while also helping their organizations embrace the challenges of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, The Internet of Things, Social Media and more.


A State by State Privacy Law Review
Bob Cattanach (Dorsey & Whitney)
Martin Tully (Ackerman LLP)

Global Privacy Review
Richard Hogg (IBM)

The Right to be Forgotten: How to Actually Find and Delete Personal Data
Kon Leong (ZL Technologies)


What’s New in eDiscovery?
Heather Kolasinsky (Humana)

Information Governance

The Top 10 Critical Success Factors for an Information Risk Governance Slam Dunk
Jim Polka (DocuLabs)
Matt McClelland (DocuLabs)

Information Governance: Best Practices & the Importance of Collaboration
Jason Stearns (Blackrock)

Moving Beyond RIM: The Evolution of Information Governance Project Planning
Michael Quartararo (eDPM Advisory Svcs)

Electronic Records Management

Creating a Modern, Compliant and Easier-to-Execute Records Retention Schedule
Mark Diamond (Contoural)

ERM Case Law: The Annual MER Update of the Latest News, Trends, & Issues
Ken Withers (The Sedona Group)
Hon. Ron Hedges

The Tug of War Between Privacy and Retention
John Isaza (IGS)

Emerging Technologies

Blockchains: Can’t Know How, Without Knowing What!
Darron Dickinson (Cohasset)

From Taylor Swift to Tom Brady: The Legal, eDiscovery and IG Challenges of Social Media
David Horrigan (Relativity)

Incorporating IoT Data into Your IG Program
Priya Keshev (Meru Data)

Case Study: Box for Cloud Content Governance
John Frost (Box)

And many more!

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