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    January
    02
    2013

    Deep Discounts Available for 2013 ABA Chicago TECHSHOW


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    Super Pass offers the deepest discount: Attend all three days for only $500.

    The first 10 State Bar of Wisconsin members to register for all three days are eligible for the Super Pass discount rate of $500 for all three days. You do not have to be members of the same firm. To be eligible for the Super Pass discount, do not register directly at the ABA TECHSHOW website, contact State Bar Administrative Coordinator Emily Johnson at (608) 250-6098, or (800) 444-9404, ext. 6098.

    Jan. 2, 2013 – State Bar of Wisconsin members and their office staff can receive up to a $550 discount (read the inset box to find out how to qualify) for the 2013 ABA TECHSHOW®, from April 4-6 in Chicago.

    The 2013 TECHSHOW welcomes keynote speaker David Pogue. Host of Nova scienceNOW and personal-technology New York Times columnist, Pogue’s topic is “Disruptive Tech: What’s New, What’s Coming, and How It Will Change Everything.”

    Attend the plenary session, “On the Trail of the Craigslist Killer: A Case Study in Digital Forensics.” Experts will flesh out the digital forensics aspects of the case as well as focus on the privacy implications.

    15 Tracks and 50 Sessions

    This year’s conference offers 15 tracks and more than 50 sessions (plus a special meet the author track each day).

    • Paperless and Productivity – Discover how to maximize your productivity in the paperless world.

    • Litigation – From technology in the courtroom to storyboarding to technology in ADR/ODR and working with your tablet, these sessions will get you up-to-speed.

    • Large Firm – Sessions focus on what data to hold, competitive intelligence in a cloud-based world, corporate counsel’s guide to discovery management, and project management in the software landscape.

    • Social Media – Learn how to use social media as an information gathering tool, maximize your investment, leverage LinkedIn and Facebook to be relevant, and ramp up your network

    • Tech Grab Bag – Find out what you can do with Office 365, how to build pleadings and briefs with Adobe Acrobat, all about Windows 8, and cool products and hot security solutions.

    • Cloud/Collaboration – Remote access, trends and ethics, how to offload, and the collaboration tech toolbox are the topics in this track.

    • Solo/Small Firm – Sessions address speech recognition, software, MS Office, document assembly, the frugal firm, an SaaS-based applications comparison (billing, accounting, and practice management services), communication interconnectedness, and assembling your virtual team.

    • Tablets & Smartphones – Learn about tablet wars, top apps, mobile collaboration, and mobile security.

    • E-discovery – This track includes a case law update, and addresses predictive coding for practitioners, cloud-based tools for e-discovery, and presents a motions hearing workshop.

    • MAC – This track is for the MAC curious lawyer and the power users.

    • Advanced IT – Find out about Windows 8, network penetration testing, geolocation technologies, and texting.

    • IOS – Learn about the iPhone operating system.

    • Windows 8 – Attend a Windows 8 show and tell.

    • Android – Learn which devices deliver the largest bang for the buck and how lawyers are putting them to use in their practices.

    Nerino Petro to Make Presentations

    State Bar of Wisconsin Law Practice Management Advisor Nerino Petro will discuss using electronic documents as an alternative to printing paper during the “PDF is Paperless,” afternoon presentation on Thursday, April 4. Petro also will discuss using electronic documents as an alternative to printing paper, including adding comments and notes, using editing tools, and creating forms.

    During the “Speech Recognition: Hear, There, and Everywhere,” morning presentation on Friday, April 5, Petro will explore the newest versions of speech recognition software including stand-alone applications, custom commands, apps that are built into new operating systems, and speech recognition solutions for mobile devices.

    For more information about specific programs within tracks, visit the ABA TECHSHOW webpage.

    If you plan to register for all three days, call State Bar Administrative Coordinator Emily Johnson at (608) 250-6098, or (800) 444-9404, ext. 6098, to put your name on the Super Pass list. The first 10 State Bar of Wisconsin members to register for all three days are eligible for the Super Pass discount rate of $500 for all three days. You do not have to be members of the same firm. To be eligible for the Super Pass discount, do not register directly at the ABA TECHSHOW website.

    If there are fewer than 10 State Bar of Wisconsin members on the list, Johnson will contact you by Feb. 13 so you can take advantage of $200 early bird discount, which expires Feb. 17, and an additional $155 discount for being a State Bar member.

    Only register on the ABA webpage if you are purchasing a $395 one-day pass.