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5 Superlatives from Day 1 at #LTNY16

Steve Tanner

Legaltech New York—or as I like to refer to it, #LTNY16—is well underway, and we have 60 kCurians on the ground attending (if not hosting) sessions, chatting with the rest of the e-discovery community, and capturing all the big moments.

Whether you’re in New York living it up in real time or enjoying a somewhat quieter week at the office, perhaps you can appreciate these highlights from Day 1 as shared on social media.

1. Best Quote

During the opening keynote, “How Is Technology Being Used in Today’s Court Rooms and Cases?,” Chief Magistrate Judge Lorenzo Garcia from the U.S. District Court of New Mexico put a new spin on U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck’s “Take your geek to court” advice.

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2. Biggest News

Word spread like wildfire that Europe and the United States have agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data transfers.

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3. Most Disappointing Stat

During our panel, “How Leading e-Discovery Jurists Say the Federal Rules’ Amendments Will (or Will Not) Affect You,” U.S. District Judge Mark Hornak revealed that too few people ask for the get out of jail free card.

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4. Biggest Aha! Moment

During the Federal Rules panel, Judge Hornak offered this sage advice.

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5. Best Food for Thought

The Information Governance Initiative’s Barclay T. Blair gave attendees something to chew on during our “Cybersecurity Strategy Best Practices” discussion.

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To see more highlights from Day 1 and stay up to date on the rest of the conference, follow kCura on Twitter. Who knows—if you’re in New York, you might even spot yourself in a photo.

We’d love to hear your favorite moments from yesterday—tell us about them in the comments.


Steve Tanner is a member of the marketing communications team at Relativity, coordinating our social media and online community initiatives.