January 21, 2016 07:00 ET

kCura to Host e-Discovery Educational Series at Legaltech New York 2016

Experts From e-Discovery Software Company kCura to Moderate Discussions With Judge Andrew Peck, Ari Kaplan, Monica Bay, and More Industry Leaders

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 21, 2016) - kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, will offer attendees at this year's Legaltech 2016 conference in New York unique educational sessions for audiences from law firms and litigation service providers to corporate legal departments. They'll also provide opportunities to get hands-on with the latest version of their software, Relativity 9.3, which introduces new ways to search and makes analysis easier with more ways to visualize data.

Industry speakers will present and discuss targeted and timely topics in Concourse C of the New York Hilton Midtown February 2-3.

For litigation service providers, members of kCura's team will facilitate sessions offering practical tips for providing efficient and differentiated solutions for clients:

  • Can You Afford to Overlook Email Threading and Near-duplicate Identification? 
    Attendees will learn how to take better advantage of these simple, yet powerful analytics features, and gain a deeper understanding of the underlying technology. Tuesday, February 2, 2:15 p.m. EST - Register here.
  • Good to Great: Optimizing Review with 7 Simple Workflow Enhancements
    Litigation support professionals will leave this session with practical tips for a streamlined, consistent review, including best practices for privilege logs and productions. Wednesday, February 3, 11:30 a.m. EST - Register here.

For law firms, sessions moderated by kCura's e-discovery counsel and legal content director David Horrigan will focus on the latest case law surrounding emerging technology and how the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will affect their practice and their clients:

  • How Leading e-Discovery Jurists Say the Federal Rules Amendments Will (or Will Not) Affect You
    A panel of noted judges-including Judge Andrew Peck- will discuss their opinions on how the e-discovery amendments to the FRCP will influence cooperation and proportionality in civil litigation. Tuesday, February 2, 1:00 p.m. EST - Register here.
  • The Law of Mobile, Social, and Emerging Technologies
    Join Monica Bay, Ari Kaplan, and Ed McAndrew, partner at Ballard Spahr, as they analyze the latest case law, technological advancements, and business trends around the mobile workplace. Wednesday, February 3, 10:15 a.m. EST - Register here.

For corporate legal departments, kCura's vice president of business development Dean Gonsowski will moderate two panels covering data privacy and cybersecurity considerations for the year ahead:

  • The Only Trends You Need to Know This Year: Straight from In-house Counsel
    A panel of experienced general counsel will discuss their 2016 priorities in relation to the federal rules amendments, data privacy changes, and information security lapses. Tuesday, February 2, 3:30 p.m. EST - Register here.
  • From Ashley Madison to the Sony Hack: Cybersecurity Strategy Best Practices for 2016
    Barclay Blair of the Information Governance Initiative, along with a partner at Baker Hostetler and a managing director at Consilio, will discuss general counsel's increasingly active role in cybersecurity strategy, risk assessment, and data breach prevention. Wednesday, February 3, 1:30 p.m. EST - Register here.

Attendees can also learn how Relativity 9.3 helps these groups solve their e-discovery challenges in the Relativity Pavilion in Concourse A of the Hilton, where kCura team members will host live demos and developer partners will be on hand to show how their applications can enhance the Relativity experience. Pavilion visitors will have a chance to win a pass to Relativity Fest by completing hands-on labs.

"We always look forward to connecting with the e-discovery community and letting them get hands-on with the newest cut of our software," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "This year, it's particularly exciting to host so many sessions and have the opportunity to facilitate the kinds of interesting discussions that make Legaltech such a great show."

The kCura team will also be available at booth 407 throughout the show, sharing successes from the Relativity community, such as how Allstate gained a number of efficiencies with Relativity Processing, and how Troutman Sanders sped up their end-to-end processes. The team will also host two evening social events during the conference.

Learn more about kCura's presence at Legaltech.

About kCura
Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2015 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity. Relativity has more than 130,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 190 of the Am Law 200. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies-numbering more than 10,000 organizations-meet unstructured data challenges by installing Relativity on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for five consecutive years. Please contact kCura at or visit for more information.

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