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The Information Governance Conference 2016

#InfoGov16: From Strategy To Reality

October 11-12, 2016 | RI Convention Center | Providence, RI
Eventbrite - The Information Governance Conference 2016 (#InfoGov16)

Q3 2016 Virtual Information Symposium

Q3 Information Symposium: August 18, 2016

Topics: eDiscovery, Privacy, Information Governance, Content Analytics, & so much more being discussed by some of the world's premier thought leaders -

Join some of the leading minds in information management and become a fly on the wall as we discuss and wrestle with some of the most challenging topics that all are dealing with. This incredible and unique event is FREE and VIRTUAL. Consider yourself invited and register now!

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David Horrigan

David Horrigan

David Horrigan is kCura’s e-discovery counsel and legal content director. An attorney, law school guest lecturer, e-discovery industry analyst, and award-winning journalist, David has served as counsel at the Entertainment Software Association, reporter and assistant editor at The National Law Journal, and analyst and counsel at 451 Research. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Legaltech News and the Data Law Board of Advisors at the Yeshiva University Cardozo Law School. David holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, and he studied international law at Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

Richard Hogg

Richard Hogg

IBM Global InfoGov Solutions Leader

With over 18 years experience across all aspects of information, records management, archiving and ediscovery solution deployments and development. For the last 6 years he has been focused on IG engagements with Fortune 50 clients around the world, as assessment and solution leader, as IBM first began this practice area with successes across Financial Services, Insurance and Industrial clients as well as Pharma, Telco and other heavily regulated industries.

As senior engagement lead with multiple regulated clients worldwide who identified the need to address their information costs and risks, developed an IG business case via an assessment, developed an execution phased plan from those findings and kicked off ongoing IG Programs now delivering ongoing cost and risk reductions and efficiencies to plan. Published books include E-mail Archiving and Records Management Integrated Solution Guide. Frequent speaker annually at regional, national and international conferences including Legaltech, AIIM, ARMA, IPBA, most recently 2016 ARMA IG eSeminars; LegalTechWest GDPR Panel Speaker, ARMA NOVA 2016 IG & Big Data Panel, IPBA IG eDiscovery Speaker.

Sandra Serkes

Sandra Serkes

Ms. Serkes is a dynamic leader with an extensive background spanning over 20 years in software marketing, product management and corporate strategy, particularly in document processing, computer telephony and speech recognition. One of Valora's original founders, Ms. Serkes has been actively involved in Valora since its inception in 2000. Today, Ms. Serkes oversees Sales & Marketing, Finance & Administration, Operations, Engineering and Corporate Strategy.

A graduate of both Harvard Business School and MIT, Ms. Serkes is a frequent industry speaker and panelist. She is an active participant in the Women Presidents' Org., The Commonwealth Institute, the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Massachusetts Software Council and the Network of Harvard Alumnae. Ms. Serkes serves on the boards of several technology and service start-ups. Ms. Serkes was named a 2006 "Woman to Watch" by Womens' Business magazine.

Steve Weissman

Steve Weissman

Steve Weissman has a 20-year track record of innovation and success in helping organizations derive maximum total value from their products. A seasoned consultant, analyst and professional trainer, he uses his keen strategy, business and technology skills to identify, measure and mesh his clients' needs and goals and recommend effective best practices for managing processes, content and data.

Sanooj Kutty

Sanooj Kutty

ECM Consultant, Wings Microsystems, Qatar

Senior professional with over 15 years of experience. Consistent and progressive experience in leading, organizing, planning and managing Enterprise Information Management implementations and strategies to achieve desired objectives. Practical hands-on experience in program and portfolio management including business analysis, information governance, organizing and delivering projects from planning stages to final acceptance and closure phases.

Core competencies include practical experience in Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Electronic Records Management (ERM). Have essayed key roles in managing and developing enterprise-wide information management solutions as account manager, project and portfolio manager, business analyst and consultant for large and medium enterprises clients in an array of industries including Government Services, Health Insurance, Financial services, Aviation, Real Estate, Construction and Information Technology.

Sharon Keck

Sharon Keck

Owner, IGRRIM, LLC (IG, Risk, & Records Info. Mgmt., LLC)

Executive professional with 20+ years of extensive legal experience, with a key focus on risk management programs to ensure compliance with internal and external policies, procedures, and regulations. Extensive experience developing new business workflows, conducting analysis of existing risk and records database to ensure compliance at all levels, including client requirements, and if needed, provide solutions, suggestions for current technology, tools necessary to support the firm's strategic goals, while implementing effective training for staff, attorneys, lateral hires/acquisitions, and provide thorough, business process training, which was established through the implementation of information governance.

Nick Inglis

Nick Inglis

Nick Inglis is the President of the Information Coalition and CEO of Optismo. He is Co-Founder of The Information Governance Conference and Founder of The Information Symposium. Inglis is the author of the AIIM SharePoint Governance Toolkit and creator of the Information Governance Model. He is a contributor to U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, the AIIM Expert Blog, and many others. He is continually giving back to the information management community through his work with Information Coalition, the Information Governance Conference, as well as both AIIM and ARMA. Nick is also the Co-Creator of the ARMA Information Governance Professional (IGP) educational course. When not adding to his collection of certificates and certifications (CIP, IGP, SharePointm, BPMm, E2.0m, ECMm, ERMm, IMCP), he is likely spending time with his son, Conor Atom.

Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey

Senior Manager - AZ Information & Records Management Group, AstraZeneca

Jim Merrifield

Jim Merrifield

Information Governance Manager, Robinson+Cole; Vice President, Information Coalition

Jim Merrifield is the firm-wide Information Governance Manager at Robinson & Cole LLP and Co-founder of the first ever conference focused exclusively on information governance, InfoGovCon. He is an respected advisor in the information governance community and active member of a number of industry associations including: ILTA, IAPP and ARMA. Jim’s experience within information governance includes deployment of enterprise programs, policy development and enforcement, creation of disposition programs and technology solution evaluation. He has published numerous publications, frequently speaks on information governance and data privacy issues, and has provided consulting services to law firms and Fortune 500 companies.


18 Aug 2016, 10am - 4:15pm ET

*All times in ET

Time Content
10:00am Welcome / Meet The Panel

Discovering Deflategate: The NFL-Tom Brady Dispute and 21st Century Data Discovery Law

Opening Keynote: David Horrigan

10:45am Panel Discussion

The Business Case for Information Strategy & Architecture

J. Kevin Parker

11:45pm Panel Discussion

Information Governance In The GCC - A Case of Incertitude or Supererogation?

Sanooj Kutty

12:45pm Panel Discussion

Interview: Sharon Keck

1:30pm Panel Discussion

Policy Pie - What's Your Flavor?

Ryan Zilm

2:30pm Panel Discussion & Q&A

Breaking Good: Asessments As InfoGov Gateway Drugs

Steve Weissman

*Unfortunately, Matt Harvey had a death in the family and will not be participating in this Information Symposium. The Information Coalition joins with the community to offer our condolences.

3:15pm Panel Discussion & Q&A
3:30pm Closing Remarks


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