[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Barclay T. Blair (IGI Founder & Executive Director), Jason R. Baron (IGI Co-Chair), and Jay Brudz (IGI General Counsel) will participate in The National Conference on Managing Electronic Records in Chicago from May 19-21, 2014.

Presented by Cohasset Associates, Inc., MER is a national conference focused on offering leading-edge and practical, real-life guidance on addressing the challenges presented by managing electronic records. Click here for conference details. Several IGI Charter Supporters are exhibitors at the event. Click here for a list of exhibitors. Consistently ranked as having excellent content by attendees, the MER Conference is in its 22nd year. Click here for information on registration.

The following is a list of the sessions in which the IGI team will be participating.

Session 2: CASE STUDY: Information Governance and Remediation: Case Studies from the Field (May 19th from 10:30-11:30)

Jason R. Baron and Jay Brudz will discuss the utilization of machine-learning and predictive coding technologies for document classification as part of a data remediation strategy. They will offer a framework for establishing a remediation plan as well as several real-world success stories. Click here for session abstract.

Session 12: The Real Deal: Inside an Information Governance Council Meeting – from Four Perspectives: RIM, Legal, IT, Privacy, and Business (May 20th from 8:30-9:30)

Barclay T. Blair will join Karen Knight (Cohasset Associates, Inc.), Jeremy Lewis (Federal Reserve Bank Chicago), Sue Trombley (Iron Mountain), and Kurt Wilhelm (NBC Universal, Inc.), and Elly Bracamontes (NACCO Materials Handling Group) to provide an inside look at the operation of a corporation’s IG Council as it tackles key issues including the implementation of a legacy data cleanup program. Click here for session abstract.

Session 23: Is Information The Problem or the Solution? A Discussion with Kon Leong Hosted by Barclay T. Blair (May 20th from 3:30-4:30)

Barclay T. Blair will speak one-on-one with Kon Leong (ZL Technologies) about the future of information. The two IG “futurists” will discuss topics including: whether large volumes of information are a benefit or burden, whether centralized or in place approaches will be the information management solution of the future, and a technological convergence that may offer solutions for IG problems. Click here for session abstract.

Session 25: 20/20 Vision on Information Governance 2020 (May 21st from 8:30-10:00)

Barclay T. Blair and Jay Brudz will join Eric Hibbard (Hitachi Data Systems), Steven Teppler (The Abbott Law Group), Carol Stainbrook (Cohasset Associates, Inc.), and Kenneth Withers (The Sedona Conference) as the panel makes predictions about the future of information governance. Survey questions submitted to the panelists prior to the session will also be presented. Click here for session abstract.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]