Prague, June 11th, 2012: The organizer of the first ever LawTech Europe Congress, E-Discovery Europe s.r.o. (“E-Discovery Europe”), has officially announced today the names of the advisory board members of the first congress of its kind in Central Europe in terms of its scale, scope, inclusiveness and effectiveness. The LawTech Europe Congress 2012 will take place on 12th November, 2012, in the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, and is expected to attract between 700 and 1,000 delegates from all over the world.
The advisory board of the congress includes some of the most respected experts on electronic evidence and related areas from the Czech Republic and abroad. The full board consists of Dr. Radim Polčák, Professor at the Institute of Law and Technology of the Masaryk University, Dr. Josef Donát, LLM, Partner at Rowan Legal, Chris Dale, Manager of the E-Disclosure Information Project, George Rudoy, Founder & CEO at Integrated Legal Technology, LLC, Charles Christian, Publisher of the Legal Technology Insider, Monique Altheim, multilingual and multi-jurisdictional attorney, Sasha Hefler, who will be the Chief Strategy Officer for the conference, and Frederick Gyebi-Ababio, the Managing Director of E-Discovery Europe.
The advisory board is an essential part of the LawTech Europe Congress, serving as a professional advisory platform that is able to provide the organizers with valuable experience in the organization of similar conferences abroad, and expertise from all over the world.
The organizer, E-Discovery Europe, has also recently confirmed two new strategic partners for the LawTech Europe Congress 2012. Cellebrite is a provider of services in mobile forensics and data transfer solutions, and will be holding a demonstration of technologies for mobile forensics. Whilst Rowan Legal, a leading law firm in the provision of comprehensive legal support in business transactions, has confirmed that one of its partners, Dr Josef Donát, will be discussing the topic of ICT law and intellectual property rights in the Czech Republic at the Congress.
Giving an update on the Congress, Frederick Gyebi-Adabio, Managing Director of E-Discovery Europe, said:
“It is very important for us to be supported by some of the most recognized experts on electronic evidence and forensics. We are sure that they will help us to make the conference one of the most influential conferences on Electronic Evidence in the CEE region. We are also excited about our new partners, who have offered their expertise in addition to speakers who would help set a very high standard for the conference.”
The topics of the congress will include the use of electronic evidence in civil and criminal procedures as well as its relation to governance and corruption. Plenary sessions, panel discussions and workshops will also be a part of the programme in order to open discussion about cross-border data transfers and privacy, emerging technologies, electronic evidence focusing on the CEE, as well as many other related topics.
The Congress is expected to attract Czech and international law and technology firms, regulatory bodies, technology experts and law schools who will, for the first time ever, have the opportunity to discuss legal technology topics within the region and framework of Central Europe.
More information about the LawTech Europe Congress 2012 can be found at http://www.lawtecheuropecongress.com/. A discounted registration of just 99 EUR is available until 30th June, 2012.
For more information contact:
E-Discovery Europe s.r.o
Tel: +420 734 595 268
JWA Prague s.r.o.
Tel: +420 242 454 740
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E-Discovery Europe is a forward-thinking technology company that provides services in information security and legal technologies. These services include; information security consulting and outsourcing, dispute resolution support, e-crime training for state prosecutors and judges, as well as being the main organizer for LawTech Europe Congress, Central and Eastern Europe’s biggest and most far-reaching conference and exhibition on e-discovery and computer forensics. The aim of the conference is to facilitate a forum in which the difficult issues around the collection and processing of electronic evidence in civil and criminal legal proceedings can be discussed. We also aim to showcase some of the latest technologies that assist in legal dispute resolutions and criminal investigations. The Czech entity, E-Discovery Europe was established in Prague in July 2011.