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Final programme confirmed for the New Zealand eDiscovery Conference

March 6th, 2014

The final programme with all the confirmed speakers has been finalised for the 2nd Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference. The conference is taking place in Auckland at the Stamford Plaza on the 19th of March.

Many law firms, barristers, corporate organisations and government agencies have already registered with many of the organisations involved in litigation represented in some capacity. Current firms attending include –

Anderson Lloyd, Auckland Council, AUT University, Bell Gully, Chapman Tripp, Commerce Commission, Crown Law, Deloitte, DLA Phillips Fox, Duncan Cotterill, Gibson Sheat, Financial Markets Authority, Gilbert Walker, Grove Darlow, Holland Beckett, Inland Revenue Department, Jones Fee, KPMG, McElroys, Michael Thornton, Price Baker Berridge, PwC, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Rice Craig, Russell McVeagh, Serious Fraud Office, Shieff Angland, Shortland Chambers, Thorndon Chambers, and Tompkins Wake.

The 2014 event will build on the success of the inaugural event in 2013 which attracted over 100 participants. The conference has now developed into New Zealand’s leading eDiscovery and legal technology conference, providing a platform for New Zealand legal professionals to develop their knowledge in this fast-changing area. The programme features new topics and speakers, including leading eDiscovery experts and practitioners from New Zealand and abroad.

The programme is available here

Confirmed Speakers

  • International keynote – Tom Gelbmann, Principal – Gelbmann & Associates, LLC
  • Judicial keynote – His Honour Judge Harvey – District Court
  • Polly Pope, Litigation Partner – Russell McVeagh
  • Paul O’Neil, Litigation Manager – FMA
  • Brian Cusack, Director Digital Forensic Research Laboratories – AUT
  • Warren Dunn, Partner – Head of Forensic Technology & Discovery Services – EY
  • Andrew King, eDiscovery Consultant – E-Discovery Consulting
  • Jason Weir, Partner – Forensic – Deloitte
  • Campbell McKenzie, Director – Forensic Services – PwC
  • Chris Budge, Associate Director – Advisory/ RC – Forensic – KPMG
  • Sarah Cordner, Senior Manager – Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services – EY
  • Jo Sherman, CEO & Founder – EDT
  • Mark de Bruyn, Director & Founder – NuLegal
  • David Quist, Business Development Manager – Nuix
  • Tim Nelson, Senior Consultant – FTI Consulting
  • Alan Watkins, Business Development Manager – eDiscovery – Symantec
  • Martin Flavell, eDiscovery Manager – Law In Order
  • Greg O’Reilly, Regional Manager – APAC – Recommind

 Further Highlights  


Spots are filling fast, but there are still tickets available to attend. Registration information and further details about the conference can be found on the dedicated conference page.



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