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  • Lit Tech & eDiscovery: Data Preservation and Collection Overview - Tue Feb 11 @ 11:45am

    Date: February 11, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Harper Grey LLP (16th Floor)

    Overview:

    Description

    The field of computer forensics encompasses a variety of topics, including data collection, file systems, forensic analysis. As we navigate each of these topics, we will be discussing the preservation of data from a variety of electronic storage devices and file systems. We will then dive into email forensics – specifically, how to ensure proper data collections from email clients, webmail services and servers. We will also be discussing forensic analysis, where we will highlight the importance of Internet history, the information it can provide and the role it can play during an investigation. Finally, we will inform attendees of emerging trends, including drone forensics and preservation of data from the team collaboration solution, Slack.

    Speaker & Sponsor

    Robert Fried – Senior Director, Digital Forensics & Expert Services, Consilio

    Location

    Harper Grey LLP
    650 West Georgia St.
    16th Floor
    Vancouver, BC V6B 4P7

    Host

    Lisa Evenson
    604.895.2866
    levenson@harpergrey.com

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  • BCLMA Learning & Development Subsection February Meeting - Icebreakers to Kick-Start Brainstorming

    Date: February 12, 2020

    Cost: $25.00

    Location: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

    Overview:

    Icebreakers to Kick-Start Brainstorming
    Date/Time: Wednesday February 12th, 2020 at 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
    Cost: $25.00, please make cheque payable to BCLMA*
    RSVP by: Wednesday February 5, 2020
    Location: Borden Ladner Gervais, 1200 – 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver

    Presenter: Sofia Arisheh of Upskill Consulting

    We are excited to welcome Sofia to present on Icebreakers to Kick Start Brainstorming.

    Icebreakers are often awkward and dreaded activities but if done right, can be incredibly valuable. When facilitating training, workshops, brainstorming sessions and team meetings, icebreakers help us to not only get better acquainted, but can also help to generate meaningful, lively and creative discussions. Oftentimes, the expectation of participants is to share ideas. This is where ideation comes into play. Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas. To encourage thinking outside the box, choosing the right icebreaker to help kick-start the brainstorming process is critical. Sofia Arisheh will demonstrate how to successfully choose, introduce and facilitate icebreakers.

    In this roundtable you will:
    • Understand the benefits of introducing ideation icebreakers within your teams
    • Identify how to choose the right icebreaker for your next meeting or training session
    • Examine techniques and instructions on how to best facilitate group icebreakers
    • Review logistics (time allotment, group size, instructions) of 5 icebreaker examples

    About Sofia Arisheh

    Sofia Arisheh is the Principal and Lead Senior HR Consultant of Upskill Consulting, a Human Resources Consulting firm offering tailored HR support, services and solutions. With more than 14 years of senior level HR experience, Sofia has an in-depth understanding of how to help companies bridge their HR strategy with their business strategy, always building a stronger focus on people practices to translate into better business results. She has worked in both provincially and federally regulated companies, in a wide range of industries including education, professional services, manufacturing and telecommunications. Sofia partners with clients, specializing in the professional services industry, to provide end-to-end HR support. Some of her HR services include training, performance management, employee engagement, change management, strategic planning, policy and handbook development, employee relations, job descriptions and on-call HR advisory support.
    Payment Information

    Cost: $25.00, please make cheque payable to BCLMA.
    *Cheques may be brought to the meeting or mailed in advance to: Judie Boroevich, BLG, 1200 Waterfront Centre, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C., V7Y 1T2.

    Reserve your tickets before February 5, 2020.

    thanks.
    Barbara Blouin & Judie Boroevich, Co-Chairs, Learning & Development Subsection

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  • KM Subsection event - Central Intelligence: Platform Interoperability Across the Legal Profession

    Date: February 18, 2020

    Cost: $15.00

    Location: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

    Overview:

    Please join us for on February 18, 2020 for the KM subsection event: Central Intelligence: Platform Interoperability Across the Legal Profession.  Zena Applebaum of Thomson Reuters will speak on the topic of platforms and centralized intelligence in law firms.  The session will look at different kinds of “platforms” that firms are embracing or can embrace to connect workflow, knowledge and customers.  Zena will share current examples from the market as well as contemplate future use cases for “platform” solutions.

    Zena Applebaum is a Competitive Intelligence strategist, legal blogger, personal brand advocate and trying to change the legal industry one design thinking workshop at a time. Having pioneered the discipline of law firm Competitive Intelligence nearly 20 years ago, and  authoring “Business Intelligence for Law Firms” published in November 2012,  Zena shares hers passion for the industry as a speaker, writer and a contributor to blogs including 3 Geeks and a Law Blog with topics ranging from competitive intelligence, to change management, qualitative data analysis and personal branding. In 2015, Zena was inducted as a Fellow of the Council of CI Fellows, she has been a sessional instructor at the University of Toronto iSchool, Rutgers University and a guest lecturer at law schools across North America. Zena honed her CI skills as the Director of Competitive Intelligence at Bennett Jones LLP for over a decade prior to taking on her current role as National Director, Market Insights & Engagement at Thomson Reuters in Canada. In her role, Zena is responsible for client feedback and intelligence, market insights, and sales enablement.

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  • BCLMA Finance - TBA

    Date: February 20, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: TBA

    Overview:

    TBA

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  • Marketing Subsection - How To Get The Most From Your Marketing Vendors

    Date: February 24, 2020

    Cost: $20.00

    Location: Harper Grey LLP

    Overview:

    Have you received a bill for marketing services that you struggled to decipher?  Do you wonder what types of services other marketing vendors offer? Have you had issues keeping your vendors within budget?

    Then this session is for you!

    Presented by Darian Kovacs of Jelly Marketing, our first session of 2020 will cover a range of topics and answer your questions about how to get the most from your marketing vendors.

    In this session, we’ll cover:

    • What services should cost – we’ll look at the range of vendor rates & costs and review the industry standards
    • Review of RFPs –we’ll look at how to write the best Request for Proposal and discuss how to ensure you get good & fair quotes and set clear expectations on the work you want done
    • How you can hold your vendors accountable
    • What results you should expect from your marketing vendors

    You’ll leave energized, informed and prepared to have those difficult conversations with your vendors.

    Lunch will be provided.

    About the presenter –

    As a Forbes contributor, host of Marketing Jam, marketing professor, author and practitioner – Darian brings his wealth of experience and educational and interactive teaching style to conferences and workshops all over North America. Darian spends most of his time with Jelly Digital Marketing & PR – a firm that specializes in working with law firms. His weekly show is now available on Amazon’s Prime in the US and UK. He’s had guests from LEGO, Starbucks, Twitter, Google, PepsiCo and Buzzfeed. Darian also contributes to BCBusiness, The Lawyers Daily, Adweek and Entrepreneur magazine and loves helping practitioners understand how to manage marketing vendors while providing insights, tips and explanation to an often jargon-filled industry.

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  • Save the Date - Marketing Subsection Lunch Session

    Date: April 27, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Harper Grey LLP

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  • BCLMA Annual Summer Social

    Date: June 11, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: D/ 6 Bar & Lounge

    Overview:

    Celebrate the start of summer with fellow BCLMA members and Business partners on the patio of the D/6 Bar & Lounge at the Douglas Hotel.

    Generously support by:

    PREMIER SPONSORS

             

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  • Save the Date - Marketing Subsection Lunch Session

    Date: September 28, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Harper Grey LLP

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  • Save the Date - Marketing Subsection Lunch Session

    Date: October 26, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Harper Grey LLP

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  • BCLMA Annual Winter Social Reception

    Date: November 19, 2020

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Sutton Place Hotel

    Overview:

    Come one come all!

    BCLMA is kicking off the winter season with our popular winter social on November 19th, a week earlier than in past years. No competing with other office functions this year or having 2 – 3 events in a row.

    We’ll take over the whole 2nd floor at the Sutton Place Hotel. Lots of opportunity to mingle, enjoy delicious food at various stations, relax and have an great time.

    Generously supported by:

    PREMIER SPONSORS

      

    EVENT SPONSORS
                                   zsa Legal Recruitment

    CONTRIBUTOR SPONSORS

                 

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