The Ark Group USA is organizing KM for the Legal Profession in October (at which I will co-conduct a workshop). 

The conference takes place October 4-6, 2005 in Chicago. Complete information is here (PDF); sessions include:

  • “Strategies and tactics for successfully implementing a KM initiative in the law firm environment” by Browning Marean of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US
  • “The Human Factor: Addressing the cultural and structural elements of KM for the legal profession” by Jason Marty, Global Director, Knowledge Management, Baker & McKenzie Global Services LLC
  • “Meeting the work product retrieval and content management challenge” by Tania Daniels, Senior Consultant, eSentio Technologies and Peter J. Ozolin, VP Enterprise Solutions, Practice Technologies, Inc.
  • “Expertise location: Enabling enterprise-search systems to identify potential knowledge brokers within the firm” by Brent E. Kidwell, Chief Knowledge Counsel, Jenner & Block LLP

Day 3 of the conference consists of two in-depth workshops. The first is “Making KM Client Facing”, presented by Joshua Fireman of ii3 and me. The second is “Developing Matter Centric Taxonomies to Support Enterprise-Wide Business Initiatives” presented by Tania Daniels and Mark Horne of eSentio.

Book by August 15th to receive a 20% early bird discount.