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ACEDs: Personal Reflections on #TIPTO17

Posted by Marketing

Nov 22, 2017 1:45:01 PM

Kaylee Walstad, ACEDs and Ian Campbell, iCONECT (pictured in front) take a group selfie at the ACEDs sponsored Thought-Leaders Social during Technology in Practice 2017.

Mary Mack, Executive Director and Kaylee Walstad, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at ACEDs share their experiences and take-aways from Technology in Practice 2017 as sponsors, speakers and attendees of the conference. 

This post was originally published on ACEDs and has been republished here with permission.


"Technology in Practice, Canada’s largest eDiscovery conference curated by the amazing team at Commonwealth Legal, a Ricoh company, took me by surprise. I heard it was a great event, and I was not disappointed; from my first impression of the Shangri-La Hotel venue - selected personally by the Commonwealth team - to the amazing people and education - I was blown away! The five-star hotel exemplifies Commonwealth Legal’s brand of highly personalized and caring service to their clients and their willingness to go the extra mile to make sure everything is perfect… and it was! Vice President of Commonwealth Legal, Jennifer Johnson, said the design and execution of the entire event was intended to reflect the brand and our desire to promote excellence in eDiscovery standards across the industry. 

The costs for taking an event or even a solution to the next level are really incremental but the benefits - although subtle – are often what make the difference on exceptional results and quality. Mary Mack and I frequently hear and speak about the race to the bottom with the ever-increasing eDiscovery service provider pricing squeeze and felt this was a great example of why you get what you pay for when selecting a vendor.

ACEDS Executive Director, Mary Mack, shared her expertise on FIVE panels between Thursday and Friday on topics ranging from Information Governance to AI in Lawyer Robotics, and everything in between. Mary is truly an eDiscovery and legal technology pioneer, which shined through during her panels..."

Thank you Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad for your kind words and support of the conference! To read the full article, go to

Join Ricoh and ACEDs for an upcoming webinar with David Greetham of Ricoh USA


Digital Evidence Challenges - The Internet of Things

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 1 - 2PM EST

Connected devices, or the Internet of Things (IoT) has an increasing impact on the legal industry from an evidential viewpoint. In this session David Greetham, Vice President, eDiscovery Sales & Operations at Ricoh USA, will explore this influence and discuss application of the upcoming Federal Rules of Evidence and how the updated rules can assist with the introducing IoT devices as evidence.

For full details and to register, go to

Topics: Published Articles, ACEDS


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