The Computing Services Special Interest Section is sponsoring three discussion-oriented roundtable sessions this year, each focused on a topic of current interest and led by an expert member who is actively working in the area.
Teaching Law Practice Technology Courses
Sunday, July 15 (12:45 PM – 1:45 PM)
Elizabeth Farrell Clifford
Curious about technology competencies? Considering adding tech trainings to the library’s offerings? Completely intimidated by the seemingly large and ever-changing legal tech landscape? In this roundtable, we’ll discuss anything from getting started to with teaching legal tech to considering advanced tech curriculum offerings. Perspectives from academia, firms, and courts are all welcome!
Increasing Access to Courts & Legal Information with Technology
Sunday, July 15 (5:15 PM – 6:15 PM)
Technology is being used in new ways to improve access to the courts and legal information. Document assembly systems, predictive analytics, chatbots, online dispute resolution, and other systems provide ways to lower the cost of and expand access to legal services. This roundtable will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of how technology is changing access to courts and legal information and how it could change the delivery of legal services in the future.
Bots in the Library
Monday, July 16 (3:30 PM – 4:30 PM)
When you have fewer librarians around, how can you get everything done? Automate! In this roundtable, we’ll discuss selecting and implementing technologies to automate library processes, from bots, to expert systems, to blockchain, and more.