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1st May 2009

Wired Woman Presents eDiscovery and Computer Forensic Technology

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Wired WomanVancouver – The Vancouver chapter of Wired Woman is proud to present an evening seminar on the importance of data analysis in a variety of situations.

Recently, the volume of data produced by business operations has grown dramatically, primarily because of the increase in email and other computer information systems. When these business operations because the subject of litigation, arbitration or investigation, the process of gathering, analyzing and managing these potentially massive volumes of data presents a significant challenge. This can be extremely costly, time consuming and, if not done properly, can expose the organization to significant litigation (and reputation) risks. Understanding the technical aspects and strategies involved in eDiscovery can reduce a company’s financial risks and help protect their reputation.

This presentation will focus on:

What eDiscovery is, including the phases and challenges involved
Where electronic evidence can be found
The technical aspects of forensic data capturing
Best practices to keep in mind
The future of eDiscovery

This seminar is lead by Pamela Quintero, Senior Manager at KMPG’s Forensic Practice in Vancouver. Before joining KPMG, Pamela was an Electronic Discovery Managing Consultant with a large US based consulting firm. She has extensive experience in forensic technology, forensic analysis, data recovery and discovery. She specializes in location, collecting and analyzing electronic evidence on a wide array of mass storage devices. Pamela conducts a variety of analyses to reveal user activity on a variety of computer systems for investigation and litigation. Pamela has also taught in the Computer Forensic programme at the University of Washington. She is the Vancouver Chapter Director for the Women In eDiscovery organization and is also a member of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) group.

The eDiscovery and Computer Forensic Technology Seminar takes place on Thursday, May 14 at the Campoverde Social Club, 1660 Cypress Street in Vancouver.

Seminar cost is $25.00 for Wired Woman members and $35.00 for non-members.

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