The 2019 Innovations in Technology Conference will be held at the JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. All attendees must register using the conference registration website
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Thursday, January 10 • 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Rapid Fire Tech Talks

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If you had six minutes to share an idea, best practice, or show off a technology project, what would you talk about? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically every 20 seconds? Around the world, geeks have been putting together events like this to share their ideas. This plenary will feature a series of short presentations highlighting innovative technology projects and ideas. It will be fast-paced and informative! This session will feature talks on:
  • 20 Tips for Making Great Videos - Sart Rowe
  • A Framework for Measuring Online Legal Resources: The Drake Equation for Legal Aid - Laura Quinn
  • Alexa, Drop in on Legal Aid - Steven McGarrity 
  • Automate Your Social Media Now - Maureen Jouhet 
  • Free Set of Universal Icons for North American Legal Sector - Tanu Padath 
  • Introducing A2J.org - John Mayer 

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Maureen Jouhet

Content Director, Illinois Legal Aid Online
As Content Director at Illinois Legal Aid Online, Maureen helps lower the barriers to the law for lower-income Illinois residents. Maureen is energized by the possibilities of technology. A hard-core content strategy evangelist and creative professional, she understands the importance... Read More →
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John Mayer

Executive Director, CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)
Executive Director of CALI - law school consortium. Developers of A2J Author and hosts of A2J.org. Not a lawyer, 30 years working in tech, legal education and access to justice.
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Steven McGarrity

Executive Director, Community Legal Aid, Ohio
Steven McGarrity is the executive director of Community Legal Aid Services in northeast Ohio. Mr. McGarrity started with Legal Aid as an attorney, focusing his practice on family law and consumer debt. In his time with Legal Aid, he has held various management positions, including... Read More →
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Tanushree Padath

Designer, Transcend
Tanu is a former Biologist turned Designer. Her many responsibilities at Transcend include proofing multi-lingual projects, editing plain language documents and designing documents for readability. But by far, her favorite project has been spearheading the Legal Icons Project - a... Read More →
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Laura Quinn

Principal, Laura Quinn Consulting
Laura is an independent consultant specializing in the intersection of technology, user experience, and research to improve access to justice nationwide. Formerly the founding Executive Director of Idealware, she's helped organizations including Ohio Legal Help, the Florida Justice... Read More →

Sarterus Rowe

National Technology Assistance Project Coordinator, Northwest Justice Project
Sarterus Rowe is the National Technology Assistance Project Coordinator, Northwest Justice Project, Seattle. He is a techie-lawyer and access-to-justice wizard at NJP where he runs LSNTAP.org the Legal Service National Technology Assistance Project. He has produced over 1000 YouTube... Read More →

Thursday January 10, 2019 5:15pm - 6:00pm CST
Ile De France Ballroom 3rd Floor