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October 21, 2018 - October 24, 2018

Connect, Learn, Excel

These are not ordinary times. It’s imperative for you to take your practice and your department to a bold, new level. Learn from and network with in-house lawyers on complex legal and regulatory challenges, constant geopolitical change, cyber risk, and the need to help drive business strategy. Attend the world’s largest gathering of in-house counsel to stay ahead, connected, and indispensable.

2018 ACC Annual Meeting

Who Will Be at the 2018 ACC Annual Meeting?

In-house counsel
In-house lawyers from around the world attend the ACC Annual Meeting to stay current on the latest developments affecting the corporate counsel profession, pursue continuing legal education, meet and learn from other in-house counsel, and identify potential law firm and legal service partners.

Law firms and legal service providers
Industry providers exhibit at the ACC Annual Meeting to gain access to the world’s largest gathering of corporate attorney decision-makers. The value of participation is unmatched due to the numerous opportunities to interact with meeting attendees. Legal business happens at the ACC Annual Meeting.

Thought leaders
Legal industry experts present relevant and timely sessions at the ACC Annual Meeting. Experienced practitioners speak on a wide range of topics as they share their valuable insights with the in-house legal community.

Media and press
ACC welcomes credentialed legal and business reporters to the Annual Meeting.

We want to invite you to attend Matthew Nelson’s talk on Oct. 22nd at 11:45AM:

Easy As 1, 2, 3: Developing an Information Governance Plan and Program

Presented by the Information Governance Network
Curricula: Compliance, Information Governance, Law Department Management/Legal Operations, Technology

Date – Monday, October 22 at 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

Location – Room: Ballroom FG


  • Meghan Brosnahan, Director, Sutter Health
  • Kerry Childe, Senior Corporate Counsel, Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Tom Mighell, Vice President of Service Delivery, Contoural, Inc.
  • Matthew Nelson, Associate General Counsel, Privacy & VP Advisory Services, DiscoverReady

Trying to assert some management over electronic files, emails, paper documents and data? Concerned about compliance, litigation and risk reduction? Companies are upgrading their paper-centric records management functions to more comprehensive “information governance” programs, but the most difficult part is just getting started. Knowing the steps to take, in what order, is critical. Jumping in with an incomplete and ill-fitting plan can cause a program to stall out or even fail, while a well-designed plan can drive a successful program forward. With the guidance of IG aces, attendees will explore key program elements; assess their current state and determine how much they need to do; gather suggestions for sequencing to promote effectiveness; review sample program plans for insight regarding how to develop a good plan; and learn how to get started quickly and keep momentum over time.



October 21, 2018
October 24, 2018


Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, Texas 78701
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