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ILTACON 2021: What Happens in Vegas Will Require Proof of Vaccination

#We are ILTA sculpture in Mandalay Bay hallway, taken at ILTACON18 by Rhys Dipshan of ALM

Legal professionals planning to travel to Las Vegas in August to attend ILTACON 2021 live and in-person better pack more than just sunscreen. The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) will require guests to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to entering the conference’s physical location at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

…EDRM is yet another legal organization that is also holding out for time before deciding how to approach the issue of vaccinations or the distancing and safety challenges posed by live events in general.

While we respect other organizations’ decisions, as stewards for EDRM, Kaylee [Walstad] and I have decided no live events until 2022, to allow those who wish to vaccinate, time to vaccinate.  We will not encourage those who are not vaccinated to gather without masks. Full stop. We will not be the Angels of Death, and we will not be the vaccination police.

Mary Mack, CEO and chief legal technologist at EDRM

Read Frank Ready’s analysis, including CLOC, Relativity and EDRM here.

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Mary Mack

Mary Mack is the CEO and Chief Legal Technologist for EDRM. Mary is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West Treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel and the co-author of A Process of Illumination: the Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery. She a member of the Illinois Bar and holds the CISSP among her certifications.


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