ASU-Arkfeld 7th Annual eDiscovery and
Digital Evidence Conference

"Gaining An Edge: Law, Technology, and Analytics"

March 6-8, 2018
 Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Phoenix, AZ

Keynote Speakers

Hon. Andrew J. Peck, United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck was appointed United States Magistrate Judge for the
Southern District of New York on February 27, 1995, and served as Chief Magistrate
Judge in 2004-2005. Judge Peck is co-chair of the S.D.N.Y.-E.D.N.Y. Local Rules
Committee, and a member of the Second Circuit Federal-State Judicial Council.
Judge Peck graduated with honors from Cornell University in 1974 and from Duke
University School of Law in 1977, where he was an Editor of the Duke Law Journal.
Judge Peck is a member of the Duke Law School Board of Visitors (2012 to Present).
Judge Peck served as law clerk to Judge Paul Roney of the United States Court of
Appeals for the Eleventh (then-Fifth) Circuit, during the 1977-1978 term. Judge Peck
was a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison from 1978-1995.
Judge Peck is a frequent lecturer on electronic discovery issues and is a member of the
Sedona Conference and the Sedona Conference Judicial Advisory Board. Judge Peck
is a judicial observer to the Legaltech Educational Advisory Board (2015 to present)
and the Innoxcell IAS Advisory Board (2017 to present). He was awarded the
Champion of Technology Award for 2011 by Law Technology News, the 2013 Judicial
Leadership Award by the Electronic Discovery Institute ("EDI"), and honored by the
American Lawyer as a Judicial E-Discovery Innovator (in Top 50 Innovators of the
Last 50 Years).

Gary Marchant, Faculty Director Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Gary’s research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. He teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Health Technologies and Innovation. He was named a Regents' Professor in 2011 and also is a professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences, and is a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist in ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.

About this event

This innovative conference focuses on the practical and cutting-edge issues affecting electronic information, information governance, and data analytics. Leading jurists, attorneys, and legal and technological professionals will explore a wide array of eDiscovery issues, examining established precedent and projected new challenges, current and emerging technologies, and everything in between. All of our attendees, whether new to the world of eDiscovery or hoping to increase their existing eDiscovery expertise, will find knowledge, new ideas, and valuable networking opportunities at the ASU-Arkfeld eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Conference!

Last year's event attracted over 180 attorneys, corporate counsel, law-practice support personnel, service providers, and other professionals.

*Eligible for up to 14 CLE Credits & 3 Ethics Credits 

Questions about the Conference?  Interested in Sponsorship? Contact Lauren Burkhart, Director, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, at or 480-965-2465


This conference pulled together industry experts who shared situational experiences and encouraged thoughtful conversation from the attendees."
- Mark MacFarlane

This is the best technology and legal conference in the country. The format is excellent and the exchange of ideas is wide open.”
- Jeffrey Parkhurst

"The focus on thinking ahead and the interactivity of the sessions was excellent."


Of all the conference options available, the ASU Arkfeld stands head and shoulders above the others. Simple, honest, and direct, it is about good lawyering at the intersection of law and technology.”
- William Kellermann

“(This conference) was a great learning experience and will be immensely helpful in my current job…. a first class program with presenters and attendees who are among the most knowledgeable in their field.”
- Tom R. Shepherd

This is the event to attend to learn practical tips on how to do better discovery and what the future holds."
- Kelly Twigger    

Brilliant minds coming together for constructive discord."
- Anonymous

The program format allows me to learn from a variety of perspectives and goes far beyond identifying eDiscovery issues by providing practical solutions.”

*The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 13 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.