iltacon 2018

Recap of The 3 Best Things From ILTACON 2018

ILTACON 2018 Recap

We had a great time at the 2018 ILTACON and we hope you did too! If you couldn’t make it though, or maybe you just want a refresher, here’s a recap of the 3 best things from this year’s ILTA Conference.

ILTACON 2018 Stats

  • The Biggest Turnout ever.
  • @ILTANet has over 23,000 members.
  • Over 4,100 attendees.
  • Over 200 exhibitors.
  • Over 1,800 decision makers and influencers

1. Lots of Costumes and a Video Game Competition

It was a gamer’s paradise at the ILTA Conference this year. We started the three-day conference off on the right foot with the Exhibit Hall Opening Reception, dressed in our favorite virtual heroes of course. From Donkey Kong to Zelda, there was no shortage of fun costumes! We took the innovation and video game theme to the next level and indulged in a little healthy competition with two of our favorite video games, Dr. Mario and Just Dance. One of the highlights for us was definitely seeing everyone in their costumes get their game on!


2. Amazing Keynote Speakers

There was no shortage of thought leaders at the 2018 ILTA conference with a rockstar lineup of innovators like Lisa Bodell and Chief Executives from Wilkie Farr & Gallagher, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and even Starbucks! Among those rockstars were our very own Matthew Murphy and Wendy Heimann who spoke on the challenges and strategies of training without a dedicated team.

Check out the full list below!

Lisa Bodell – award-winning author and CEO of futurethink.

Matthew Murphy – SkillBuilder eLearning Product Manager at Intelliteach

Wendy Heimann – Education Development and Training Manager at Intelliteach

Daniel W. Linna Jr., Visiting Professor of Law at Northwestern Law; Affiliated Faculty at Stanford CodeX


John Elbasan, Chief Information Officer at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

John Fernandez, Global Chief Innovation Officer at Dentons 

Zabrina Jenkins, Managing Director at Starbucks 

Wendy Butler Curtis – Chief Innovation Officer and Chair eDiscovery & Information Governance Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Jon Grainger – CIO at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Alison Grounds – eDiscovery & Litigation Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP; Founder & Managing Director at Troutman Sanders eMerge

Scott Rechtschaffen – Chief Knowledge Officer at Littler Mendelson 

3. Tech Innovation

The theme of the ILTA Conference could not have been more fitting for the industry. Innovation is about much more than technology. It’s when we work together as a unit that we see great change. Attending ILTA Conference every year allows us the opportunity to be inspire, learn and grow from fellow thought leaders in the legal technology space. We had the pleasure of being the sponsor for this years’ Innovation Night, a night where those thought leaders were encouraged to take a break from the busy conference schedule and let loose!