The ILTA EVOLVE is a three-day event for technology professionals at every level who manage security, information governance, generative AI, and data privacy projects and initiatives in support of the practice of law, providing premier learning and networking opportunities developed by a team of peer volunteers led by the ILTA EVOLVE Education Co-Chairs.
We are seeking one individual with experience in security and one with experience with generative AI.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ILTA EVOLVE Co-Chairs provide oversight of the educational program of the event to ensure it provides value for ILTA members as the premier educational and networking information security and generative AI event for the legal sector. They focus the efforts of the educational program on solving challenges around security and generative AI in legal organizations.
The Co-Chairs work with the LegalSEC Steering Committee (for the security portion), Programming Council, and ILTA staff, leading the volunteer team that develops the education sessions within learning pathways for specified target audiences.
- Work within ILTA’s programming framework, strategic goals, target audiences, and planning structure for the event
- Select, lead, coach, mentor, and inspire members of the planning team
- Oversee the development of the comprehensive education program, meeting tasks, and event deadlines
- Structure and manage the speaker selection process and speaker experience
- Work with ILTA staff to select and work with keynotes to deliver appropriate content
- Conduct collaborative meetings and make presentations to small groups and large audiences
- Embrace an agile, nimble, and flexible approach to planning, participating in the continuous improvement process, and problem-solving
- Manage the provision of input into the planning from other sources such as any Executive Advisors, audience focus groups, and the Partner Advisory Counsel
- Opening remarks to welcome attendees to the event
- Wrap-up remarks on the last day of the event
- Assist in developing ILTA's overall annual programming framework
- Communicate/collaborate with the Council regarding educational programming and how it fits into the programming framework
ILTA EVOLVE Co-Chairs serve a two-year term. The term begins in the December before the event, and concludes at the conclusion of the event in year two:
- year one, learning from the previous co-chairs and ILTA staff
- year two, mentoring, coaching, and leading the potential co-chairs
The time commitment for this role averages approximately 8-10 hours per month.
The team is comprised of the following roles:
- ILTA EVOLVE Education Co-Chairs (2)
- ILTA EVOLVE Session Coordinators (8-10)
In addition to these members, the planning committee is supported primarily by the ILTA Event Education Manager and Event Education Coordinator.
- Attend the event (in person—April 29-May 1 in Charlotte, NC), provide public welcome and introductions, and facilitate wrap-up sessions
- Lead regular planning team meetings by voice and/or video
- Serve as an ambassador for ILTA by promoting ILTA EVOLVE, membership, and volunteerism
- Weekly co-chair meetings
- Weekly committee meetings
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE:
- Current ILTA member
- At least two years of experience working in legal technology
- Experience as a speaker, author, or regular e-group contributor (or other volunteer experience within ILTA or similar professional organization)
- Ability to attend the event in person (April 29-May 1 in Charlotte, NC)
- Willingness to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
- Willingness at all times to act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values
- Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy
- Professional demeanor
- Ability to work within a goal-oriented, results-driven team
- Ability to convey ideas with respectfulness
- Respect for protocol and history of the organization
- Ability to put aside personal objectives in deference to the needs of the membership
- Ability to provide practical programming direction for the organization
- Deep knowledge/experience of technology in the legal profession
- Effective interpersonal communication
- Ability to work within a team environment
- Ability to lead a group of volunteers
- Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
- Business acumen
- Project management experience
- Ability to respond to rapidly shifting priorities
Skills you can expect to learn from this volunteer position include:
- Goal setting
- Meeting facilitation
- Improve subject matter expertise
- Network and learn from the challenges and successes of peers
ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION:
ILTA seeks to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the legal tech community. Holding this core value central to all volunteer efforts will be key to the success of individuals holding ILTA volunteer roles and remains a top priority for ILTA.