This post is part of "ABA TechShow 2014 Coverage," a series of 3 posts. You can see all posts in the series.

So you’ve been asked to speak at ABA TechShow, a national conference attended by thousands of lawyers eager to geek out on the cloud, iPads, and practice management software over two and a half days. But there are a ton of sessions. How will you make yours stand out on the conference schedule? How will you get people excited to hear you speak?

I know! A provocative title! But should you go for titillating, reference a three-year old Oscar contender, or throw in a jetpack reference?

Let’s see what this year’s speakers went with …

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“Practice Management Software – From Agony to Ecstasy”

Great, now I am haunted by an image of The Thunder from Down Under with the heads of Jack Newton, Matt Spiegel, and Larry Port. Here:

Now you are, too.

Edit: Is that an $18 million grin on Jack’s face?

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“VDI – It’s not a Disease”

Gross, Chad Burton.

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“Moneyball Technology for the Litigator”

Okay, everybody take a breather and look at the least-attractive Brad Pitt photo I could find from the movie.

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“Lone Wolf: Being the Only Mac in a PC Firm”

I guess this is how Mac people see themselves. Dear Mac people, this is how everyone else sees you:

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Disclaimer: This post was written on a 13″ Retina MacBook Pro at a coffee shop with a Retina iPad Mini and an iPhone 5 within arm’s reach.

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“Where is My Client’s Jetpack? Are Client Service Portals Dead?”

In this session you will learn where CRM fits in your practice and how it can improve client service, interaction and loyalty.

Nothing says jetpacks! quite like customer relationship management software!

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2 Comments

  1. Tom Mighell says:

    Sam, not sure if you knew this, but speakers have nothing to do with their titles. Those titles are decided (for better or for worse) by the Planning Board before speakers are even invited….

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