Proposed Sessions


Session Speaker(s) Experience level Tracksort descending
Cancelling a Snow Day Charles Perkins, Cassandra Patterson

Everyone loves a snow day.  The joy of an unexpected block of free time.  However, the work still must get done - which means suffering through a make-up class and the countless secondary effects...

Using LibGuides and Classmarker for Content Delivery and Online Assessment In and Beyond the Classroom Aaron Glenn

This presentation will demonstrate the use of online platforms LibGuides and Classmarker as a model for creating virtual textbooks and assessments that support a “flipped” classroom and allow the...

S. C. Legal Services Presentation of Learn the Law Online Classrooms (The Process) Susan Ingles, Leslie Fisk

A Presentation of S.C. Legal Services Online Classrooms (The Process)

“Detours, Switchbacks and Straightaways: Designing, Creating and Producing an Online Classroom on”

From Decoder Rings to Deep Fakes: Translating Complex Technologies for Legal Education Jason Tubinis, Rachel Evans

“Technological developments are disrupting the practice of law” is a common refrain, but the last few years has seen some particularly complex pieces of technology become the hot new thing in...

Beginner Faculty
Gizmos, Gadgets & Grimoires: Enchanting Students by Enhancing Your Online Course World Cynthia Adams, Matthew Callison, Allison Martin

With the support of professional online instructional designers, the IU McKinney Law faculty has created a virtual cauldron of gizmos and gadgets guaranteed to lure even the most obstinate student...

Intermediate Faculty
Maximum Engagement: Utilizing Technology in Large Law School Classes To Engage Students, Create an Active Learning Environment, and Improve Learning April Dawson

Faculty who teach large classes confront the long-existing challenge of making each class engaging and meaningful for all students.

Beginner Faculty
Law Prof Hacker – Tips, Tricks & Hacks for the Tech and Not-So-Tech Savvy Law Prof April Dawson

In this session, I will demonstrate the use of applications that help law professors be more efficient with class and student management, and research and scholarship.

Beginner Faculty
What Can Librarians Do to Facilitate Access to Justice? Latia Ward

People who have legal needs, but not the resources to meet those needs may view libraries and librarians as sources of legal information.  This session is designed to show librarians ways that...

Intermediate Librarians
Utilizing Canvas for ALR short courses David Holt

Many law schools have moved from legacy learning management systems (i.e., Blackboard, Moodle, TWEN) to Canvas over the last few years.  This has happened while law school libraries have moved...

Intermediate Librarians
Automating processing and intake in the institutional repository with Python John Beatty

The Charles B. Sears Law Library at the University at Buffalo School of Law recently completed a seven-month project to load the entire backfile of the school’s six law journals onto its Digital...

Beginner Librarians
MDM - A Technological Approach to the day to day Clinical Challenges Cesar Peralta

The main focus of this session will be on safeguarding all the information that gets transacted during the interaction that clinicians and supervisors have with clients, potential clients,...

Intermediate Technologists
Open-Source Alternatives to Digital Commons David Holt

A significant number of law schools have adopted BePress' Digital Commons as their hosting platform, and institutional repository, for student journals, faculty scholarship, and journal symposia...

Intermediate Technologists
Staying the Course / Staying Relevant  Phillip Bohl, Tom Ryan

With the downturn in law school applications, funding challenges, staffing changes/reductions and the upswing in ancillary programs to make up for lost revenue, law schools and law school...

Beginner Technologists
Thing I learned at the ABA Techshow! Deborah Ginsberg

I attended the ABA Techshow on February 28 and March 1 and learned many fascinating things!  The most interesting was [fill in the blank]. [Fill in the blank] will transform law and legal...

Beginner Everybody
Full Steam Ahead: Effectively Navigating Graduate Programs for Lawyers and Non-Lawyers William Byrnes, Ken Randall

This session examines how to conceptualize and actualize new law school programs for graduates and non-lawyers, with an emphasis on developing these programs in the online space.

Beginner Everybody
Tweet This, Not That: The Library, Marketing, Scholarship, & #Twitter Christine George, Eve Ross

Twitter can be a fantastic way for librarians to highlight library services and for faculty to draw attention to their scholarship, though both may need encouragement and ideas. 

Beginner Everybody
Aligning Video Elements within a Community of Inquiry Amber Owens

Incorporating asynchronous video in your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses can enhance the student experience – when used with careful consideration.

Beginner Everybody

In this session, we'll provide the latest updates on how blockchain is affecting the legal industry. We'll showcase what law school technologists need to know about cryptocurrency, blockchain...

Intermediate Everybody
CALI in 2025 - Jetsons, Dystopias, Zombies? Choosing Our Own Adventure John Mayer

Every year, I do a session talking about the current and near future of CALI.  This session is not that.  I am 57 years old and by 2025, I will be 65 and possibly retiring.  CALI could be doing...

Beginner Everybody
Creating an Asynchronous Course: A Case Study Deb Quentel, Sally Wise

One of the presenters had a personal goal: to effectively use all of CALI’s tools in her asynchronous online class, with an emphasis on their use for formative assessment.

Intermediate Everybody
Here they come: Technology in primary education and its future effects on law schools Deborah Ginsberg

I’m a techie, so my kids get plenty of exposure to new technologies in their own home (VR being especially popular these days),  But their schools have heavily integrated technologies into their...

Beginner Everybody
Haints and Boogers in the Ether Dan Nagy

Just because you are not paranoid does not mean you are not being hacked. 

Intermediate Everybody
Backwards Design: Assessment, Alignment, Quality Matters, and Online Learning Consortium Patricia Baia

FYI: I am looking for others who would like to co-present.

Intermediate Everybody
Is There An App for That? Online tools & gamification of legal knowledge Eli Edwards

Technology has not only changed how lawyers practice but how law students learn.

Beginner Everybody
Teaching Technology Skills by Design, by Ambush, and in Context Amy Milligan, Gary Moore, Eve Ross

Teaching Technology Skills by Design, by Ambush, and in Context

Beginner Everybody
Website (re)Design Using Divi Builder: Shifting User and Visitor Experience Lisa Davis

Attendees should have familiarity with web design using Wordpress, but attendees that are interested in learning to rethinking how they present the law school and law library to users will also...

Intermediate Everybody
If We Had a Redo Gary Moore, Adam Martin

As the new University of South Carolina School of Law building was planned and then built, Adam Martin and Gary Moore from the School of Law worked with a third-party integrator and University...

Beginner Everybody
The LII: 2020 and beyond Craig Newton

We've been shifting the paradigms of public legal information since 1992, and we're excited to preview some of what we're working on now and have planned for the future.  Will we be creating new...

Beginner Everybody
Legal Analytics at GSU Law Ben Chapman

Ben Chapman, Executive Director of the Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative at GSU College of Law will be speaking about the new legal analytics program at Georgia State.

Beginner Everybody
Discovering Diamonds in your Survey Data:  Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Survey Design for Outcome-Driven Decision-Making Jessica de Perio Wittman

We are proposing a session called “Discovering Diamonds in your Survey Data:  Understanding and Implementing Best Practices in Survey Design for Outcome-Driven Decision-Making”.

Beginner Everybody
Puppeteer: Automation of your web scraping and testing using Chrome Tom Ryan

This session will provide an introduction to Google's Puppeteer. Puppeteer is an advanced api to control Chrome, including in headless mode, using the open-source, cross-platform Node.js runtime...

Intermediate Everybody
Sharing our Students’ Stories: Building Collaborative Workflows Emily Barney, Maricela Sanchez

Potential law students like to learn more about our current students, but logistical issues can make it difficult to work with current students’ schedules in marketing projects.

Beginner Everybody
Deploying a Legal Technology Education Program; Panel Discussion Regarding Tackling The Issue of Technology Competency Douglas Lusk, Corinne St. Claire

Session Title: Deploying a Legal Technology Education Program; Panel Discussion Regarding Tackling The Issue of Technology Competency


Beginner Everybody
A Timelord, a Timeline and Legal Instruction Rachel Evans, Sharon Bradley, Eleanor Lanier, Stephen Wolfson

From online embeds to interactive displays, timelines can serve many purposes and tell powerful stories.

Beginner Everybody
Enhancing Accessibility for All Law Students Karina Condra

Law schools are legally required to provide accessible content to their students. Complaints against colleges and universities for failing to make their websites and course materials accessible to...

Beginner Everybody
What the Japanese, the Swedes, and the Minimalists Can Teach Us About Legal Instruction Sharon Bradley

Using the philosophies of a number of popular organizing schemes, the speaker will summarize the lessons to be learned and applied to our teaching efforts. The participants will learn how these...

Beginner Everybody
S.C. Legal Services Presentation of Online Classrooms (The Product) Susan Ingles

"If you don't have the content, the technology to access it doesn't help."  From Opening Remarks of LSC President Jim Sandman at the 2019 Innovations in Technology Conference.

Beginner Everybody
Are You Experienced? – Simple Timesheets for Experiential Learning Courses Leslie Grove, Eleanor Lanier

ABA Standards require students to complete six credit hours of experiential learning.  Hours must be tracked, and field placements in particular require students to keep logs of their activities...

Beginner Everybody
Data driven design- a study on the connection between space use and engagement Douglas Dahlkemper


Chip Hill  – Assistant Provost for Administrative Operations, Georgia State University

Molly Schaller, Ph. D. – Project Researcher, Saint Louis...

Beginner Everybody
Law Students + Access To Justice + Legal Education Technology = A2J Author ® Tobias Nteireho, John Mayer

CALI's A2J Author suite has been used to teach students the law through technology in an engaging way by constructing meaningful solutions to legal problems in their community. This session will...

Beginner Everybody
Breaking Away From the Black Hole: Explorations and Conversations About Cost-Recovery Tony Anderson

In this session, we will have an open conversation about moving to and using a cost recovery model for services and equipment that we provide to our schools.

Beginner Everybody
From Concept to Concrete: Teaching Law Students about AI Jesse Bowman, Stephan Martone

In 2019, few attorneys practice law without the assistance of some form of artificial intelligence.

Beginner Everybody
Making Early Connections In-Person and Online: Partnerships, Pipelines and Asynchronous Course Pathways To Law Carrie Hagan, Erin Engels, Lahny Silva

Ever wonder how to think about and construct all online courses for law and pre-law students in targeted ways?

Beginner Everybody
“I Thought I Knew What I Was Getting Into” -- A Paradigm Shift From Undergrad Online Learning to Online Legal Education David Rose

This session will help attendees see how online legal education fits into the context of university-wide online learning efforts, while also highlighting the differing perceptions, regulations,...

Beginner Everybody
Visualize This Amy Taylor, Shannon Roddy

With the rise of big data, data visualization has quickly become a fixture in daily life, from presentations of charts and graphs by media organizations to presentations of data analytics and case...

Beginner Everybody
THE MEAT SHOWER MYSTERY! — Teaching Soft Skills and Information Literacy Through Immersive Experiences Charlie Amiot

You are stuck in an office with only 45 minutes to figure out what happened to Dr. Celeste Viande, a scientist on the brink of solving the mystery behind the infamous Kentucky Meat...

Beginner Everybody
They said there would be no math: Law schools teaching high-tech and high-concept courses Deborah Ginsberg

This session will focus on the courses and programs law schools offer that teach advanced technologies and tech concepts.

Deborah Ginsberg, Chicago-Kent
Alex Rabanal, Chicago-Kent

Beginner Everybody
Leveraging e-Resources for Affordable Course Materials Mary Ann Neary, Lisa Davis

All CALI attendees will understand the session content here. No specialized knowledge is presumed by the presenters. All concepts will be demonstrated or explained in the presentation.

Beginner Everybody
Using Analytics and Gaming Strategies to Improve Bar Exam Pass Rates, Adjust Curriculum, and Identify Struggling Students Trent Vu

There is a disconnect between traditional learning and current testing methods for professional exams, such as the Bar Exam.

Intermediate Everybody
A Sense of Belonging: Giving Distance Ed Students the "Law School Experience" Joel Whitney

This session will explore the benefits and challenges of fostering a sense of belonging in distance education students, and discuss the technology and policy efforts that the Syracuse University...

Beginner Everybody