If you are anywhere near Boston, mark your calendar for Monday, Oct. 1, when the FirmFuture conference kicks off at the Copley Marriott. Focused on law practice management and legal technology, the conference features a great line-up of speakers and programs covering topics that range from IOLTA account management to time management to marketing and business development.

I will be giving the morning keynote at 8 a.m. on the impact of technology on law practice and what it means for the future.

The conference starts at 7:30 a.m. with registration and concludes at 2:30 p.m. Register by Thursday, Sept. 27, to get the advance registration rate of $65. Starting Friday, the rate goes up to $95.

The conference is sponsored by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman newspaper, and by Massachusetts Lawyers Journal, the newspaper of the Massachusetts Bar Association. The conference includes an exhibit hall at which more than two dozen companies will be exhibiting.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.