July 25, LONDON, UKWorkshare, a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications, today announced that it will be a platinum sponsor at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)’s 36th Annual Educational Conference, from August 18 to 22. To mark the event, Workshare will be awarding two scholarships to help qualified members of ILTA attend the conference. The news highlights Workshare’s continuous commitment to education and IT in the legal sector, being the fifth year the company has awarded the prize.

The scholarships will fund up to $3,000 (USD) for each winner, covering the winner’s conference fees, hotel, and travel costs. All current members of ILTA are eligible to apply for a scholarship. To enter members will be required to register for a free trial of the Workshare Platform and submit 100 words on what role effective collaboration will play in the future of the legal sector.

The educational conference is spread over four days, with over 200 peer-developed educational sessions, networking opportunities, and more than 200 exhibiting vendors of which Workshare is one. Workshare will be providing demonstrations of its latest secure enterprise collaboration applications at booth #602 and hosting a number of events, starting on Monday with a bandstand theme and finishing on Wednesday with an invitation-only event.

Eric Levinson, Global Desktop Applications Manager at Mayer Brown LLP, will be speaking on behalf of Workshare in a panel-based discussion, ‘Are You Secure? Server-Side Metadata Removal Tools,’ taking place on Wednesday 21 August from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. Steven Shock, CTO at Irell & Manella, will also be taking part in a panel debate on Thursday 22 from 1.30 pm to 2.45 pm, discussing how to choose a secure file-delivery service.

Anthony Foy, CEO of Workshare said: "The ILTA conference is a great industry event for legal IT professionals to network and broaden their professional horizons. We are proud to support ILTA's professional enhancement programs by helping ILTA members attend this annual conference for a fifth consecutive year."

Winners will be picked on July 31 in conjunction with ILTA. Full contest rules and instructions can be found online here.