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June 4, 2021
Contact: Katie Tall

Leading Organizations Demonstrate the Importance of Information Governance by Presenting at InfoGov World Expo 2021

San Diego, CA, June 4, 2021 – Leading businesses understand that strategic cybersecurity and data privacy initiatives must incorporate Information Governance (InfoGov) to be fully effective. Many of these globally recognized companies are demonstrating the importance of the emerging discipline of Information Governance by presenting at InfoGov World Expo 2021. The dates of the conference are September 14-17, with sessions scheduled to include United Kingdom, European, and North American time zones.

Major organizations participating in InfoGov World Expo 2021 include Fortune 500 companies, AmLaw 100 law firms, prominent consulting firms, and major financial services companies. Featured speakers representing leading companies include: Prudential Financial, Wells Fargo, HSBC, MetLife, DLA Piper, Reed Smith, Fox Rothschild, Baker Hostetler, White & Case, Walmart, McDonald’s, Air Canada, and Heineken.

Renowned executives from these enterprises will lead educational sessions, panel discussions, and present case studies. Conference attendees will have a chance to meet and interact with the speakers through an avatar in a 3D, Virtual Reality environment.

“We are pleased and proud to have garnered the support of leading organizations for InfoGov World 2021,” stated Robert Smallwood, Conference Chair. “This clearly shows that Information Governance is top-of-mind for leading businesses, who see it now as an essential part of not only corporate governance, but information security.”

With more than one hundred top speakers from around the world, an immersive virtual expo hall, networking events, a career fair, and two days of training for industry-related certifications, InfoGov World Expo 2021 will be the world’s first trans-Atlantic Information Governance conference presented in a 3D world.

To find out how your organization can participate in the conference, visit

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