Stenograph | Technology | Agencies | Reporters

9:00am-10:00am EDT | The Business of International Depositions

Ian Hardy Founder & CEO, Optima Juris   Course Description: Learn about an exciting new way to apply your court reporting skills, by going international! In this interactive seminar, Ian Hardy will discuss the market and unique requirements for reporting depositions in foreign countries. He will also cover important practical tips, rules, and best practices […]


A VIRTUAL EVENT October 20 and 21st Start: October 20th @ 9:00 am EDT End: October 21 @ 5:15 pm EDT Join us at STAR online for the STARTECH23 Virtual Conference! This event will incorporate numerous educational seminars based on the technological products and advancements made in the court reporting industry.You will receive an email […]

10:15am-11:15am EDT | Investigating ChatGPT

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Speaker: Dustin Lobock - Criminal Investigator in Nevada Course Description:  Dustin Lobock, former City of Las Vegas Deputy Marshal, will share the ins and outs of ChatGPT. He will demonstrate how it works on different chatbot platforms and discuss its different applications. He will share how it’s used by police officers, and will engage the […]

11:30am-1:00pm EDT | Today’s Freelance Agency

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Today’s Freelance Agency Moderator: Doreen Sutton, RDR, CSR, FAPR Panel: Rick Levy, US Legal, Nancy Varallo, The Varallo Group, Megan Rogers, Spectrum Reporting, Katie Ochetal, Claritas Depositions Topic: STAR Director Doreen Sutton will moderate a discussion with representatives of today’s freelance agencies, explore with them best practices for workforce development and credentialing, and follow up with an […]

2:00pm-3:00pm | What’s New At Stenograph: Overview

Speaker: Dan Denofsky - VP of Marketing at Stenograph Topic: Keep up to date with the latest in court reporting technology. Stenograph is making innovations in CATalyst software, CaseViewNet, remote deposition platforms, editing and proofing systems, digital transcription and speech recognition.  Learn how you can best apply Stenograph’s latest products to make your work hours […]

3:15pm-4:45pm EDT | Keynote: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Speaker: Andrea Wecker CSR, RDR, CRR, CRC Course Description: Join STAR President, Andrea Wecker, in an honest conversation about the state of the court reporting industry today. This keynote presentation will provide a fresh perspective about how professionals of all methods can come together with one voice to end divisiveness once and for all, collaborate […]

4:45pm-5:00pm EDT | Cocktail Mixing Time!

Please join us for Happy Hour after your drink has been mixed.

5:00pm-6:00pm EDT | Happy Hour

Speakers: Ed Varallo, Andrea Wecker Topic: Hear from court reporting legend about his other passion:  wine. (And you thought it would be his wife!)  Ed will share his favorite wine list, and Andrea will announce prize winners.