Press Release for Wednesday, October 8, 2008

UNF Hosts Records Management Programs Conference

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102



The University of North Florida’s Department of Continuing Education, in conjunction with the Association of Record Managers and Administrators, will host a two-day professional conference, “Creating Successful Records Management Programs,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, and Thursday, Nov. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the University Center on campus.

If you are a progressive business or government professional and want to improve productivity and prevent litigation, you need to plan and establish an organization-wide records management program. Participants will learn everything from developing appropriate organization-wide records management programs to learning how to identify and protect vital records to purging and managing inactive records.

Conference topics include:

• Records Management and IT: Bridging the Chasm of Misunderstanding
• Communicating with IT
• Successfully Managing Active Paper Records in Today’s Digital Environments
• Managing Inactive Records, Vital Records, Records Center and Archives
• Imaging and Applications of Imaging in Records Management
• Records Management and IT Collaboration to Manage Electronic Records

The conference fee is $399 per person, which includes materials, Continuing Education Units, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and parking. For more information, contact UNF Continuing Education at (904) 620-4200 or go to www.ce.unf.edu.

The Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Inc. is a not-for-profit international management association formed to promote a scientific interest in records and information management. Its objectives are to provide a forum for research and the exchange of ideas and knowledge; to foster professionalism; to develop and promulgate workable standards and practices; and to furnish a source of records and information management guidance.



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