Press Release for Wednesday, October 8, 2008
UNF Hosts Records Management Programs Conference
Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
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:
â€¢ Records Management and IT: Bridging the Chasm of Misunderstanding
â€¢ Communicating with IT
â€¢ Successfully Managing Active Paper Records in Today’s Digital Environments
â€¢ Managing Inactive Records, Vital Records, Records Center and Archives
â€¢ Imaging and Applications of Imaging in Records Management
â€¢ 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.