Press Release for Friday, October 5, 2007
UNF Hosts Records Management Programs Conference
Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
The University of North Florida Department of Continuing Education, in conjunction with the Association of Record Managers and Administrators, will host a one-day professional conference, “Establishing & Managing Successful Records Management Programs,” on Friday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the San Jose Country Club.
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€¢ Overview of Successful Records Management Systems
â€¢ Specific Proven Strategies for Program Development
â€¢ Developing and Implementing Records Retention Schedules
â€¢ Developing Quality Filing Systems for Paper Document Records
â€¢ Managing Records Disposition and the Roles of Records Centers
â€¢ Managing Electronic Records and Utilizing Imaging Systems
â€¢ Implementing Digital Imaging in Records Management
The conference fee is $195 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.