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Press Release for Friday, October 5, 2007

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 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:
• Overview of Successful Records Management Systems
• Specific Proven Strategies for Program Development
• Developing and Implementing Records Retention Schedules
• Developing Quality Filing Systems for Paper Document Records
• Managing Records Disposition and the Roles of Records Centers
• Managing Electronic Records and Utilizing Imaging Systems
• 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

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.