Thursday, March 13, 2008

Management and Role of Photographic Records in the Archives: Present and Future

Management and Role of Photographic Records in the Archives: Present and Future

Dates: March 28-29, 2008
Time: 8:30AM - 4:45PM

Location: Boardroom, Provincial Archives of Alberta, 855 Roper Road, Edmonton

Instructor: John D. Lund, Photographic and Special Projects Archivist, Provincial Archives of Alberta

Description: This two-day course will examine the management of photographic records in an archival institution. Starting with the history of photography, the workshop will provide participants with an overview of the acquisition, appraisal, preservation and access issues faced by archival institutions regarding photographs in both traditional paper and digitial formats. A combination of lectures as well as in-class exercises allowing for more detailed questions, the workshop will provide participants with the resources necessary to manage their photographic collections more effectively.

Class Size: 12 (minimum) to 18 (maximum)
Registration Deadline: March 21, 2008
Cost: $125 (ASA members) OR $150 (non-members)
Registration form for download from:
http://www.archivesalberta.org/media/images/pdfs/ed_program_reg_2008.pdf

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The 10 Biggest Issues in Records Management Today

ARMA Calgary Chapter Seminar: April 2 2008

10 Biggest Issues in Records Management Today

Speaker: David O. Stephens & Vendor's Showcase (from 3-5pm)

Metropolitan Conference Centre
333 4 Avenue SW, Calgary

Online registration at:
https://securegs.com/arma

Price
$175 Members
$250 Non-Members
$345 Registration (Incl. ARMA Membership)
$75 Full Time Students
$175 Full Time Students (Incl. ARMA Membership)


The ten issues are:
1. The growing role of records management a significant issue in organizational management.
2. Records management’s transition to the management of electronic records in the (nearly)
paperless office.
3. Sarbanes-Oxley and the role of records management in corporate governance.
4. Records management’s role in regulatory compliance and litigation risk reduction.
5. The impact of September 11th and records management’s role in enhancing information
protection.
6. Getting to (nearly) perfect in records retention.
7. The role of electronic records retention in improved data life cycle management.
8. Bringing records management / retention to the desktop and the messaging environment.
9. The significance of the new software solutions for electronic records management.
10. The role of records management in digital preservation.