IRMS Annual Conference Agenda 2017

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Conference Fringe
The IRMS Conference kicks off with the much-anticipated return of the Conference Fringe! PLUS GDPR Anonymous
Alan Bell - Head of Information Governance, University of Dundee

18:00 - 22:00

Sunday Social
Hosted by Box-it


09:00 - 09:20

Welcome from Conference Chair
Scott Sammons - IRMS Conference Chair

09:10 - 09:25

09:25 - 10:10

10:10 - 10:40

Panel Discussion
Scotland - Public Records for The Public: Balancing the Roles and Needs of the Keeper, The Regulator and the Business - Chaired by Ren with input from opening keynotes and additional panel members
Reynold Leming - IRMS Conference Director
Heather Jack - Director, HJBS Ltd
George MacKenzie - Former Keeper of the Records of Scotland

11:15 - 11:45

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
A1: Diverse Challenges of Bridging Paper to Electronic Records A2: So You’re The DPO – What’s Next? A3: The PRIA – The Agents of Change Secret Weapon of Choice: Assessing The Privacy and Records Impact of Change A4: Making a Move to Improve A5: Why you Should Act Now to Protect the Value of Your Long-Term Digital Records
Linda Muller - Vice President, Records & Information Management and Partner at IST Management ServicesFrank Rankin - Information Governance and Consultant, Katharine Stevenson - Records Manager, Lloyds Banking Group
Hana Laws - Senior Records Manager, Lloyds Banking Group
Alison Fernie - Senior Records Manager, British Geological SurveyMike Quinn - Chief Executive Officer, Preservica

11:50 - 12:20

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
B1: The Power of Information Management as An Agent for Business Transformation B2: IRMS GDPR Working Group Update and Workshop B3: Regeneration Game - Back to The Future! B4: Change, Change and Change Again - How Records Managers Can Avoid Being Put in a Box! B5: Digital Transformation: Paperless or Paper Light? A Case Study
David Reeve - Head of Information Strategy, JiscScott Sammons - IRMS Conference ChairDorothy Quinn - Director, DeeQue LimitedJoe Chapman - 'Capturing the Energy' Development Officer, University of AberdeenTonic Matika - Information Services Manager, Transport for London
Gillian Forde - Information Governance & Management Officer, Westminster City Council
Simon Ellis - Managing Director, Box-it

12:25 - 12:55

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
C1: Maintaining Our Recordkeeping Currency in a Technologically Evolving World C2: Implementing Retention and Disposal Actions on RecordsNI – a Journey C3: Reinventing The Records Manager C4: The Public Records (Scotland) Act: Is it Really an Agent of Change? C5: Mission: Possible – Agents of Integration
Kathryn Chambers - Business Partner Team Leader, Records Services, CSIROJenny Lynn - Data Protection and Records Management Officer, Department of Finance - Northern Ireland
Graham Jackson - Archivist, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
Edith Adam - Owner & Manager, Visual ImpactHugh Hagan - National Records of Scotland (NRS)Ruth Williams - Head of Marketing, Restore
Alistair Dicken - Corporate Sales Director, Restore
Graham Scott - National Account Manager, Restore

12:55 - 13:40

Lunch and Networking

13:40 - 14:10

Keynote 3
Where is my Data? Impact of GDPR on Cloud Computing
James McGachie - Legal Director, DLA Piper

14:30 - 15:00

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
D1: Analysis and Business Case with a Difference D2: Better Information for Better Government: Responding to Sir Alex Allan’s 2015 Review of Government Digital Records D3: Why Culture Matters D4: Driving Improvement: SharePoint and Healthcare Regulation D5: What you Should Expect from Next Generation Information Management Solutions
Michele Noad - Transformation Consultant, Continuum Connected Consultancy LtdGreg Falconer - Deputy Director, Digital Records and Information Management, Cabinet OfficeMarcia Jackson - Head Information Management, The National ArchivesLynne Smith - Information Scientist, Healthcare Improvement ScotlandJason Arundel - Senior Executive, M-Files

15:05 - 15:35

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
E1: Context, Compromise and Change – Exploring Attempts to Embed Records Management as Business as Usual E2: Information Management Strategy - Driving Investment Through a New Approach E3: Talking Wall - Information Governance Resources and SWAP SHOP E4: Singing From the Same IM/IRM Sheet – How Blue Triangle Housing Association is Improving People’s Lives by Improving How They Manage their Information E5: How Automation is Shaping The Future of Record Management
Rebecca Short - Senior Records Manager, University of WestminsterJenny Obee - Head of IT and Information Management, London Borough of Barnet
Victoria Blyth - Information Strategy Manager, London Borough of Barnet
Deirdre Allison - Corporate Records Manager at Belfast Health & Social Services Trust
Gillian Acheson - Senior Data Protection Manager, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Heather Jack - Director, HJBS Ltd
Donald Stewart - Property Manager, Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association Ltd
Linda McFarlane - Maintenance Administrator, Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association Ltd
Fiona Stringfellow - Chief Executive Officer, Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association Ltd
Ben Henderson - Solution Specialist, RecordPoint

15:40 - 16:10

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
F1: Take Control - Setting Permissions on SharePoint F2: 'We Can’t Improve What We Don’t Assess' F3: A Shock to the Heart: Controlling Human Factors to Successfully Manage Information Management Crises F4: The Price of Freedom (of Information)? Coping with Legislative Change F5: The Times, They are a Changin’
Madi McAllister - Information Governance and Records Management Officer, London Borough of MertonJo Moorshead - Standards and Assessment Manager, The National ArchivesSunny Seregen - Information Officer, St. John’s Foundation Est. 1174Alan Bell - Head of Information Governance, University of DundeeSimon Cole - Chief Technology Officer, Automated Intelligence

16:10 - 17:00

IRMS Annual General Meeting


Civic Reception
Welcome from the Lord Provost

19:00 - 00:00

Gala Dinner & Industry Awards
After Dinner Speaker: Des Clarke, Comedian and Radio presenter


09:00 - 09:15

09:30 - 10:00

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote 5
Digital Transformation – 4 Ways to Change the Game
Atle Skjekkeland - Senior Vice President, AIIM

11:15 - 11:45

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
G1: Digital Recordkeeping in The Government of Canada G2: Patching People: What on Earth does Cyber Security have to Do with Information Management G3: The Challenge of Commercialising the Services Offered by a County Record Office G4: Zero Waste Data - A Study in Valuing Information by Zero Waste Scotland G5: The Journey to Digital Government Transformation – A Realistic Viewpoint
Sharon Smith - Senior Project Manager, Library and Archives Canada (LAC)Martin Fletcher - Assurance and Information Management Consultant, National ArchivesKeith Grinsted - Marketing Manager, Essex Record Office Ben Maccorquodale - Business Information Manager, Zero Waste Scotland
Janice Morgan Singh - Business Information Officer, Zero Waste Scotland
Clare Burke - Senior Information Governance Officer, Glasgow City Council
Scott McIntyre - Managing Director EMEA, Objective Corporation

11:50 - 12:20

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from ScotlandDeployment of Solutions
H1: Listen! Is That Conversation a Record? If it is, How Can You Manage it? H2: Planning Digital Preservation for Geological Time Scale H3: Records Management Governance - Just Do It! H4: The Impact of Records on the Lives of People Raised in Care H5: Overcoming Challenges Posed by GDPR for Improved Information Governance and Business Advancement
David Bowen - Consultant, Audata LtdJaana Pinnick - Data Management and Digital Preservation, British Geological SurveyJason King - Head of Records Services and Deputy Departmental Records Officer, Department for Communities and Local GovernmentJanine Rennie - Chief Executive, Open SecretDavid Kemp - EMEA Specialist Business Consultant, Hewlett Packard Enteprise

12:25 - 12:55

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from Scotland
I1: Seek, Sense and Share: The Knowledge Manager as Change Agent I2: #RecordsManagement 2.0: Managing Social Media as Corporate Record I3: Clash of Clans - Creating a Shared Information Governance Service I4: Activate Improvement: The 5S and Lean Approach to Shared Folders
Virginia Power - Graduate Tutor in Information and Knowledge Management, University of the West of EnglandSara Day Thomson - Project Officer, Digital Preservation CoalitionMatt Hudson - Information Governance Manager, 3C Shared ServicesAlison Winning - Knowledge Management Team Leader, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

12:55 - 13:40

Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 14:00

Keynote 6
Embedding Information and Records Management by Making it Simple and Attractive
Dennie Heye - Knowledge & Information Manager, Shell

14:30 - 15:00

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from Scotland
J1: Implementing and Using Office 365 in the Real World J2: Evolving Information: Exploring the Impact of GDPR on Records Management J3: Driving Change in a Tricked-Out Aston Martin - Lessons for IG Pros from 007s Quartermaster J4: The Future’s So Bright – I gotta Wear Shades…
Marc Stephenson - Consultant and Architect, SharePointWalter Mansfield - Coventry Building SocietyRowenna Fielding - Member of the Executive Committee of NADPO and Information Governance ExpertHeather Jack - Director, HJBS Ltd
Noeleen Schenk - Director, Metataxis

15:05 - 15:35

TechnologyLaw and GovernanceSoft SkillsLessons from Scotland
K1: The Somerset Journey to SharePoint Heaven K2: PIA Does Not Need to Stand for Pain In Arse K3: A View to a Skill: or, How to Use Your Soft Skills to Influence Change K4: Changing the Record - A Scottish Soundtrack to Information Governance
Andrea Binding - Corporate Records Manager, Somerset County CouncilBilal Ghafoor - Secretary of the National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information OfficersJeremy Clarke - Information Recruitment Expert, Sue Hill RecruitmentJoe Chapman - 'Capturing the Energy' Development Officer, University of Aberdeen

15:35 - 15:45

Raffle Draw

15:45 - 16:30