IRMS Conference 2017
Call for Conference Contributions

For those who wish to be part of Europe’s premier conference on information and records management, here is your chance to present your ideas and share your experience alongside some of the biggest names in the profession. 

Whether you have a new concept, a case study on a special project, or just want to talk on a subject that you are passionate about to a like minded audience, don't miss out of this opportunity to present your ideas.

This year, we are inviting papers on the themes outlined below; however you may submit a proposal on any topic you wish - as always the door is open to all.


In line with our theme of ‘Agents of Change: Driving Business Transformation' our main topic areas for 2017 are: 

Technology- best practices and innovation in Enterprise Content Management
Law- understanding and responding to changes in information law
Soft Skills- helping you as a professional, particularly in managing change
Lessons from Scotland- case studies and best practice from our host country
Deployment of Solutions- case studies from our vendor community on many aspects of information and records management

IRMS are also particularly interested in hearing about end user stories relating to for example:

- The creation of governance systems for records management and privacy, including policies, procedures, roles and responsibilities
- The implementation and ongoing management of EDRM / ECM solutions
- The practicalities of physical records management - scanning, space planning, disposal, re-filing, archiving.


To improve the submission process we are using the "EasyChair” software for IRMS 2017 submissions.  For the first time you can send your submission via the web portal, making it easier than ever to submit your proposal for a contribution to the IRMS Conference. Once registered on the system, simply click on 'new submission'.

All submissions must include: contact details a session synopsis of no more than 100 words, and of course an inspiring title. Please enter any key words in the relevant field that you feel supports your submission. ALL fields on the form must be completed. For your biography, photograph and supporting  information please complete the Supporting Information form and upload it with your submission.

The EasyChair Submissions Page link is - https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=irms2017

Supporting Information Form link - /content/IRMS.2017-SupportingInformationForm.doc


All submissions should be with us than no later than 16th November 2016. Those successful will be notified by the Conference Director no later than 27 November 2016. 

The IRMS Conference has a reputation for being innovative and thought provoking, so be bold and wow us!  All selected session speakers will receive a conference pass for the day of their talk, and they will also be able to take advantage of a preferential rate for the whole Conference / Social activities. 

With a closing date soon upon us, and competition for speaker slots always fierce, don't delay in getting your submission in!