2017-2018 Programming

December 19, 2017 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerReginald Chever, AVP, RIM and Business Continuity at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Topic: What does the “C” Suite Need from their Records Manager

Abstract: The Executive responsible for Records and Information Management in your organization is on your side, even though it may not always feel that way. This topic explores the requirements your executive needs so they can properly support the RIM program. Find out what your executive needs to know so you can do your job!

Biography: TBD

January 16, 2018 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerZilm Ryan, Manager, Records and Information Governance at Tesoro

Topic: TBD

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD

February 20, 2018- Monthly Chapter Meeting


Topic: TBD

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD

March 20, 2018 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerKara Sheehan, Kroll Discovery

Topic: TBD

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD

April 17, 2018 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerJan Hodges (Delta Air Lines) & Linda Long (Southern Company)

Topic: “Big Bucket RIM”

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD

May 15, 2018 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerChernikoff Tod, Managing Consultant at IBM Global Services

Topic:” Conducting Large Scale Records Inventory: Applying Lessons Learned”

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD

June 19, 2018 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

SpeakerReagan Coard, Records Analyst at SunTrust Bank

Topic: “State of the Chapter”

Abstract: TBD

Biography: TBD 


Previous Meetings

September 19, 2017 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Sara Lockman, PMP, IGP, Senior Manager, EY

Topic: “How to Strengthen your Business case to obtain buy-in for an IG project”

October 10, 2017 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Gordon Brown, Program Manager, Electronic Records Management, Delta Air Lines

Topic:Don’t Fall Off the Records Management Waterfall: Use Your Agility to Thrive.”

Abstract: Learn how the Atlanta Housing Authority ditched waterfall project management in favor of Scrum, a more agile project management framework, to deliver SharePoint across the entire agency. You will receive a brief introduction to Scrum, learn what artifacts were used and how they can be adapted by other projects, and the lessons learned along the way.

Biography: Gordon Brown is currently the Program Manager, Electronic Records Management, Delta Air Lines after being the Manager, Records Services at the Atlanta Housing Authority, State Records Manager for the State of Alaska, and a Records Manager in Scotland for the Robert Gordon University and North Lanarkshire Council. He has transitioned from traditional paper-based records management to managing a team implementing electronic records management across an Agency using SharePoint.

Gordon has an MPhil Digital Management & preservation from the University of Glasgow, and is a Certified ScrumMaster, and Certified Scrum Product Owner.

November 2, 2017 – Information Governance Winter Summit: IG Program Strategy and the Role of Risk

SpeakerRobert Smallwood

Abstract: An in-depth discussion focused on best practices to properly assess the risks facing your organization and how those risks impact an IG program strategy, with featured speaker Robert Smallwood. For those who are currently studying for, or interested in pursuing, the IGP certification, the discussion will cover information relevant to that examination.

DateThursday, November 2

Location: Georgia Pacific Center

Time : 8:30a-2:30p

Biography: TBD 

Registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/jtq9dr/4W

Event Summary: http://www.cvent.com/d/jtq9dr

November 21, 2017 – Monthly Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Joshua Kitchens, Director, Archival Studies at Clayton State University

Topic: Advocacy and RIM

Abstract: While often in our jobs as records professionals, we maintain lightening focus on managing records and sometimes neglect help those we work with understand why we are doing what we are doing. Advocacy is a major aspect of the job of records professionals regardless of the field you work. This talk with delve into how to explain records practices to the general public, decision makers, and our allies. It will detail tactics and approaches that can be used to engage with and help them understand the role of records management.

Biography: Joshua Kitchens is the Director of the Clayton State Archival Studies program where he teaches a variety of archival courses including Archives and Technology, Appraisal, and Law and Archives. Josh previously served as an Archivists for Special Collections at the Georgia College Ina Dillard Russell Library. There he was responsible for digital collections, the library’s institutional repository known as the Knowledge Box and university archives. He holds a BA in history from Georgia College and a MA in Applied History from George Mason University, and a Masters of Archival Studies from Clayton State University.

Registration:  Online registration

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