IRMS Conference 2018
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;

In line with our theme of 'Back to the Future: From Best Practice to Innovation' our main topic areas for 2018 are: 


Privacy and GDPR - Readiness for and compliance with law and regulation affecting privacy and data processing including the GDPR and the UK Data Protection Bill, PECR, The Law Enforcement Directive, Privacy Shield and Mifid II.
Soft Skills - Skills and knowledge for the information and records management professional, including aspects such as career development, leadership, communication and documentation, team work, project management, contract management and problem solving.
Technological Innovation - How new technological innovations can impact and support information and records management, including for example blockchain, smart contracts, artificial intelligence, visualisation, data analytics and the Internet of Things.
Leveraging Information Value - How to implement information and records management best practices to ensure that information works for an organisation in terms of identifying, protecting and leveraging its informational, evidential, heritage and economic value.
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.

For the submission process we are using the "EasyChair” software for IRMS 2018 submissions.  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 -

Supporting Information Form link - /content/IRMS.2018-SupportingInformationForm.doc

All submissions should be with us than no later than 10th November 2017. Those successful will be notified by the Conference Director after 1 December 2017. 

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!