IRMS Annual Conference Programme 2019

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Conference Fringe
The IRMS Conference kicks off with the much-anticipated return of the Conference Fringe!

16:30 - 17:30

IRMS Annual General Meeting
All society members are encouraged to attend

17:30 - 22:00

Sunday Social
Hosted by Oasis


08:55 - 09:05

Welcome from the Conference Chair & Monday Host

09:20 - 09:50

Opening Keynote
Content Governance in the Digital Workplace
Michael Woodbridge - Senior Director Analyst, Gartner

10:15 - 10:45

Archiving in the Public Interest Under GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
Malcolm Todd - Head of Policy, The National Archives

10:45 - 11:15

Information Market & Networking Time


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & InnovationCase Study
A1. Our ‘Boots on the Ground’: How Record Officers Help us in our Quest to Embed Good Information Management at Parliament A2. NHS Information Governance: The Quest for Truth and Trust: Back to IG BAU Following a Year of Change A3. Improving Information Management Practice Through Culture Change A4. Email – What Now? A5. TItle TBC
Joanna Badrock - Corporate Records Manager, UK ParliamentAndrew Harvey - Head of Information Governance, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Barry Moult - Digital Programme Manager (IG & Records) Suffolk & North East Essex STP
David Canning - Head of Digital Information Operations for Cabinet Office and DExEU, Departmental Records Officer, Cabinet Office and Department for Exiting the European UnionJames Lappin - Loughborough University

11:45 - 12:15

Information Market & Networking Time


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
B1. From the Ark to the Future and Beyond – Bringing an Organisation’s RMS Culture into the 21st Century B2. Freedom of Information: Truth or Dare B3. Grenfell Tower Fire Public Inquiry: Information and Records Management in Action B4. The Chronicles of EDRM: Migration & Roll Out to SharePoint 2016
Karen Lawrence - Anne Gadsden - Information Governance Officer, North Cumberland University Hospitals NHS TrustDavid Smith - Deputy Director, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local GovernmentJennifer Matthews - Team Manager, Information Commissioners Office


Lunch and Networking


Information Management & Governance: The Quest for Truth and Trust
Marlize Palmer OBE - Welsh Government’s Departmental Records Officer (DRO) and Chief Librarian

14:00 - 14:30

Information Market & Networking Time


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
C1. Optimising Storage at the End of the Bridge C2. “Little Chunks of my Life Missing”: Memory, Identity and Subject access to Social Care Records C3. Managing Records with Empathy – The Emotionally Intelligent Records Managers of Tomorrow C4. Blockchain and IRM: One Step at a Time
Linda Muller - Vice President, Records and Information Management and Partner, IST Management Services Inc.Elizabeth Lomas - Senior Lecturer - Information Governance, University College London
Victoria Hoyle - UCL
Gina Larrisey -
Isa Jaye -
Lucy Maguire - Records Management Assistant, Cheshire East CouncilRob Begley - Medical Defence Union
Jon Bushell - Modern Records Archivist, Royal Society


15:40 - 16:10

Information Market & Networking Time


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
E1. Believe it or Not you Actually do Have Records Stored Here…and They Need to Be Moved ASAP! A Journey of Truth, Building Trust, and Developing a Hybrid Solution. Relocating Long Forgotten Semi-Current Records From an On-Site Store Due for Demolition E2. How can Records Managers Help with GDPR Compliance? E3. Embracing Agile as Records Managers – UK Houses of Parliament E4. Avoiding Pitfalls When you Don’t Know What you Don’t Know. Lessons Learnt While Implementing SharePoint Online
David Jenkins - Records Manager, University of LeicesterAlan Shipman - Managing Director, Group 5 Training LimitedEmma Canny - Corporate Records Manager, UK Houses of ParliamentPatricia Stabbins - Records Manager, The National Trust


RM Nuts & BoltsTechnology & InnovationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
F1. The Quest for Truth at the Trust F2. Any Truth is Better Than Indefinite Doubt F3. Implementing Information Legislation – It’s About People! F4. Preserving the Past: the Challenge of Digital Archiving Within a Scottish Local Authority
Patricia Stabbins - Records Manager, The National Trust
Darren Beatson - Senior Co-ordinator Records and Archives, The National Trust
Claire Boyle - Records Manager, Historic Environment Scotland
Ann Singer - Assistant Records Manager, Historic Environment Scotland
Dr Hugh Hagan - Senior Public Records Officer, National Records of Scotland (NRS)Lorraine Murray - Local Authority Archivist, Inverclyde Archives


Gala Dinner & Industry Awards


09:10 - 09:30

Open and Welcome

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:30

Information Market & Networking Time


11:00 - 11:30

Information Market & Networking Time

11:30 - 12:00

RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
G1. From Theory into Practice: The Quest to put Retention Schedules to Work G2. Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 - Measuring Success? G3. "You Cannot Inspect Ethics into a Product": Ethics and Quality Information Management G4. Office 365: Handling the Hollywood Hype
Martha Taylor - Corporate Records Manager, UK ParliamentRobert Fotheringham - Public Records Officer, National Records of Scotland (NRS)Dr. Katherine O’Keefe - Co-Author of Ethical Data and Information Management: Concepts, Tools, and MethodsGraham Snow - Information Shepherd, University of Hertfordshire

12:10 - 12:40

RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsLeveraging Information Value
H1. All Change Please (but Mind the Gap!): a User-Focused Implementation of SharePoint at the Department for Transport H2. Co-operation and trust in commercial contracts - The Holy Grail H3. How to Make People do Knowledge Management Without Even Knowing H4. Taxono-whatsit? Improve your Search and Tagging (no Animal Stuffing Required)
Amy Grier - Information Management Modernisation Lead, Department for TransportDr Katharine Schopflin - Information & Knowledge Manager, London Borough of Hackney
Matt Walsh - Global Knowledge Manager, dunnhumby
Helen Lippell - Taxonomy, Metadata and Search Consultant

12:40 - 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 14:00

RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
J1. Bourbon and Lamp Posts: Towards a Better Understanding of the Meaning and Value of Information J3. Session hosted by The ICO J3. Professional Development as a DPO - Emerging Best Practice and the Value of Qualifications J4. Working Wonders: Creating a Modern, Collaborative Workspace Without Compromising Data Security
Russell Joyce - Director, Heath Barrowcliff Consulting LtdLiz Taylor - TKM ConsultingMelanie Kingston - Principal Consultant, Agilisys Transformation


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & Innovation
K1. The Quest for FAIR Data K2. “Raiders of the Lost Archivist’ - the Quest for Compliance in the Netflix Era K3. You've had a Data Breach - How do you Stop your Chief Exec Making Things Worse? K4. The Cloud Trust Quest – is Your Data Secure in Office 365
Jaana Pinnick - Research Data & Digital Preservation Manager, National Geoscience Data CentreAlison Drew - Information & Records Manager, College of Policing
Paul Gibbons - FoI Man
Patricia Vella - Resilience Matters LtdRandy Perkins Smart - Director, Qaixen

14:40 - 15:00

Information Market & Networking Time


15:40 - 15:55

Conference Close by Chair