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!

15:00 - 16:30

Get Conference Ready with Newport MINDOn this dangerous quest, how can you ensure you are the knight/dame that everyone will choose to undertake this quest

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 - 09:20

Welcome from the Conference Chair & Monday Host
Gavin Siggers - Director of Professional Services, Iron Mountain

09:20 - 09:50

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

09:50 - 10:15

Vendor Showcase

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 & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
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. The Power of Cognitive Document Automation
Joanna Badrock - Corporate Records Manager, UK ParliamentAndrew Harvey - Head of Information Governance, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Barry Moult - Information Governance Consultant (NHS Health & Social Care)
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 UniversityJim Close - Regional Vice President, UK & I, Kofax (UK) Limited

11:45 - 12:15

Information Market & Networking Time


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
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 B5: How the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 Impacts Your GDPR Programme
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
Megan Dix - Lead Digital Information Management Officer, The Information Commissioners Office
Chris Paterson - Privacy Engineer, CIPP/E, OneTrust


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 & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
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 C5. Records and where to find them – the crimes of misfiling
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
Richard Keeble - Client Principal, Information Governance, Micro Focus


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
D1. Would You Trust a Ferret with Your Records? D2. Nothing to Fear…Selling the Benefits of Data Protection by Design D3. Play Your ‘Assets’ Right D4. Office 365 – Data Governance D5. Information Flow across the Enterprise: Moving beyond documents to include Data Driven Applications
Sandip Ghattaure - Information Governance Team, Leeds City Council
Katie Woollam - Information Governance Team, Leeds City Council
Jenny Lynn - Data Protection Officer, Department of Finance (DoF) in Northern IrelandJacqueline Stockwell - CEO & Founder, Leadership Through Data
Laura Stockwell - Operations Director, Leadership Through Data
Andrew Harvey - Head of Information Governance, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Robert Bath - Information Management & Compliance Practice Lead, Intelogy LtdJames Kelleher - Generis

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



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 & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
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 G5. Modern Records Management Made Easy, with RecordPoint
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 HertfordshireBen Henderson - Pre Sales and Delivery Lead, RecordPoint

12:10 - 12:40

RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsLeveraging Information ValueDeployment of Solutions
H1. All Change Please (but Mind the Gap!): a User-Focused Implementation of SharePoint at the Department for Transport H2. How to Motivate for Better Information Governance H3. How to Make People do Knowledge Management Without Even Knowing H4. Taxono-whatsit? Improve your Search and Tagging (no Animal Stuffing Required) H4: Unlocking the Value of Your Document with Artificial Intelligence
Amy Greir - Information Management and SharePoint Specialist, OfstedKristine Brorson - Consulting Director, Sopra Steria ScandinaviaDr Katharine Schopflin - Information & Knowledge Manager, London Borough of Hackney
Matt Walsh - Global Knowledge Manager, dunnhumby
Helen Lippell - Taxonomy, Metadata and Search ConsultantNicola Bagwell - Global Director – Go-To-Market, Emerging Commercial Solutions, Iron Mountain

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. Regulatory Compliance and Records Management J3. Professional Development as a DPO - Emerging Best Practice and the Value of Qualifications J4. Trust and Transparency: In search of the catalyst for openness
Russell Joyce - Director, Heath Barrowcliff Consulting LtdKen Macdonald - Head of ICO Regions, The Information Commissioners OfficeLiz Taylor - TKM ConsultingSonya Sherman - Director of Industry Solutions, Objective


RM Nuts & BoltsLaw & RegulationSoft SkillsTechnology & InnovationDeployment of Solutions
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 K5: Five Quick Steps to Control Your Information Risk by Tackling Unstructured Data
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, QaixenChris Dewey - Services Consultant, Active Navigation

14:40 - 15:00

Information Market & Networking Time


15:40 - 15:55

Conference Close by Chair