IRMS Annual Conference Programme 2020

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


Hotel Check-in

16:30 - 17:15

IRMS Annual General Meeting
All society members are encouraged to attend


Drinks in Exhibition Hall

18:45 - 22:00

Sunday Social


08:55 - 09:20


09:20 - 09:50

Opening Keynote
Protecting the Heart of your Organisation
Christian Toon - Chief Information Security Officer, Pinsent Masons

09:50 - 10:15

Vendor Showcase

10:15 - 10:45

The Office of the DPO at Facebook: The journey, challenges, structure and strategy
Calum Liddle - EEA Data Protection Manager - Privacy, Facebook

10:45 - 11:15

Information Market & Networking Time


Data Valuation / An Information Vision for HighwaysData Protection Training - Beating Pulse or FlatliningDoes information governance matter? Do we need it?Squaring a never-ending circle: what compliance should look likeHosted by OneTrust
A1. Information A2. People A3. Technology A4. Regulation A5. Real Life Deployment
Chris Barnes - Lead Data Governance Manager, Highways England
Keith Greenaway - Lead Data Governance Manager, Highways England
Deirdre Allison - Corporate Records Manager, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Gillian Acheson - Senior Data Protection Manager, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Paulina Jedwabska - Information Governance Lead, Wellcome TrustGary Shipsey - Managing Director, Protecture

11:45 - 12:15

Information Market & Networking Time


Information Asset Registers, Business Classifcation Schemes and Data ModelsWho's Accountable Anyway?Governing Microsoft TeamsAccessibility and Data ProtectionHosted by OASIS Group
B1. Information B2. People B3. Technology B4. Regulation B5: Real Life Deployment
Joe Bartoletti - Records Manager, Police ScotlandSarah Clarke - Privacy GRC Specialist, Infospectives LTDRobert Bath - Information Management & Compliance Practice Lead, Intelogy LtdPatricia Vella - Info Sec and Resilience Expert, Resilience Matters LTD


Lunch and Networking



14:40 - 15:10

Information Market & Networking Time




Meet the Speakers and IRMS Groups in the Information Market

18:30 - 00:00

Gala Dinner & Industry Awards


09:10 - 09:30

Open and Welcome

09:30 - 10:00

Privacy and Ethics in the Age of Big Data and Algorithms
Ivana Bartoletti - Technical Director - Privacy, Deloitte

10:00 - 10:30

Information Market & Networking Time


Information Governance in a Changing Health and Social Care Service
Dawn Monaghan - Head of Information Governance Policy, NHSX

11:00 - 11:30

Information Market & Networking Time

11:30 - 12:00

Panel - Transfer from EDRM to ArchivesData Quality is Behavioural, Data Quality Management is Organisational SharePoint - the Beating Heart of Historic Environment ScotlandPainting the Forth Bridge? Creating and Embedding Records of Processing Activities
F1. Information F2. People F3. Technology F4. Regulation F5. Real Life Deployment
Tim Gollins - Head of Preservation and Information Management, National Records of Scotland
Maxine Reid - Head of Knowledge and Information Management, Scottish Government
Dr Graham McDonald - Lecturer in Information Retrieval, University of Glasgow
Julian Schwarzenbach - Director, Data and Process AdvantageClaire Boyle - Records Manager, Historic Environment Scotland
Ryan Kerr - Head of Information Governance, Historic Environment Scotland
David Jenkins - Records Manager, University of Leicester

12:10 - 12:40

12:40 - 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 14:00

The Intersection of People, Records Management and Program ImplementationWhat's information & Records Management ever done for us? Panel - Experiences with Office 365The Journey to Code
H1. Information H2. People H3. Technology H4. Regulation H5. Real Life Deployment
Andrea Donohue - Senior Manager - Global Records and Archives, Ford FoundationSusan Payne - Records Manager, IndependentAlyssa Blackburn - Director – Information and Records Strategy, AvePoint
Clea Hodgson - Information and Records Management Advisor, Transport for London
Graham Snow - Data Architect, University of Hertfordshire
Stewart Room - Partner - Data Protection and Cyber Security, DWF Law LLP


14:40 - 15:10

Information Market & Networking Time


16:00 - 16:10

Conference Close