e-records logoe-Records Conference 2008:
A Practical Guide for Managing Digital Information & E-Discovery

Thursday, October 9, 2008

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Austin, Texas


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The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) are pleased to announce a one-day conference for state government officials involved in the management of electronic records. This educational event seeks to improve electronic records management in Texas government through the use of statewide standards and best practices.

As part of TSLAC’s legislative mandate, the Commission partners with the Department of Information Resources to provide training for records management and information technology staff on managing records in an electronic format. Together, records and information technology staff can address the growing and overwhelming issue of the effective management of electronic information including conversion, maintenance, destruction, migration, confidentiality, accessibility, and physical protection.


8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Exhibit Area Open
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome from DIR and TSLAC
9:15 a.m. - Noon Morning Session
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) & Exhibit Area Open
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Session

The exhibit area will be open during registration, the mid-session breaks, and lunch. Please visit the exhibits to learn more about related products and services.

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This dynamic one-day conference is for State of Texas Information Resources Managers (IRM), Records Management Officers (RMO), legal counsel and others responsible for and interested in developing a cross-functional approach for managing State records. The conference will answer timely questions facing records, legal, and information management professionals to give you information you can use. A systematic approach to managing digital information using recognized records management principles, is the key to finding information when you need it. Topics covered include:

  • The intersection of e-discovery and information management
  • Legal and regulatory compliance developments and issues
  • Records and information best practices
  • Incorporating governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) into the process of managing information assets

Speaker Bios

Barclay T. Blair

Barclay T. Blair is a consultant and internationally acclaimed speaker and author specializing in the compliance, policy, and management issues of information technology. He is the co-author of Information Nation: Seven Keys to Information Management Compliance, and is Director of the IT Compliance Practice at Kahn Consulting, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.


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