*** Apologies for cross posting***
Northumbria University’s 'witness seminar' conference
Exploring the Essence of Records Management : Engaging with Experts
at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4 - 5 May 2006
*** Final programme with all speakers ***
This unique event for anyone interested or involved in managing records
provides the opportunity to join a group of experts in records management,
risk management, IT, information systems and law, from the UK and abroad,
as they engage in the exploration and critical examination of three key
• Embedding records management into business processes
• Is records management the management of risk?
• Who are the records managers?
If you are serious about moving records management into the digital age
this is an event not to be missed. Contribute your own knowledge and
experience to the debate as we discuss:
• the essence of records management and recordkeeping in today's
dynamic electronic corporate and public sector environment
• the issues faced by practitioners, academics and recordkeepers
• how we can rise to the challenges by developing theory, practice
The 'witnesses' are:
Steve Bailey, JISC; Max Beekhuis, Doxis Informationmanagers; Clare
Cowling, The Law Society; James Currall, Glasgow University; Michael
Dunleavy, Mountain Iron UK Ltd; Ian McEwen, Metropolitan Police Service;
Peter Horsman, Netherlands Institute for Archival Education and Research;
Ceri Hughes, KPMG LLP; Alastair Irons, Northumbria University; Gary
Johnston, Audata Ltd; Philip Jones, Staffordshire County Council; Vicki
Lemieux, Credit Suisse First Boston; Michael Moss, Glasgow University;
Peter McKinney, Glasgow University; Carl Newton, Visiting Professor in
Archives at Northumbria University; Barbara Reed, Recordkeeping Innovation
Pty Ltd; Frank Rankin, Department for International Development; Frank
Upward, Australia; Victoria Vallely, Eversheds; Vicki Wilkinson, Royal
Bank of Scotland; David Wainwright, Northumbria University.
David Ryan, Royal Household is the conference rapporteur.
The conference fee is £300 (includes lunch and refreshments both days, an
evening event at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and conference
proceedings on publication). For booking and detailed information of the
event, which is being sponsored by Iron Mountain (UK) Ltd and Emerald
Publishing, please visit the conference website at
www.records.visitNewcastleGateshead.com Early booking is advisable as
limited places are available.
Reader, School of Computing, Engineering & Information Sciences