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Thursday, 17 November 2016 45 Merrion Square, Dublin

(Offices of the Irish Architectural Archive)

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) cordially invites all Records, Information and Archive practitioners interested in those issues affecting the profession in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to a meeting of the IRMS Ireland regional group at the offices of the Irish Architectural Archive in 45 Merrion Square, Dublin (for directions please click on the following link), on Thursday 17 November 2016. 

Leading professionals from a variety of sectors will share their experience and knowledge and offer practical solutions based on best practice. Topics covered will include Freedom of Information, the new GDPR, applying retention to documents on shared drives, a new ROI government digital records management system, information governance as well as a workshop on innovative ways to promote information governance within your organisation.

Register for this free event here

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) is the foremost professional association for all those who work in or are concerned with records or information management, regardless of their professional or organisational status or qualifications in Ireland and the UK.  Our meetings are open to all but we strongly encourage you to become a member. To join the IRMS please click on Join Now.

Contact details of those individuals who register to attend will be circulated prior to and during this meeting.  Please note that pictures taken at this event may be used on the IRMS website and for advertising purposes.  If you do not wish your details to be included or picture taken please notify us when you are making your booking to attend.

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45 Merrion Square, Dublin Thursday 17 November 2016


09.30–10.00    Registration & Coffee

10:00–10.05     Welcome and Introductions - Sarah Hayes, IRMS Ireland

10.05–10.45     Freedom of Information and Data Protection - drivers for change in Records Management - Sinéad Byrne, AllOne Corporate Solutions Ltd.

10.45-11.15      Preparing for GDPR – a look at the ICO Twelve Steps - Shauna Dunlop, Information Commissioner’s Office NI

11.15-11.30      Break

11.30-12.00       eDocs – the new DEPR digital records system - Owen Harrison, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO)

12.00-12.30        HSA Retention and Disposition of Electronic Files Project - Liz Robinson, Health and Safety Authority

12.30-13.30        Lunch and networking opportunity

13.30-14.00       Information Management & Governance - Richard Keeble, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

14.00-15.00      “Talking Wall – Enhance your IG Resources through Inter-professional Learning and Sharing” - a workshop to look at innovative ways to take the message to our users. - Deirdre Allison & Gillian Acheson, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust    

15.15-15.45     AGM for IRMS members


We are very grateful to our sponsors Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard


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