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Managing Big Data, Open Data: Records Management Challenges and Governance

The second meeting of the Public Sector Group in 2014 will take place on Thursday April 3rd 2014 at the Westminster Archives Records Centre.

The overall theme for 2014 is Records Management Challenges in the 21st Century. The theme for our second meeting is Managing Big Data, Open Data: Records Management Challenges and Governance.

We are pleased to welcome Keynote speaker: Carl Wiper, Information Commissioner’s Office, Paul Gibbons FOIMan, Alan Shipman Group 5 Training and Professor Elizabeth Shepherd University College London.

The meeting is sponsored by

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The meeting is free of charge and is open to all members of the IRMS and the wider community. Preferential booking will be given to IRMS members until 2 weeks before the event when the meeting will be opened to all-comers. A sandwich lunch is provided courtesy of our sponsors.

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Theme:        Managing Big Data, Open Data: Records Management Challenges and Governance.                  

09:30

Coffee Followed by Welcome and Housekeeping

09:45

Update from the Executive

10:00

Keynote Speaker:  Carl Wiper Information Commissioner’s Office (to be confirmed in the new year

11:00

Comfort Break

11:15

Paul Gibbons (FoIMan) ‘Game, Dataset and Match’

12:00

Sponsor Presentation – Box It (Title to be confirmed)

12:45

Lunch & Networking Opportunities

13:15

Alan Shipman – Group 5 Training – Open Data and Governance ‘How Records Management and Legal Admissibility standards are changing to encompass Big Data’

14:00

Professor Elizabeth Shepard -  Presenting a research project to the group to ask for assistance with the research

14:15

Final Discussion & End of Meeting

14:30

Continued from Lunchtime session... Networking Opportunities 

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