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Claire Johnson, Chair of IRMS Scotland would like to invite you to the next IRMS Scotland event on the 11th June 2013 in Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University. Full programme is below, to signup and for more details please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Final Programme:

10:30-11:10 Coffee and registration

11:10-11:15 Welcome and housekeeping - Keith Fraser RGU

11:15 -11:30 Update from IRMS-GB Conference 2013:

Claire Johnson will provide a précis of the national executive business meeting and conference overview.


11:30 - 12:30

New perspectives (direct from Conference 2013):

  • The Psychology of Effective Records and Information Management - Heather Jack (HJBS Ltd)

In this session we will consider the use of psychological techniques to support the cultural and behavioural changes required to achieve effective, unified records and information management in our organisations.

New skills (direct from Conference 2013): 

  • This time it's personal: consumerising records management. What "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) means for record-keeping - Michael Gallagher (Glasgow City Archives)

Recordkeeping is becoming personal. Employees are using their own devices –notebooks, smartphones and tablets –and this “Bring Your Own” trend is underway across organisations, whether or not they have measures in place to manage it. Recordkeeping professionals have an important role shaping its development in effective, secure and compliant ways

12:30 - 13:00 Discussion from the morning session

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 New networks:

  • Managing controlled information: how the oil and gas information management network uses practical experience, a new qualification at RGU Business School and profession exchange to improve skills  - Neale Stidolph (Amor Group Ltd)
  • Chalk and cheese? Emerging technology and IRM

What happens when social media, web and records and information management in the public sector collide? Alex Morrice from Registers of Scotland and Leah Lockhart from Improvement Service will share their experience of opening a cross-disciplinary Knowledge Hub group for practitioners to discuss the difficult issues of emerging technology and RM.

15:00 - 15:30 Discussion from the afternoon session and wrap-up.

15:30 Close.

Download this file (Amor iRMS presentation - June 2013.pptx)Managing contol information and professional networks in the oil and gas sector[Neale Stidolph and Dr Laura Muir]6694 kB
Download this file (HJ_PsychologyEffectiveRecordsInfoMgmt.pptx)The psychology of effective records and information management[Heather Jack's presentation on the use of psychological techniques]1385 kB
Download this file (Michael Gallagher IRMS 20130611 Voiceover.pptx)BYOD: this time it's personal[Michael Gallagher's presentation with voice commentary]9696 kB


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