The Wyoming Chapter of ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) will host a seminar on March 20, in Cheyenne, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Laramie County Community College titled "Surging Ahead with RIM, Social Media, and Disaster Preparedness for the Next Generation".
The keynote speaker is Michael Salvarezza, who is a recognized authority from LRN, New York City, who provides expertise in the areas of culture and behavior, as well as records and information management and eDiscovery.
He will present a session on "RIM and eDiscovery for the Next Generation" focusing on the rise of social media platforms, the proliferation of mobile computing technology, migration to The Cloud and the challenges records and information managers are faced with. Salvarezza will review why old ways of managing information and records have not been, and will no longer, work in today's world.
Salvarezza will also present a session on "Lessons Learned from Super Storm Sandy" regarding the impact to businesses with the destruction of infrastructure, flooded offices, destroyed records, damaged equipment and communication systems and how businesses can remain resilient and perform in times of crisis.
Additional speakers will be John Aquirre, a PHR Certified Human Resources Professional with more than 35 years of experience. He will discuss converting paper personnel files to electronic files and the impacts of this to the City of Gillette and management of his office.
Raymond Johnson will present a session on "State of Wyoming Homeland Security GIS Support Operations for Emergency Management." He will be sharing the approach of the Office of Homeland Security, which takes a proactive approach, and to facilitate an orderly and efficient response and recovery to disasters. GIS provides a common operating picture to make decisions in relation to the five core mission areas of prevention, mitigation, response, recovery and protection.
For more information and to view the seminar brochure with registration information,
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