2020 Winter Regional Forum

NAGARA brings training closer to home with this one-day Regional Forum dedicated to improving the skills & talents of the government archives & records administration community.

Date & Time:
Friday, January 31, 2020 | 8:30AM - 3:30PM EST

Price: $99 for Members | $149 for Non-Members (Not a member? JOIN NAGARA today!)

Overview: NAGARA brings its popular series of seasonally-held Regional Forums to Washington, DC for the first time! On Friday, January 31, 2020, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from government records management professionals from all levels of government as they discuss significant projects which are transforming approaches to records and information management. The highlight of the day will be a panel discussion with three significant leaders in the field as they discuss challenges around emerging technologies, digitization, the management of electronic records, and increasing public expectations. Additional sessions include an update on NARA's FERMI project and how GSA is enabling more efficient purchasing of technology solutions and how state and local governments can leverage this work. We look forward to seeing you in attendance!

Program: (More detailed session abstracts/description with speaker biographies can be found under the "Program" section below)

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Welcome/Opening Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM: Session 1: "More Similar Than Different – Department of Transportation Records" (Panel moderated by Patty Davis, Assistant Director for Senior Leadership Offices Records Program, US Department of Justice, featuring the following panelists: Walter Bohorfoush, Records Officer, United States Department of Transportation | Caryn Wojcik, Senior Records Analyst, Records Management Services, Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget | and Christian Skipper, Regulations and Records Manager, Office of Policy & Regulations, Maryland Department of Transportation)

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Break & Networking

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Session 2: "
Government Records Management into the Future" (Panel moderated by Arian Ravanbakhsh, Supervisor, Policy and Program Support Team (ACPP), Office of the Chief Records Officer, National Archives and Records Administration, featuring the following panelists: Laurence Brewer, Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government, National Archives and Records Administration | Rebecca Katz, Public Records Administrator, District of Columbia Office of Public Records | and Eliot Wilczek, Corporate Records and Archives Manager, The MITRE Corporation)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch & Networking

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Session 3: "Procuring Solutions" 
(presented by Courtney Anderson, Electronic Records Policy Analyst, National Archives and Records Administration, and Matthew Mastronardo, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration)

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Break & Networking

:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Session 4: "In With the 'IT' Crowd" (presented by Kristopher Stenson, State Records Manager, Oregon State Archives, and Susan Little, CIO, US Access Board)

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Conclusion and Wrap-up

 Credits: Approved for 4.5 CMPs (ICRM) | Approved for 4.5 CEU (ARMA International) | Approved for 4.5 LGARA Study Hours (NAGARA) | Approved for 3.0 ARCs (ACA)

LGARA Core Competency Areas:

Session 1 - More Similar than Different: 1 Study Hour toward "Records and Information Management Basics"
Session 2 - Government Records Management into the Future: 1.5 Study Hour toward "Records and Information Management Basics" or "Electronic Records and Information Management"
Session 3 - Procuring Solutions: 1 Study Hour toward "Electronic Records and Information Management"
Session 4 - In with the "IT" Crowd: 1 Study Hour toward "Advocacy and Outreach" (session is about internal advocacy)

NOTE: For those individuals and/or organization who require a physical invoice in order to complete payment, please complete your registration online, and select the "PAY LATER" option when you arrive at the payment screen. An invoice will be generated and sent to you via e-mail for payment processing. For any questions, please feel free to contact info@nagara.org.


1/31/2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Hall of the States (NAGARA HQ) 444 NORTH CAPITOL ST., N.W., Conference Room 285 WASHINGTON, DC 20001


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