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The Terra Nova Chapter of ARMA INTERNATIONAL presents its biennial Seminar &
Trade Show

Records and the Law in Newfoundland & Labrador
Thursday & Friday, September 13 - 14, 2001

Holiday Inn, St. John's, NF


Thursday, September 13, 2001
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm      Registration

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm       Pre Conference Session
Converging Technologies
Michael Cliff - Tower Software, Australia

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm        Opening "Time"

Friday, September 14, 2001
8:00 am - 9:00 am       Registration

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Developing Your RIM Policy
Gisele Crawford - City of Edmonton

10:00 am - 10:30  am      Break
(Sponsored by Carmen V. Carroll & Associates Inc.)

10:30 am- 12:00 pm
Archives Act & the Public Records Committee
Dianne Smith - Department of Justice

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm      Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act
Todd Stanley - Patterson Palmer Hunt Murphy

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm      Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Discovery Process and Records
Harold Porter - Department of Justice

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm       Wine & Cheese


Please mail completed form with payment to:

Terra Nova Chapter
19 Clyde Avenue
Mount Pearl, NF
A1N 4R8







Circle appropriate amount:
Non Member      Member
$70     $65     Pre-Conference Workshop (Thursday)
$110    $100    Conference* (Friday)
$135    $120    Workshop & Conference* (Thursday & Friday)
*Lunch included
NO REFUNDS will be given within 5 working days of any scheduled event
Fee includes vendors' exhibits

Telephone Registration:
Mary Piccott   747-4222
For more information contact:
Debra Downing 729-6628 or [log in to unmask]

Speaker Profiles & Topic Summaries

Michael Cliff is International Business Manager for TOWER Software. He
joined TOWER in 1995 and has been part of the document and records
management field for the past 20 years.

His talk will cover the convergence of document technologies such as EDMS,
Records Management, Workflow, Imaging and the impact on managing information
for the enterprise. Critical to the management of the enterprise's
information is the capability to manage information in "context". During the
discussion such issues as document making and document keeping systems will
be addressed.

Gisele Crawford is the Corporate Records Management Administrator for the
City of Edmonton.  Gisele's experience and responsibilities include:
providing internal consulting to City departments on their RIM programs,
developing policies and procedures, developing and delivering RIM training,
and managing the operations of the Corporate Records Centre and the
Micrographic Services areas.

Ms. Crawford will discuss developing or updating your Records and
Information Management Policy, the role of the Records and Information
Manager in policy development, key elements of a Records Management and
Information Management Policy and how to communicate the policy to your

Dianne Smith has been a civil solicitor in the Department of Justice since
1988. She has been a member of the Public Records Committee since 1990 where
she represents the Deputy Minister of Justice. Ms. Smith chaired the review
committee reviewing the Archives Act.

Ms. Smith will explain how the Archives Act, the Freedom of Information Act
and the Public Records Committee effects records management within

Todd Stanley is an associate of the St. John`s office of Patterson Palmer
Hunt Murphy. His practice areas include corporate and commercial, contract
negotiation and litigation, and information technology.

Mr. Stanley's presentation will discuss the new Personal Information
Protection and Electronic Documents Act (formerly Bill C-6), the
implications for both public and private sector organizations. The
discussion will review Part II of the Act, which creates new rules for
electronic documents in the federal government, but will focus on the
privacy provisions in Part I, and the new requirements on the private sector
in collecting, storing and using client and customer information.

Harold Porter is Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions for the
Department of Justice. He has been a Crown attorney in St. John's and
Clarenville , as well as senior Crown attorney for Labrador, Crown counsel
in the Special  Prosecutions Office, and counsel for the Crown in civil

Mr. Porter's session will explore the discovery process in civil and
criminal matters in Newfoundland & Labrador. He will explain which rules
govern discovery, which documents may be requested and the penalties for
non-production of documents.

Annette Anthony
Client Services Officer
NRC Information Centre - St. John's
P O Box 12093, Station A
St John's, NF  A1B 3T5
Tel: (709) 772-2468    Fax: (709) 772-3670