Greetings Everyone,
Reserve your spot now for ARMA Halifax Fall Seminar, entitled "Introduction to the Basics of Electronic Records Management:  A Five-Day Workshop" being held in the Aikens Room, Public Archives of Nova Scotia Building, Halifax, N.S., from October 31 through November 4, 2005.  Deadline for registration is September 7, 2005.
The management of electronic information and records has become increasingly common in recent years.  Many library and information management professionals have had to scramble to find the tools and training to adequately cope with this new electronic environment.  ARMA Halifax Chapter is pleased to sponsor "Introduction to the Basics of Electronic Records Management:  A Five-Day Workshop".  This five-day session provides a comprehensive approach to understanding electronic records.  The topics include: 
The two presenters of this workshop are well-known experts in their field:  Wendy Duff and Christine Ardern.  Wendy Duff is an associate professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies. She received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, and was the project co-ordinator for the University of Pittsburgh Electronic Recordkeeping Project.  Her primary research interests are user studies, metadata, and electronic records.  Ms. Duff is well known and respected in information circles, and has spoken at Dalhousie University's School of Information Management.  Christine Ardern, CRM, FAI has over 25 years experience in establishing and managing records and information management programs in both the private and public sectors.  In 1999 she established her own consulting practice, which specializes in records, information management and archives program design.  Ms. Ardern is a past president of ARMA International, a Fellow of ARMA International, and the most recent recipient of the Emmett Leahy Award.
This five-day workshop is of interest to anyone in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island who is responsible for handling electronic records and associated information.  For more information and to request a brochure and application form, please contact Kathleen Bugbee, [log in to unmask]  or phone her (902)424-8709.  Please note that the deadline for completing and sending the registration form is September 7, 2005. 
This is an excellent opportunity to learn about electronic records and information keeping from two experts in the field.  I hope to see some you on October 31, 2005.
Janet H. Stacey, President
Halifax Chapter of ARMA International