IIM event: Electronic Records Management in a Web 2.0 World (11th September 2008)

5 September, 2008

The Institute for Information Management (IIM) Ltd, Sydney Branch cordially invites IIM members and other interested information professionals to attend our very special Breakfast Seminar.


Professor Julie McLeod, Professor in Records Management, University of Northumbria, UK, will present the topic of ERM in a Web 2.0 World, and will discuss a project being conducted at the University of Northumbria, UK. The project is called AC+erm (Accelerating positive change in ERM. It is a multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder approach to addressing effective records management in a Web 2.0 world. Professor McLeod will be seeking discussion from attendees, and sharing of results.


Julie McLeod is Professor in Records Management in the School of Engineering, Computing and Information Sciences at Northumbria University, having joined after a career in industry as an information and records manager. She has worked on innovative work-based and distance learning training and education initiatives with the BBC, Deutsche Bank, The National Archives and the European Central Bank, and is Programme Leader for the MSc in Records Management distance learning.

A member of the BSI and ISO committees on records management standards work, she has conducted JISC and AHRC funded research in records management, and is currently leading a 3-year AHRC funded project called Accelerating positive change in electronic records management (AC+erm) (www.northumbria.ac.uk/acerm). She has published widely, including co-authoring and editing several text books, is Editor of the Records Management Journal (www.emeraldinsight.com/rmj.htm),and holds positions on the boards of other esteemed journals. In 2006 she became a member of the AHRC Peer Review Panel for Libraries, Museums and Archives and in 2007 was awarded a Personal Chair in Research at Northumbria University.

Date: Thursday 11th September  2008
Time: Register from 7:30am, presentation to commence at 8:00am. Session concludes 9:00 am
A light breakfast will be served
Venue: Opticon Australia, Level 29, 580 George St, Sydney
Registrations: Numbers are strictly limited. 

Please register NOW with the IIM Secretariat using this link to the Registration form

Cost: IIM Members $15, Non-Members $20, New IIM Members registering for this event Free
Queries: IIM Secretariat Ph: 03 95363116 Email:iim@iim.org.au

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