Litigation/Lawsuit- Michael Donnelly, Attorney at Dickover, Donnelly, and Donovan, LLP Electronic records are becoming more prominent in our records management lives, and the records manager needs more knowledge from a legal viewpoint easy to understand. This session will discuss records management issues including these topics and more: FOIL and email communications, agency records available prior to a meeting, producing records in a litigation and placing them on hold, and other topics from a legal perspective. Litigation/Lawsuit Presentation (pdf)
Managing Social Media- Bonita Weddle, New York State Archives Social media services make it possible to communicate with citizens in real time. They also present a host of record keeping, security, and other challenges. In this session, we'll discuss how to develop policies that minimize the potential pitfalls of social media use and strategies for managing social media records.
Email Essentials- David Lowry, NYS Archives and Linds Bull, NYS Archives RAO Email messages can be official records when created or received in the transaction of public busiess. This session will touch on a variety of email issues and here are a few of them: identify emails that are records, consider the best retention strategies, and file, maintain, and preserve e-mails. Email Essentials Presentation (pdf)
Capitalizing on the Cloud- Dr. Patricia Franks, Certified Archivist, Certified Records Manager, and Information Governace Professional This presentation will share examples of local government use of cloud based software and services, provide insight into potential risks, and offer suggestions to mitigate the risks associated with government use of the cloud.
Managing Court Records- Geof Huth, Chief Records Officer of the New York State Unified Court System If you are responsible for managing records of the courts and need more information about how to manage the records of retired judges or the Supreme and County courts, attend this session for advice and direction directly from the Court Systems Office of Records Management. Managing Court Records Presentation (pdf)
Retention Schedules- breakout session with NYALGRO Board Members This is your opportunity to network with other individuals in your filed to see how they code a document or how they use their retention schedule. Town, City, Schools, Counties, Village, Colleges and Fire Districts will be breaking out into groups to discuss their own schedule challenges and successes. Larger breakout spaces for this year's discussions. CO-2 schedule for counties ED-1 scheduale for school districts, BOCES, and other educational governments MU-1 schedule for municipalities, including fire districts Sample Office Retention Schedule (pdf) MI-1 schedule for all miscellaneous governments
Protecting Essential Work and Personal Records - Lillian Barton, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe RMO This session is for those who are interested in learning how to create a "bug-out" book in case of an emergency or disaster. Participants will learn how to develop a plan and make a binder that contains vital information needed to carry on in the event of a disaster or emergency. A binder will be provided and you can take it with you.