Attending MER 2016? Check Out the IGI Speaker Lineup

Members of the IGI’s Executive Team, Barclay T. Blair, Jason R. Baron, and Bennett B. Borden, are speaking at the Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference May 23rd to May 25, 2016 in Chicago. Check out the lineup below and attend these informative sessions. Not registered for MER? There is still time.

Sessions with the IGI Executive Team:

Major Changes Are Ahead for IG. What Are They? What Will Be Their Impact?

  • Session 1
  • Monday, May 23, 2016
  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Barclay T. Blair, IGI’s Executive Director, opens the conference with a panel discussion on what the future holds for information governance. He is joined by experts Kon Leong, Stephen Ludlow, and James Watson, PhD.

Seeing The Trees In The Forest: TAR (Technology Assisted Review) For Lawyers And Information Governance Professionals

  • Session 13
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
  • 8:30 AM to 09:30 AM

Bennett B. Borden, IGI Co-Chair, will look at what lawyers and IG professionals need to know about Technology Assisted Review (TAR) or risk going extinct in their field of expertise.

Integrating Digital Preservation Capabilities Into Information Governance

  • Session 25
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
  • 2:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Barclay joins Lori Ashley and Martin Springell to discuss the importance of digital preservation in an organization’s overall IG strategy and how organizations can get started. Barclay will present insights from IGI’s recently released, The Governance of Digital Information: An IGI 2016 Benchmark. Read more here and download your copy.

The Presidential Directive On Managing Electronic Records: Is Your Agency “On The Train” Or “On The Platform” Or Not Even At The Station?

  • Session 28
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
  • 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Jason R. Baron, IGI Co-Chair, and Donna Read will discuss the Presidential Directive on Managing Electronic Records, and help you answer the question, “Are you ready?”

Attend these, and other great sessions, at MER 2016. Review the full program, including the pre-conference, here.

There is still time to register for the Chief Information Governance Officer (CIGO) Summit, May 25-26, 2016 in Chicago. The CIGO Summit is a by-invitation-only executive event for senior leaders in cybersecurity, information management, law, privacy, data analytics, records management, compliance, and other IG-related disciplines. We held the first CIGO Summit in 2015, an event one global IG executive called, “the single most important industry event I have yet attended.” Register here.

The Governance of Long-Term Digital Information: An IGI 2016 Benchmark: Have you downloaded your free copy. Our new Benchmark reveals that most organizations cannot ensure protection and access for critical long-term digital information despite accelerating legal and business requirements. It also calls for immediate action and provides insight and guidance to help organizations achieve compliance.