Preservation - Protecting Your Collection
August 27, UTS Sydney, Building 10, Level2, Room 340

How do we ensure that we will still be able to understand, access and use critical information and cultural artifacts in the future? The proliferation and growing complexity of both media formats and media channels creates new challenges to this basic societal need. This session will explore current techniques under development by GLAM professionals to meet these challenges - esp. in the world of digital preservation.
More information and register HERE


Micro Focus REALIZE 2018 
Melbourne, Tuesday 28 August @ Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre
Canberra, Thursday 30 August @ Hyatt Hotel
Sydney, Tuesday 4 September @ Hilton Hotel

A free one-day software experience for business leaders and IT professionals. Gain insight on how industry leaders are solving complex problems and realizing smarter business outcomes in DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, Data Management and Predictive Analytics through case scenarios and best practices.
Learn and connect on the latest innovations across five solution tracks:

  • TRIMming the fat. Unlock Business Value through Information Governance [IM&G Forum]
  • Accelerate Digital Transformation with DevOps
  • AI Enabled Operations for Hybrid IT
  • Next Generation Enterprise Security
  • Mainframe Modernisation

Register HERE and select the IM&G Forum Track.


Intensive Data Management
Melbourne, Aug 20-22, ​Canberra, ACT, September 5-7, 2018
Day 1: Data Management Overview

Data management is an emerging discipline, without a mature definition, scope and purpose. The Data Management Association (DAMA) has put together a complete Data Management Body of Knowledge to define this discipline. This course introduces each function using immediately usable insights and exercises. The course prepares attendees for Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) Associate certification.
Day 2: Practical Data Governance
The second day provides a foundation in Data Governance and builds your understanding of this complex area using practical examples. The course goes into the detail on the core Data Governance functions defined by the leading industry best-practice standard, the DAMA Data Management Body of Knowledge® (DAMA DMBOK®).
Day 3: Practical Data Quality
Data Quality is often overlooked by organisations as it’s tomorrow’s problem. This course is illustrated with real case studies.
The course presenter is Lloyd Robinson. Lloyd is a highly experienced data management expert and has been teaching data modelling for almost three decades in university and professional training organisations.
More information and registration HERE


Free Webinar: Successful Records Management in the Cloud
August 29, 10.00am AEST Duration 1 hour

Get up to speed on the dynamic landscape of records and information management, and learn how to effectively manage records in Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint. Whether you’re records managers, information managers, CIOs, SharePoint support teams or organisational leaders, this session is a must attend for you! Register Now


inForum 2018
September 9-12, 2018, WrestPoint Complex, Hobart, Tasmania

The annual RIM Professionals Australasia convention is well established and is widely recognised as the largest dedicated records and information event of its type in Australasia. Through professional papers, roundtables and workshops, two streams will explore perspectives of business, government and communities; and the policies, processes and enabling technologies that support information continuity.