MARCH 25, 2021

Virtual E-Discovery, Records and Information Management CONFERENCE




(All times ET)

8:25AM   Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Smoyer, DGI   Mike Smoyer, President, Digital Government Institute
8:30AM   Fully Electronic Government – What Choice Do We Have?
Laurence Brewer NARA   Laurence Brewer, Chief Records Officer, U.S. Government
9:15AM   Top Challenges for FOIA Professionals Today
Brandon Balsley Iprotech   Brandon Balsley, Product Marketing Manager, Ipro Tech
Kara Citarella PAE   Kara Citarella, Senior FOIA Analyst, PAE Corporation
Michael Sarich VHA   Michael Sarich, FOIA Director, Veterans Health Administration
10:00AM   Effective Records Management of Content Using Automation and AI
Susan Whitmire IBM   Susan Whitmire, Information Governance Specialist, IBM
10:30AM   Morning Break
10:45AM   Overview: Cognitive Technologies Report
Sharmila Bhatia NARA   Sharmila Bhatia, Electronic Records Format Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration
Markus Most NARA   Markus Most, Special Assistant, National Archives and Records Administration
11:15AM   Three Ares of Automation for Federal Records Management
Daniel Feith FEITH Systems & Software    Daniel Feith, Executive Vice President, Feith Systems and Software
11:45AM   RM Programs to Deliver Value to Improve Information Management and eDiscovery
Rebecca Conner AMTRAK   Rebecca Conner, Manager of Records and Information Management, Amtrak
Speaker Placeholder   Alan Groesbeck, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture
12:15PM   M-19-21 Update
Speaker Placeholder   Melissa Carson, General Manager, Iron Mountain*
12:30PM   Lunch Break
12:45PM   A Day in the Life of a Digitization Program Manager
Paul Van Reed EPA   Paul Van Reed, Digitization Program Manager, Enterprise Records Management Division– East, Environmental Protection Agency
1:30PM   Text Message Archiving
Kris Barr Smarsh   Kris Barr, Account Executive, Enterprise/Federal, Smarsh
1:45PM   Business Wins AND Better Governance: Finally, a Shared Destiny
Kevin Dowd ASG   Kevin Dowd, Strategic Content Specialist, ASG Technologies
2:00PM   Lessons Learned: COVID-19’s Impact on Local Government RM Programs
Joy Royes Montgomery County MD   Joy Royes, Chief Policy, Risk and Compliance Officer, Montgomery County
2:30PM   Conference Concludes

*Invited, pending approval