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Building on PRSA Success: Continuous Improvement and Digital Advance Conference

31 May 09:30 - 16:15

Time & Date: 09:30-16:15, 31 May 2019

Venue: Recital Room, Glasgow City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Registration: To register please click here

Six years into the implementation of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, we’re inviting practitioners to get together to reflect on progress and look forward to the future.

Building on PRSA Success: Continuous Improvement and Digital Advance is a conference aimed at professionals with responsibility for implementing PRSA within their organisation. This one-day event will include plenty of opportunity for networking and discussion along with presentations on a variety of topics, including:

  • Launch of the New Model Records Management Plan
  • The Progress Update Review (PUR) and continuous improvement
  • Digital preservation, web harvesting and digital capacity planning

The conference is being co-ordinated by National Records of Scotland (NRS) and Scottish Council on Archives (SCA) in partnership with the Archives and Records Association Scotland and the Information and Records Management Society Scotland.

A full programme is available here. Tickets are £65.00 per person. Please note that spaces are limited. We ask that only one delegate is registered per organisation. Registration closes at 15:00 on 10 May 2019.

There will be facilitated networking sessions on the following topics:

  1. Digital Issues
  2. The New Model Records Management Plan
  3. Archiving arrangements (Analogue and Digital)
  4. Progress Update Reviews and PRSA

When you register, please select your preferred topic. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

CPD bursaries are available to SCA members from the Patrick Cadell bursary fund.

Programme (pdf version available here)

CONFERENCE ADDRESS: Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Paul Lowe, Keeper of the Records of Scotland

CONFERENCE CHAIRS: Heather Jack, Information and Records Management Society Scotland, Gillian Mapstone, National Records of Scotland, William Kilbride, Digital Preservation Coalition

CLOSING REMARKS: John Pelan, Director, Scottish Council on Archives 

09:30-09:50 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

SESSION 1

09:50-10:00 Welcome

Dr Irene O’Brien, Senior Archivist, Glasgow City Archives

10:00-10:15 Conference Address

Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs

10:15-10:20 Questions

SESSION 2

Public Records Scotland Act Progress Report

Chair: Heather Jack, Information and Records Management Society Scotland

10:20-10:40 Keynote Address:

Topic: Keeper’s view of PRSA as a guardian of citizen’s rights; enabler of improvement, transparency and accountability and route to auditable regulatory compliance

Paul Lowe, Keeper of the Records of Scotland, National Records of Scotland

10:40-11:00 The Model Records Management Plan is dead. Long Live the Model Records Management Plan!

Hugh Hagan, Senior Public Records Officer. National Records of Scotland

11:00-11:20 PRSA and the Progress Update Review Self-Assessment Mechanism

Elspeth Reid, Project Archivist. National Records of Scotland

11:20-11:40 REFRESHMENT BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION

SESSION 3

PRSA in Action. Public Authority Case Studies of PRSA/PUR Experience and Continuous Improvement

Chair: Gillian Mapstone, National Records of Scotland

11:40-12:00 Topic: PRSA/PUR as a means to management buy-in and continuous records management improvement

Callum Morrison, Information Management and Governance Officer, Scottish Funding Council

12:00-12:20 Topic: PRSA and PUR as a maturity model approach to continuous improvement

Meic Pierce Owen, Records Manager, Fife Council

12:20-12:30 Question and Discussion Session
12:30-13:30 LUNCH

SESSION 4

Create It, Capture It, Keeper it!

Chair: William Kilbride, Digital Preservation Coalition

13:30-13:50 Topic: Digital Design in the Field of Public Record Preservation and Access

Rachel Dowle, Head of Content Design and Strategy, Office of the Chief Designer, Scottish Government Directorate for Digital

13:50-14.10 Topic: Possible Content: Securing Our Digital Legacy

Sharon McMeekin, Head of Training and Skills, Digital Preservation Coalition

14:10-14:30 Topic: Public Authority Websites, Web Harvesting and PRSA

Garth Stewart, Head of Digital Records Unit, National Records of Scotland

14:30-14:50 REFRESHMENT BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION
14:50-15:10 Topic: The Opportunities and Challenges of Digital Technology in the Information Governance World

Tim Gollins, Head of Preservation and Information Management and Director of the National Records of Scotland Digital Preservation Programme

15.10-16:00 Create It, Capture It, Keeper it! Panel Session and Discussion

Rachel Dowle: Head of Content Design and Strategy, Office of the Chief Designer, Scottish Government Directorate for Digital

Tim Gollins: Head of Preservation and Information Management and Director of the National Records of Scotland Digital Preservation Programme.

Sharon McMeekin: Head of Training and Skills, Digital Preservation Coalition

Garth Stewart: Head of Digital Records Unit, National Records of Scotland

Susan Corrigall: Head of Preservation, National Records of Scotland

16.00-16:15 Closing Remarks: John Pelan, Director, Scottish Council on Archives
16:15 CLOSE

Paying by invoice

The preferred method of registration is via Eventbrite, however, if you would prefer to be invoiced please contact: r.wright@scottisharchives.org.uk

  • Requests to pay by invoice must be received by 15:00 on 25 April 2019
  • To confirm your place, payment must be received within 28 days, and certainly no later than 24 May 2019
  • We cannot guarantee your networking session preference until payment has been received, so please indicate alternative preference(s)

Details

Date:
31 May
Time:
09:30 - 16:15
Website:
http://bit.ly/PRSAat5

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