Records and information management seminar planned

An upcoming seminar will offer information about records and information management, including the use of electronic records to obtain evidence for legal proceedings as well as computer software to share content.

The Western Colorado Chapter of ARMA International has scheduled its spring seminar for 8:30 a.m. May 4 at the Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave. in Grand Junction.

Registration for the seminar remains open through April 23 for $75 for ARMA members and students and $90 for others. Walk-in participants will be welcome at the seminar for an additional $10. Admission includes handouts, lunch and break refreshments.

To register or obtain information about the seminar, contact Mollie Taggart at or visit the Web site at

The seminar will offer information not only to records and information management professionals, but also administrative and information technology professionals; business, government and nonprofit executives; and lawyers and paralegals. Certification and continuing education credits will be available.

Kirke Snyder, a professor of law and ethics at Regis University in Denver, will lead a presentation on electronic discovery, including automated tools, best practices, checklists and forms as well as legal precedents affecting the process.

Brian Starck will discuss SharePoint 2010 and the implementation of the computer software with the Regional Transit District in Denver. Starck will offer examples of the benefits of the software as well as how to manage the changes involved.

The Western Colorado Chapter of ARMA International offers educational and networking events and other resources to records and information management professionals and practitioners in the region.