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Register now: ARMA PEI Spring 2017 Education Session (May 12)

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 04/19/2017 - 08:44

Hope for the Best and Prepare for the Worst - Protecting yourself and the information you create

Danger may not lurk around every corner, but there are many incidents that could spell disaster in the workplace, at home, or online - flood, fire, data breach, identity theft, and more. How can we protect ourselves against sudden emergencies and keep our personal and professional information secure?

FIRST MEETING OF 2017! Thursday, January 19 * 3:00 PM [CLICK HERE FOR VENUE AND DETAILS]

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:23
Meeting will be held upstairs at the Murphy Community Centre (200 Richmond Street -- former Basilica Rec Centre) and after the meeting we will continue downstairs to the Alley for some appetizers and an hour or so of bowling. The meeting will be focused on the Spring Education session so please bring ideas for topics and speakers that you think may be of interest.

UPDATE # 2 (New Date): 2014 Fall Seminar Now Set for December 5

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:15
Data Security: Protecting Information in the Era of Big Data *** During to a winter storm forecast for November 27, the Seminar has been rescheduled to Friday, Dec. 05: venue and speakers are the same How secure is the information you deal with on a daily basis? Are cloud storage and cloud collaboration apps like Dropbox and Google Drive our friends or our foes?

Spring 2014 Seminar on Big Data and Open Data set for May 8th

Submitted by slloyd on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:12
ARMA PEI Chapter is hosting a half-day education seminar on Thursday, May 8th, from 9am to 12:30pm, at St. Peter's Cathedral Hall in Charlottetown. Big Data and Open Data are two concepts that are inextricably tied to daily life in the early 21st century, from the way we purchase goods to how we access information online. Join us on May 8th as Mark Leggott, University Librarian at UPEI, and Paul Lewis, CTO at Hitachi Data Systems, speak on the massive potential and implications of big and open data.

ARMA PEI Fall 2013 Education Session -- Thursday, November 7th, 2013 * 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 19:20
Information Governance and Privacy in the New Media Age Organizational compliance in the age of interactive and networkable technologies is more relevant than ever. Ensuring that your organization’s information assets are protected and properly managed requires a strong foundation of knowledge in information governance, legislation, and emergent technologies. Internationally-recognized speakers Diane Carlisle and Rick Stirling share their extensive knowledge on information governance, privacy implications, and electronic content management.

ARMA PEI 10th Anniversary Celebration -- Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 * 5:30 PM

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:46
All Members are invited to the ARMA PEI Chapter 10-year anniversary celebration on Wednesday, November 6th! To mark the occasion, the chapter is treating its members to a guided tour of the new PEI Brewing Company (including samples!), following which we'll head downtown for a three-course meal at the Daniel Brennan Brickhouse. Long-time members Rick Stirling, Ann-Marie McIsaac, and Debbie Gillespie will regale the group with tales and stories from the chapter's past. There will be photographs, and many laughs will be had.

Spring Seminar 2013 (Friday, May 3) Registration Now Open!

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 04/03/2013 - 12:36
ARMA Prince Edward Island Chapter is pleased to present a full-day seminar on Strategic Planning for Records and Information Management Professionals on Friday, May 3rd. Speaker Sheila Taylor, partner and CEO of Ergo Information Management Consulting, has worked with many public, private, and not-for-profit clients to conduct Information Management assessments, prepare Information Management strategies, and implement new Information Management programs.

Fall Seminar 2012 Registration Now Open!

Submitted by slloyd on Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:45
Records as Evidence and e-Discovery Records  management  is  an  essential  cog  in  the  legal  machine,  particularly  in  the  digital  age. Speakers  Kelly   Friedman,  LLB  and  Sheila  Taylor,  CRM  share  their  extensive  knowledge  of  records  management,  e-­‐discovery, and  submitting  records  as  evidence.

Chapter Info Session and AGM/Summer Social -- Thursday, July 12, 2012

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 07/05/2012 - 13:47
To register, e-mail armapeichapter@gmail.com Schedule 11 AM - Noon Free Information Session -- All Welcome "Applying GARP* to Records and Information Management" (*ARMA International's Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles") Venue: Holland College Centre for Applied Science & Technology, Room 318 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Euro-bobbling -- Chapter Members only Venue: North River Causeway Shops 2 PM -- 4 PM AGM and Social -- Chapter Members only Venue: contact armapeichapter@gmail.com for details

Reminder: First Chapter Meeting 2012 (and a Social!)

Submitted by slloyd on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 09:45
ARMA PEI's first Chapter Meeting of the New Year takes place Thursday, February 9th, at 1pm. The venue is Globe World Flavours on Victoria Row, because we will be holding our re-scheduled Christmas social after the meeting (2pm - 4pm)! [NOTE: Owing to technical problems with the Chapter Website, this reminder comes *after* the RSVP deadline, but please contact Laura -- llittlewood@gov.pe.ca -- if you plan to attend and have not already RSVPed.]

ARMA PEI Fall Workshop: Save the Date (November 17)!

Submitted by slloyd on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 15:42
Our annual Fall Workshop is set for Thursday, Nov. 17th, at St. Peter's Cathedral Hall, Charlottetown. The focus this year will be on the information management implications of the burgeoning organizational use of Social Media and Web 2.0 applications. Plan to join us for a great day of learning and networking. Registration and speaker details will be announced very soon; if there are questions in the meantime, please contact Chapter Events Chair Debbie Gillespie (dlgillespie@gov.pe.ca * 902‑368‑4594).

ARMA PEI Chapter AGM & Social -- June 29, 2011

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 09:13
Chapter members and Conference volunteers will gather at Ann-Marie McIsaac's house on Wednesday, June 29 for the 2011 Chapter AGM, followed by a post-Conference thank you social for members and volunteers. Details below: Where: AM's house - 992 Donagh Road, Donagh, PEI (569-1717) (map attached) Very Simple to reach Cross Hillsborough bridge, Turn left on Route 21 - go 5 km until you reach intersection Mt. Hubert Turn left go 5 km until you reach Route 257 Turn right - go 5 km - You are there.

Congratulations to Ann-Marie!

Submitted by slloyd on Fri, 06/10/2011 - 14:49
The ARMA PEI chapter wishes to congratulate our President, Ann-Marie McIsaac, on receiving the Canadian Region Member Recognition Award at the June 7th awards banquet of the 2011 ARMA Canada Conference. Ann-Marie was instrumental in creating our chapter in 2003, and has been a leader in its growth and development ever since. She also helped prepare the bid for hosting the 2011 Conference in Charlottetown, and, as Local Host Chapter Chair of the Registration Committee, played a key role in the success of this great event.

RESCHEDULED EVENT: VIP (Very Important Privacy) Evening -- Now Happening March 15th

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 14:09
Join P.E.I.'s information and privacy commissioner Maria C. MacDonald and Howard Beattie, an educational specialist, at Holland College on March 15th, 7 p.m., at the Confederation Centre Library for a Very Important Privacy (V.I.P.) Evening, sponsored as part of Data Privacy Day by ARMA P.E.I. and CAPAPA in association with the P.E.I. Information and Privacy Commissioner's Office. There is no cost to participate. To register or for more information, call 569-0568.

Free Educational/Networking Event -- March 2, 2011

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 13:22

Could be interesting opportunity to hear from a range of federal government speakers ... "The Canadian Innovation Conversation Are you a small or medium size business? Do you have an innovative product or service that you are interested in selling to government? If yes, the Office of Small & Medium Enterprises (OSME) invites you to attend The Canadian Innovation Conversation being hosted this March 2011 in Charlottetown, St. John’s and Halifax.

2011 Conference Web Site

Submitted by slloyd on Thu, 12/16/2010 - 19:33
ARMA PEI congratulates ARMA Canada on the launch of its dedicated Conference Web site, http://armacanadaconference.org, providing an online portal to all ARMA Canada Conference information. We are especially pleased to see this new service unveiled during the preparations for the 2011 PEI Conference.

Chapter Annual General Meeting -- July 14th, 1pm - 4pm

Submitted by slloyd on Tue, 07/13/2010 - 19:51
The Chapter AGM (and Summer Get-together) will be held at Ann-Marie McIsaac's house on Wednesday, July 14th, from 1pm - 4pm. Message from Ann-Marie follows: Location: 992 Donagh Road (569-1717) - 15 km from Hillsborough Bridge Time: 1:00 - 4:00 Directions: Go across Hillsborough Bridge, Turn Left onto Bunbury Road - Go 5 km until road ends at Mt. Herbert, Addictions Centre. Turn Left -go 5 Km - through Mermaid Turn Right onto Rt.

Chapter Spring Workshop: May 13, 2010 [Updated]

Submitted by slloyd on Tue, 04/13/2010 - 14:08

Plan to join us for a great day of learning and discussion at our annual Spring Workshop on Thursday, May 13th. The venue for this year's event is St. Peter's Cathedral Hall, at the intersection of Fitzroy and Rochford Street in Charlottetown. Presenters include: Sandy Hounsell, Senior Analyst, Research, Education and Outreach from the Privacy Commission of Canada; Corporal Troy MacLean, RCMP; Frieda McLaren, PEI Provincial Access & Privacy Coordinator, and; Juliana MacEwen from Precision Document Management.

Fall Workshop: October 15, 2009

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 09/30/2009 - 14:00

The next in our series of twice-yearly workshops is set for October 15, 2009, at the St. Peter's (Anglican) Cathedral Hall, on All Soul's Lane in Charlottetown. The theme of the workshop is: "Disaster Preparedness and Recovery of Your Organization's Records". Your registration fee of $100 ($125 for non-members, $50 for students) includes a full day of workshops, and lunch and refreshment breaks. For more details and to register, see the workshop brochure (Attachment below), or contact Ann-Marie MacIsaac at 368-6093 or ammcisaac@gov.pe.ca.

Meeting schedule: Fall 2009 - Spring 2010

Submitted by slloyd on Wed, 09/09/2009 - 20:23

Herewith the planned schedule of chapter meetings for Fall of 2009 through Spring, 2010:

October 9,, 2009 Cafeteria Boardroom, Basement Shaw Building
November 13, 2009 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
December 11, 2009 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
January 8, 2010 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
February 12, 2010 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
March 12, 2010 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
April 9th, 2010 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute
May 14, 2010 Cafeteria - Culinary Institute

Chapter Meeting: July 9th

Submitted by slloyd on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 15:11

The July monthly chapter meeting will be held on July 9th, 12- 2:00pm. 
Location:  Top of the Park (Charlottetown Driving Park & Entertainment Centre).
 
Agenda will include planning for the fall / September session on Disaster Planning/Recovery for information management.  We have two main speakers tentatively booked.
 
Hope you can make it.
Holly