January Chapter Meeting

Hi Everyone and Happy Holidays,

Please join us for our January Virtual Member Meeting.  RSVP by January 3, 2020 by sending an email to sierranevadaarma@gmail.com

January Meeting Annoucement - Blockchain

The initial hype around blockchain technology has evolved, as more enterprises explore ways to employ the technology to create more efficiency and eliminate the need for central administration. Blockchain technology, which provides immutable records of transactions stored in publicly accessible distributed ledgers, presents a significant change to the way records are created and managed.  Records Management and Information Governance Professionals attending this webinar will become familiar with the application of the technology in recordkeeping contexts within various industry settings and understand how implementation of this technology will impact their programs and practices.

About the Speaker: 

Pat_Franks-031-C1-2048-webPatricia C. Franks is professor and program coordinator for the Master of Archives and Records Administration degree in the School of Information at San José State University. She is a Certified Archivist, Certified Records Manager, and Information Governance Professional as well as a member of ARMA International’s Company of Fellows. Franks is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Archival Science, the Encyclopedia of Archival Writers, 1515-2015, and the International Directory of National Archives. She is author of Records and Information Management now in its second edition.

As a member of the InterPARES Trust research program (2013-2019) she led projects in Social Media and Trust in Government and Retention and Disposition in the Cloud. Franks received a PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University, an MA in Social Science from Binghamton University, and a BS in Business Education from Bloomsburg University.

When you RSVP you will receive a follow up email with the meeting information.

Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you in January.

The Sierra Nevada Chapter Board

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