Greater Washington, DC AMRA Chapter Meeting on 1/17/01 : LUSENET : Federal Information and Records Managers Council : One Thread

Fred V Diers speaks at the January Greater Washington, D.C., AMRA Chapter Meeting on 1/17/01.

The Greater Washington, DC ARMA Chapter announces its January Chapter Meeting:

Date: January 17, 2001

Topic: How to Effectively Manage Your e-mail Messages and Attachments

Speakers: Fred V. Diers, CRM, FAI and Mark Kudel - Baker Robbins & Company

Location: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Suite 1100 1500 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C.

Metro: Take the Blue or Orange Line to the McPherson Square station (exit at the Vermont Avenue Street end of the station). The office has entrances on 15th Street facing the park and on K Street near the corner of 15th and K Streets, N.W.

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

Meal: Box Lunch Assortments

Costs: $15 Members / $20 Non-members (NO SHOWS WILL BE BILLED)

To register: Call (202) 775-1908 by Friday 1/12/01 or go to our chapter web site at to register for this event

Sponsor: Spacesaver

Topic Description: All organizations both public and private are wrestling with the issue of how to effectively manage E-mail messages and their associated attachments. This management issue goes beyond the 'walls' of the organization to the distribution to clients and customers. We are indeed dealing with the virtual office in the sharing of information. This presentation will deal with the complex issues confronting the management, dissemination and disposition of E-mails and attachments and the development of policies and procedures to govern end-users in using this communication vehicle. Also addressed are available tools to assist organizations in this critical management issue.

Speakers' Biographies: Fred V. Diers, CRM FAI is a Senior Associate with Baker Robbins & Company in New York City. The firm, with offices worldwide, provides technology consulting to both the Legal community and Corporations in E-Commerce, Document Management, Records Management, System Integration, Workflow, and Information Management System designs.Previously, he was with Archer Management Services, Inc. of New York.

As Vice President of Document Management Services, Mr. Diers was responsible for all Records and Information Management components providing outsourcing and consulting solutions to Archer Managementís clients. He provided program guidance to multi-national organizations throughout the world developing and implementing records management systems and standards.

His 30-year career in Records Management has evolved from traditional records management programs for large multinational corporations to integrating data and document management systems with print media ensuring client access to complete and accurate information.Mr.

Diers holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Boise State University. He is Past President of ARMA International and the International Records Management Council. He is a Certified Records Manager, Past Vice President of the Institute of Certified Records Managers and a Fellow of ARMA International.

He has received numerous awards and recognitions including the prestigious Emmett Leahy Award and ARMAís Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Diers has lectured throughout the world on Records and Information Management subjects, and has written articles for the ARMA Journals and various trade publications.

Mr. Kudel, a Senior Associate, has over 22 years of experience in IT management, strategic planning, application, product and organizational development, and technology consulting. He has extensive expertise in network and system design, system integration, computer operations, and risk and quality management.

Mr. Kudel has served as an interim IT Director, managed large, multi-discipline projects; conducted business process redesign, strategic business and technology planning activities; and directed product research and development efforts.

Mr. Kudelís two decades of experience in the information technology industry include tenures in the education, financial services, health care, commercial and financial printing, system integration and technology consulting industries. Since Joining Baker Robbins & Company Mr. Kudel has served as interim IT Director for several top 20, international law firm; assisted clients with organizational development and restructuring, management recruiting, product selection; and developing strategic business plans. Prior to joining Baker Robbins & Company Mr. Kudel was Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Products for the Professional Services Division of an international competitive local exchange carrier where he was responsible for standardizing products and processes; directing large-scale system implementation projects; staff recruiting and development; and managing the redesign of internal business processes.

Mr. Kudel has a BA in Economics from the University of Denver and an MBA in Information and Decision Systems from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Plan to attend the GWDC ARMA Chapter's annual seminar featuring Don Avedon on April 2, 2001. The seminar is entitled "Electronic Imaging: A to Z"

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