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FIRM FORUM: Vital Records and Disaster Recovery Date: November 27, 2001 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Federal Information and Records Management Council (FIRM) is pleased to announce a forum on vital records and disaster recovery. Join us on November 27, 2001, for a full day on the issues, the approaches, and the experiences related to disasters like the attacks of September 11, 2001


9:30 - 10:00 Opening Remarks - Michael Miller, Director Modern Records Programs, National Archives and Records Administration

10:00 - 10:30 Lessons Learned from September 11 - Edward W. Arnold, Deputy Director for Army Records

10:30 - 11:00 NARA Perspective National Archives and Records Administration

11:00 - 11:40 Basics of Vital Records - Carol Brock, CRM, Records Manager, OPIC

11:40 - 12:40 Lunch Break (Participants will be on their own. There is a large cafeteria between the second and third wings of the building.)

12:45 - 1:15 Information Technology and Records Management Mark Forman, Director* IT and e-Government, Office of Management and Budget * Not confirmed.

1:15 - 1:45 The Data Fields Required to Identify Vital Records and Describe Their Protection Plans - Alice Gannon, CRM, Records Officer, OFHEO

1:45 - 2:15 Disaster Recovery - Carol Brock, CRM, Records Manager, OPIC

2:15 - 2:45 Personal Records - Carol Brock, CRM, Records Manager, OPIC

2:45 - 3:15 Agency Experiences

3:15 - 4:00 Questions & Answers

Location: Jefferson Auditorium of the South Agriculture Building, 14th and Independence Avenues, S.W. Via Metro: Use the Independence Avenue exit at the Smithsonian Metro Stop; the building will be on your right as you come up the escalator. Please enter the building at the Fourth Wing entrance (which is approximately half way down the building on the Independence Avenue side).

Registration: Building Security has requested a list of participants prior to the Forum. By November 23 close of business, please e-mail your name, job title, organization, and contact information to:

Or, fax the information to: (202) 205-2831.

Please join us for a lively discussion!

-- Anonymous, November 01, 2001

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