Middle East Electronic Documentation and Archiving Strategies Conference

Venue: Dubai

Location: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Nov 20, 2006 End Date/Time: Nov 21, 2006
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This conference presents an outstanding opportunity for attendees to evaluate a number of currently available document management, records management and archiving tools. Participants will hear the latest information from the fields of electronic document, records management and archiving systems, from leading experts, users, researchers, along with solution vendors. This two-day event is an ideal starting point for regional documentation and archiving professionals to gain a clear understanding of the terminology, concepts and requirements for electronic document, records management and archiving systems.

The conference will provide a review of existing practices and challenges faced by government and industry decision makers in electronic documentation, archiving and records management. From the basics to the most advanced solutions and business strategies in these related fields, experts will provide tips and techniques on how to analyze your business activities and processes, review your re-cord-keeping requirements, draw up a classification scheme and file plan, draw up a retention schedule, audit your current systems, and how to review your active document and content management requirements. Speakers will also address the issue of electronic mail, how to manage the mountain and identify and deal with the risks which the newest forms of electronic communication represent.

What will be discussed?

Challenges and development of Middle East archiving and documentation systems
Strategies, frameworks and tools for effective systems and processes
The role of IT in records management, and the role of non-IT issues
The future of electronic archiving, document and records management

Why Should you attend?

This conference aims to:

Recognize key document and records management and archiving strategies
Develop a better understanding on the information lifecycle, principles, life cycle phases and processes
Identify selection steps in choosing a document management and/or records management system
Examine the risks and realities of system implementation and vendor landscape
Understand the critical roles of policy, training, validation and compliance to standards

Who Will Attend?

CIOs and CTOs
Head of IT, Project Leaders
Business and Technology Managers
Traditional and Digital Archivists
Documentation specialists and executives
Content Developers and Project Managers
Publishers, Publishing Managers, and Archive Managers
Managers and personnel in information technology and management