2021 ARMA Chicago Virtual Spring Seminar at the MERv Conference

May 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Format
Virtual conference platform Information will be sent to attendees prior to event

Join ARMA Chicago and MER for this 1-day, virtual conference tailored for information management, information governance and records management professionals.

As in the past few years the first half of the seminar will again be held in conjunction with the MER Conference featuring high quality speaker sessions and the closing keynote.

In the afternoon ARMA Chicago will highlight three sessions designed with thoughts around our challenging times and dealing with information in times of crisis and change.


ARMA Chicago [Virtual] 2021 Spring Seminar @ the MER Conference MAY 27 | Thursday

When: Thursday, May 27th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Cost: $29 ARMA Chicago Members $49 Non-Members

Schedule of Events:

(Some sessions may be added or changed -- stay tuned)

9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Efer Jhan Margarett Nierras | Sr. Information Architect - Manulife
Data Lakes and Big Data: How to Create an Access Framework for Secure Data Access to a Regional En-terprise Data Lake Instance

10:15—11:15 AM

MER Conference Session 1 (Choose from 3 tracks)

Track 1
Rob Bogue | President and CEO - Thor Projects LLC
Healthy Records Management of Covid-19 Health Screenings

Track 2
Kirke Snyder, Esq. | Director - Chorus Consulting
How to Create a Data Map and Why It is Critical

Track 3
Atle Skjekkeland | CEO - Infotechtion
Modernizing and Automating Records Management for 40,000 Users—Lessons Learned from a Global and Highly Regulated Company


Colonel Todd Ebel | Retired US Army
Closing Keynote: Leading from Where We Are: Choosing to Make A Difference Despite the Odds

1:30 to 2:30 ARMA Chicago Spring Seminar Session 1

Teresa Drabenstadt | Cohassest Associates
Leveraging the Opportunity of the Crisis to Improve Information Governance Practices, Including Mov-ing Paper Processes Towards Digitally Born Records

2:45 to 3:45

Rachi Messing | Microsoft
Microsoft 365 Governance

4:00 to 5:00

Martin Tully and Ken Withers | Sedona Conference
Record Un-Keeping: How Privacy Laws and Pandemics Push for Purging


$29.00 2021 Spring Seminar Member Ticket

$49.00 2021 Spring Seminar Non-Member Ticket