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NAGARA 2018 Winter Regional Forum

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NAGARA brings training closer to home with this one-day Regional Forum dedicated to improving the skills & talents of the government archives & records administration community.

Date & Time: Friday, January 26, 2018 | 7:30AM - 4PM EST
Location at Hotel: San Gabriel Ballroom E

Themes: Electronic Records Management | Cyber security | Personally Identifiable Information | Risk assessment | The Cloud

Overview: NAGARA is excited to bring valuable educational training closer to member's living in the Southwest Region of the United States! In addition to the NAGARA Webinar Series – which provides all NAGARA members access to educational training sessions from the comfort of their own home or office – government archivists and record administrations will now be able to attend LIVE educational sessions closer to home! NAGARA is thrilled to be returning to Texas and look forward to the opportunity to meet with our members in the region.

Below is the agenda for the Forum:

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM:           Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM:           Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM:         Session 1: Local Government Electronic Records Management
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM:       Morning Break & Networking
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM:       Session 2: Navigating the Growing Threat of Ransomware and Cyber-Blackmail: What they are, how to prevent it, and what to do if you are a victim
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM:       Lunch & Networking
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM:         Session 3: Securely Managing Records in the Cloud: What you Need to Know
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM:           Afternoon Break & Networking
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM:           Session 4: Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Part I: Texas Public Information Act – Bckground and Common Exceptions
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM:           Session 5: Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Part II: Protecting Information While Providing Public Access

Credits: 5 ARC credits (ACA) in Section B.3.c. | 5.5 CRM credits (ICRM) | 5 LGARA Certificate credits

Price: $99.00 for Members | $149.00 for Non-Members

NAGARA Room Block:

To reserve a room at the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, please call the hotel directly at (737) 444-2700 (EX: 1) and tell them "I'm with NAGARA's Winter Regional Forum" during the reservation process. Room reservations must be made on or before January 5, 2018 at 5PM. Reservations made after that date will be accepted at the hotel's discretion.

Forum Sponsors and Exhibitors:

Please contact for more information about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities.

NOTE: NAGARA recognizes that many government organizations require a purchase order or physical invoice for payment processing. We are happy to help! To obtain a physical invoice for your Forum registration, simply complete all steps of the online registration process and when you arrive at the final step of registration (the payment screen), simply select "Pay Later" from the listed options and then click the orange "Submit Order" to complete your order. A PDF copy of your registration invoice will then be e-mailed to you for payment processing. Your registration for the Forum will be complete and confirmed upon full receipt of payment. For any additional questions, please contact, or dial NAGARA Headquarters at (202) 508-3800.

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