Austin ARMA Chapter

Networking and learning opportunities for all who work toward effective records and information management.

Upcoming Chapter Events

    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • In-Person at Austin Energy Headquarters (4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723) or Virtual via Webex
    Registration is closed

    Records and Information Management (RIM) 101

    Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Location: Hybrid Meeting

    In-Person at Austin Energy Headquarters (4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723)


    Virtual via Webex

    Cost: $25 Chapter Members, $35 Guests

    Join us for Austin ARMA's celebration of RIM month! Alex Webb will present on the fundamentals of Records and Information (RIM) programs.  This overview of Records and Information (RIM) offers a refresher on basic concepts what is a record, what types of regulations govern your records, what your responsibilities, and what fundamental concepts (e.g. The Principles, definition of a record, the record life-cycle, Information Governance, Enterprise Content Management, etc.) should you use to build your records program.

    Alex Webb

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    Alexander (Alex) Webb, CRM, IGP, CHP, is a Senior Project Manager and RM/ECRM Consultant for IQBG and has over 14 years of experience in the development and implementation of RM Programs and ECRM systems for local governments.  Prior to joining IQBG, Alex was a Senior Business Process Consultant for the City of Austin, Texas where he oversaw the implementation projects of the city-wide ECRM and provided continued life-cycle support of the system.  As the Records and Information Management Officer for the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Alex developed the authority’s new RM Program strategic framework and oversaw the migration of their digital assets to a new ECRM system.  In the past Alex has served the Austin Chapter as the Treasurer from 2017 to 2019 and as the Vice-President and Seminar Co-Chair from 2012 to 2015. Alex is a Certified Records Manager (CRM), an Information Governance Professional (IGP), a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), and holds a Bachelor of Public Administration from Texas State University.

    Consider staying onsite after class and joining us for our regular April Chapter Meeting at 11:30 a.m.


    8:00 am             In-person and Hybrid networking and sign-in

    8:15 am             RIM 101 Records and Information Management pt. 1

    9:45 am             Break

    10:00 am           RIM 101 Records and Information Management pt. 2

    11:00am            Door prize

    We will meet in-person at the Austin Energy Headquarters located at 4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723. Find free visitor parking in the garage.

    *A link for attending the meeting remotely will be provided in advance of the meeting.*

    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
    Registration is closed

    The April Austin ARMA meeting will be held April 24, 2024 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This hybrid in-person/virtual* meeting is free for chapter members and only $5 for guests. Lunch will be provided, or you can bring your own. 

    Finding the Courage to Move Forward: A conversation with Mark Packard regarding his experience of developing a first in class records management program and its eventual demise.

    Speaker Bio:

    Mark Packard, CRM, OCSA

    Mark Packard is a Records & Information Architecture Program Manager at the Lower Colorado River Authority headquartered in Austin, TX where he directs the records management program for one of the company’s business sectors.  He is responsible for developing, implementing, and communicating the records management strategy and establishes policies and procedures designed to achieve management and business goals while satisfying audit, legal and regulatory compliance requirements. 

    Mark has 25+ years of experience in Records & Information Management.  He gained this experience in a variety of organizations within the public, financial, and manufacturing industries.

    Mark earned a B.S. in Business Management & Marketing from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin and has obtained the Certified Records Manager designation from ICRM. Mark served on the Board of Directors for ARMA Milwaukee and AIIM Wisconsin.  In addition, Mark is an OnBase Certified System Administrator and served 8 years in the U.S. Navy.

      Parking Information:

      We will meet in-person at the Austin Energy Headquarters located at 4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723. Find free visitor parking in the garage.

      *A link for attending the meeting remotely will be provided in advance of the meeting.*

      • Tuesday, April 30, 2024
      • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Austin Convention Center

      As a technology professional in Central Texas, you are invited to this important security and technology event at InnoTech Austin. The region's largest IT and security conference & expo. Below are details for complimentary and discounted conference passes to the event. This conference also includes Contact Hours for continuing education credit. Feel free to share with others at your org.

       ARMA Invites you to InnoTech Austin - Passes Available

      InnoTech – Austin’s IT & Security Conference
      Tuesday, April 30
      Austin Convention Center for information & registration

      Two Registration Options & Discount Codes:

      1 - Use Discount Code INN99 for complimentary InnoTech conference only.  Complimentary Registration includes more than 20+ conference sessions, morning keynote, exhibits and more.  (Does not include special events or luncheons) 

      2 - Use Discount Code INN20 for 20% off price of Women in Tech Summit, ISSA Keynote Luncheon or CIO Gala Luncheon.  Full InnoTech conference access is included with a special event registration. 

      Here are a few InnoTech conference tracks (ALL great reasons to take part in InnoTech):

      DevOps and Cloud Native Technologies

      - Data, Analytics & AI Track
      - Security and innovation

      - IT Executive Led Panels

      - Prizes including iPad, XBox, Beat headphones, flat screen TV and more
      - InnoTech Happy 45-Minutes (the perfect place to mingle over complimentary beverages and exhibits)

      Plus, much more!

      For all of the latest conference session additions, or to register, visit

      • Tuesday, May 21, 2024
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Austin Energy Headquarters Auditorium 4815 Mueller Blvd. Austin, TX 78723

      Join Austin ARMA on Tuesday, May 21st, to show your appreciation for our chapter business partners.

      Hear from our business partners, who have been supporting our chapter, and reconnect with colleagues.

      Have a question you’d like to submit and have our partners respond? Send your questions to

      This event is for members and business partners only.  The event is free and lunch will be provided, but please help us get an accurate headcount for lunch by registering in advance. 

      Event is in-person at the Austin Energy Headquarters Auditorium (4815 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX 78723. Free parking in the Austin Energy garage, see map below.

      • Tuesday, June 18, 2024
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • TBD

      More details coming soon!

      You are invited to attend the annual June Member Appreciation Luncheon! Our final meeting of this chapter year is dedicated to show our appreciation to our members, business partners, and volunteers.

      This event will be in-person only, so join us for a complimentary lunch, networking, door prizes, awards, and a good time! Registration is free, but required, so make sure to RSVP before the deadline of Friday June 14, 2024.

      Location: TBD

      Time: 11:30am - 1pm

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