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MER Conference 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Date: May 8 – 10, 2017

Place: Chicago Marriott Downtown

 This is the 25th year of the National Conference on Managing Electronic Records (MER), the foremost educational conference for legal, technical, and operational electronic records management professionals, and Doculabs President James K. Watson, PhD, will be there!

James is participating in three events over the 3-day program:

  • Monday, May 8, 10:45 a.m. – “Understanding the Cloud: “Who’s Who & What’s What?” (panel with Mike Alsup, Barclay T. Blair, and Jim Coulson) –  The significant challenges for information access, governance and legal compliance as organizations make the transition to information governance “in the cloud,” and how it impacts enterprise content and records management program
  • Monday, May 8, 4:00 p.m. – “Understanding Your Cloud Options, Part C: Content Analytics” (panel with Debra Jensen) – The promise of content analytics as a critical business enabler, capable of supporting a wide range of applications, including threat detection and security monitoring, electronic discovery, and content minin
  • Tuesday, May 09, 10:00 a.m. – “An Integrated Approach to Information Management and Information Security” – Why information management is of critical importance to the successful Chief Information Security Officer today, and the processes and priorities of information security leaders that RIM professional need to know to help enable an integrated approach

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May 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am
May 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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