The National Archives and Records Administration--Northeast Region is pleased to offer a unique opportunity to visit with senior NARA executives.  Please join us for a high-level discussion of the issues and concerns that are central to the ongoing technological transition in the way Federal agencies do business.

This session is scheduled for Wednesday October13, 2004 from 9:00 am until noon.  It will be held at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, One Bowling Green, New York, New York.

The briefing is presented free of charge as a public service by NARA's Northeast Region.  Seating is limited.  We ask that you R.S.V.P. no later than September 30.  Pre-registration is required.  To attend this session contact our training hotline at (781) 663-0148 or register by Email:  [log in to unmask]

The electronic records challenge is formidable, but as an agency, the National Archives and Records Administration is committed to addressing this challenge head on.

Three Speakers:

Dr. Lewis Bellardo
Deputy Archivist of the United States

Re-designing NARA's Records Management Program 

The records management program that the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) currently administers was designed primarily for people who created, maintained, and used paper records. Dr. Bellardo will discuss the steps NARA is taking to address technological change.

Mr. L. Reynolds Cahoon
Assistant Archivist
Chief Information Officer for NARA

Electronic Records Archives 

ERA will authentically preserve and provide access to any kind of electronic record, free from dependency on any specific hardware or software, enabling NARA to carry out its mission in the future.  Whether you are a researcher interested in NARA's holdings or a Federal employee who produces records that might be stored in ERA, this presentation will provide important insights on the future of Federal recordkeeping and archival preservation.

Mr. Tom Mills
Assistant Archivist for Regional Records Services

Regional Customer Services

NARA's Office of Regional Records Services provides access to archival records held by NARA, and helps to ensure ready access to records held by Federal agencies and the courts. Through regional archives and records center facilities as well as records management services, we serve the general public, the private sector, and Federal agencies.  Mr. Mills will explore the ways that technology is changing these essential NARA services.

For more information these courses,  please contact Andy Potter at (413) 236-3605 or email:  [log in to unmask] 

Andy Potter
NARA's Northeast Region
(413) 236-3605  

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