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Spring Seminar Mania – April-May 2022

Couldn’t attend the 2022 TC ARMA Spring Conference in person?   We have another opportunity for you to stay connected.  It is with terrific enthusiasm that we welcome you to the 2022 Spring Seminar Mania II Program!

This year 13 local ARMA Chapters have partnered to provide 13 educational sessions during the months of April and May. The newest program participants include Alaska and Triangle Raleigh Chapters, expanding our regional diversity far beyond the Midwest. So, grab your virtual passports and get ready to visit some spectacular cities. Each time you attend a seminar your virtual passport is stamped. The more cities you visit the more passport stamps you get. The more passport stamps you get the more chances you have to win prizes during and at the end of the event.

Don’t wait! Pack your virtual bags! Learn from the experts in our field, tour these fabulous cities graciously hosted by our participating ARMA Chapters and win great prizes. Mark your calendar and join us for one, many or all of the following seminars:

April 6 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): The Value of RIM Program Audits” – hosted by Triangle Chapter
April 7 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST): Cloud File Migration Technologies & Services” – hosted by Madison Chapter
April 12 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST): ECG and RIM: A Critical Partnership” – hosted by Central Illinois
April 19 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST) The Pandemic and the IG Profession” – hosted by Greater Kansas City Chapter
April 21 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST) “Handling the 7 Deadly Stakeholders” – hosted by Indiana Chapter
April 26 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): Moving Your Organization Toward Compliance” – hosted by Lexington Chapter

May 3 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): IG Career Planning” – hosted by West Michigan Chapter
May 4 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): “You’re So Sensitive! Why IG and Data Privacy Should be Best Friends” – hosted by Detroit Chapter
May 5 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. AKST): Essential Negotiation Skills for RIM Pros” – hosted by Alaska Chapter
May 17 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): Even In Death, There Are Records (Cemetery Records)” – hosted by Mid-Michigan Chapter
May 18 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): Cleveland Metroparks RIM Policy and Procedures” – hosted by Northeast Ohio Chapter
May 25 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST): Records Reincarnation” – hosted by Louisville Chapter
May 26 (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST / 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EST): “Extend Your Vacation” – all Chapters

CLICK HERE for full program details, including information about each chapter, city/region, as well as information about prize drawings.

So what do you want to get from the ARMA?

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Chapter Member Spotlight

Gretta Thorson is the Records Management Program expert at Target Headquarters.  Her 30 years of RIM experiences have enabled her to tackle corporate compliance and ethics, retention schedule research and disposition, develop policies and procedures and implement and maintain integrated enterprise records management solutions.

Chapter Leadership Opportunities 

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