Speakers

Alan Kong

Alan Kong is currently the Corporate Records Manager, Western Health in Victoria. Previously, he was the Manager, Standards and Policy at the Public Record Office Victoria. Alan has a keen interest in drawing from other disciplines such as marketing and behavioural insights to obtaining business buy ins with records and information management projects.

Alison Petrou

Alison Petrou

Victoria Police, VIC

Presenting: Cradle to grave - Bring out your dead!

Alison holds a BA (Policing) and MA (Information Studies).  Prior to holding the Archivist position in Victoria Police, Alison has had various roles in the Victorian State Government for over 15 years working in Child Protection and Adult Justice Roles. 

Alison Toohey

Alison Toohey

Wannon Water, VIC

Presenting: A career path - the destination or the journey?

Alison has worked in Recordkeeping within the water industry for ten years, and currently as Wannon Water’s Business Analyst.    She has experience in project delivery, team management, and EDRMS upgrades.  She also works in intranet maintenance, and in the provision of business process mapping to achieve successful efficiency outcomes.

Ally Howard (Snr Sgt)

Ally Howard (Snr Sgt)

Victoria Police, VIC

Presenting: Cradle to grave - Bring out your dead!

Senior Sergeant HOWARD has been an operational police officer since 1995, currently attached to the Victoria Police Security Incident Registry.   This unit works to prevent the unauthorised release of information caused by either a criminal act or non-compliance with information management & security policies, which may result in physical harm to a person, and / or a loss of investigation integrity.  She has also worked in the specialist areas of child sexual abuse, and as a trainer and assessor at the Victoria Police Academy. She has a Master of Education (Organisational Policy and Change) and affiliations with numerous national and international policing associations including the Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP).

Alyssa Blackburn

Alyssa Blackburn is the Manager of Information Strategy at AvePoint, where she helps organisations achieve business value from their information. In her role, Alyssa provides records and information consulting services as well as system implementations, allowing customers to optimise the structure of their information to maximize business benefits while meeting data governance and compliance objectives.

With more than 15 years of experience in the information management industry, Alyssa has worked with both public and private sector organisations to deliver guidance for information management success in the digital age. She is responsible for the development of AvePoint’s information management solution, RevIM, and has been involved with implementing our records management solution with government agencies and commercial clients.

Alyssa is actively involved in the information management industry and has spoken at a number of events including at inForum 2016 in Perth. She has been published in the RIMPA IQ magazine and recently won the 2016 award article of the year for the RIMPA IQ magazine for her article titled, “Why you need to think differently about information management.”

Andy Carnahan

Andy is the Manager of Information Services at Wingecarribee Shire Council in the Southern Highlands of NSW. He has worked in IT for 30 years from Olivetti to Microsoft, Avon to Arnotts and NSW Health to Council . From 2005 to 2015 he was also responsible for Records and Corporate Information. Andy has presented at previous RMAA and RIMPA conferences and workshops. He likes to consider himself anon Record Keeping themes from the perspective of a curious and interested outsider.

Angela Garnett

Angela Garnett

Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD

Presenting: User acceptance testing: What is it good for?

Angie Garnett, ARMA, has been the Coordinator Records & Knowledge Management at Moreton Bay Regional Council in Queensland, since amalgamation in March 2008. Prior to this she worked for the Caboolture Shire Council for 16 years. Angie’s experience in records management includes working at all levels of government, including with the CSIRO (Division of Tropical Agronomy), Brisbane College of Advanced Education (now QUT) and the State Electricity Commission of Queensland (now QEC).

Anne Lyons

Anne Lyons has been a member of the National Archives of Australia executive since August 2004, managing the Archives public and government services, government & information policy  and ICT functions. Under Anne’s leadership the Archives moved its primary access service delivery to the web, growing the public’s use of records online, and led the successful Commonwealth Digital Transition Policy, assisting government agencies to be fully digital by 2016.

Anne has overseen ground-breaking online innovations to make millions of records searchable and viewable online and has managed the Archives national award-winning touring exhibition program, education, marketing and national reference services. More recently Anne led the development of the Archives Digital Continuity 2020 Policy which has set the direction for comprehensive information management in all government business systems by 2020.

Before coming to the Archives Anne managed marketing and communications for the Australian Federal Police and spent the previous 20 years working in the communications and marketing fields in both the public and private sector.

Annette Senior

Annette Senior

Recordkeeping Innovation, NSW

Presenting: Innovative information management by design

Annette Senior has a Graduate Diploma of Science (Information Services) and has worked in information specialist roles since 2000.  She has delivered front line support services for Electronic Information Management systems and has extensive experience as a systems administrator for TRIM.  In addition to her technical understanding, she is a knowledgeable and adept trainer, designing and delivering information management and system-based training for diverse audiences.  Annette’s’ experience in risk and compliance areas informs her approach to information and records management frameworks.  She has experience developing and maintaining recordkeeping policy, procedures, classification and disposal tools to support business objectives and the implementation of technology.

Bram Lagrou

Bram Lagrou is a Belgian born Psychologist and the founder of Lagrou Partners.

Prior to his move to Australia in 2010, Bram was a Business Leader and International Trainer at Watkins Manufacturing Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company. His experience spans across 25 countries where he has mentored numerous teams to increase revenue and profit margins while making a positive difference.

Personal development plays a dominant role in Bram’s life. He has been personally trained by global leaders such as Brian Tracy and Brendon Burchard. In 2013 and 2014, Rob Chapman, former CEO of St George Bank, acted as a coach to Bram to keep him truthful to his purpose. Currently, Bram collaborates with international best-selling author Dr John Demartini.

Over the years, Bram obtained several sales achievement and innovation awards. Clients often attribute his motivational abilities, deep psychological insights and creative approach as reasons for their success.

Carmen Angerer

Carmen studied as a journalist, before transitioning into technology with Melbourne start-up Envato and working as a social media specialist for The Australian Ballet and National Gallery of Victoria. She’s an archiving enthusiast who is passionate about helping organisations preserve digital-born records and understand the importance of digital conversations to their businesses.

Chris Foley

Chris Foley

Foley Business Consulting, VIC

Presenting: Training for personal success

Chris Foley has worked in many varied roles across Education and Information Management. He holds a mix of university and vocational qualifications in Information Management, Education, and Training. For the past eighteen years he has become a specialist implementer of ECM systems and IM initiatives. His work has taken him across both the Australian public and private sectors. He now owns and manages his own consulting firm (Foley Business Consulting) which specialises in ECM consulting, workflow automation design, and training delivery.

Chris Fripp

Chris is the Director Records and Information Management with Relevancy Pty Ltd and is a recognised expert in the area of records and document management offering fresh insight and a passion for innovation and encouraging professionalism within the industry.

Chris consults to private and public organisations and is the principal facilitator of classroom recordkeeping courses from Certificate 4 through to Advanced Diploma around Australia and has been providing consultancy and training services since 2000.

He is a recognised advisor on the subjects of Information Management, Records and Document Management, Workflow & Image Processing, Classification, information enabling technology and change management and has implemented solutions to many organisations.

Chris holds the status of Life Fellow with RIMPA and was the inaugural winner of the J Eddis Linton Award for excellence in Records and Information Management and has held the positions of National President of the Records & Information Management Professionals of Australasia for 6 years; NSW Branch president; and President of the NSW Local Government Chapter. Chris has also served for a number of years on the IT/21 Australian Standards Committee and has represented RIMPA on the International Standards Organisation SC/11 committee for records management.

Craigie Sinclair

Craigie Sinclair

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Presenting: Addressing the 'people problem': An introduction to the ICA Information Culture toolkit

Craigie manages the Information and Records Management unit for Victoria University of Wellington.  Prior to working at Victoria, Craigie has worked in a variety of records management and library positions for both corporate and government entities. 

Danielle Wickman

Danielle Wickman was appointed Director of Territory Records for the ACT Government in October 2012. This followed a 15 year career with the National Archives of Australia in areas from appraisal to access, with publishing, governance, arrangement and description and collection review in between. From 2006 to 2009 she worked with Pacific Islands archivists on the Recordkeeping for Good Governance Toolkit. She has also worked as a performance auditor and manager at the Australian National Audit Office and Food Standards Australia New Zealand. Danielle has qualifications in journalism, library, archives and records management and museums curatorship.

 

Emma Garbelini

Emma has been working in the Information Management space with over 10 years experience in State and Local Government roles and as a Consultant. Emma holds a Certificate IV in Record Keeping and Certificate III in Business. She has a passion for Retention and Disposal and EDRMS Administration. Emma is proactive in evaluating current business processes and developing proposed enhancements to the City’s record keeping practices.

Eric Swain

Eric Swain

National Archives of Australia, ACT

Presenting: Digital approval . . . is that authorised?

Eric Swain is an Assistant Director in the Agency Capability Development section of the Government Information Assurance and Policy branch at the National Archives of Australia. His current focus is helping Australian Government agencies implement the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy through developing products and advice. He has presented at previous inForum’s, including a workshop on using the Archives Business System Assessment Framework.

Esther Carey

Esther Carey has worked in a variety of areas within the National Archives of Australia. She is currently working in the Information Policy and Systems Branch whose role includes determining standards and providing advice to Australian Government agencies on information management practices. She led development of the Information Management Standard for the Australian Government.

Esther holds a Master’s degree in Information Management and Systems (Records and Archiving) and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies and Cultural Policy from Monash University. She also has a graduate diploma in Information Management (librarianship) from the University of Melbourne.

Fabian De Angelis

Fabian De Angelis

EzeScan, QLD

Presenting: EzeScan Presentation - Title TBC

Fabian is the Support & Services Manager for Outback Imaging Pty Ltd, the home of ‘EzeScan’.  He enjoys the challenging role of keeping the EzeScan customer base exceptionally happy with providing advice and services over the vast array of capture solutions.

With over 10 years at EzeScan, Fabian enjoys working onsite with his customer’s and has been directly involved with 100’s of challenging implementations.  Fabian is a father of two, a mad Hawthorn supporter and when not spending time with his family can be found glued to the TV watching the Crime & Investigation Network!

Frances Flintoff

Frank has RM experience in the Health, Private and Government Sectors, and currently works with Information Proficiency.

Geraldine Aricheta

Geraldine Aricheta

New Zealand

Presenting: Let's get practical - Reinventing RM

Geraldine Aricheta has 20+ years records management work experience, 10 years with NZ departments and local government and 10+ years with Asian Development Bank (ADB), an international financial institution.  She started as a Librarian before working as Records Officer and has held various information management related roles since.  In all these roles, Geraldine has had the opportunity to review and redesign RM toolkits and responsible for the provision of strategic, technical and operational advice on records management practices.

Jane Brimacombe

Jane Brimacombe

University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD

Presenting: Developing a BCS for users - a case study from USC

Jane Brimacombe is the Manager, Information Management Services and leads the strategic direction of information management at USC. Jane has over a decade of experience and has previously been involved in the development of information systems at a number of Australian media organisations.

Janita Stuart

Janita Stuart

Worksafe NZ, New Zealand

Presenting: The roles of regulation in Information Management

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Jay Zaidi

Jay Zaidi is the founder of AlyData – a Washington DC based consulting firm specializing in CDO advisory and Data Science. He is a highly experienced data management practitioner who is passionate about developing data architectures and data management solutions to help companies unleash the value of their most strategic asset – data.

In 2016, Jay published two books on data-driven leadership – Data-Driven Leaders Always Win and Data-Driven Leadership – A New Leadership Paradigm in the Digital Age.  He has authored 85 articles on data management and data-driven leadership and regularly shares his passion for data at conferences and around the world.  Jay has over two decades of experience – thirteen at Fannie Mae (five of these were as a direct report to the CDO) and seven in Management Consulting with PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP and Commerce One Global Services.

Jenny McCallum

Jenny McCallum

Victorian Auditor General's Office, VIC

Presenting: A career path - the destination or the journey?

Jenny has worked in the information management profession for the past twelve years. She enjoys the challenge of raising the competency and capability of the information management function in public sector organisations. This includes influencing change, promoting the value of information and working with available technology tools to bring about efficient and effective work practices.

Joy Siller

Joy Siller

Siller Systems Administration, VIC

Presenting: Politics of Taxonomies

Joy Siller is Director/Principal Consultant of Siller Systems Administration, an information management consultancy. She has over 30 years’ experience in information management, which has included a considerable amount of time advising and teaching. Joy has had a long-standing relationship with professional records and information management associations, is a well-known presenter, expert advisor, and has assisted with the development of training curricula and delivering courses within tertiary institutions.  Her professional qualifications are in information science and business marketing

Julie Coxall

Julie has worked as a librarian in Public Libraries for 13 years before moving into records management in 2007.  Julie has a Master in Information Management  actively participates in the RIMPA CPD program to ensure she stays up to date and informed on developments and changes in the Information sector.

Having now worked in the local government sector for over 20 years and Julie has a sound understanding of the legislative requirement for record keeping in the public sector.  During this time Julie has rolled out a scanning program for incoming organizational mail including writing and implementing quality control of all scanned images to ensure compliance with relevant standards.  Julie was a leading hand in the development of an integration program between application software and HPE TRIM to ensure all templates are captured into the corporate EDRMS.  Coordinated the implementation of  a $1.5 million dollar digitalisation program of hardcopy archives.

Juliet Moore

Juliet Moore

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, New Zealand

Presenting: A moveable feast: Digital records migration with a changing scope

Juliet Moore has been working in the Information and Records industry for over a decade in the United Kingdom and New Zealand and has experience in corporate, government and iwi environments.

She has a strong background in Public Records Act management and the official information request and privacy aspects of records management, as well as being an experienced trainer in records management and copyright requirements.

She is currently the Records Manager and Project Lead at Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu in Christchurch New Zealand.

Katharine Stuart

Katharine Stuart

Dept of Finance, ACT

Presenting: Linked up Government starts with linked up records

Katharine works for the Australian Department of Finance working on a whole of government Digital Records Transformation Program. Katharine has previously worked as an Assistant Director at the National Archives of Australia where she contributed to the development of records management standards, policy and strategy. At the National Archives Katharine led the project team which delivered the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy. Prior to the National Archives, Katharine worked for the State Records Authority of New South Wales on the NSW digital strategy Future Proof. Katharine is a PhD candidate at the Universty of Canberra, undertaking research into digital government and the effects on records management.  Katharine has previous degrees from the University of Canberra and Macquarie University including a Master of Knowledge Management (Information Studies) and Master of Museum Management.

Katherine Clarke

Katherine has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand and completed a Master of Information Studies at Victoria University of Wellington in 2016. This resulted in an interest in supporting and developing information and records capability in both individuals and organisations. Katherine currently work as an Archivist/Archives Advisor at Archives New Zealand in Wellington. As a former local authority archivist the use and continuing access to records – within a new digital paradigm – remains a personal interest.

Kathryn Barton

Kathryn Barton is the Senior Information Compliance Specialist at Western Power (State-owned electricity network operator in WA). She has 17 years archival and records management (RM) experience, along with a Master of Information Management (Recordkeeping and Archives) from Curtin University.

In her 11 years at Western Power Kathryn has gained significant knowledge and experience in document/file management, RM education provision, EDRMS upgrades, information discoveries, and consulting to all levels of staff on records and information management practices.

She has recently moved to a new role that is more focussed on business compliance with records management legislative and regulatory requirements, accompanied by facilitating increased changes to business-led document management activities.

Kaye England

Kaye England

University of Southern Queensland, QLD

Presenting: Records - what records? A services oriented marketing approach

Kaye has worked at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) for the last 20 years in both the Library and Corporate Records. In 2012 Kaye graduated with a Bachelor of Librarianship and Corporate Information Management (Distinction) from Curtin University.  Kaye was the 2012 RIMPA Queensland Student of the Year and was awarded the Curtin University 2012 John Dean Award for academic excellence. Kaye is currently studying a Master of Information Studies through Charles Sturt University with a major in leadership.  Kaye’s role for the last 6 years at USQ has been Education & Compliance Officer (Corporate Records), where she is responsible for information management education and training programs as well as being a functional administrator for the eDRMS (Records Manager).

Kye O'Donnell

Kye O'Donnell

Votar Partners, VIC

Presenting: Assessing Business Systems compliance

Kye is a senior consultant at Votar Partners, specialising in records, information and knowledge management. Kye is experienced and energetic about improving business and service delivery through effective information management, efficient business processes, and positive organisational culture. Previously Kye has worked as records manager at the City of Perth and the Victorian Department of Justice; he was also an enterprise content management systems manager at Curtin University and a senior project manager at Public Record Office Victoria. His recent consulting engagements have included a wide variety of organisations including federal, state and local government agencies, water authorities, universities and community based organisations.

Linda Macfarlane

Linda Macfarlane

National Archives of Australia, ACT

Presenting: Moving in the digital world - breaking down barriers

Linda Macfarlane works in the Information Policy and Systems branch of the National Archives of Australia in Canberra. She is responsible for guiding strategic initiatives relating to information management in the Australian government sector. Linda has spent almost 20 years working in the archival and cultural sectors and brings a public access focus to her role in information management.

Linda Shave

Linda Shave is a thought leader and an architect of change in the digital information and technology arenas. Linda has spent a lifetime providing innovative business solutions and acquiring knowledge. She is an experienced researcher, author, policy adviser, consultant and presenter.

Her skills, knowledge and experience have been nationally and internationally recognised. Linda was the gold medal laureate winner at the prestigious ComputerWorld Honors Program in Washington DC for government innovation and information management.

Linda is an active advocate of information management in the digital era and a frequent contributor to the RIMPA iQ magazine. Linda is currently a AIIM representative on the National Standards Council for the American National Standards Institute.

Linda Zakman

Linda Zakman

National Archives of Australia, ACT

Presenting: What about me? Investing in an information governance profession

Linda Zakman works in the Information Systems & Policy branch of the National Archives of Australia in the Agency Capability Development section. She has particular interest in the roles of future data and information professionals.  Linda has spent the last 9 years working in the area of government information management and capability development after 10 years in the university sector.

Lisa Read White

Lisa is the current RIMPA Chair of the Board and a Director of Information Proficiency

Lydia Loriente

Lydia works in digital recordkeeping at Monash University. Prior to this, Lydia has worked in sales, marketing and data management for the fitness industry, as well as in corporate governance, specialising in policy development and privacy compliance. Lydia was recently awarded a prize for her contributions to leading a winning Hackathon team on big data analytics at the Monash ‘HackaMon’. Lydia is also Secretary of the RIMPA Victorian Branch Council, and co-founded the RIMPA Noobs New Professional group. In 2016, she co-presented a workshop at the International Council on Archives (ICA) Congress in Seoul.

Lynda Leigh

Lynda Leigh is personable, down-to-earth, and determined to make a difference. When she reveals her kicker ending, you understand why.
Most business speakers talk about business from the ‘top down’. Lynda’s insights reconnect you with your customer’s perspective, in ways that can’t help but transform your interactions with clients.

Maree Brennen

Maree Brennen

Main Roads WA, WA

Presenting: As it was in the beginning

Maree has worked in the Western Australian Public Service for 29 years, having worked in four agencies during this time. In 2006, Maree undertook to gain her Post Graduate Certificate in Information Services, with a specialisation in Records Management and Archives, completing this in 2007. Maree has used 4 RM/DM systems during this time as well as internal agency records specific systems. Maree has worked in all fields of Records and Information Management, and in the past 8 years specialising in Retention, Disposal and Archiving, and is currently the Team Leader of the Retention and Disposal Section at Main Roads.

Mimma Sardi

Mimma Sardi

Main Roads WA, WA

Presenting: As it was in the beginning

Mimma has worked for the Department of Transport for over five years. Initially employed as Coordinator of the Resource Centre, Mimma moved into records management just over two years ago and is currently Team Leader of Information Management Operations. While relatively new to the information management arena, there are many cross-overs between the library and records environments. Mimma has an Advanced Diploma in Applied Science (Library Studies) and holds a Cert IV in Frontline Management as well as a Cert IV in Business Administration.

Nicholas Fripp

Nicholas Fripp, a Principal Consultant at iCognition has been part of the records and information management industry for 17 years, and has been providing EDRMS consulting services for over 9 years.

Patrick Carswell

Patrick Carswell

University of Queensland, QLD

Presenting: Use it and lose it - Crush, kill, destroy!

Patrick spent most of his career as a Teacher/Librarian before his first records management role at Bundaberg Regional Council.  From there he moved to Brisbane in 2011 in the role of Records Manager at The University of Queensland.  Over the last six years he has implemented many changes at the tertiary institution including:  transition to electronic staff files, introducing a BCS, providing widely used read-only web portal to research and student records and implementing automatic registration systems.

Paul Fechner

Paul Fechner

SA

Presenting: Strategic Stealth

Paul has been an Information and Knowledge Management Professional (Digital Champion) for almost 20 years in the Private and Public Sectors (State and Local Government). He is passionate about inspiring individuals to respond positively to change and connecting organisational cultures with technologies that enhance and improve business processes.

Peta Ifould

Peta Ifould graduated from Curtin University with an Honours degree in Librarianship and Corporate Information Management in 2014. Her Honours research investigated the difficulties users had registering, searching and retrieving corporate information using the business classification scheme at the WA Police. She is currently a PhD student at Curtin University researching the recordkeeping role of the knowledge workers in Australian police government departments. She is currently the Collections and Recordkeeping Officer at the WA Police working at the Office of Information Management. A public servant for more than 30 years, she has held previous positions dealing with vehicle and driver’s licence records at the Western Australian Department of Transport. Since 2008, moving to records and archiving roles at the WA Police. Her current work involves records and information management policy and managing the WA Police archives collection.

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Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee

Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science, ACT

Presenting: An innovative, user centric approach to achieve digital document management

Rebecca Lee is an experienced senior leader with over 15 years’ experience in delivering technology enabled change.  Rebecca has established and implemented multiple, transformational change programmes for the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science as well has in her previous employment at a medical scientific laboratory. 

Most recently Rebecca led the transformation of the department’s digital documents management from paper based and traditional EDRMS record keeping to an information governance approach with record keeping that is invisible to the end user. 

Samantha Elkington-Dent

Samantha Elkington-Dent

University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD

Presenting: Developing a BCS for users - a case study from USC

Samantha Elkington-Dent is the Information Officer (Copyright and Compliance) and has been involved with the BCS and R&D mapping project since its inception in 2015. Samantha has recently completed a Master of Information Studies (Information and Knowledge Management) and has been with USC for over four years.

Sarah Botur

Sarah Botur

Northland Regional Council, New Zealand

Presenting: Let's get practical - Reinventing RM

Sarah Botur is the EDRMS Administrator at Northland Regional Council.  Working closely with the Manager she has supported the maintenance and development of the councils records management toolkits – file plan, retention and disposal schedule, catalogues, and repositories. Sarah was also involved in the areas of identifying improvements to support emerging requirements and standard of digitisation and digital records.

Shadrack Katuu

Shadrack Katuu

International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria

Presenting: Facing the challenges of managing records in transactional systems

Shadrack Katuu is currently Head of the Records Unit at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (Austria) and before that was an archives/records officer at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. (US). He has previously held several positions including manager of information systems in Mr. Nelson Mandela’s post-presidential office at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. He has worked as information analyst at the South African History Archive in Johannesburg (South Africa). He has also been full time lecturer at the University of Botswana as well as guest-lectured in several universities in Barbados, Canada, South Africa, and the USA. He completed his Undergraduate Degree in Kenya, Masters Studies in Canada and Doctoral Studies in South Africa.

Shiree Hart

Shiree Hart

Allfields, New Zealand

Presenting: How to get managers to start engaging and stop nodding

Shiree has been a Knowledge Director at allfields in New Zealand for 17 years and has lead the people side of many significant ECMS Rollouts all over New Zealand, extending to several other international sites. Shiree is very well known in New Zealand for Change Management – you may have heard her at conferences giving funny and informative talks on IM/Change Management and even cows! A keen talker, a vendor challenger and a sincere listener, Shiree will do anything to make sure, IM Initiatives and projects drive the behavioural change everyone else just talks about.

Sidney Netshakhuma

Mr  (Sidney) Nkholedzeni Netshakhuma, has completed BA (History and Political Studies), BTECH (Archival Studies), Postgraduate Diploma in Archival Studies, PostGraduate Diploma in Heritage and Museum Studies, BPHIL ( Honours) Information and Knowledge Management and Master in Information Science.

He has 12 years experience in records and archives management in the public sector and is currently working as Deputy Director at the University of Mpumalanga.

Simon Waller

Simon is the author of two books, The Digital Champion: Connecting the dots between people, work and technology and Analogosaurus: How to avoid extinction in a world of digital business.

He developed his expertise working in business improvement and strategy development at Rio Tinto. In addition, he holds qualifications in futures thinking, commerce and leadership.

Simon is an international speaker on the topics of digital disruption and the future of work and has worked with numerous organisations in Australia to help them incorporate digital tools in the workplace. For Simon, digital technology is not just a catalyst for increasing business productivity, it is also an avenue to improving the quality of life for those who use it.

Taline Babikian

Taline Babikian

Janssen-Cilag, VIC

Presenting: Politics of Taxonomies

Taline is a pragmatic Information Management specialist and Project Manager. She has over 29 years of experience in Information Management and has worked in government and multinational companies across finance, higher education, building construction materials, management consulting and the pharmaceutical industries.

Her background integrates information  governance and knowledge management.  She develops strategies and standards and translates these into practical outcomes to help organisations harness and gain value from their information assets.

She holds degrees in Library & Information Science, a Master of Management and a post graduate Diploma in Knowledge Management.

Taline is currently the Records and Information Manager at Janssen-Cilag and the Asia Pacific Records and Information Management Regional Lead for Johnson & Johnson

Toni Anderson

Toni Anderson

Recordkeeping Innovation, NSW

Presenting: Innovative information management by design

Ms Toni Anderson, Bachelor of Applied Science (Information Studies), senior consultant, has worked in the information and records management field in a range of Local, State, Commonwealth government organisations and the private sector, building a strong professional profile through participation in industry forums and associations.  Toni has extensive experience in development of records and information management frameworks, policy and procedures, business classification schemes, retention authorities, the specification of requirements, selection of enterprise content and records management software products to meet business needs, implementation of a broad range of products (Objective, TRIM, Hummingbird) and associated change management.  Toni has been instrumental in transitioning from project to business as usual operations, and leading teams providing high quality information services.

Wicka Simet

Wicka Simet

Dept of Finance, ACT

Presenting: The void between knowing and doing

Wicka Simet currently works for the Australian Department of Finance as an Assistant Director in the Digital Records Transformation Program. Wicka is the project lead for the Records Management as a Service project which aims to prove the concept of a single hosted records management system for government, while also attaining best price and meeting government’s unique records management needs. Prior to this, Wicka was the Records, Training and Support Manager at the Department of Communication and was responsible for implementing a successful TRIM / Sharepoint integration.  Wicka has also previously worked for the Attorney-General’s Department as a TRIM Administrator and Trainer. Wicka has a keen interest in records management user experiences and how the profession can address user issues to create a seamless and satisfying experience.

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