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    SCPRA 24th Annual Conference


    October 22, 2019
    4:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    The Avista Resort
    300 N Ocean Blvd
    North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
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    As Records Managers for public agencies throughout South Carolina, we are committed to ensuring the preservation of and access to records. Many agencies are increasingly using electronic means to create, exchange, and store information.


    Records and Information Management professionals from the public and private sector, including state, county, municipal, public safety, court systems, schools, colleges and universities. Come to network and learn from others in your field.


    Fee includes access to exhibit area, educational sessions and materials, and 5 meals (3 breakfast coupons, Wednesday dinner, & Thursday lunch).


    Request for cancellation must be sent by October 16 to receive refund. Substitutions of the same fee category are encouraged in lieu of refunds


    Contact Maria Beltran ([email protected]) or Margaret Bailey ([email protected]).


    Tuesday, October 22

    4 -7:00 PM -  Registration Opens  

    5-5:30 PM  - Session 1: Welcome, SCPRA Introduction, & Overview
    Andrew Bigony, SCPRA President

    5:30-6:30 PM - Session 2: SCDAH Introduction & Records Management Overview
    Carolyn Smith, SCDAH

    Wednesday, October 23

    8:00 AM -  Registration Opens
    8:45 AM -  Session 3: SCPRA/Conference Overview 
    Andrew Bigony, SCPRA President

    9:00 AM -  Opening Session: SCDAH Purpose, Assets, Legislature, & New Trends 
    Eric Ericson, SCDAH

    10:15 AM  - Exhibitor Presentations

    11:45 AM -  Visit Exhibitors & Lunch on Your Own

    1:00 PM Session 4: Lost at Sea, Staying the Course
    Alexandra A. Arrospide

    2:30 PM Session 5: SCPRA Gets Connected 
    Margaret Bailey, Maria Beltran, & Shante Ellis

    3:45 PM Session 6: Bringing in a Disaster Recovery Specialist  
    Don Shupe, ServPro

    6-10:00 PM Association Dinner 

    Thursday, October 24

    8 :00 AM Registration Opens

    8:30 AM Session 7: Disaster Recovery Policies & Procedures
    Michelle Van Allen, Santee Cooper

    9:45 AM Session 8: Records Preservation Workshop
    Dennis Curran, Kofile

    11:00 AM Session 9: Mental Health Signs & Symptoms
    Rob Rhodes, Greenville County Schools

    12:00 PM Lunch in Exhibitor Hall 1:30 PM Session 10: Active Shooter Training

    2:45 PM Session 11: Region Meetings
    Region Administrators

    4:00 PM Session 12: State of the Region Reports
    Region Administrators

    6-10:00 PM Session 13: Connect & Reconnect
    Karen Greene, Georgetown County School District

    6-10:00 PM Dinner on Your Own

    Friday, October 25

    9:00 AM Closing Session: Long Journey Home
    Bob Hamilton, York County

    11:00 AM Session 14: Business Meeting/50th Anniversary
    Changes/Board Elections/Closing Remarks

    Board Positions Open for Election:

    • Andrew Bigony

    • Karen Greene

    • Maria Beltrán

    • Shanté Ellis

    12:00 PM Board Meeting