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Related to RIM Day Symposium: First Nations Health Authority Data Governance Forum

In 2008, the First Nations Summit Society supported the establishment of the First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) as a provincial entity to support BC First Nations as they assert their authority and decision-making capacity. The FNPSS was created to leverage economies of scale for First Nations to access relevant, quality capacity building opportunities for their administrations. To accomplish this in the most economical and accessible manner possible the FNPSS sought out partnerships with professional and regulatory bodies who currently provide training to their membership in areas that are common to the needs of First Nations.

To that end the FNPSS and the First Nations Summit Society signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with:

  • ARMA Canada (The Association of Records and Information Managers and Administrators) and ARMA Vancouver Chapter;
  • The Institute of Public Administration Canada;
  • he Local Government Management Association; and
  • The BC Public Service Agency and the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation.

As a direct result of the MOU with ARMA Canada and ARMA Vancouver Chapter several initiatives have been undertaken including the First Nations Information Management Toolkit, two-day boot camps, inclusion of First Nations content at the ARMA Canada Conferences, as well as the ARMA Vancouver conferences.

February 2, 2016, the First Nations Summit Society, Musqueam First Nation, ARMA Vancouver Chapter and Collabware are pleased to host the first First Nations RIM one day Symposium. A coalition of First Nations organizations, First Nations communities and records management professionals are working together in organizing an event aimed to build information management capacity in First Nations communities.

The agenda has been informed by a survey of First Nation’s needs. Highlights include; a presentation on Sharepoint/Collabware, FN Information Management Toolkit, Shared Drive Management and presentations from First Nations who are working in this area.

The focus is on practical knowledge and skills that participants will be able to bring home and utilize. In addition, participants will be asked for suggestions for future work that will further support First Nations in Information Management.

We are pleased to provide the agenda for the Symposium. Registration instructions to follow. Please join us!

RIM Day Agenda for February 2nd, 2016

Time Agenda
8:30-9:00 Opening and Welcome from Musqueam Elder(s)
9:00-9:45 Keynote Remarks
9:45-10:00 Health Break
Concurrent Sessions
RIM 101 Stream Electronic Records Stream FOI/Privacy/Legal Stream
10:00-11:00 RIM Toolkit, Part 1 – Overview Shared Drive Restructure: A case study Introduction to Privacy Legislation and Compliance
11:00-12:00 RIM Toolkit, Part 2 – Developing a File Plan Using Google GeoTools for First Nations Information Management Tsawwassen First Nation’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Vendor Tables
1:00-2:00 Records and Information Management at Kwikwetlem First Nation Introduction to the SharePoint and Collabware Implementation at the First Nations Summit Legal Considerations for First Nations Information Management
2:00-2:15 Health Break
2:15-3:45 Intro to ARMA and Open Panel Discussions
3:45-4:15 Closing

RIM Day Sponsors


Acknowledgement of Organizers:

Sandra Dunkin, First Nations Summit

Indri Pasaribu, First Nations Summit

Valerie (Chemkwaat) Cross-Blackett, Naut’sa Mawt Tribal Council

Jennifer Jansen, Tsawwassen First Nation

Jennifer Borland, ARMA Vancouver

Sheryl MacDonald, ARMA Vancouver

Christa Williams, First Nations Public Service Secretariat

Adrienne Hembree, Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Jason Woolman, Musqueam First Nation

Kevin Owen, Musqueam First Nation

Sandie Bradley, Harwood Information