August 3, 2012
MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS: RACO 2012
The National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Records Administration Conference (RACO) is for Federal records officers, records management professionals, information managers and information technology professionals with an interest in Federal records and information management.
RACO 2012 is a half-day conference with no fees, but a limited number of seats are available in the theater. Registration will open August 8, 2012, and will be first come, first served!
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: RACO 2012 will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration downtown building, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Metrorail's Yellow or Green lines to the Archives/Navy Memorial station) in the McGowan Theater. Please enter on the Constitution Avenue side of the building, the "Special Events" entrance (which is actually the exit for the general public).
THEME: "Developing a 21st Century Framework for Records Management."
This year's program focuses on the implications of the Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records and case studies of the 2012 Archivist Achievement Award (AAA) winners.
REGISTRATION: RACO 2012 registration will begin on August 8, 2012, through NARA's Learning Management System. Next week, look for registration information on the RACO website, on our Records Express blog, and in your email from RM Communications.
There are two options to participate in RACO 2012. One option is the traditional "live attendance". You may also attend RACO 2012 remotely by clicking on http://www.ustream.tv/channel/raco2012 and using the password: RACO2012 to access the webcast.
For specific registration inquiries, please contact the RACO Registrar via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit the RACO 2012 website at
PAUL M. WESTER, JR.
Chief Records Officer for the