Federal Records Management

Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG)

BRIDG is a public forum to discuss federal records management. BRIDG is hosted by NARA's Agency Services, composed of the Office of the Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government, the Federal Records Centers Program, the Office of Government Information Services, the Information and Security Oversight Office, and the National Declassification Center. BRIDG meetings are held every other month and can be joined virtually via YouTube.

BRIDG Dates and Times

BRIDG Meetings are held via YouTube.  Links to the YouTube meetings will be provided on this webpage.  To receive information about upcoming BRIDG meetings and other federal records topics,

Date

BRIDG Meeting

Wednesday, 2/21/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, 4/09/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, 6/11/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, 8/13/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, 10/08/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, 12/10/2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Virtual Meeting

BRIDG Meeting Recordings

BRIDG meeting 2/21/2024  AC 15.2024

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Presentation Slides 

 

BRIDG meeting 12/12/2023 AC 24.2024

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Presentation Slides

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Update
  • Updates from the Federal Records Centers Program
  • Digitization Guidance
  • Annual RM Reporting for CY 2023
  • Safeguarding NATO Equity within Federal Records Centers

BRIDG meeting 10/17/2023 AC 04.2024

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Presentation Slides 

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government update
  • Federal Records Centers Program (FRCP) update
  • NARA Bulletin 2024-04 Managing Records on Collaboration Platforms
  • Digitization Quality Management Guide
  • Managing Social Media Records RM Assessment
  • Updates on Annual Move

BRIDG meeting 8/15/2023 AC.46.2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Update
  • Federal Records Centers Program (FRCP) Update
  • G-Invoicing and FY24 FRCP Rate Development Updates
  • RM Annual Reporting Update
  • Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) Update on Annual Reporting Responses
  • Universal ERM Requirements, version 3
  • ERA 2.0 Updates

BRIDG meeting 6/13/2023 AC.35.2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government update
  • Federal Records Centers Program (FRCP) update
  • Briefing from the Federal Records Officer Network (FRON)
  • ERA 2.0 status updates

BRIDG meeting 4/18/2023 AC.29-2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Update
  • Federal Records Centers Program (FRCP) update
  • Semi-annual report of oversight activities and RM assessments
  • ERA 2.0 status updates
  • Digitization regulations for permanent records

BRIDG meeting 2/14/2023 AC.21-2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government update
  • Discussion of OMB/NARA Memo, Update to Transition to Electronic Records, (M-23-07)
  • NARA Guidance Overview
  • Federal Records Centers Program update
  • NARA's Electronic Records Archive (ERA) system migration update

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG meeting 12/13/2022  AC 08.2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • Federal Records Center Program Updates
  • FY22 Annual Reporting Update
  • Changes to Previously Approved Schedules
  • NA 14130 for Classified Transfers
  • Capstone Approach for Electronic Messages
  • ERA 2.0 Status Updates

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG meeting 10/18/2022 AC 02.2023

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Presentation Slides

  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • Federal Records Centers Updates
  • AROC Renewal
  • ERA Update

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG meeting 8/17/2022 AC41.2022

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Presentation Slides

  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • FRCP Updates
  • Federal Agency Annual Reporting
  • OGIS Update

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG meeting 6/14/2022  AC37.2022

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Presentation Slides 

  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • Federal Records Centers Updates
  • Research Services Updates

Meeting Transcript 

BRIDG meeting 3/31/2022  AC23.2022

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Presentation Slides

  • Welcome
  • Opening Remarks
  • A Conversation with the Archivist of the United States
  • Federal Records Centers Updates
  • Transfer of Classified Documents via the Annual Move

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG meeting 2/23/2022 AC 19.2022

The February 2022 BRIDG meeting was postponed.

BRIDG Meeting 12/14/2021 AC 08. 2022

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Presentation Slides

  • Federal Records Centers Program Updates
  • NARA’s Records Management Office: Leveraging Enterprise Technologies to Manage Records 
  • GRS Updates 
  • 2021 Annual Reporting Reminder 
  • Records Management Training Updates

Meeting Transcript 

BRIDG Meeting 10/19/2021 AC 04. 2022

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Presentation Slides 

  • Federal Records Center Program Updates
  • Annual Move
  • Annual Reporting Data
  • OGIS Reporting Update and Advisory Committee Update

Meeting Transcript

BRIDG Meeting 8/24/2021 AC 30.2021

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Meeting Transcript

Presentation Slides

  • NARA’s Draft Strategic Plan FY 2022-2026
  • Federal Records Center Program Updates
  • Tribal Consultations

BRIDG Meeting 6/22/2021 AC 25.2021

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Meeting Transcript

Presentation slides 

  • Federal Records Center Program Updates
  • Assisting Veterans & Families In Their Time of Greatest Need
  • Capstone Panel Discussion

BRIDG Meeting 4/20/2021

The April 2021 BRIDG meeting was cancelled.

BRIDG Meeting 02/16/2021 AC 17.2021

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Meeting Transcript

Presentation slides

  • Federal Records Center Program Updates
  • Update on ERA 2.0
  • Records Management Training Updates

BRIDG Meeting 12/16/2020 AC 12.2021

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Presentation slides

  • Federal Records Centers Program Updates
  • Oversight and Reporting Updates
  • Draft Regulations with Digitization Standards for Permanent Records
  • Update on Federal Records Management and Transition Activities

BRIDG Meeting 10/20/2020 AC 04.2021

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Presentation slides

  • Welcome and Speaker Introductions
  • Federal Records Center Program (FRCP) Update
  • NARA Bulletin 2020-01, Guidance on OMB/NARA Memorandum Transition to Electronic Records (M-19-21)
  • NARA Bulletin 2020-02, Guidance on Scheduling the Early and Late Transfer of Permanent Records
  • Transition and Federal Records Management
  • General Q&A

 

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