Federal Records Management

AC 22.2018

June 20, 2018

MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS:  Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Thursday, June 28, 2018

The next Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting, sponsored by NARA’s Agency Services, will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2018

The meeting will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, in the McGowan Theater. Metrorail's Yellow or Green lines stop at the Archives/Navy Memorial Station right across the street. Please use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue (used as an exit for the general public).

We will begin with an informal coffee and networking hour with FRCP Account Managers from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Washington Conference Room (mezzanine level).

The main BRIDG Meeting will begin at 10:00 and end at noon 

Here is the agenda for this BRIDG meeting:

  • Opening Remarks and Speaker Introductions - Gordon Everett
  • Update on ERA 2.0 Business Process Improvement Work - Sam McClure
  • Industry Day Launch on E-Messages: An Agency Perspective - Courtney Anderson
  • Annual Move Update - Derek Kennedy
  • 2019 IAA Timetable - David Williams
  • Customer Updates - David Williams
  • Wrap-up and Announcements - Gordon Everett

To view the meeting live via the National Archives YouTube Channel, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5VPdco68P4.

An afternoon session will be held with staff from Appraisal Team 1 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Washington Conference Room on the Mezzanine Level. This is an opportunity to engage with your Appraisal ArchivistsFRCP Account Managers, and records accessioning staff. Reservations are required, so please e-mail Rania.Mahmoud@nara.gov to reserve your spot.

NARA encourages agencies to participate in BRIDG by presenting best practices or lessons learned that would be helpful to other attending agencies. If you wish to make a presentation or lead a discussion, please email James.Stossel@nara.gov.

If you have any questions about BRIDG, please email rm.communications@nara.gov or visit our BRIDG website at https://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/meetings/index.html.

Chief Records Officer
for the U.S. Government

Director, Federal Records Centers Program