National Archives of Slovenia Hosts DLM Forum
9 April 2008 – Ljubljana, Slovenia – The DLM Forum, a multi-disciplinary community of public archives and interested parties in archive, records and document and information lifecycle management throughout the EU concludes two days of meetings held in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The DLM Forum meeting was hosted by the National Archives of Slovenia. Representatives from organisations from over 30 European countries attended the two day meeting for discussion and to attend presentations on topics of particular concern in the information management and archives fields. The meeting heard presentations dealing with some of the most important questions in archives management today, including issues with regard to legal value of records, records life cycle from capture to archiving, data protection, metadata schemas and MoReq2 (Model Requirements for the Management of Electronic Records). Speakers and contributions came from National Archives of Slovenia, German National Archives, National Archives of Finland, National Archives of UK, French Archives Directorate, Danish National Archives, University of Tempere and information management specialists in the private sector.
The sessions were initiated by a keynote address from Tatjana Hajtnik of the National Archives of Slovenia who discussed the issues of records through the life cycle beginning with capture through to archiving.
The DLM presentations included numerous sessions on the recently published MoReq2. Presentations on this included discussions on the governance, testing and adoption as well as the future for MoReq2. This standard is vital to the work in information and records management and archives.
See also: dlmforum.typepad.com/dlm/