Meeting Announcement - DC ARMA Chapter

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Join the Greater Washington, DC ARMA Chapter on April 2, 2001 to grapple > > and defeat all those electronic records issues at our annual conference... > > > > Electronic Imaging from A-Z > > > > presented by Don M. Avedon > > > > This seminar considers automating the storage, retrieval, and > > dissemination of documents. Discover the technology and concepts involved > > in electronic image management. Mr. Avedon examines the difference between > > data and documents focusing on the media, hardware, telecommunications, > > and software used in electronic imaging. He discusses the varying points > > of view on hot topics such as legality, standards, systems integration, > > and workflow. The presentation provides an easy-to-understand introduction > > to the technologies and concepts involved in electronic imaging, and looks > > toward future trends. > > > > This seminar will provide an easy-to-understand introduction to the > > technologies and concepts involved in electronic imaging by addressing: > > > > Defining the differences between data and documents > > > > Magnetic media vs. optical media > > ASCII coding compared to bit-mapping/raster scanning > > Digital vs. analog image storage > > Examples of data and document applications > > > > Storage Media > > > > Types: CD-ROM, CD-R, WORM, Rewritable, DVD, RAID > > Capacities and resolution > > Compression techniques > > Data life projections > > > > Components of a System > > > > Controller > > Scanners > > Drives > > Jukeboxes (robotic libraries) > > Monitors/displays/workstations > > Printers > > > > Communications > > > > Analog vs. digital > > Resolution vs. speed vs. bandwidth vs. cost > > Networks > > Internet/intranet > > > > Special Issues > > > > Backfile conversion > > Software > > Integration (data and image processing) > > Indexing > > Legality > > Standards > > > > Putting a System Together > > > > Semiautomatic systems > > Enterprise-wide automatic systems > > > > How to Get Started > > > > Forming a task force > > Systems analysis > > Developing a plan > > Conducting a pilot system > > Implementation > > > > Future Trends > > > > > > > > DON AVEDON is a well known consultant and speaker in the information and > > document management field where he specializes in records management, > > micrographic, electronic imaging and office automation systems. > > > > Mr. Avedon was Executive Director of the International Information > > Management Congress (IMC) and is its Chief Administrative Officer with > > responsibility for implementing all the Association's programs and > > activities. These programs include organizing a conference and exposition > > in a foreign country each year, publishing a journal and newsletter and > > coordination of activities with associations in 30 countries. > > > > Mr. Avedon was Vice President of Micronet, Inc., with responsibility for > > seminar and training programs, consulting activities and technical > > publications. He was in charge of the operation of "The Paperless Office" > > which was a model and test bed for "The Office of the Future." > > > > Mr. Avedon was Vice President, Research and Development Microfilming > > Corporation of America, a New York Times subsidiary. Designed and > > implemented a new micropublishing facility which included planning a new > > micrographic laboratory, office facilities using landscape open office > > furniture, an IBM system 34 data processing center. > > > > Mr. Avedon was Technical Director of the Association for Information and > > Image Management (AIIM). In this capacity he organized and managed the > > development and publishing of national and international recommended > > practices and standards. These publications have become the management > > guidelines for the entire micrographics field. While at AIIM he also had > > the responsibility for publishing their journal, newsletter, monographs > > and audio visual programs. He conceived and implemented their Resource > > Center. > > > > Mr. Avedon began his career as Project Engineer at Bell Telephone > > Laboratories in the Engineering Standards Department. Responsible for > > studying, designing, conducting tests and preparing guidelines for > > engineering records systems. > > > > Mr. Avedon is a Fellow of both AIIM and IMC and a former member of the > > AIIM Board of Directors and Chair of the AIIM Standards Board. In 1985 he > > received the Emmett Leahy Award from the Institute of Certified Records > > Managers for his outstanding contribution to the Information and Records > > Management profession and in 1987 AIIM's Award of Merit, the highest award > > the Association gives. In 1998 Mr. Avedon received AIIMs Lifetime > > Achievement award. He is author of several books including Introduction to > > Electronic Imaging, Quality Control of Electronic Images, > > Telecommunications in Document Management and the Glossary of Document > > Technologies. > > > > Mr. Avedon holds the designation MIT (Master of Information Technology) > > with a double Laureate in Electronic Document Image Management and > > Micrographics. He is a Certified Standards Engineer. > > > > Mr. Avedon has presented numerous talks in the United States and > > internationally and is the author of over two hundred papers in the areas > > of office automation, micrographics, electronic imaging, standards and > > engineering documentation. > > > > The seminar location is at > > > > Almas Temple > > 1315 K Street, NW > > Washington, DC > > > > The Almas Temple is located at 1315 K Street, NW with convenient parking > > on 13th street (One Franklin Square) and within easy walking distance of > > the 14th street exit of the McPherson Square Metro Station. > > > > For further information please go to our web site at: > > > > armamar.org/gwdc > > > > You can even pay for the seminar with your VISA or MasterCard credit card! > > > > The seminar has been approved for 5.5 CRM Maintenance credits. > > > > Plan to attend the GWDC ARMA Chapter's annual seminar > > featuring Don Avedon on April 2, 2001. The seminar is > > entitled "Electronic Imaging: A to Z"

-- Anonymous, November 28, 2000

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