The MER Experience
The 25th Year of Delivering Premier Electronic Records Management Education

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MER Conference 2015

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What is MER?

The MER is recognized globally as the best single resource for:

  • Understanding the many issues associated with the life-cycle management of electronically stored information and,
  • Acquiring the information needed to successfully achieve information governance.

The MER is the only national conference focusing on the issues and challenges of managing electronic records and information from three perspectives: legal, technical, and operational.

Registrants describe the MER as “a truly remarkable learning experience”.


Bob Williams is the founder and president of Cohasset Associates, Inc. and founder of the National Conference on Managing Electronic Records, (MER).Mr. Williams is renowned for his leadership in addressing the legal, technical, and operational challenges associated with the life-cycle management of records, especially electronic records.  He has edited two definitive legal research studies: Legality of Microfilm and Legality of Optical Storage.  His also has overseen many industry white papers focused on compliance the SEC’s requirements for the storage of computer stored information (CSI).As a renowned speaker, Mr. Williams has given more than 1,000 presentations at briefings, seminars, and conferences throughout the United States as well as in Europe and South America.Mr. Williams’ primary focus now is organizing, running, and co-chairing the MER, Cohasset’s nationally renowned conference on managing electronic records