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ANNOUNCING MER 2016 Speakers: Operational Track

Operational Track Speakers

This is the second of four posts announcing the 45+ speakers presenting at MER’16.

In this post are the speakers who will be presenting in the MER’s Operational Track:

  • Barclay Blair
  • Jim Coulson
  • Mark Diamond
  • Laurie Fischer
  • Sara Flanagan
  • Karen Knight
  • Kon Leong
  • Steve Ludlow,
  • Robin Martin
  • Ted McClain
  • Donna Read
  • Amy Roti
  • Carol Stainbrook
  • Sue Trombley
  • James Watson, Jr. Ph.D.

The next post will announce the MER’16 speakers whose sessions will focus on TECHNICAL issues.



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