About Information Awareness Month

The purpose of Information Awareness Month (IAM) is to increase public awareness of information and its place in all aspects of daily life.  By focusing attention at a number of events during the month of May on the role that information plays in day to day activities, the value of good information practices and policies are highlighted and promoted.

IAM is a collaborative event between various bodies within the records, archives, library, knowledge, information and data management communities.

The theme for  2019 is “Innovation with Information”

Organisations currently participating in Information Awareness Month are:

 National Library of Australia
 National Archives of Australia
 Institute for Information Management
 NSW Information and Privacy Commission
 The Australian Computer Society
 ACT Government
 Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia
 Australian Library and Information Association
 Australian Society for Knowledge Management
 Australian Government Libraries Information Network
 Health Information Management Association of Australia
 Public Record Office Victoria
 Australian Society of Archivists
 DAMA Australia
  

If you would like to register an event as part of IAM, use the Registration Form.

If your organisation currently wishes to sponsor or is seeking to be associated with IAM 2019, please contact the IIM Secretariat on (03) 5424 8551, events@iim.org.au or by using the following form.

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About diverdave

David's background is in project management in the construction industry on large projects such as Loy Yang power station in Victoria, the Submarine construction facility in SA, Bruce Stadium & New Parliament House in the ACT. He joined the Department of Defence in 1989 on the New Submarine Project before working across Defence in the management fields of human resources, information, knowledge, quality, risk and enterprise architecture. David has also worked as a successful management consultant in facilities management and enterprise architecture. He was previously the information architect for DEWR and a key member of the team implementing WorkChoices. David has managed and implemented several major procurement projects in government departments for both services and solutions. Now delivering his extensive skills back into government departments on a contract basis, David has recently introduced a Project Management Office into the Department of Human Services. David has a Diploma in engineering and a Masters degree in project management, is a Certified Practicing Project Director and an accredited workplace trainer and Assessor. He is the convenor of the ACT KM forum, is active in the IIM and AIPM. David enjoys snow skiing and teaches SCUBA diving in his spare time.
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