Annual Conference and Workshops, Cardiff, 8 – 10 May 2019

Cardiff - site of the 2019 conference

St. David’s Hotel, Cardiff Bay: venue for the 2019 HSRAA conference

Book early to avoid disappointment and secure your place on this best-in-class, industry-leading, interactive conference on records and archive management in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.

This event is the only global forum aimed specifically at Records Management and Archive management professionals working within the life sciences and healthcare sectors and a great opportunity to network with like-minded industry colleagues.

The conference will comprise fully interactive workshops presentations, debates, and round table sessions on regulatory requirements and updates, best practices, sector trends, technology developments, and innovations in the field of records and archive management.

Future Inn, Cardiff Bay: venue for the workshops

Delegates will learn how to best to tackle the challenges of ensuring compliant practices; how best to develop strategies to improve, and optimise procedures, facilities, and technologies; and how best to introduce efficient and durable approaches by learning from inspirational and leading industry experts and peers covering a wide range of topics including

  • Data integrity
  • Digital archiving
  • Inspection strategies
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Good data and information governance
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning

You can view the full conference agenda, or download the conference brochure, which includes a full list of speakers, discussion topics and other relevant conference details.

Pre-Conference Workshops, 8 May 2019, Future Inn, Cardiff Bay

Pre-conference half-day workshops are scheduled for the afternoon before the conference. These must be booked separately as an add-on to the conference. There is a choice of two workshops:

  • The Implications of the General Data Protection Regulation on Records Management
  • Data Integrity Expectations, Challenges and Best Practice for GXP Compliance Sponsors

These workshops will take place at the same time. To help you decide which workshop to attend, please click for more information. Important note: the workshops will take place at the Future Inn, Cardiff Bay (about 10-minutes’ walk from the St. David’s Hotel).


The “early bird” discount period ends on the 29th March 2019. Standard bookings end on 25th April 2019. If you are not currently an HSRAA member, you can still receive the “early bird” discount by booking early. However, if you join the HSRAA now you’ll also benefit from the member discount in addition to the early bird discount.

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HSRAA is grateful for the generosity of its sponsors: Formpipe, Montrium, and Phlexglobal. These sponsors make it possible for HSRAA to deliver premier events, provide excellent networking opportunities, and to expand its impact in the life sciences and healthcare sectors through development opportunities.

Thanks to sponsor funding, HSRAA is able to offer for this conference two bursaries to eligible applicants. Follow these links to see the eligibility criteria and to complete and submit an application form.