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Thursday, August 4 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
206 - Next Generation Leadership and the Future of Archives

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What does the future hold for the profession's next generation of archives leaders? As we reflect on the massive socio-techno-economic changes taking place in society today, coupled with the demands of archives users on access and content relevance, how will archives come to terms with embracing meaningful change and community engagement? Join a panel of diverse young leaders in considering where the profession is headed and help identify challenges and ways to overcome them.


Anne W. Ackerson

Executive Director, Council of State Archivists
-- CoSA Executive Director since 2013. -- Member, NYS Archives SHRAB -- Co-author, Leadership Matters (published 2013 by AltaMira Press in AASLH Series) -- Co-author, Women+Museums: Lessons from the Workplace (2016, Left Coast Press) -- Former Director of the Museum Association of New York (15 years) -- Former Director of several historical societies and historic sites (all with library/archival collections), 1975-1996

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Joyce Gabiola

Doctoral Student, University of California, Los Angeles
Joyce Gabiola recently earned their MSLIS in archives management at Simmons College, where they were instrumental in establishing new "diversity and inclusion" initiatives. Joyce also created the DERAIL (Diversity, Equity, Race, Accessibility, and Identity in LIS) Forum, a student-led event to engage in critical discussions about social justice issues in the information professions. Joyce is also an ARL IRDW Scholar and ALA Spectrum Scholar... Read More →
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Daniel Johnson

Senior Library Specialist, Graduate Student, University of Houston
Dan Johnson received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, double-majoring in Latin and English. He has worked as an assistant editor at Hoovers.com. He presently works with the Digital Library of the University of Houston, where he creates the descriptive metadata for digital archival collections. Dan is enrolled at the University of North Texas, studying Archival Studies and Digital Image Management. He is a recipient of an SAA/ARL... Read More →
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Helen Wong Smith

Executive Director, Kauaʻi Historical Society
>> MLIS, 1991; BA, Hawaiian Studies >> Certified Archivist, 2001-2016; Agnes C. Conrad Award, 2009 >> HWS has held library and archival positions in federal, private, and nonprofit collections for 35 years. Twice president of the Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists and the Hawaiʻi Library Association, she ends her Council at this conference. >> She presented "How Cultural Diversity Competence Can Help You, Your Collections, and Your... Read More →
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Kristopher Stenson

Administrator, Oregon Records Management Solution, Oregon State Archives
Kristopher Stenson is Administrator of the Oregon Records Management Solution at the Oregon State Archives, where he facilitates proactive electronic records management for dozens of state and local government agencies. He holds a MLS from Indiana University and a BA and MA in History from Washington State University. He previously served as Electronic Records Archivist for the Illinois State Archives, where he developed e-records policy and... Read More →

Thursday August 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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