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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... Read More →

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Joyce Gabiola

Anti-Oppressive Archivist/Researcher, Greetings! Are you hiring? Let's talk.
2019 SAA Program Committee Co-Chair. Joyce digs paletas and "dad" jokes when not reading or writing about (and navigating) the oppressive system under which archives, libraries, and higher education continue to operate.
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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... Read More →
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Helen Wong Smith

Archivist for University Records, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Helen Wong Smith, MLIS, CA, FSAA has served diverse populations in private, academic, and government collections serving diverse populations for 35+ years. While on Council she introduced Cultural Diversity Competency training to SAA and was made a Fellow in 2016.
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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... Read More →

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