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Wednesday, August 3
 

4:00pm

Architectural Records
The Architectural Records Roundtable provides a forum for discussing issues related to access to and care of architectural and design materials. The meeting is devoted to hearing member presentations and collaborations, updates from our CAD/BIM Task Force, and discussion of partnership developments to preserve born-digital records and bridge archival best practices from analog to digital materials.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Collection Management Tools
The roundtable provides a forum for those interested in archival collection management tools (ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, Archon, and other tools) to trade knowledge and expertise. Join us to discuss the roundtable’s latest initiatives and share with your colleagues issues, concerns, and solutions regarding collection management tools.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon C Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Human Rights Archives
No description available. See the Roundtable microsite for updates: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/human-rights-archives-roundtable.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 311/312 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Labor Archives
LAR discusses ongoing projects, including the Roundtable’s partnership with the Labor and Working Class History Association, a labor-themed History Pin project, and Electronic Labor Records Working Group. There will also be discussion and report backs from member archives on current institutional projects and issues.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 214 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Lone Arrangers
Are you an archivist who works alone or with limited resources? Join the Lone Arrangers for a chance to meet up with other archivists in similar circumstances. Following our annual business meeting, a panel of archivists discuss the challenges and solutions of digital preservation—changing access, increasing visibility, and keeping it all preserved for the future. This will lead into small group breakout sessions to discuss the issues further and brainstorm new ideas together.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Torres

Melissa Torres

University Archivist, University of Houston-Downtown
I'm part of these things! You can ask me about them! | Vice-Chair, Lone Arrangers Roundtable | Member, Metadata and Digital Objects Rountable Steering Committee | Volunteer, Annual Meeting Career Center



Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 301/302 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Military Archives
The Military Archives Roundtable welcomes all archivists engaged in collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials related to the nation's rich military history or whose collections document the impact of the military and military activities on our society as a whole. Come join us!

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 303 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Recorded Sound
The Recorded Sound Roundtable is open to anyone interested in the preservation, management, and use of audio collections in archives and other cultural heritage repositories. The meeting includes a program entitled “Audio Preservation Archivists and the Future of Collections” presented by Steve Weiss (who previews his session “Remain in Light: Archival Practice for Popular Music Collections”) and Sarah Cunningham (“Education for the Next Wave of Audio Preservation Archivists”).

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 309/310 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Research Libraries
Following a brief business meeting, we present a program exploring how research libraries continue to produce at a high level and provide value to the institution in a time of limited resources. See http://www2.archivists.org/groups/research-libraries-roundtable for more details as they become available.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 304/305 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Web Archiving
The Web Archiving Roundtable provides information, education, and opportunities for discussion related to the capture and preservation of Internet content. Our meetings highlight developments in the field through presentations and encourage discussion about issues related to web archiving.

Agenda:

 

4-4:15                    Welcome and General Business Meeting (Kate Stratton and John Bence)

 

4:20-4:35              NDSA Survey update (Nicholas Taylor)

 

4:40-4:55              Internet Archive WASAPI project update (Jefferson Bailey)

 

5-5:30                    OCLC Research Web Archiving and Metadata Working group update and discussion (Jackie Dooley)

 

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Salon D Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

4:00pm

Women Archivists
NOTE: Room capacity for this session is 90 people. Please arrive early to get a seat--first come, first served!

Join WAR for our business meeting followed by a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create and improve articles related to women archivists! Michele Pacifico will commence the edit-a-thon and reflect on her article “Founding Mothers” (The American Archivist, 1987). Resources and instructions will be provided. More information is available on WAR's microsite http://ow.ly/PB3a3000Kox and meetup page http://ow.ly/zSew3000KBX. Also, we need your input! Is there a woman archivist not in Wikipedia, or about whom little is written? Please suggest names to add to the list of articles to create or enhance here: http://goo.gl/forms/LqrH0Bqo2z.

No Wikipedia editing experience necessary, but please bring a laptop and your ideas!

Wednesday August 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Salon E Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Archival History
The Archival History Roundtable meets in Atlanta for the first time since 1988. Recognizing the importance of Atlanta in regional and national history, the AHRT has invited several panelists who will discuss the social impact of archives and special collections within the South, including topics of social justice.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room 303 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Archives and Archivists of Color
The AACR Meeting is hosted at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (101 Auburn Ave NE). We will tour the renovated repository, have our business meeting, meet the 2016-2017 leadership, and recognize the Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Travel Award and Mosaic Award recipients.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Avenue Research Library

6:00pm

Archives Management
No description available. See the Roundtable microsite for updates: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/archives-management-roundtable.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room 301/302 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Encoded Archival Description
As EAD3 approaches its first birthday, archivists continue learning about the standard and making implementation decisions. In this forum, you’ll review migration and implementation concerns with the EAD3 study groups, learn about the Roundtable’s EAD3 Toolkit and other resources, and consider the successes and setbacks of EAD3’s first year.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room 304/305 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives
LACCHA had a very active 2015-2016 cycle! In our annual meeting we discuss our partnership with the International Archival Affairs Roundtable for the Itinerant Archivists project and the first iteration of the project: the trip of US archivists to Ecuador. We also discuss the webinar series Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders, its success, and future planning.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Salon E Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Metadata and Digital Object
MDOR promotes discussion about access, management, and preservation of digital archival objects and their metadata. Join us for a lively conversation of current methods and tools. We’ll take a close look at both challenges and opportunities in our work. Hope to see you there!

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Salon D Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Performing Arts
The Performing Arts Roundtable encourages the exchange of information on historical and contemporary documentation of music, dance, theater, and other performance media.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room 309/310 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Public Library Archives and Special Collections

The Basics of Disaster Preparedness: Incase “It Will Never Happen to Us” Happens Tomorrow

While we cannot cover the vast about of information related to disaster preparedness, it is our hope that we can give PLASC members enough information to get started. Basic information covered will include who to call for help, where to find resources, what supplies they should have on hand, how to handle wet items, and the importance of documenting your event. 

 

Presenters                                          Topic                                                     Institution

Mark Greek                                        Moderator/ PLASC Chair               DC Public Library

Laura Hortz Stanton                        Pocket Response Guide                                CCAHA

Tom Clareson                                    Who to Call for Help                        LYRASIS

Ann Frellsen                                       Handling Wet Items                        Emory University

Ashley Greek                                     Re-act Packs/ Supplies                   Library of Congress

Christine Wiseman                          Documenting Your Disaster         Atlanta University Center

Jessica Unger                                     Web Resources and Aps               AIC 



Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Room 311/312 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Security
The Security Roundtable meeting includes a forum for review of current security issues faced by cultural heritage institutions through open discussion, review of current events, and speakers from various institutions. Bring questions and ideas, and be ready to break into a facilitator-led discussion as we explore relevant case studies.

This meeting will take place at an off-site location. If interested in attending, please RSVP to rmseale@iastate.edu

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Off-Site

6:00pm

Students and New Archives Professionals
Following a brief business meeting, the SNAP Roundtable celebrates its fifth anniversary with lightning presentations from roundtable members and guest speakers from across SAA. Join us for a discussion of contemporary issues that engage graduate students and new archives professionals.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Salon C Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:00pm

Women’s Collections
Join us for "Documenting Diverse Women." There are numerous collections in Georgia that highlight the experiences of women across race, class, sexual orientation, and neighborhood. A panel of four dynamic speakers discuss archival collections across different repositories as well as various outreach and advocacy efforts aimed at increasing awareness of these resources.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Friday, August 5
 

7:30am

Archival Educators
The Roundtable discusses the results of a member survey concerning our future direction and priorities as a roundtable. We then hold an election for the incoming chair and members of the steering committee to replace those rotating off their assignments.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Congressional Papers
Hear reports from CPR leaders, roundtable task forces, and affiliated liaisons and groups. Learn about election results and participate in our governance.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Room 210/211 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

International Archival Affairs
This meeting is open to anyone interested in learning about international issues that have an impact on our profession. Join us for a panel discussion on the challenges and benefits of working as an archivist abroad, followed by an open forum to discuss projects and initiatives from around the world.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Room 202 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Issues and Advocacy
Join I&A for an engaging Q&A with “Great Advocates”--leaders of advocacy efforts from SAA’s recent history--reflecting on their work and the future of advocacy within SAA. I&A Research Teams also report on their achievements, discuss opportunities to get involved, and brainstorm priorities for the coming year.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Room 208/209 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Lesbian and Gay Archives
The annual Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable meeting includes the election of a new male self-identified co-chair, followed by a panel of speakers discussing various issues and projects related to LGBTQIA+-themed archival and curatorial material and initiatives.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Room 204/205 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Local Government Records
The Roundtable will be meeting jointly with the Records Management Roundtable.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Salon D Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Native American Archives
Join us to discuss indigenous archives, including recent initiatives, activities, and issues that concern repositories holding Native American and indigenous archival materials, as well as Native American archives professionals. The meeting includes presentations and discussion regarding best practices, case studies, training, and curriculum development. For further details see http://www2.archivists.org/groups/native-american-archives-roundtable.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Room 206/207 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Privacy and Confidentiality
The Roundtable’s annual meeting includes announcements, election results, and a special program featuring archivists who work with sensitive electronic records. How are they handling compliance with governmental mandates, the public’s right to access, and protecting individuals’ privacy?

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Salon E Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Records Management
Join the Records Management Roundtable for a presentation from Michelle Bradley, Records Management Training Supervisor at NARA. Michelle has been a records manager, an archives director, and a user of archives. She shares her perspective on the lifecycle of the record from these different points of view.

The Roundtable will be meeting jointly with the Local Government Records Roundtable. 

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Salon D Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Science, Technology, and Health Care
The Roundtable’s annual meeting is the opportunity for members to share information about collections and practices. See http://www2.archivists.org/groups/science-technology-and-healthcare-roundtable for more details about the program as they become available.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Grand Ballroom West Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

7:30am

Visual Materials Cataloging and Access
The Roundtable meeting includes a discussion and vote on future leadership as well as presentations on topics related to visual materials. Also planned is a mini-workshop to complement the presentations.

Friday August 5, 2016 7:30am - 9:00am
Grand Ballroom East Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303