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Monday, August 1

4:00pm EDT

Black Archives Now: Collaboration, Access, and Use

Black Archives Now: Collaboration, Access, and Use brings together librarians, archivists, and scholars from the Atlanta area to discuss the opportunities for connecting Black collections locally and nationally. Representatives from Atlanta University Center, Auburn Avenue Research Library, Emory University, Spelman College, Umbra: Search African American History, and others will present lightning talks, followed by an open conversation with the audience moderated by Dr. Meredith Evans, Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. 

We invite you to also please stay for a reception. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Please register for this event at: 


Monday August 1, 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Rose Library - Robert W. Woodruff Library Emory University 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322
Tuesday, August 2

9:00am EDT

ArchivesSpace Member Forum
Open to staff members from all ArchivesSpace member institutions, the ArchivesSpace Member Forum is an opportunity to learn and share with each other and the program team about all things ArchivesSpace.

More information on this free event is available at https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/wiki/display/ADC/ArchivesSpace+Member+Forum+2016. Online registration will be available later in the spring.

Tuesday August 2, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center

9:00am EDT

Regional Archival Associations Consortium (RAAC) and Society of Georgia Archivists
Please join the Regional Archival Associations Consortium and the Society of Georgia Archivists for a symposium focusing on the interests of our nation’s regional archival organizations. Sessions will focus on advocacy, public awareness, education, disaster planning and recovery, and grant development. This symposium will take place on Tuesday, August 2, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Coca-Cola Headquarters in conjunction with the CoSA/SAA Joint Annual Meeting.

Registration is now open. To view the schedule and register, go to the registration site. Registration is open to anyone interested in attending.  The symposium is free. Lunch can be purchased at the Coke café. Credit cards only.

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Brannock at Jennifer.Brannock@usm.edu or 601.266.4347.

Tuesday August 2, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Coca-Cola Headquarters
Wednesday, August 3

5:30pm EDT

SAA Business Archives Section Mixer
Join us at the BAS Mixer following the Colloquium at White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails! Mingle with other business archivists and enjoy some contemporary Southern cuisine, wine, whiskey or bourbon!

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails is located at 270 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, 2 blocks from the Hilton Atlanta (Conference Hotel).  It is directly across the street from the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.  The walk should take approximately 10 minutes.

When exiting the main lobby doors of the Hilton Atlanta, turn right onto Courtland Street NE.  Turn left onto Baker Street NE and walk 2 blocks to Peachtree Street NE.  White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails is directly on the corner of Baker Street NE and Peachtree Street NE.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 5:30pm - 9:00pm EDT
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails 270 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

6:30pm EDT

BitCurator Social Mixer

Come gather with fellow BitCurator users and digital forensics practitioners in Atlanta during ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016 to chat about forensics workflows, preservation metadata, deals on legacy media readers, etc. Plus, BitCurator Consortium members will be in attendance as well!

We will gather at The Sound Table bar in the Edgewood neighborhood of Atlanta at 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 3rd. This is the same location where AVPreserve is hosting their annual AV Archives Night (yes, we planned it this way!). So c’mon over early and have a drink and talk digital forensics beforehand. It's going to be super fun. There will be snacks and we will have stickers and buttons. 

Please RSVP here.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 6:30pm - 9:30pm EDT
The Sound Table 483 Edgewood Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312

7:00pm EDT

AV Archives Night
Following on the success of AV Archives Nights in 2014 and 2015, AVPreserve announces the third annual AV Archives Night to take place at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016, on Wednesday, August 3rd in Atlanta, Georgia. The venue and lineup will be announced soon, but in the meantime, we hope institutions in Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee will consider participating! For submission details, click here

Wednesday August 3, 2016 7:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
The Sound Table 483 Edgewood Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30312
Thursday, August 4

7:00pm EDT

Mixers and Alumni Parties
Drexel University Student & Alumni Mixer, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trader Vic's, Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE

NYU Alumni Mixer & Peter Wosh Retirement Party, 
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 
Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, 320 Peachtree St NE

Pratt Institute School of Information Student & Alumni Mixer,
 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mai Tai Bar at Trader Vic's, Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE

Simmons College Mixer,
 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room 404-405, Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mixer, 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Max Lager's, 320 Peachtree Street NE
(RSVPs to westerman@gmail.com are appreciated but not required.)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Mixer, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, 270 Peachtree Street

University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences Mixer, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 401-402, Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE

University of Texas iSchool Alumni Reception, 7:30pm to 9pm at Meehan's Public House, 200 Peachtree Street

Information for other mixers and parties will be made available as soon as possible. 

Thursday August 4, 2016 7:00pm - 10:00pm EDT