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Monday, August 17
 

4:00pm

SAA Council Meeting
To place an item on the Council's agenda, please note the following deadlines:
Monday, July 20 (four weeks out): Agenda items due.
Monday, July 27 (three weeks out): Materials due.
Monday, August 3 (two weeks out): First post.
Monday, August 10 (one week out): Second post.
Items are categorized as needing action (Action Items), requesting discussion (Discussion Items), or simply reporting activity (Reports). Please use the Council Report Template, found on the SAA website under the blue "About Us" tab, near the bottom of the list of links in "Policies and Procedures."

Monday August 17, 2015 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Garfield Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113
 
Tuesday, August 18
 

8:00am

SAA Council Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Garfield Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

1:00pm

Membership Committee Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hopkins Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

1:00pm

Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Owens Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

1:00pm

Standards Committee Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Halle Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

3:00pm

Diversity Committee Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hopkins Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

3:00pm

Finance Committee Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Case Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

6:00pm

Dictionary Working Group Meeting
Tuesday August 18, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Garfield Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113
 
Wednesday, August 19
 

8:00am

Committee on Education Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 8:00am - 10:00am
Halle Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

8:00am

Museum Archives Section Standards and Best Practices Working Group Symposium
Please join the Museum Archives Section Standards and Best Practices Working Group for a symposium focusing on museum archives, advocacy, and collaboration. The symposium will consider the role of museum archivists at their institutions, how they can advocate for their repositories, and how they can contribute to current discussions on the convergence of libraries, museums, and archives.

Schedule

8:00-8:15 Introduction

Rachel Chatalbash,  Senior Archivist, Yale Center for British Art

 

8:15-9:15 An Archivist, a Registrar, and a Curator Walk into a Bar and...: Shared Challenges of Archivists and Other Museum Professionals

Heather Kajic, Collections Manager, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Jun Francisco, Director of Collections, Rock and Rock Hall of Fame

Jeanine Head Miller, Curator of Domestic Life, The Henry Ford

Margaret Burzynski Bays, Curator of Manuscripts, Western Reserve Historical Society

Sean Martin, Associate Curator for Jewish History, Western Reserve Historical Society

Erin Byrne, Cataloger, Andy Warhol Museum

Vic Fleischer, Head, Archival Services, University of Akron

Moderator: Brad Bauer, Chief Archivist, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

9:15-10:15 ALA/SAA/AAM Joint Committee on Archives, Libraries, and Museums (CALM) and Primary Sources and Digital Curation in Education

Introduction to CALM: Rachel Vagts, Head of Special Collections & Archives, Berea College

Presenter: Jennifer Gunter King, Director of the Library, Hampshire College

Presenter: Joyce Ray, Faculty and Program Coordinator, Digital Curation in Museum Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Moderator: Lorraine Stuart, Chief of Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

10:15-10:30 Break



10:30-10:45  Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Donna McCrea, Head of Archives and Special Collections, University of Montana-Missoula

Amanda Focke, Assistant Head of Special Collections, Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Moderator: Brian Wilson, Digital Access and Preservation Archivist, The Henry Ford



10:45-11:15 Reflections on Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge for Museum Archivists

Maygene Daniels, Chief of Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art

Moderator: Christiana Dobrzynski, Archivist, Dedalus Foundation



11:15-11:45 We Are What We Share, or Making the Case for Museum Archives

Kathleen Williams, Executive Director, National Historical Publications and Records Commission



11:45-12:00 Conclusion

Susan Hernandez, Digital Archivist and Systems Librarian, Cleveland Museum of Art



Questions? Please email Museum Archives Section Standards and Best Practices Co-Chairs Rachel Chatalbash (rachel.chatalbash@yale.edu) or Susan Hernandez (shernandez@clevelandart.org)



Wednesday August 19, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Room 20 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

8:00am

Standards Subcommittee: TS-GRD Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Brush Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

8:00am

Standards Subcommittees: TS-EAC, TS-EAD, SDT-DRT Joint Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Garfield Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

9:00am

Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy
Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Room 11 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

9:00am

Committee on Public Awareness
Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Room 12 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

9:00am

Cultural Heritage Working Group Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Doan Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

9:00am

Intellectual Property Working Group Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Hopkins Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

9:00am

The American Archivist Editorial Board Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Holden Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

9:00am

Congressional Papers Roundtable Program
The CPR day program offers expert presentations and participatory breakout sessions on costing and fundraising for congressional papers processing and on advocacy for papers of state legislators and political organizations.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library, 11055 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

9:30am

RAO Section: Teaching with Primary Sources Workshops and Unconference
An informative and fun day, featuring a variety of workshops in the morning and an afternoon full of attendee-driven conversations, covering all aspects of teaching with primary sources.

Join your colleagues from SAA, RBMS, and across allied professions. This event is hosted by SAA’s Reference, Access, and Outreach Section and the wonderful folks at Cleveland Public Library, which is a 5-minute walk from the Cleveland Convention Center. For details, visit www.bitly.com/SAA15TPS

Wednesday August 19, 2015 9:30am - 4:00pm
Cleveland Public Library Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Ave., N.E., Cleveland, OH 44114

10:00am

Standards Subcommittee: TS-DACS Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Owens Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

10:00am

Committee on Education / DAS Faculty Training
Wednesday August 19, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm
Halle Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

12:30pm

SAA Leadership Orientation and Forum
Each year, all SAA component group leaders are invited to attend an interactive forum that connects experienced leaders with new ones in an effort to help you gain an understanding of your roles and responsibilities as the leader of a section, roundtable, board, committee, task force, or working group – and to enhance your effectiveness! To view the information presented at the 2014 Leadership Orientation and Forum: http://www2.archivists.org/governance/leaderresources

Attendance by all SAA component group leaders is strongly encouraged. Consider continuing your conversation over coffee or dinner with one or more colleagues!

Wednesday August 19, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Van Aken Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

1:00pm

Business Archives Section Colloquium
Join SAA’s Business Archives Section for in-depth presentations and discussion of topics pertinent to business archivists. You need not be a business archivist to attend. For more details, see the Section’s website, http://www2.archivists.org/groups/business-archives-section.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 16 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Publications Board Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Hopkins Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

1:30pm

Awards Committee Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Garfield Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

2:30pm

2016 Program Committee Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Case Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

2:30pm

Membership Subcommittee: Career Development Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Van Aken Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

2:30pm

Membership Subcommittee: Key Contacts Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Van Aken Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

2:30pm

Membership Subcommittee: Mentoring Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Van Aken Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

3:00pm

Architectural Records Roundtable
The Architectural Records Roundtable provides a forum for discussing issues related to the access and care of architectural materials. The meeting is devoted to hearing about member presentations and collaborations, an update from our CAD/BIM Task Force, and discussion of the development of partnerships to preserve born-digital architectural records.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 22 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Archival Educators Roundtable
The Archival Educators Roundtable Business Meeting will be followed by a discussion on online delivery of archival education. To lead off the discussion, a panel of educators will describe online archival education at their institution and specific issues related to online archival education. The panel is comprised of Seth Shaw (Clayton State University), Lori Lindberg (San Jose State University), and Joyce Ray (Johns Hopkins University).

For the full agenda, see: 
http://www2.archivists.org/groups/archival-educators-roundtable/2015-aert-annual-business-meeting-and-program

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable
Join us for the Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable annual business meeting to discuss roundtable activities, hear committee and task force reports, and meet the 2015-2016 leadership. We will also recognize the Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Travel Award and Mosaic Award recipients.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 26B Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Collection Management Tools Roundtable
This roundtable provides a forum for those interested in archival collection management tools (ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, ArchonTM, Microsoft Access, Collective Access, and other systems) 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 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 25A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Human Rights Archives Roundtable
The Human Rights Archives Roundtable meeting offers a space for conversation among archivists working with human rights collections and human rights practitioners to increase dialogue and explore the ethical and practical implications of human rights documentation.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 24 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Native American Archives Roundtable
Join us to discuss indigenous archives and cultural heritage, including recent initiatives, activities, and issues. The meeting includes presentations by members and discussions regarding best practices, case studies, training, and curriculum development. For further details about our agenda, see http://www2.archivists.org/groups/native-american-archives-roundtable

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 23 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Recorded Sound Roundtable
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 features a special presentation by archivists from local repositories.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 26A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Research Libraries Roundtable
RLRT promotes discussion and collaboration on initiatives and research projects that affect archivists working in a research library context. This year the RLRT membership contributed ideas for our meeting format and topic. Please join us for a panel discussion on data curation in 21st century archives. See http://www2.archivists.org/groups/research-libraries-roundtable for more details.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 20 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Security Roundtable
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 facilitator-led small groups as we explore case studies of security issues.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 11 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Web Archiving Roundtable
The Web Archiving Roundtable provides a forum for discussing issues related to the capture and preservation of Internet content.  This meeting highlights web archiving tools and includes a discussion of enhancing institutional practices and national standards.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Women Archivists Roundtable
Join WAR’s business meeting and mini-sessions! “Under Pressure: How Workplace Change Impacts Women Archivists” discusses how workplace change influences and affects women archivists. “The Archival Mystique: Feminists Solving ‘The Problem’ by Living Dangerously” examines professional issues using Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique” as a paradigm and proposing advocacy as the solution. 

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:45pm

2015 Program Committee Meeting
Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Case Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

5:00pm

Archival History Roundtable
AHRT promotes interest in the profession's own past and suggests ways of studying its history. Please join us for a brief business meeting, followed by presentations on the development of archives in Ohio.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 25A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Archives Management Roundtable
Anyone interested in the management of archives is welcome to attend.  The program portion of the meeting features a panel presentation, “Better Together? Institutional Affiliation and Archival Advocacy: Challenges and Opportunities.” The business meeting includes a discussion of using social media to meet member needs.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 22 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Encoded Archival Description Roundtable
With the long-anticipated release of EAD3 this year, archivists are bubbling with questions about the new standard. This is your forum to find out what it is, what the advantages and impacts are, and whether to begin or continue considering implementation. You’ll hear presentations by TS-EAD, learn about the roundtable’s EAD FAQs, and hear about the nitty gritty of implementation from the EAD3 Study Groups. Also, expect to hear from an affiliate group about the Open Finding Aids Project, which calls for open and shareable finding aid metadata. 

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

International Archival Affairs Roundtable
IAART and the Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Roundtable join forces to examine archives with an intercontinental perspective and how North American archivists can learn from and contribute to the Central and South American archival experience. After separate short business meetings, the roundtables come together for presentations geared toward service, learning, and travel.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Roundtable
LACCHA and the International Archival Affairs Roundtable join forces to examine American archives with an intercontinental perspective and how North American archivists can learn from and contribute to the Central and South American archival experience. After separate short business meetings, the roundtables will come together for presentations geared toward service, learning, and travel.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Lone Arrangers Roundtable
Are you an archivist working 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 experienced archivists field your questions, and fellow roundtable members share ideas, projects, and accomplishments in a lightning round format.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 24 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

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

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 26A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Military Archives Roundtable
Do you have some strange military collection full of incomprehensible jargon sitting on your desk that you are not sure how to process? Ever wonder what Grandpa did in the war? Please join the Military Archivists for our annual business meeting to exchange expertise and common solutions. For a detailed agenda, join the MART discussion list (http://www2.archivists.org/groups/military-archives-roundtable).

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 23 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Performing Arts Roundtable
The Performing Arts Roundtable meeting is open to archivists who work with or have an interest in performing arts materials. Please join us for a discussion of how to apply best practices for archival description to performing-arts-related collections, which often include non-text-based materials.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Students and New Archives Professionals Roundtable
The Students and New Archives Professionals (SNAP) Roundtable annual meeting includes an update on SNAP's activities from the past year, as well as one or two presentations by SNAP members that appeal to those who are new to the profession.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 26B Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

5:00pm

Women’s Collections Roundtable
The Women's Collections Roundtable promotes the preservation and research use of records documenting women and provides a network for archivists working with related collections. Anyone interested in documenting women's history is welcome at the annual business meeting. Attendees are invited to share their successes and challenges in an open discussion about promoting access to women's collections.

Wednesday August 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 11 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

7:00pm

SAA Foundation Board of Directors
Wednesday August 19, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Off site
 
Thursday, August 20
 

3:00pm

Description Section
Following our business meeting, join us for several interesting presentations. Hear about the description of functions work that TS-EAC is involved in, get a report on the survey of descriptive practices conducted by the section late last year, and receive an update on the eARD project out of Sweden.

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Electronic Records Section
The Electronic Records Section hosts a panel discussion on implementing digital preservation tools and systems. Archivists, product managers, and technologists lead a lively conversation on lessons learned through the planning, development, testing, and production of digital preservation applications, followed by time for questions and answers.

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Room 23 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Acquisitions and Appraisal Section
Following the annual business meeting and brief presentations, the membership discusses the ethical and other complexities involved with purchasing collections, donor requirements and restrictions, and transparency with the collecting process.  Join us!

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Oral History Section
Please join us for the Oral History Section's annual business meeting. Following the meeting, we hold an open discussion. Attendees may bring questions or share their expertise and experience collecting, preserving, and providing access to oral history collections.

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Preservation Section
An update on the 2015 Heritage Health Index survey from Heritage Preservation President Tom Clareson follows the section’s business meeting. The main program is a lightning session on housings for non-standard archival objects, with presenters from various institutions showing a quick series of slides describing their objects, space and budget constraints, and housing solutions. 

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 26AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Reference, Access and Outreach Section
Following a brief business meeting, the RAO Section hosts its fourth annual Marketplace of Ideas!  Participants can browse and shop at a selection of market stalls, each with different discussions and demonstrations that address key issues, approaches, and strategies of current relevance to RAO archivists today. For more information, including a list of the marketplace vendors and goods, please see the RAO website: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/reference-access-and-outreach-section.

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 22 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

3:00pm

Visual Materials Section
The VM Section brings together anyone interested in photographs, films, maps, posters, and other visual collections. In addition to VM business, such as ongoing initiatives and committee reports, the meeting incorporates a program on visual materials topics or breakout sessions on relevant issues. For information, visit the section website: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/visual-materials-section.

Thursday August 20, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
 
Friday, August 21
 

1:00pm

College and University Archives Section
Please join the College and University Archives Section for our annual meeting, which includes small group discussions about emerging and current issues in the field of academic archives, as well as a business meeting announcing election results and reports from our section leaders.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Room 23 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Government Records Section
The Government Records Section is open to anyone interested in issues related to public records from all levels of government.  Join us for a discussion of challenges faced by government repositories, why public archives matter, and what role the GRS can play, as well as an update on the Local Government Archives Survey.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

SAA Student Chapter Leaders
Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Room 16 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Archivists of Religious Collections Section
The topic, “Data Driven Decision Making for Selecting Digitization Projects,” examines how archivists are looking for new ways to identify materials to digitize in ways that meet the needs of their patrons. In his case study, Ryan K. Lee examines efforts to improve digitization selection choices in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University. He describes data-driven digitization, discusses the sources of data used to drive those decisions, and looks ahead to the next steps.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 26AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Business Archives Section
The Business Archives Section meeting is open to anyone interested in archiving business records. Members review Section business, discuss new opportunities, and announce section election results. Join us for some great networking opportunities, as well as some inspired dialogue on the current business environment.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Manuscript Repositories Section
The section continues its exploration of born-digital records with a lightning round of reports by Jump In 3 participants, updates from Jump In 1 and 2 alumni, and questions and answers. In the second half of the meeting, hear presentations geared toward section interests from topics identified by section members.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

Museum Archives Section
The meeting is an opportunity to network and to engage in section activities. It includes reports, officers’ introductions, and an address from the incoming chair followed by discussion of the goals, session proposals, and activities of the two working groups, Standards and Best Practices and Museum and Archives Advocacy.

Friday August 21, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Congressional Papers Roundtable
Hear reports from CPR leaders, roundtable task forces, and affiliated liaisons and groups. Learn about election results and participate in our governance. CPR also offers a program on Wednesday, August 19, at Case Western Reserve University on funding advocacy and papers of state legislators and political organizations. Visit http://www2.archivists.org/groups/congressional-papers-roundtable for details.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Issues and Advocacy Roundtable
The roundtable hosts a discussion of the year’s major archival news stories and advocacy opportunities, with updates from the people involved and time for questions from the membership.  This discussion is followed by our business meeting, at which the steering committee reports on the year’s accomplishments and upcoming plans.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 12 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Labor Archives Roundtable
Meeting description not available.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 26AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable
The annual Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable meeting includes the election of a new female 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 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland 6600 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102

4:30pm

Local Government Records Roundtable
The Local Government Records Roundtable welcomes Judith G. Cetina, CA, of the Cuyahoga County Archives. Cetina’s presentation provides a brief historical sketch of the Archives growth and progress; addresses the challenges of serving as both Archives and records center; discusses its role in public outreach; and looks toward its future in an age of digitization. Following the presentation members are invited to share new projects or bring new business to the roundtable. 

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Privacy and Confidentiality Roundtable
This meeting is open to anyone with an interest in privacy and confidentiality issues and their implications for archival practice. Following the P&C business meeting and introduction of the new steering committee members, we host a presentation on current privacy topics.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 22 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Public Library Archives / Special Collections Roundtable
Want to market your local history archives and special collections? We have tips, templates, and tools to help market and advocate for your collections. Our focus is special collections in public libraries, but our meeting is open to everyone who wants to learn and share about marketing and advocating local history materials.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Records Management Roundtable
We welcome all attendees to our annual meeting. Based on a successful meeting in 2014, we once again hold an "unconference" on major issues in the profession, such as building a new records program and managing social media records. Additional topic ideas will be accepted up until the conference, so let us know what you'd like to talk about!

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Grand Ballroom A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Science, Technology and Health Care Roundtable
Do you want to know how institutions with science, technology, and health care collections are “making the connection”?  Presentations focus on collaboration, research and instruction, creative promotion, and other ways of making collections more accessible. The meeting includes our annual business meeting.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

4:30pm

Visual Materials Cataloging and Access Roundtable
Topics to be addressed at the Visual Materials Cataloging and Access Roundtable meeting include a discussion of best practices regarding the arrangement and description of mixed collections containing both textual and photographic materials, discussion of item-level versus collection-level description, and a brief introduction to visual literacy.

Friday August 21, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 23 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
 
Saturday, August 22
 

11:15am

SAA Annual Membership (Business) Meeting
Presiding:  Kathleen D. Roe, SAA President
Parliamentarian:  Scott Cline, CA

 

1.  Call to Order (Kathleen Roe)
-        Presence of a Quorum
-        Adoption of Rules for Business Meeting
-        Adoption of Agenda 

2.  Report of the Executive Director (Nancy Beaumont)

3.  Report of the Treasurer (Mark Duffy)

4.  Report of the 2015 Nominating Committee (Erin O’Meara, Chair)

5.  New Business* (Kathleen Roe)

-        Council-Proposed Dues Increase
-        Resolutions from the Floor

6.  Announcements / Appreciation (Kathleen Roe)

7.  Adjournment (Dennis Meissner)

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* For “Rules of Business Meeting,” see www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section1/bylaws, item 10.

Speakers
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Mark Duffy

Canonical Archivist and Director, The Archives of the Episcopal Church
Mr. Mark J. Duffy is the Canonical Archivist and Director of The Archives of the Episcopal Church, which is the Church's national archives and research center. Duffy's interest has been in applying sustainability measures to program management and specifically creating a supportive... Read More →
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Erin O'Meara

Digital Preservation Services Manager, Artefactual Systems
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Kathleen Roe

Director of Operations (Retired), New York State Archives (Retired)
SAA past-president, 2014-2015. Director of Archives and Records Management Operations at the NY State Archives (retired). Holds advanced degrees in History from Michigan State University and in library/archival administration from Wayne State University. Fellow and immediate past-president... Read More →



Saturday August 22, 2015 11:15am - 12:30pm
Room 26AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

1:00pm

SAA Council Meeting
Saturday August 22, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Van Aken Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113