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Wednesday, August 19
 

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

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

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
 
Friday, August 21
 

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