Association Archives...Managing Your Institutional Memory #1960 


Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Association Forum
Chicago, IL

Additional details

Early-Bird Registration Deadline: March 18, 2019


Lodging & Travel Information

Hyatt Place Chicago - Downtown/The Loop
28 N Franklin St,
Chicago, IL 60606

Workshop Fees

Registration Type Fees: Early-Bird / Regular

Full Registration #1960

SAA Member $199 / $249
Employees of Member Institutions $239 / $299
Nonmember $279 / $349

Workshop Agenda

Event Name Date & Time Instructors/Speakers & CEUs

Association Archives...Managing Your Institutional Memory #1960

Thu, Apr 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pamela S. Hackbart-Dean
Anne M. Ostendarp

Archival Recertification Credits: 5
General CEU Credits: 0.75

Workshop Description

Sometimes an association's records are relegated to boxes in a back room-or simply tossed periodically without review. In other instances, staff and members continually reinvent the wheel because crucial "institutional memory" is lost. Avoid costly mistakes, and even see a return on investment, by learning how to identify, preserve, and maintain appropriate records. This workshop offers the practical information and tools necessary to identify records of enduring value and start an archives program that will benefit your association.

Upon completing this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Establish the essential elements of an archives/records management program
  • Set appropriate goals for your association's archives program
  • Systematically review your association records
  • Decide on the value of including various types of records in an archives
  • Begin preserving and protecting important records by storing them appropriately
  • Keep track of archival records for easy access
  • Evaluate whether your records are best kept in-house or at another institution

Who should attend? Association CEOs, communication staffers, records managers, or librarians who want to ensure effective management of an association's important records

When asked “what aspect of the workshop was most valuable to you?” participants replied:

  • “Steps to getting started.”— Jeff Flom, American Massage Therapy Association
  • “Preservation issues.”— Diane A. Fagen, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Learning about fragility of various media.”— Michael Walters, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • “Storage containers and materials.”— Richard Collins, American Bar Association

Attendance limited to 35.