1. Register


Register online using our secure ARCHIVES 2015 registration form. [Pre-registration is now closed. Please register at the Onsite Registration Desk at the Cleveland Convention Center (Exhibit Level) starting at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, August 18. ]


Fax your completed registration form, with credit card information, to 312-606-0728, Attn: ARCHIVES 2015 Registration. Do not fax your registration if you are paying by check.


Send your completed registration form, with credit card information or check made payable to SAA, to:Society of American Archivists, Attn: ARCHIVES 2015 Registration, 17 North State Street, Suite 1425, Chicago, IL 60602

Payment and Registration Deadlines

Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Register online for faster service. If you choose to fax or mail your registration, please complete the entire form to speed your registration. Please use the PDF Registration Form for group registrations of 5 or more individuals from the same institution. To avoid being double-billed, do not send your registration via both fax and mail.

Full payment must accompany your registration. Registrations not accompanied by payment will be placed on hold until payment is received. SAA accepts checks made payable to SAA, as well as credit cards issued by VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Payment must be made in U.S. funds. No purchase orders or vouchers can be accepted. If payment is by credit card, we recommend that you register online.

Early-Bird Registration: Register by July 15 and save at least $50 off Advance registration rates and $110 off Onsite rates.

Advance Registration: Register by July 22 to save at least $60 off Onsite rates.

Late Registration: Registrations received after July 22 will be returned to sender. After July 22 you must register on site at the Registration Desk located in the Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113.

Advance registrations for Pre-conference Programs ONLY will be accepted until July 22. After this date, individuals may register onsite pending availability of seats in the program.



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Early-Bird (by 7/15)




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Expo Hall Only$109$109$109





*The member rate applies to SAA members.

**SAA Full members are not eligible for the SAA Student member rate. Student nonmembers are required to fax a copy of valid student ID or other proof of enrollment to the Conference Office (312-606-0728) to qualify for the student discount.

***Designed especially for spouses and children of conference attendees, the Guest option allows the guest to attend the Plenary Sessions, the All-Attendee Reception, and the Expo Hall. Guest registrations must accompany the conference attendee’s registration. When registering a guest, please be sure to include full names on the registration form.

Cancellations and Refunds: If for any reason you must cancel your registration, your written request must be received before July 15, 2015, to receive a full refund. A $50 handling charge will be assessed for written cancellations postmarked between July 15 and July 22. No refunds will be issued after July 22.

SAA/ARMA Reciprocal Registration Fees: The SAA and ARMA International governing bodies have approved a resolution that permits the members of each organization to attend the other’s annual conference at member rates. The resolution is intended to encourage expansion of educational opportunities for both professions.


You will receive written confirmation of your registration via email. This notice will verify that your registration has been processed and will serve as confirmation of your ARCHIVES 2015 registration. Please allow up to three business days to receive your confirmation, and take a moment to review it upon receipt. If you have a question, please contact the Conference Office toll-free at 866-722-7858 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Central time.

Registration Desk Hours

Pre-registrants may pick up their packets at the Pre-registration Desk in the Cleveland Convention Center. Your registration packet will include a name badge and an Onsite Program that lists times and locations for all sessions and events, as well as descriptions of all education sessions. (Please note that you have the option to help us reduce our conference footprint by opting out of receiving the print program. See the registration form to opt out.) You must have a name badge to gain admission to all sessions and events.

Tuesday, August 18: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, August 19: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Thursday, August 20: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Friday, August 21: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, August 22: 7:00 am – 10:00 am

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