Checklist for Presenters

This checklist is a brief summary of important deadlines and information that you will need as you prepare for your participation in ARCHIVES 2015.  Please keep this document easily accessible for quick reference. 

By Wednesday, July 15

Register for the Meeting at the Early-Bird Discount.  Register by Wednesday, July 15, and you’ll save at least $50 off the advance registration rate and $110 off the onsite rate. Not an SAA member? Consider joining today to save up to $190 with the purchase of an SAA individual membership and a full conference registration! Go to, and click on the “Registration Info” button.

Send Your Presentation Draft to Other Session Participants.  To facilitate a smooth flow of information and to avoid repetition during your session, we suggest that presenters circulate copies of their presentations to each other well in advance of the meeting.  All presenters should review the presentations they receive and discuss conflicts or overlap with others in the session.

Update Your Conference Profile. The interactive online schedule and mobile app are hosted by Please update your profile – it makes the schedule better for everyone! Sessions with completed speaker data are likely to receive better attendance during the event.  Attendees have already begun creating their customized schedules, so please take a moment now to update your information. Add or review your profile picture, bio, website, and social media links. Forgot your login information? Email Matt Black at with your name and session number.

By Monday, July 20

Make Your Hotel and Travel Arrangements.  Make your hotel reservations and travel arrangements to ensure discounted rates and the lowest available airfare. The hotel cut-off date for the preferred conference rate is Monday, July 20 – or whenever the hotel room block has sold out.  For a complete listing of hotels and rates, please visit

By Wednesday, July 22

Advance Registration Deadline.  If you missed the Early-Bird deadline above, register by Wednesday, July 22, to save at least $60 off the onsite registration rate. After July 22, you must register onsite at the Cleveland Convention Center. All speakers must register in order to have a name badge for admission to meeting rooms.

If You’re a Panelist, Participate in a Conference Call.  Good planning pays off!  Talk with your co-presenters in advance to ensure a smooth presentation.

Upload an Electronic Copy of Your Presentation to the Online Schedule.  Meeting attendees may view presentations before and after the conference on the conference website ( Click here for instructions on uploading your presentation files. Please note that by sending a copy of your presentation in electronic format, you grant permission for it to be viewed by all ARCHIVES 2015 attendees, SAA members, and whoever visits the conference website.

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