Join CoSA and SAA for ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016 in Atlanta – where you’ll meet the PEOPLE, share the IDEAS, and learn about the TOOLS that will make a difference in your career!

The People

Get Connected!
Meet face-to-face with your colleagues in a comfortable conference experience that includes…

SAA Section and Roundtable meetings and CoSA work sessions that connect you with others who share your special interests and challenges….

Special networking events – from the Leadership Forum to the New Member/First Timer Orientation and Forum, the All-Attendee Reception, and alumni mixers – that provide opportunities for archivists across the spectrum of experience to compare notes, interact with session speakers, and catch up with colleagues….

The Networking Café and Career Center – a place to meet up… make a mentoring connection… talk to funders, recruiters, and volunteer career advisors… review job announcements… and post your résumé.

Take a chance! Introduce yourself to someone whose knowledge and skills could benefit your institution’s next project!

The Ideas

Get Inspired!
At ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016 you’ll have so many opportunities to get inspired! You’ll find…

The 10th Annual SAA Research Forum, where you’ll learn about what’s happening in research and innovation – and maybe find some research-based solutions for your institution…

Diverse perspectives from experienced professionals and newcomers to the field – all of whom are excited to share their knowledge….

Thought-provoking and informative plenary sessions….

70 education sessions – developed specifically for archives and records professionals – in which speakers share innovative practices and practical tips and thought leaders discuss research and theory that advance your profession to new heights….

New learning formats – from Pop-up sessions to lightning talks – designed to provide fun new ways to learn….

Open forums and brown bag lunches where you can share ideas about advocacy, diversity and inclusion, the work of SHRABs, and so much more…..

And throughout the conference we’ll be celebrating CoSA’s and SAA’s award winners, whose innovative projects and activities are sure to inspire you!

The Tools

Get Practical!
ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016 also brings you…

The Exhibit Hall – packed with fresh ideas, new products, the tools you need to do your best…

In-depth coverage of an archival topic of special interest to you at Pre-Conference workshops…

The SAA Bookstore, where you can browse and purchase SAA’s newest titles or chat about an idea you have for a book or article with SAA’s Publications Editor, Journal Editor, and Publishing Director…

A chance for first-timers, new professionals, and students to see what it’s all about – all in one place and all at one time!

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CoSA and SAA thank the following Sponsors for their Generous Support!