ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2020: Creating Our Future

Virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and the Society of American Archivists

Conference Dates:
August 5, 2020 - August 8, 2020

Lodging & Travel Information


If You’ve Already Attended ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020 . . .
Thank you to the 2,582 individuals who’ve already participated in ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020—making it the best-attended Annual Meeting in SAA’s history! Full access to all sessions, including those that were presented live, will be available by August 13. Remember to log in using the email address that you used to register.

Tell Us About Your Conference Experience! 
Please share your perspectives on this first virtual conference so that we can learn from your experience. Complete the brief evaluation form.

And If You Missed It . . .
It’s not too late! One benefit of a virtual conference is that it’s available on-demand—where and when you want to access it. Register for access to all programming.

Access SAA Section and Appointed Group Meetings
SAA Section and appointed group meetings were scheduled before and after the “core” conference dates of August 5-7. View the schedule for these “governance” groups.

More to Check Out

  • "Creating Our Future" Conference Book Sale: Take 20% to 50% off select titles in the SAA Bookstore (while supplies last) through August 15.
  • Awards Recipients: More than thirty individuals and organizations are recognized by SAA this year for their outstanding contributions to the archives profession, superior advocacy and public awareness initiatives, and writing and publishing excellence. Congrats to all!
  • Exhibit Hall: View Mini-Theater Sessions, learn about product and services, and book appointments to speak directly with vendors. We thank our generous sponsors and exhibitors for making it possible to reduce registration fees for the conference!


Code of Conduct

We value and respect our diverse guests, volunteers, service providers, and staff members. We expect all of our attendees to do the same. Read the SAA Code of Conduct.

CoSA members and others deserve an organizational environment where each individual is treated with dignity and respect. Read CoSA's Code of Conduct.