Preliminary Program

July 2020

Pre-conference Activities (Free)

The Council of State Archivists and SAA will host a variety of governance activities via Zoom during the month of July, including CoSA Board meetings and work sessions, SAA Council listening sessions, SAA Section meetings, and appointed group (i.e., committee, board, and task force) meetings. For a full schedule of these events, watch the conference website. 

August 3 – 7, 2020

Monday, August 3

Demystifying Data Analysis (presented by SAA Committee on Research, Data and Analysis) (Limited attendance; additional fee of $49)

Storytelling Workshop with Michaela Blei (presented by SAA Committee on Public Awareness) (Limited attendance; additional fee of $49)

Tuesday, August 4

Introducing the SAA Dataverse (presented by SAA Committee on Research, Data and Analysis) (Free)

SAA Section Colloquiums (Free)

Wednesday, August 5

SAA Research Forum (included in conference registration; $49 for non-registrants)

SAA Annual Membership Meeting (Free)

Preservica Users Group (hosted by lead sponsor Preservica) (Free)

Thursday, August 6 – Friday, August 7

Live Conference Sessions (Included in Registration Fee)

Two days of programming from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (CT) that includes two plenaries, 12 general sessions, professional and graduate student poster presentations, the Expo Hall, Career Center services, and “DIY” self-care and networking events.

After August 6

On-Demand Sessions (Included in Registration Fee)

In the days and weeks following August 6, we will roll out as on-demand video recordings the 60 education sessions that the 2020 Program Committee accepted in January.  Many sessions will be available with a live chat/Q&A option on a schedule to be determined.

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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.