Virtual Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists

Conference Dates:
August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Lodging & Travel Information

ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021, which was originally scheduled to take place in Anaheim, California, will be presented as a fully virtual conference in early August. Watch this space—as well as the SAA home page, In The Loop, and @archivists_org—for more information as plans for the conference are developed.

March 26, 2021—The SAA Program Committee has accepted 30 education sessions for presentation at the conference. Here’s a brief overview of how the various components of the conference will be handled:

  • The main conference will be held from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Central time from Wednesday, August 4, through Friday, August 6. Ten sessions accepted by the Program Committee will be presented, along with two plenaries, open forums, sponsor mini-theaters, all-new “Networking Lounges,” and a variety of other networking events. (Some networking events will be scheduled after 4:00 pm CT.)
  • Twenty on-demand sessions accepted by the Program Committee will be pre-recorded and released to conference registrants on Monday, August 2.
  • Professional posters will be displayed on a dedicated page on the conference platform beginning on Monday, August 2, and will remain available via the conference website.
  • Several “mini-workshops” may be presented on Monday, August 2, and Tuesday, August 3.
  • SAA Section and appointed group meetings will occur in July.
  • The SAA Research Forum will occur as two 3.5-hour sessions in July.


SAA 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.