Call for Pre-conference Program Proposals: 2012 Annual Meeting

The Committee on Education invites submission of proposals for half-day, one-day, or two-day workshops and seminars throughout the year. Proposals that are accepted may be offered at various locations around the country, including pre-conference workshops at the SAA Annual Meeting. Criteria for workshop material and what reviewers look for can be found in the “Workshop and Seminar Development” part of the Continuing Education section under the “Education and Events” menu on SAA’s website at Contact if you have questions.

Workshop and Seminar proposals submitted by October 11, 2011 (extended from October 3), will be reviewed specifically for the pre-conference programs that will be held in San Diego, August 5-12, 2012.

Proposals should build on SAA’s current continuing education curriculum at Proposals may be developed with a specific group in mind or for the broader audience of all SAA members. Programs are presented in one of the following formats:

  • Workshop: Intensive, problem-focused learning experience that actively involves up to 35 participants in identifying and analyzing problems and in developing and evaluating solutions.
  • Seminar: Education session in which 45 or more participants obtain information from a knowledgeable resource person in a given content area that allows time for questions, interaction, and discussion.
  • Web Seminar: A 90-minute session that involves the use of a PC and telephone, allowing instructors to give a short program using a PowerPoint™ presentation and interact with participants via phone and e-mail.

Send your proposal(s) to: Solveig De Sutter, Director of Education, Society of American Archivists, 17 North State Street, Suite 1425, Chicago, IL 60602; fax at 312-606-0728; or e-mail to

See also

2012 Call for Session Proposals

Annual Meeting referenced: