Preservation Section Annual Business Meeting 2015

Section activities and preservation-interest items to be aware of at the Annual Meeting: 

1.      Our business meeting (schedule of speakers below) on Thursday, August 20 3-5 PM in RM 26 AB

2.      A meet and greet with the section steering committee for people who want to become more involved, or have ideas for us!  Room 16 at the Convention Center, Thursday, August 20 6:30 PM.

3.      Silent auction for National Disaster Recovery Fund for Archives (NDRFA). Thursday and Friday in the convention center. Location TBA (but likely near the exhibit hall).

4.      Other meeting of interest to section members: Forum on the joint US/Canadian archival facility standard Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 12:15 to 1:30. Conference Center Rm 24

Please let us know if you have other items of interest and we will add to this list.

Section Business Meeting Agenda

*Welcome and business (Katie Mullen)

*SAA Preservation Publication Award   (Elizabeth Sheppard)

*NEH preservation-related updates, including the DigitalPOWRR project.  (Joel Wurl)

*Devising preservation metadata standards and defining archival storage procedures for the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) (Karl Blumenthal, NDSR)

*Lightning session on housings for non-standard archival objects (Fletcher Durant, Jayme Jamison, Ashley Greek, Amy Baker, Allen Van Dyke, Patti Gibbons, Julie Ludwig, Emily Shaw and Rebecca Elder)