Want to attend SOA in Akron but forgot to preregister? No worries! You can still register onsite on Friday, May 17th!
2019 Annual Meeting: Invention and Innovation
The Friday Conference will be held at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn Hotel, 3180 W. Market St, Akron.
Onsite meeting registration:
- $60 SOA members; $80 nonmembers; $40 students. Due to catering restrictions, we cannot guarantee lunch for onsite registrants.
- No onsite Workshop or Mixer registration.
Note: Full membership is just $15, so that can save you $, and we’d love to have you! Join here: https://ohioarchivists.org/membership_information/
May 17, 2019
Plenary Speaker: Kathleen D. Roe
Kathleen Roe’s talk, “Reimagining the Future of the Archival Past,” will focus on the future of archival work, including ensuring our institutions collect materials that reflect a comprehensive, inclusive past, conveying the value of archives in meaningful ways to a wide range of users and audiences, and stepping forward to strengthen our profession and its role in our communities and society. Roe is a Fellow and past-president of the Society of American Archivists, and is author of a forthcoming SAA Fundamentals manual on advocacy and awareness for archivists.
– Session 1a: Collaborative Projects: A. Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone: Using the World War I Centennial for Innovative Collaboration and Outreach Projects. Victor Fleischer, University of Akron; Rebecca Larson-Troyer, Akron-Summit County Public Library; Toivo Motter, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. B. Good Migrations: Blurring the Lines Between the Library, Archives, and Museum. Laura Maidens & Jennie Thomas, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
– Session 1b: Teaching in the Archives: A. Discovering History through Diverse Collections. William Modrow, Miami University. B. There’s a First Time for Everything. Anne Ryckbost, Xavier University.
– Session 2a: Alternative Approaches to Processing. A. You get an A!: Teaching Students to Process Archival Collections in the Classroom. Emily Gainer, Cummings Center for the History of Psychology; Lisa Rickey, Wright State University. B. Thinking Outside the Hollinger Box: Challenges of Avant-garde Collections at Ohio State University Libraries. Courtney Bishop & Mackenzie Sommers, The Ohio State University.
– Session 2b: Job Hunting as an Archivist. A. Getting a Job Like a Boss. Collette McDonough, Kettering Foundation. B. “Filling in the Gaps”: Non-Traditional Approaches to Becoming an Archivist. Margaret Breidenbaugh, Cincinnati Museum Center; Hannah Kemp-Severence, Case Western Reserve University; Gino Pasi, University of Cincinnati.
– Session 3: “Where Were you the Last 200 Years?”: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Repository for Underrepresented Communities. Lori Harris & Gino Pasi, University of Cincinnati.
– Poster Sessions & Mock Archives Job Interviews
– Session 4a: Mini-workshop: Advocating for Collections Care. Dyani Feige, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts.
– Session 4b: Mini-workshop: An Innovative Approach to Records Management Training: Making Records Management Training Fun! Melissa Dalton & Robin Heise, Greene County Records Center & Archives.
See you there!