ARCHIVES / Chicago 2007
Attention First-Timers and New Members!
We understand that being a new member of an organization
or of the profession, or attending a large conference for
the first time, can be a daunting experience. That’s why
we provide a variety of services and programs that can help
you survive—and thrive!—at ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007
New Member / First-Timer Orientation
Begin your day on Thursday by joining SAA President Elizabeth
Adkins, President-Elect Mark Greene, Council members, and the
SAA Membership Committee for a casual conversation about
how to make the most of your time at the conference. A light
continental breakfast will be served. (Thursday, 7:00 – 8:00 am)
Wondering about your career options? Visit the Career Center
to learn about current employment vacancies and opportunities
for postgraduate study, to meet with prospective employers, or
to consult with a career advisor. (Thursday and Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm) If you’re a job seeker or potential employer, take this
opportunity to place your job announcement or resume on file
for others to see at the meeting. For more information, contact
Jeanette Spears at SAA, 312-922-0140 or email@example.com
Interested in discussing paths for professional development?
Want to share your knowledge and experience with a fresh
young talent? Stop by the Career Center for coffee and learn
about how SAA’s dynamic Mentoring Program can help you
make the right connections. (Thursday, 9:00 – 9:30 am)
SAA’s Women Archivists Roundtable and Membership Committee
are pleased to sponsor the Navigator Program, which
matches experienced members with new members or first-time
attendees. Your navigator can help guide you through the maze
of this large meeting! All ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007 attendees
are welcome to request a navigator or volunteer to serve
in this important role. Just check the appropriate box on
the Registration Form. For more information, contact
Kathy Koch at 847-692-7050, ext 1106, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’ll be contacted in mid-July and matched with a partner.
The deadline to request a navigator is July 2.