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ARCHIVES / CHICAGO 2007

Schedule at a Glance

 

Sunday, August 26, 2007


Monday, August 27, 2007


Tuesday, August 28, 2007

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Group

 

SAA Council Meeting

9:30 AM-5:00 PM

 

Tour

 

Repository Tours and Open Houses

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

Event

 

SAA 2007 Research Forum: Building Bridges Between Research and Practice

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

 

Group

 

Standards Committee


Wednesday, August 29, 2007

7:00 AM-8:00 PM

 

Event

 

Registration Open

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

 

Group

 

American Archivist Editorial Board

8:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Event

 

Academy of Certified Archivists Certification Examination

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

 

Group

 

Diversity Committee

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

ARMA/SAA Joint Committee

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

Intellectual Property Working Group

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

 

Group

 

Committee on Education

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

 

Group

 

Standards Committee / Technical Subcommittee on Descriptive Standards

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

Tour

 

Repository Tours

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

Other

 

Academy of Certified Archivists Board Meeting

9:30 AM-7:15 PM

 

Event

 

Business Archives Colloquium

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Group

 

Awards Committee

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

ALA/SAA/AAM Joint Committee

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

Publications Board

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

Group

 

Archival Facilities Guidelines Working Group

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Group

 

2007 Program Committee

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

Membership Committee

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

 

Group

 

2008 Program Committee

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

 

Group

 

Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious (ACWR) Annual Business Meeting

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Event

 

Leadership Orientation and Forum for SAA Section, Roundtable, and Committee Officers

3:00 PM-8:00 PM

 

Event

 

SAA Bookstore Open

4:00 PM-6:00 PM

 

Group

 

Roundtable Meetings

6:00 PM-7:30 PM

 

Event

 

Archivists of Religious Collections Section Reception

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

 

Group

 

Roundtable Meetings

8:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

Event

 

SAA Student Mixer


Thursday, August 30, 2007

6:30 AM-7:00 PM

 

Event

 

Registration Open

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

 

Event

 

New Member / First Timer Breakfast and Orientation

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

 

Plenary

 

Opening Plenary Session

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

Great Ideas! InfoExpo

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

SAA Bookstore Open

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Other

 

Academy of Certified Archivists Item-Writing Workshop (CANCELLED)

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

Career Center Open

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

101. Free Speech, Free Spirit: The Studs Terkel Center for Oral History

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

107. Archival Extortion?

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

102. Leadership Skills for Archivists

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

103. A Special Brew: New Perspectives From the National Archives on Civil Rights, Race Riots, and Brown vs Board of Education

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

104. Open Source Software Solutions for Collection Management and Web Delivery

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

105. Using Archives: International Perspectives on the Role of the Archivist in the 21st Century

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

106. Constructing Sustainability: Real-World Implementations of Preservation Standards for Born-Digital Design Documentation

10:00 AM-11:30 PM

 

Session

 

108. Reaching Beyond Our Grasp: Taking Outreach from the Center to the Edge

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Other

 

Academy of Certified Archivists Open Forum on Certification

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Group

 

Archival Leadership Brown Bag Lunch

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Other

 

NHPRC Brown Bag Lunch

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Other

 

State Historical Records Advisory Boards (SHRAB) Brown Bag Lunch

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

 

Event

 

Student Forum

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

201. Public Programming: The Gift That Keeps Giving

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

202. Lifetimes and Legacies: Caring Approaches to the Elderly, the Infirm, and Their Survivors

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

203. How Controlled Is Your Vocabulary? Experience from the Digital Field

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

204. Learning the Hard Way: National Disaster Preparedness Initiatives

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

205. Ships That Pass in the Night? Evaluating Archival Users Tools with a User-Centric Perspective

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

206. Desperately Seeking Solutions

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

207. “Labor Beat”: Chicago Film Archives and Labor Media

12:45 PM-2:15 PM

 

Session

 

208. When Good Photo Collections Go Bad: Critical Concepts For Understanding and Managing Photo Collections

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

301. Outreach to Those Less Served

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

302. Signifying Nothing? Sound, Fury, and Mediated Access

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

303. “The Fabulous Fifties”: The Best Is Yet to Come?

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

304. Setting an Action Agenda for Local Government Archives

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

305. Where Are We “AT”? A Status Report on the Archivists’ Toolkit

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

306. Preserving Electronic Records in the Sciences

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

307. Reference Service and Minimal Processing: Challenges and Opportunities

2:45 PM-4:15 PM

 

Session

 

308. International Perspectives on Privacy Protection

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

401. Digital Imaging in the Smaller Shop: Case Studies from the Midwest

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

402. Preserving Your Audio and Video Assets: A Simple Physical Examination to Evaluate the Condition of Tape Materials in a Collection

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

403. Adopting Triage or Accession-Level Processing as a Standard for Certain Types of Corporate Records: A Look at Royal Bank of Canada’s Example

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

404. Exploring the Headwaters of the Revenue Stream

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

405. Creating an Online Research Collection on New York’s Latino/Hispanic History: A Project Model for Collecting and Providing Access to Documentation for Minority Communities

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

406. MP-LP Comes Home to Roost: Applying the Greene-Meissner Recommendations Broadly Across an Institution

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

407. From Cockroaches to Cold Storage: Moving an Archives Into the 21st Century

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

 

Session

 

408. Even Worst Sellers Have Value: What Amazon Means for Archival Reference Processes

5:45 PM-7:45 PM

 

Event

 

THINK BIG! Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

Other

 

Academy of Certified Archivists Annual Business Meeting and Member Reception

7:45 PM-9:45 PM

 

Event

 

Alumni Parties / Mixers

9:00 PM-10:30 PM

 

Event

 

Archives in the Movies


Friday, August 31, 2007

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

 

Event

 

Expo Hall Private Appointments

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

 

Event

 

Food for Thought

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

 

Event

 

Key Contacts Breakfast

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

Registration Open

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

 

Group

 

SAA Section Meetings

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

Great Ideas! InfoExpo

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

SAA Bookstore Open

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

 

Event

 

Career Center Open

9:30 AM-4:30 PM

 

Event

 

THINK BIG! Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Event

 

"Chicago Blues" Brunch in the Exhibit Hall

12:00 PM-2:00 PM

 

Group

 

SAA Section Meetings

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

501. The Web of Relationships

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

502. Administering the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collections

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

503. Rethinking Access and Descriptive Practice

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

504. “i’d like to order …” The 21st Century Archival Researcher Consumer

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

505. Ensuring Authentic Electronic Records: “Essential Characteristics” and Archival Preservation

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

506. Archival Education for the Digital Age

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

507. The Labor of Mergers and Acquisitions: How Labor and Business Archives Can Work Together and Learn From Each Other

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

 

Session

 

508. Difficult Women: Successful Public Outreach for “Problematic” Women’s Collections

4:00 PM-4:30 PM

 

Event

 

“Last Chance” Exhibit Hall Break

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

601. Fundamental Change: Three Early SAA Feminist Leaders Reflect on the Profession’s Past and Present Challenges

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

602. More Product, Less Privacy? Applying Minimal Processing with an Awareness of Sensitive, Confidential, or Restricted Collection Materials

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

603. Legislative Drivers and Evolving Professional Practice: An International Perspective

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

604. Beyond Evaluation: Measuring the Impact of Archives

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

605. Graduate Student Paper Session

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

606. Data Preservation Alliance for the Social Sciences: A Model for Collaboration

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

 

Session

 

607. The Dynamics in the Aggregate: Shareable Metadata and Next-Generation Access Systems

4:30 PM-6:30 PM

 

Session

 

608. A Great Brand Knows Its Soul

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

 

Event

 

SAA Awards Ceremony

7:30 PM-9:30 PM

 

Event

 

All-Attendee Reception


Saturday, September 1, 2007

7:30 AM-3:00 PM

 

Event

 

Registration Open

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

 

Event

 

SAA Annual Membership Meeting

8:00 AM-11:00 AM

 

Event

 

SAA Bookstore Open

8:00 AM-3:00 PM

 

Event

 

Great Ideas! InfoExpo

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

701. Copyright Legislation and Litigation Update

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

702. Eastern Views of the Wild West

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

703. Sexuality in the Archives

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

704. Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Leadership

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

705. Measuring Digital Preservation Readiness: Digital Site Surveys and Certification of Trusted Digital Repositories

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

706. If You Fund It, Will They Come? The Role of Federal Granting Agencies in the Advance of the Archival Profession

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

707. The Anatomy of a Collaborative Digital Project and Lessons Learned in the Realms of Access, Outreach, and Creative Success: A Multi-Disciplinary Look at Publishers’ Bindings Online, 1815-1930: The Art of Books

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

708. It’s More Than Just the Patent: Documenting Invention Records and the Makers and Players

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Event

 

Career Center Open

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

 

Group

 

Progressive Archivists Caucus Brown Bag Lunch

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

801. Where Have All the Binders Gone? Managing Archives with Databases

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

802. Activism in the Archives: Working with Human Rights Collections

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

803. “Can You Hear Me Now?” Building Bridges to the Archival Curriculum for Distance Education Students

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

804. Preserving Context and Original Order in a Digital World

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

805. An Archival Voice in the Institutional Repository Choir: How Does it Sound Now and What Would We Like to Hear?

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

806. Artifactually Speaking: Getting a Handle on Objects in Your Archives

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

807. Processing and Preserving Our National Pastime: The August “Garry” Herrmann Papers Project

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

808. Joint Interests: Presidents of ARMA and SAA Discuss Future Cooperative Efforts

3:00 PM-4:15 PM

 

Plenary

 

Closing Plenary Session

7:00 PM-9:30 PM

 

Event

 

Closing Party at Chicago’s JAZZ FEST


Sunday, September 2, 2007

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Group

 

EAD Working Group


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