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Preconference Events

DC 2006: Joint Annual Meeting of NAGARA, COSA, and SAA


Washington, D.C.
July 30-August 6, 2006
Hilton Washington

JOIN US FOR DC 2006!

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

We hope that you’ll join us for DC 2006– our organizations’ first-ever joint annual meeting and our profession’s most important meeting this year!

If you’ve attended professional conferences before, you know the excitement that comes from hearing about innovative approaches to archives and records activities, from exploring new ideas, and from meeting colleagues and renewing friendships. At DC 2006, you’ll take that experience to a new level as we combine the knowledge, wisdom, and interests of our members into a CAPITAL EXPERIENCE! [Read more]

EXPLORING AMERICA’S CAPITAL CITY: PAST AND PRESENT

Packed with famous sights, free attractions, and an endless calendar of special events, Washington, DC, offers a variety of experiences for history-minded conference-goers.

The DC 2006 conference hotel, the Hilton Washington, enjoys a garden setting that overlooks the city’s impressive skyline. Conveniently located on upper Connecticut Avenue and only a quarter of a mile from the Dupont Circle Metro station, the hotel sits just minutes from Georgetown, Adams-Morgan, Embassy Row, the Washington business district, and all local points of interest. [Read more]

ABOUT THE DC 2006 PROGRAM

Funkmaster George Clinton once said of the eccentric jazz musician Sun Ra, “He’s out to lunch, but we eat at the same place.” The“ same place” for members of the Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, and the Society of American Archivists (CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA) is DC 2006: The Joint Annual Meeting, where archivists of all stripes can get together — perhaps even for lunch! [Read more]


Getting to DC 2006 Is As Easy as 1 – 2 – 3!

 

1. REGISTER:

Advance Registration Closed. Register onsite starting Wednesday, August 2.

Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

2. RESERVE YOUR HOTEL:

The Hilton Washington Hotel (1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009) will serve as the DC 2006 Joint Annual Meeting Headquarters Hotel;

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 11, 2006 OR until our room block has been met, whichever comes first;

Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

3. GET TO – AND AROUND – DC:

The Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area has three airports:

  1. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (National / DCA) is 5 miles, or about 20 minutes, from the hotel;
  2. Washington Dulles International Airport (Dulles / IAD) is 23 miles, or about 40 minutes, from the hotel;
  3. Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshal Airport (BWI) is 33 miles, or about 1 hour, from the hotel. Nearly every air carrier flies into one of these three airports;

Click here for additional information about travel options.


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DC 2006 Preliminary Program (1.5 MB, PDF )


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SAA thanks the following DC 2006 sponsors for their generous support:


2006 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition Exhibitor List