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Preconference Events

New Orleans 2005 Annual Meeting

SAA’s 69th Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA
August 14–21, 2005
Hilton New Orleans Riverside



Join Us in the Big Easy!

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

New Orleans has it all! From its jazz and zydeco sounds to Cajun and Creole cuisine, from its French and Spanish heritage to modern dynamism, the Big Easy offers a feast of delights. During SAA’s 69th Annual Meeting, we’ll sample these pleasures while enjoying the premier educational event of the year for American archivists. [Read more]

SAA President
Rand Jimerson


The People, the Place, the Food—and All That Jazz!

Welcome to New Orleans—the birthplace of jazz and the home of Mardi Gras, Second Line Parades, and the world’s finest cuisine. Known as the Crescent City or Big Easy, this uniquely “un-American” city provides fascinating experiences for out-of-town visitors. [Read more]

About the New Orleans 2005 Program

What keeps Program Committee chairs tossing and turning during the first few months of conference planning? It’s an age-old dilemma, and it goes like this: When the conference is in an especially exciting location, more members are likely to attend. But if the location is too exciting (we fret), will anyone come to the sessions? [Read more]

Getting to New Orleans 2005 Is As Easy as 1-2-3!

1. Register:



Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

2. Reserve Your Hotel:

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel (Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70140) will serve as the New Orleans 2005 Headquarters Hotel.

HOTEL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2005 OR until our room block has been met, whichever comes first.

Click here for additional information about payment and registration deadlines.

3. Get to New Orleans:

The official airline carrier selected to assist travelers to New Orleans 2005 is American Airlines. To receive the special discount for travel, provide the reference number and schedule your travel between August 12 and 24, 2005.

American Airlines
Reference A9885AG

Click here for additional information about travel options.

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Attention industry Partners: It's not too late to sign up—Sponsor, exhibit, and advertise your products at New Orleans 2005!

SAA thanks the following New Orleans 2005 sponsors for their generous support:

2005 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition
Exhibitor List