ARCHIVES 2008: Archival R/Evolution & Identities
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 2008 and beyond..
New Member / First-Timer Orientation
Begin your day on Thursday by joining SAA President Mark Greene, President-Elect Frank Boles, 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; Saturday, 9:00 - 11:00 am) If you're a job seeker or potential employer, take this opportunity to place your job announcement or résumé on file for others to see at the meeting. For more information, contact Jeanette Spears at SAA, 866-722-7858 or jspears [@] archivists.org.
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, 8:00 - 8:30 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 2008 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 Karen Walton Morse at 716-645-2916, ext 258, or navigator [@] forums.archivists.org. You'll be contacted in mid-July and matched with a partner. The deadline to request a navigator is July 30.