ARCHIVES 2008: Archival R/Evolution & Identities
72nd Annual Meeting
Pre-conference Programs: August 24–27, 2008
Conference Dates: August 26–30, 2008
2008 Exposition Dates: August 28–29, 2008
Hilton San Francisco
333 O'Farrell Street
Register online using our secure
ARCHIVES 2008 registration form.
Fax your completed registration form, with
credit card information, to 312-606-0728,
Attn: ARCHIVES 2008 Registration. Do
not fax your registration if you are paying
Send your completed registration form,
with credit card information or check made
payable to SAA, to:
Society of American Archivists
Attn: ARCHIVES 2008 Registration
17 North State Street, Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602
Payment and Registration Deadlines
Registrations are processed on a first-come, firstserved
basis. Please complete the entire form to
speed your registration. To avoid being double-billed,
do not send your registration via both fax and mail.
Full payment must accompany your registration.
Registrations not accompanied by payment will
be placed on hold until payment is received. SAA
accepts checks made payable to SAA, as well as
credit cards issued by VISA, MasterCard, or American
Express. Payment must be made in US funds.
No purchase orders or vouchers can be accepted.
If payment is by credit card, we recommend that you
submit your completed registration form, including
credit card information, to SAA via Internet or fax.
Early-Bird Registration: Register by July 7 and
save $50 off Advance registration rates and $100
off On-site rates.
Advance Registration: Register by July 30 to save
$50 off On-site rates.
Late Registration: Registrations received after
July 30 will be returned to sender. After July 30 youmust register on site at the SAA Registration Desk
located in the Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell
Street, San Francisco, California. Those registering
after July 30 may not appear in the conference
Advance registrations for Pre-conference
Programs ONLY will be accepted until July 30.
After this date, individuals may register onsite
pending availability of seats in the program.
Cancellations and Refunds: If for any reason you
must cancel your registration, your written request
must be received before July 7, 2008, to receive a full
refund. A $50 handling charge will be assessed for
written cancellations postmarked between July 7 and
July 30. No refunds will be issued after July 30.
Guest Option: This option (designed especially
for spouses and children of conference attendees)
allows the guest to attend the Plenary Sessions,
the All-Attendee Reception, and the Exhibit Hall.
Guest registrations must accompany the conference
attendee’s registration. When registering a guest,
please be sure to include full names on the registration
Employees of Member Institutions
Early-Bird (by 7/7)
Advance (by 7/29)
On-Site (after 7/29)
SAA/ARMA Reciprocal Registration Fees: The
SAA and ARMA International governing bodies have
approved a resolution that permits the members of
each organization to attend the other’s annual conference
at member rates. The resolution is intended
to encourage expansion of educational opportunities
for both professions.
You will receive written confirmation of your registration.
This notice will verify that your registration
has been processed and will serve as confirmation
of your ARCHIVES 2008 registration. Please allow
up to 2 weeks to receive your confirmation, and take
a moment to review it upon receipt. If you have a
question, please contact the SAA office toll-free at
Registration Desk Hours
Pre-registrants may pick up their packets at the
Pre-registration Desk in the Hilton San Francisco.
Your registration packet will include a name badge,
tickets to special events, and an on-site program
that lists times and locations for all sessions and
events. If you will need a reminder of session
descriptions, please bring this Preliminary
Program with you to the meeting. Please wear
your name badge to gain admittance to sessions.
T uesday, August 26:
|8:00 am – 4:00 pm
W ednesday, August 27:
|8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 28:
|6:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, August 29:
|6:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, August 30:
|7:00 am – 1:00 pm