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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 by check.


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 attendee roster.

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 form.

SAA Members

Employees of Member Institutions


Early-Bird (by 7/7)

$299 $349 $399

Advance (by 7/29)

$349 $399 $449

On-Site (after 7/29)

$399 $449 $499


$159 $174 $189


$119 $144 $169

Student One-Day

$99 $114 $129


$99 $114 $129

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 866-722-7858 immediately.

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

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SAA thanks the following ARCHIVES 2008 sponsors for their generous support:

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