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


Annual Meeting Lodging – SOLD OUT

Demand for hotel rooms for the 72nd SAA Annual Meeting in San Francisco has been enthusiastic! SAA’s room blocks at the Hilton San Francisco, Hotel 480, and InterContinental Mark Hopkins are sold out! Suggestions for hotels close to the Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell Street, include:

  1. Holiday Inn Golden Gateway (1.13 miles)
  2. Renaissance Parc 55 (0.21 miles)
  3. The Hotel Rex (0.52 miles)
  4. Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Downtown (0.92 miles)

President's Welcome

Mark A. Greene

For those who come to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…

Dear Colleagues:

Even those of us with too little hair in which to wear flowers… even those of us who are a little too young to have participated in the Summer of Love… know that San Francisco is a special place. From revolutionary counterculture movements to ever-evolving political and demographic identities, it’s a city that inspires questions of who we are, where we are, and where we’re going. It’s a good place for a little soul searching about our profession….[Read more]

About the Program

“Archival R/Evolution & Identities”-hmm…

Since the 2008 Call for Proposals was issued, you may have wondered – as have many of our colleagues – just what a conference carrying this theme would look like. Frankly, we’re delighted by the creativity and spirit of those inspired to explore “who we are, where we are, and where we’re going.” Revolution, evolution, or soul searching, ARCHIVES 2008 promises to be an exciting and stimulating week! [Read more]

About San Francisco

Only in San Francisco: Come See for Yourself!

San Francisco is renowned for the beautiful views from its many hills, its eclectic architecture, and such iconic landmarks as the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s an international tourist destination with singular attractions, celebrated museums, unique neighborhoods, and an ethnically and culturally diverse, cosmopolitan population. [Read more]


Join the R/Evolution!

Meet the Leaders in the Archives and Information Technology Professions with the Power to Purchase!

Sponsor, Exhibit, and Advertise at SAA’s 72nd Annual Conference in San Francisco!

Exhibitor Prospectus [PDF; 3.5 MG]

Exhibitor Services Manual [PDF; 3.94 MB]

Booth Rental Fee:
Non-profit Exhibitors – $950
Other Exhibitors – $1,050

Why Exhibit at ARCHIVES 2008?

Industries and Sectors Represented by Archives and Records Professionals

View the list of sponsors and exhibitors at ARCHIVES/CHICAGO 2007 and DC 2006!



ARCHIVES 2008: Archival R/Evolution & Identities
Call for Program Proposals

Call for Pre-Conference Program Proposals