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NYAC 2013 Announcement
Thursday, April 04, 2013 12:04 PM
Join your colleagues at the
New York Archives Conference
(NYAC) 2013 annual meeting at LIU Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville, NY on Wednesday, June 5 through Friday, June 7, 2013.
This year’s conference will be a joint meeting with the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan NY, Inc., (ART) and will be co-sponsored by the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at LIU Post Campus.
The conference program will include a day of workshops, a speed mentoring session, a plenary address by Jason Kucsma of the Metropolitan New York Library Council, concurrent sessions on a full range of archival topics, roundtables, a Thursday evening reception, a Friday luncheon featuring speaker Karen Falk of the Jim Henson Company Archives, and Friday afternoon tours to local archives, gardens, and historic sites.
Participants can choose to follow one of the subject tracks (digital archives and electronic records, new and small institutions, outreach, special subject archives, or a special series of workshops and sessions designed for students and new professionals) or they can select from an al a carte menu of diverse subjects such as digital preservation, web archiving, archivists and activism, performing arts archives, institutional anniversaries, social media, or censorship. A Society of American Archivists’ Digital Archives Specialist Certificate Workshop, Privacy and Confidentiality Issues in Digital Archives, kicks of the conference on Wednesday.
On-campus housing is available, and the conference is reachable via public transportation.
Conference fees are as follows: Full Conference-$65, Thursday only-$55, Friday only-$35, Full day workshop $20, Half day workshops-$15, Friday luncheon-$16; Lodging: Single room/night-$60, Double room/night-$50.
Registration information, the detailed program, conference sponsors, and professional development grant applications, are available on the NYAC website:
Please note: registration closes on May 20th.
Questions concerning the conference can be sent to:
Kristine Boniello, NYAC Co-Chair,