South Carolina Archival Association Call for Proposals

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Do you know how to salvage a molded, pestilence infected collection? Are you familiar with a new software that could help museums and archives digitize and share collections? Have you had a successful year in fundraising, and want to share your story with institutions that could benefit from your tactics and expertise? Then join us for this year’s SCAA  conference entitled, How do I ...? This year's 2018 Fall Conference and Annual Meeting will be held at the University of South Carolina – Aiken Gregg-Graniteville Library on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Our theme covers a wide array of topics, including digitization, processing, preservation, outreach ... all of the major subjects that archivists and cultural resource professionals deal with on a recurring basis! We’re looking for presenters who can share innovative ideas, remind us of tried and true methods, and offer advice on how to be most effective at our work.

The conference will feature two presentation options and a poster session for participants to share their knowledge and innovation:

  • 30 minute presentations
  • 10 minute lightning rounds
  • Poster sessions to showcase accomplishments and special projects of South Carolina archivists and allied professionals and students.

We hope that this year’s conference can offer you useful tips and tools, and we look forward to hearing how you meet archival demands. To submit a proposal, please fill out the form located at deadline for submission is August 17, 2018.

Early bird registration August 31-October 10

  • $35 members
  • $50 non-members (includes membership for one year)
  • $15 students

Regular registration after October 10

  • $45 members
  • $60 non-members (includes membership for one year)
  • $25 students

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