February 15-16, 2019
Call for Presentation Proposals
The Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists will hold its 30th Annual Meeting February 15-16, 2019, at the BYU-Hawaiʻi Ballroom in Laʻie, Oʻahu. The Annual Meeting Committee invites presentation proposals on all areas of archival practice and research and from allied fields. We are especially interested in proposals that align with the 2019 theme, Preserving Collections, Ensuring Access.
We seek proposals from graduate students, paraprofessionals, cultural professionals, archivists, collection managers, or other interested cultural experts or academics work- ing in the Archive and Museum fields. Our goal is to encourage a wide range of voices at the AHA Annual Meeting that speaks to preserving materials in our collections and ensuring access for our patrons in the state of Hawaiʻi.
- Each presenter will have 15 or 30 minutes to present on proposed topic.
- Presenters need not be an AHA member to present at the Annual Meeting.
- Presenters are encouraged to use PowerPoint or other presenta on so ware.
- AHA will cover each presenter’s Annual Meeting registra on fee.Presentation proposals are due by 8:00pm on Friday, November 2.Proposals will be evaluated by the AHA Annual Meeting Committee. Successful appli- cants will receive a notification of acceptance by Friday, November 23.
- Link coming soon!
We look forward to hearing from you! For questions regarding the proposal process, please contact Gailyn Bopp, Annual Meeting Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIʻI ARCHIVISTS
Developing A Presentation Topic
Our theme Preserving Collections, Ensuring Access is one that touches nearly every aspect of the archival and collection management field. The work YOU do can inspire, educate, and encourage continued care for our materials and heightened access by our communities.
When developing presenta on topics, consider the following areas or create your own!
- Preservation / Conservation reports
- “Challenge” pieces in collections
- Role of communities in enhancing the care and understanding of collecions
- Digitization: tools, software, reports, collaborations
- Overcoming storage space issues (physical and digital)
- Acquisitions—where we collect, how we collect, how do we balance information in our collection to “tell the whole story”
- Work flows and Processes—archives management, team management, project management
- Metadata and Description—incorporating Hawaiian language into metadata and cataloging, involving communities in providing metadata, organizing acquired metadata, content management
- Patron access—fees, forms, formats and avenues for sharing stories in our collection (social media, outreach, exhibits)
- Archival services— independent contracting and grant work Join us for the 30th Association of Hawaii Archivists Annual Meeting. Submit your proposal today!