AABC Conference 2015
The Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) is pleased to host "Living Archivally" the AABC 2015 Workshop, Conference and AGM on April 23rd and 24th, 2015 in Coquitlam, BC. The conference will consider the ways in which we can raise awareness about archives and recordkeeping with researchers, stakeholders, government organizations, and the general public.
See the Annual General Meeting 2015 page for further information about that event.
Coquitlam Public Library
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
The Coquitlam Public Library has generously provided free parking during business hours on conference day. Conference attendees please park in designated library parking above the Library then go to the Circulation desk to pick up a pass from a Circulation Staff Member.
The pass will be valid for the entire business day.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS NOON MONDAY APRIL 20th
|Coquitlam Public Library|
|Prima Information Solutions|
|Royal BC Museum|
|Simon Fraser University|
|Preservation Technologies Canada|
|City of Coquitlam|
April 23, 9 am to 4 pm
Workshop: Records Management 101
Instructor: Kelly Stewart, Coordinator, AABC Education and Advisory Service
This one-day workshop will introduce particpants to the foundational concepts of records management, including business analysis, records inventorying, classification, and scheduling, set in the context of the digital environment. The course will also place records management in the wider information environment. Particpants will learn about international standards such as Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles and ISO15489.
This course is for archivists, librarians, and administrators who have had records management thrust upon them, as well as those new to the information management field. Curious onlookers also welcome.
April 23, 6 pm to 8 pm
Bowling and Pizza Night, Revs Bowling, 5502 Holdom Ave, Burnaby (by Holdom Skytrain Stn)
Join other archivists for a fun evening of bowling and pizza! Fee includes 2 games, shoe rental, all the pizza you can eat, taxes and tip.
April 24, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
|8:30 - 9:15||Registration|
|9:15 - 9:30||Welcome / Opening Remarks||Silvana Harwood, Deputy Director, Coquitlam Public Library; Peter Ord, Vice President, Archives, Collections & Knowledge, Royal BC Museum|
|9:30 - 10:30||Session #1||1. Library and Archives Canada: Think Global,
Act Local, Live Archival (1 hour)
- Kristina Lillico, Marnie Burnham, Susanne Sulzberger
|10:30 - 11||Coffee Break #1|
|11 - 12:30||Session #2||1. Living Archivally in the AtoM Age (1
- Cindy McLellan, Emily Lonie, Richard Dancy
2. Collaborative Database for Japanese Canadian Cultural Centres and Community Organizations (0.5 hour)
- Scott Owens
|12:30 - 1:30||Lunch & Trade Show||Bag lunch provided|
|1:30 - 3:00||Session #3||1. Getting Serious about Social: Community
Engagement Through Social Media at UBC Library's Digitization
Centre (0.5 hour)
- Emily Chicorli and Mimi Lam
2. Avoiding the Pitfalls of Archival Document and Digitization (0.5 hour)
- Jeff Marceil
3. Leading the Way with Information Governance
- Justin Kennedy and Jill Teasley
|3:00 - 3:30||Coffee Break #2|
|3:30 - 4:00||Session #4||
1. Upgrade of MemoryBC to AtoM 2.1 with Dan Gillean - presented by the AABC
|4:00 - 5:00||AGM|
Post-AGM Pub Crawl
|Micro Com Systems Ltd.|