Annual Conference 2013

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AABC / NWA Conference 2013


Register for the Archivematica 0.10-beta Tutorial Workshop via the Northwest Archivists site

Due to technicial issues, a separate registration is required only for the Archivematica 0.10-beta Tutorial Workshop on May 4.


AABC/NWA 2013 Conference Registration Fees*

Early Bird - AABC Members (ends April 1) $85
Early Bird - NWA Members (ends April 1) $85
Regular - AABC Members $95
Regular - NWA Members $95
Students $45
Non-Members $110
Registration at door $120

*Please note: Each conference fee category includes Saturday's lunch for all registrants, as is it usually difficult to find food on campus on Saturdays. For Friday, registrants are free to eat at any of the food locations on Campus. Participants shall be provided with a list/map of all food locations on campus during onsite registration.
Amount is in CAD.

Join the Archives Association of BC and the Northwest Archivists in  Vancouver, BC at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of  British Columbia, on May 3rd and 4th, 2013, to explore the question:

"How can archivists connect, innovate, and learn in an era marked by  shifting technology and uncertain funding?"


Accommodation at Carey Centre, UBC Campus

Room block has been made at the Carey Center for attendees. Rooms with private bathroom start from $74/night. Towels, toiletries, cable internet access, private phone line for local calls are included. Breakfast is $7/day/person.

To reserve, please send an online booking request and use "AABC" as the group name.  If you wish to reserve
breakfast tickets, please specify under "Comments". You can also call 604-224-4308 on weekdays to reserve with your credit card.

Room rates, photos, cancellation policy, directions and maps plus other details can be found at Carey Centre 
under Accommodation/Short Stay.

Accommodation at TRIUMF House, UBC Campus

Accommodation arrangements have been made at the TRIUMF House for attendees. For booking, please fill out online form at Rooms are booked on a first come first serve basis.

Accommodation at St. Andrew's Hall, UBC Campus

The following housing options are available at St. Andrew's Hall:

Co-ed Quad Apartments
Quads are apartments designed for four, single residents to share. If you would like to request a specific roommate, be sure to note his or her name on your form and we will do our best to put you together.

$57CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking:
$62CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

Studio Apartments
Self-contained units for single people, only.

$91CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking: $96CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

One Bedroom Apartments
Self-contained units for couples (without children), only.

$102CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking: $107CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

Please visit for more information.

Attendees are also welcome to use these guides to book a place of their choosing:

On Campus Accommodation (PDF)

Off Campus Accommodation (PDF)  

Call for Conference Volunteers

The Conference organizers invite you to join the Conference Planning Committee in organizing this important event. As a committee member, you will enjoy several benefits, including reduced workshop and conference rates.

If interested, please contact Patrick Ansah before you register online at 604-767-8141 or

Download the AABC/NWA 2013 Conference Schedule (April 24: PDF)

Download the Off Campus Accommodation and On Campus Accommodation guides (PDFs)

Download the 2013 Conference Poster (April 24: revised PDF with sponsor logos; best viewed online in Internet Explorer or Google Chrome; may not display correctly when viewed online in Mozilla Firefox) 

Past conferences: 20112010

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