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Welcome to the AABC's Year at a Glance Calendar for 2024 - 2025

Lots of things are always happening "behind the scenes" at the AABC thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and contractors! Here's a glimpse to keep you updated so that you can plan to attend events or as a reminder to add something to your calendar. More information about the different professional development events, conferences, and Archives Awareness Week can be found on their specific pages on the AABC website. 

To note:

  • The AABC Executive meets on a monthly basis, 3rd week of the month via Zoom.
  • The AABC fiscal calendar runs April 1 - March 31 so this has been included in the extended calendar months below.
  • This is an organic timeline and dates/events will be updated as finalized.

January 2024

  • Distance education course: “Introduction to Archival Preservation” starts.

  • Annual conference planning with AABC/Arma VI (online conference).

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.

  • Roundtea: “Queer and Transgender Archives collections in BC” (Jan 22, 2024).

  • Contractors/volunteers submit “wish lists” for budget planning. Programs committee reviews. 

  • EAS Advisor visit to iSchool UBC to meet new archives students.


February 2024

  • AABC membership renewal letters sent (membership year April 1, 2024 – March 31, 2025).

  • Webinar: "Telling Our Community Stories through Private Records" (Feb 12, 2024).

  • Distance education course: Registration opens for “Introduction to Archival Practice”. 

  • Anti-Racism Bursary application opens.

  • Draft budget created and reviewed.

  • Winter newsletter to be published.


March 2024

  • End of 2023-2024 AABC fiscal year.

  • Membership renewal period.

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.

  • Workshop: “Archives 101: Archival Practice for Indigenous Organizations” (March 4-13, 2024).

  • Indigenous Forum.

  • Distance education course: “Introduction to Archival Preservation” ends.

  • Distance education course: Registration closes for “Introduction to Archival Practice”. 

  • Executive approves new budget.

April 2024

  • Conference: date TDB.

  • Annual General Meeting and Executive transition meeting: TDB.

  • Membership renewal period.

  • Distance education course: “Introduction to Archival Practice” starts.

  • Roundtea: Topic TBD.


May 2024

  • Conference: date TDB if not held in April.

  • Annual General Meeting and Executive transition meeting: date TDB if not held in April.

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.

  • Webinar: Topic TBD.

  • Webinar: MemoryBC training session.

  • Indigenous Forum.


June 2024

  • Distance education course: “Introduction to Archival Practice” ends.

  • Distance education course: Registration opens for “Managing Archival Photographs”.

  • Anti-Racism Bursary application opens.

  • EAS Advisor site visits: Central & Northern Vancouver Island region.


July 2024

  • EAS Advisor site visits: Okanagan region.

  • Summer Newsletter to be published.

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.


August 2024

  • Distance education course: Registration closes for “Managing Archival Photographs”.


September 2024

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.

  • Archives Awareness Week planning begins.

  • Distance education course: “Managing Archival Photographs” starts.

  • Roundtea: Topic TDB.

  • Indigenous Forum.

  • EAS Advisor visit to iSchool UBC to meet new archives students.


October 2024

  • Webinar: Topic TBD

  • Archives Awareness Week planning ongoing.

  • Webinar: MemoryBC training session.


November 2024

  • BC Archives Awareness Week (3rd week in November).

  • Annual Executive, Committee & Contractor’s Roundtable meeting.

  • Indigenous Advocacy Committee meeting.

  • Programs Committee meeting.

  • Distance education course: “Managing Archival Photographs” ends.

  • Distance education course: Registration opens for “Managing Plans and Drawings”.

  • Anti-Racism Bursary application opens.


December 2024

  • Distance education course: Registration closes for “Managing Plans and Drawings”


January 2025

  • Distance education course: “Managing Plans and Drawings” course starts.

  • Roundtea: Topic TDB.

  • Contractors/volunteers submit “wish lists” for budget planning. Programs committee reviews.


February 2025

  • AABC membership renewal letters sent (membership year April 1, 2025 – March 31, 2026).

  • Webinar: Topic TBD.

  • Indigenous Forum. 

  • Draft budget created and reviewed.


March 2025

  • Distance education course: “Managing Plans and Drawings” course ends.

  • Membership renewal period.

  • End of 2024-2025 AABC fiscal year.

  • Executive approves new budget.


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