The AABC hosts an annual conference (or mini-conference) each April in conjunction with its Annual General Meeting. The conference is a chance for colleagues from around the province to gather together and share expertise, learn about projects and new archival initiatives, and renew friendships. If you would like to help with planning our annual conference please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023 Annual Conference
"Access Ability: Exploring Themes of Access in Archives and Information Management"
Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
Location: Wilna Thomas Building, Camosun College Lansdowne Campus, located in beautiful Victoria, B.C.
Format: Hybrid format (in-person and online)Learn more about the 2023 AABC & ARMA Vancouver Island Joint Conference!
2021 AABC & YCA Joint Conference
The AABC and Yukon Council of Archives presented the successful joint conference "We Walk Many Paths: Archival Journeys in BC, Yukon, and Beyond" October 26-27, 2021.
Visit the 2021 Conference page for more information
Archives Awareness Week
Archives Week is our annual celebration to draw public attention to the importance of the province's nearly 200 archival institutions. British Columbia's annual Archives Week takes place the third week in November.
Each year, institutions are encouraged to think of ways that they can celebrate Archives Week in your community. Your activity does not have to be related to the year's chosen theme; the goal is to raise public awareness of the importance of archival records. Plan an event to showcase your archives and raise public awareness. Ideas include: creating an exhibit, organizing an open house, giving tours, offering special workshops or seminars, or writing an article for the local newspaper. If you would like to help with planning Archives Week please contact email@example.com.
Learn more about AABC Archives Awareness Week HERE
AABC Regional Representatives are the liaison with the Association's Executive for archives and archivists in the various regions of the province. They assist in the organization of regional meetings and help coordinate special projects of a regional nature.
Information about events and regional meetings will be posted here. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a link to your event.
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