Northwest Archivists, Inc.

 Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting

 Program and Schedule

 April 28-30, 2016

Complete Program--updated 4/22/2016 (link) 

Schedule at a Glance (below)

Thursday, April 28

9 am - 5:30 pm                    Workshop 1: Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)  
Hotel Deca, College Room

9 am - 5:30 pm                    Workshop 2: Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records - Part I (DAS course)
                                               Hotel Deca, Chancellor Room

9 am - 5:30 pm                    Workshop 3: Funding the Work (NHPRC Grants Workshop)
                                                Hotel Deca, President Room

9 am - 12:30 pm                  Workshop 4a: Archival Conservation Basics (AM session)
                                                Hotel Deca, Regent Room 

1:30 pm - 5 pm                    Workshop 4b: Archival Conservation Basics (PM session)
                                                Hotel Deca, Regent Room                              

9 am - 5:30 pm                    Workshop 5: Mukurtu CMS: Building a Community Archive
                                               University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Library Classroom   Allen Library, Basement Level

4 - 6 pm                                  NWA Board Meeting  Hotel Deca, Curtain Room

4 - 7 pm                                   Registration Hotel Deca, lobby lounge

6 - 8 pm                                   Reception and Poster Displays  Hotel Deca, Ballroom

Friday, April 29

8 am - 12 pm                        Registration Hotel Deca, lobby lounge

8:30 - 10 am                         Breakfast, Welcome, and Plenary Speaker   Hotel Deca, Ballroom
     Includes traditional Native American welcome

10 - 10:30 am                       Break

Sessions Begin (all sessions at Hotel Deca)

10:30 am - 12 pm

Session 1

Speaking Truth to Power: Archives, Community    Engagement & Advocacy

College Room

Session 2

Student All-Stars 

Chancellor Room

Session 3

Creating and Maintaining All-Star Volunteers

President Room

12 - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Program


1:30 - 2:30 pm

Session 4

Access All-Stars

College Room

Session 5

A Changing Picture: The Status of Photograph Archives in the NW

Chancellor  Room

Session 6

Community Building on Campus: All-Star Activism using Primary Sources

President Room

2:30 - 2:45 pm


2:45 - 4:15 pm

Session 7

Digital All-Stars

College Room

Session 8

Queering the Archives: Connecting with Your Local LGBTQ+ Communities

Chancellor Room

Session 9

There's No I in (an All-Star) Team: Lessons Learned from Cross-Campus & Cross-Institutional Partnerships

President Room

4:15 - 4:30 pm


4:30 - 5:30 pm

Session 10

Video Preservation: Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound

College Room

Session 11

Interactive All-Stars

Chancellor Room

Session 12

Kino-Archive: Archives Get Reel!

President Room

5:30 - 7 pm

Native American Collections Roundtable Meeting

College Room

6-7:30 pm

Movie Night! Film Viewing and Presentation

Woody Guthrie and the Bonneville Power Administration, 1941


Saturday, April 30

8 - 9 am

Session 13

Strategic Planning for Archival Organizations Using Logic Models

College Room

Session 14

Accessioning All-Stars: Turning our dysfunctional process around using Lean, a process improvement methodology

Chancellor Room

Session 15

Archives & Philanthropy in the Digital Age

President Room

9 - 9:15 am


9:15-10:15 am


Session 16

Outreach All-Stars


Chancellor Room

Session 17

Working in Harmony: Multi-Disciplinary Team Skills in the Digital Archive World

President Room

10:15-11:30 am

Brunch and NWA Membership Meeting


11:30-11:45 am


11:45 am-1:15 pm

Session 18

Beyond Management 101

College Room

Session 19

Archives Reference 101: No place to hide

Chancellor Room

Session 20

Walking on Eggshells: The Archivist and Donor Relations

President Room

Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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