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SSA 2013 Annual Meeting & Workshops

  • 22 May 2013
  • 8:00 AM
  • 25 May 2013
  • 2:00 PM
  • Austin, TX

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Available until April 24, 2013, after which non-member registration will cost $190.
  • Registrant will only attend sessions on Friday, May 24, 2013.
  • Registrant will only attend sessions on Saturday, May 25, 2013.
  • Registrant will only attend sessions on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
  • Registrant must be a student.

For registration questions, contact Laurel Rozema at lrozema@austin.utexas.edu.

When registering online, you may pay online or by check after you register. When registering by mail, please include a check with your registration form.

To pay by check, make check payable to the Society of Southwest Archivists.

Mail check and paper registration form to Society of Southwest Archivists, ATTN: Annual Meeting 2013, P.O. Box 301311, Austin, TX 78703-0022.
Registration is closed

“Come One, Come All”

...to the 2013 Society of Southwest Archivists annual meeting May 22-25, 2013 in weird and wonderful Austin, Texas.


Annual Meeting Hotel Filled; Alternate Hotel Added!

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the conference and the NCAA Track & Field Championship event in Austin the same week, the conference hotel is completely sold out of rooms available at the conference rate. The Wyndham Garden Austin, located about 3 miles away along IH-35, is available as an overflow hotel at a rate of $105/night.

To make a reservation, Call 1-800-WYNDHAM or 1-800-996-3426: Give the associate your desired dates of stay and ask for the “Society of SW Archivists room block.” Or Book Online: Go to www.wyndhamaustin.com. Select the “Reservations” button. Enter your desired dates of stay. Then, click “Special Rates & Codes” and enter “05196702SO”. This special rate will be available until May 8.
 
The SSA LAC is working on details in regards to transportation between the conference hotel and the overflow hotel.
 
Other downtown hotels include the Hampton Inn & Suites (hamptoninn.hilton.com), Hilton Austin (www.hilton.com/Austin), Courtyard Austin Downtown (www.marriott.com), and Residence Inn Austin Downtown (www.marriott.com).

For questions, please contact Mike Miller at Mike.Miller@austintexas.gov.


The concierge page contains information for planning and enjoying your trip.


Step right up and see the amazing repositories, whose staff perform daring budget-defying acts of processing, outreach, and so much more!

  • Experience the mystery of the Congress Avenue bats!
  • Be astounded by the constant cold of Barton Springs!
  • Marvel at the massive “sunset red” Texas State Capitol Building!
All performers of archives and information services are welcome under the Big Top.

 

Your hosts include Local Arrangements Committee Ringmaster Mark Lambert (mlambert727@yahoo.com) and official Publicity Barkers Lauren Goodley (lgoodley@txstate.edu), Jan Root (janroot57@yahoo.com), and Jessica Tucker (jtucker@tsl.state.tx.us). The conference hotel will be the Holiday Inn at Lady Bird Lake. Keep your eye on this center ring for more details as they become available.

 

We’ll save you a seat!


** Logo designed by Clint Wells at youngandwithit.com**

 

Registration Rates

Early-bird (by 4/24) / Regular

Member: $140 / $165

Non-member: $165 / $190

Student: $85 / $105

Single day: $105


Registration is now open. Click here for registration form to print and mail. You may also register by clicking the button in the column to the left.


Only cash or check will be accepted at the conference for registration or guest tickets.


For registration questions, contact Laurel Rozema at lrozema@austin.utexas.edu.


If you are not planning to attend the conference but would like to attend one of the SSA's pre-conference workshops, contact Laurel Rozema at lrozema@austin.utexas.edu.


If you would like to bring a guest with you to the opening reception on Wednesday or business breakfast meeting on Saturday, please contact Laurel Rozema at lrozema@austin.utexas.edu. Guest tickets for each event cost $20 each.


Refund Policy
Full refunds for annual meeting and workshop registrations are available no less than 10 business days prior to the first day of the annual meeting. Refunds requested after that date (May 8) will incur a $25 penalty.
 

Sessions, Workshops, & Events

The meeting theme, Come One, Come All: Archives and the Public in the 21st Century, encouraged the submission of excellent proposals on social media and outreach, digital archives, and innovative solutions to organizing collections, among other topics. The program will include panels, roundtables, a lightning session, as well as a student poster session. Information on the workshops can be found in the Preliminary Program or on the Education page.


Click here for Preliminary Program with annual meeting schedule and details on sessions, workshops, receptions, and tours.


Click here for session details and annual meeting schedule only.


Day trips cancelled.
We did not meet the minimum for either the Segway Tour or Brew Tour, so both have been cancelled. If you registered, you will be refunded for those events.


Bill Brands

Key Note Speaker

H.W. Brands, author of books on American history and politics, including Traitor to His Class, Andrew Jackson, The Age of Gold, The First American, and TR. Traitor to His Class and The First American were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, and several of his books have been bestsellers. A professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, he lectures frequently on historical and current events and can be seen and heard on national and international television and radio programs.

 

Exhibitor Information
Interested in exhibiting or a sponsorship opportunity at the SSA Annual Meeting? Please see this flyer for more information. Please fill out this form to secure an exhibit space and your opportunity to be a sponsor.

 

Annual Meeting Hotel

Annual Meeting Hotel Filled; Alternate Hotel Added!

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the conference and the NCAA Track & Field Championship event in Austin the same week, the conference hotel is completely sold out of rooms available at the conference rate. The Wyndham Garden Austin, located about 3 miles away along IH-35, is available as an overflow hotel at a rate of $105/night.

To make a reservation, Call 1-800-WYNDHAM or 1-800-996-3426: Give the associate your desired dates of stay and ask for the “Society of SW Archivists room block.” Or Book Online: Go to www.wyndhamaustin.com. Select the “Reservations” button. Enter your desired dates of stay. Then, click “Special Rates & Codes” and enter “05196702SO”. This special rate will be available until May 8.
 
The SSA LAC is working on details in regards to transportation between the conference hotel and the overflow hotel.
 
Other downtown hotels include the Hampton Inn & Suites (hamptoninn.hilton.com), Hilton Austin (www.hilton.com/Austin), Courtyard Austin Downtown (www.marriott.com), and Residence Inn Austin Downtown (www.marriott.com).

For questions, please contact Mike Miller at Mike.Miller@austintexas.gov.


Click here to book the Holiday Inn Austin Lady Bird Lake. Be sure to book your room by May 1, 2013 to be assured of the group rate, $108 per night. Enter the group code, "SSA", to pull up the agreed rate, or call toll-free 888-615-0509 and give the agent the group code. The group rate will be available for Tuesday night, May 21 through Sunday night, May 26. There is free parking and an airport shuttle to/from the hotel.


Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, The University of Texas at Austin

Ancestry.com

Baylor University Libraries

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Hollinger-Metal Edge, Inc.

Texas General Land Office
University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin


School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin

Exhibitors
University of North Texas Portal to Texas History and Archives

Amigos Library Services

ArcaSearch

Gaylord Brothers

Indus International

Southwest Solutions Group

Stars Information Solutions

TAB Products

University Products
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