ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2021: Together/Apart - SAA's Virtual Annual Meeting!

2 - 6 Aug 2021

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Preservica is delighted to be a Strategic Partner at this year's annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists.

ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2021: Together/Apart - SAA's Virtual Annual Meeting!

We look forward to joining the SAA members online for what promises to be another fantastic year of informative education sessions, pre-conference workshops and virtual networking opportunities. Preservica is hosting a variety of sessions this year so make sure you add these to your A*R 2021 schedule which you can view here.

Elevating the value of your archive in an ever changing digital world

Tuesday August 3, 10am CDT - 11.30am CDT

A digital preservation community meeting hosted by Preservica - open to everyone.

Over the last year the archival community has needed to quickly adapt to working effectively and efficiently in the digital realm. This includes capturing history as it happens, remote distributed processing, as well as expanding outreach to communities and online access to collections.

Please join Preservica customers and preservation experts as we explore together:

  • New ways to elevate the value of your archive, big or small, in the new digital world
  • Inspiring and insightful user projects and stories
  • The power of community collaboration and support
  • The latest innovations in digital preservation technology and practices
  • How to get your digital archiving project started for FREE
Preservica Open Community Session Speakers V2

Plenary 1: Opening Session Featuring Luis Argueta

Wednesday August 4, 11am CDT - 12.15pm CDT

Join SAA President Rachel Vagts for this opening event of ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021! The session features the introduction of two new SAA Fellows, brief remarks by Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, and a keynote by Luis Argueta, a Guatemalan-American film director and producer who has been telling transnational immigration stories since 1977.

Preservica is sponsoring this plenary and will feature towards the end of the session.

Mini-Theater: Preservica Starter Community Workshop: Get Started in Digital Preservation!

Wednesday August 4, 1.45pm CDT - 2.30pm CDT

Preservica Starter is designed by archivists for archivists. It’s an easy and FREE way for institutions of all sizes to quickly preserve, curate and showcase digital collections online.

Since its launch at the end of last year the Starter community has grown to over 1,300 users that are using this intuitive new digital preservation solution to rapidly build a digital archive to share with stakeholders and the public through a built-in public portal for online discovery.

Join Starter users & archival practitioners from Academic, Government and Cultural organizations as they discuss:

  • How Starter streamlines your archival and digital preservation workflows
  • Using Starter to automatically safeguard your content to NDSA and OAIS levels
  • Quickly & confidently building a case for digital preservation in just a few weeks
  • Engaging communities with easy online access and relevant metadata
  • New and upcoming Starter features

Mini-Theater: Streamline your archival workflows with next generation digital preservation!

Thursday August 5, 2pm CDT - 2.45pm CDT

Over the last year the archival community has needed to adapt to working more effectively and efficiently in the digital realm.

Join our session to learn how the latest innovations in digital preservation and discovery can simplify and automate tasks, freeing your time to capture, curate, preserve and share more of your valuable content.

You will learn and see how to:

  • Automate the archiving and preservation of social media and websites
  • Maintain your files in the latest community recommended file formats - automatically
  • Preserve and view complex digital objects – like Books, 3D, GIS, websites, video
  • Make digital preservation an integral part of your discovery ecosystem
  • Seamlessly build digital preservation into the everyday content lifecycle of your institution