ACA@UBC Professional Education and Archives 11-13 February 2015

The Association of Canadian Archivists Student Chapter at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is delighted to present its seventh annual international Seminar and Symposium, Professional Education and Archives: What Does the Future Require? which will be held at UBC in on February 11-13, 2015

International in scope, the Seminar and Symposium will address the emerging discussion about the content of the graduate education that successful records and archives professionals require to meet the challenges of the 21st century from the point of view of a variety of stakeholders, including employers, users, alumni, professional groups, and academics.

The two-day seminar will consist of four half-day discussion sessions led by panels. The one-day Symposium will consist of presentations conveying the personal views of the speakers. All SLAIS students and professors, interested students and professors from other UBC units, and information professionals are invited to attend both events, and to actively participate in the seminar.
Symposium: Friday, February 13, 2015, Frederic Wood Theatre,
9:00am-5:00pm Seminar: Wednesday February 11, 2015 and Thursday February 12, 2015, Dodson Room, IK, Barber Centre
9:00am-5:00pm. Confirmed Speakers to date: Karen Anderson – Mid-Sweden University Guy Berthiaume – Archivist and Librarian of Canada Richard Cox – University of Pittsburg Elizabeth Denham – Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. Heather Gordon – City of Vancouver Archives Shadrack Katuu — International Atomic Energy Agency Evelyn McLelland – Artefactual April Miller – World Bank Archives Richard Pearce-Moses – Clayton State University Jian Wang and Sherry Xie – Remnin University of Chiana Lara Wilson – Canadian Council on Archives

The event website will be ready soon for further information and registration.

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