In 2016, SOA held two conferences–the annual spring meeting and a joint fall conference held with the Ohio Local History Alliance. Scroll down for session descriptions. Session summaries for the spring meeting can be found in the fall 2016 newsletter.
SOA Spring Conference 2016 – Knocking Down Walls and Reaching Out: Archives in Our Community
The Society of Ohio Archivists’ Spring Conference was held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at the General Session Room at the Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio, 43240.
Registration: Early bird registration fees are $45 for members, $30 for students, and $65 for non-members. Early bird registration closes on Monday, May 2. Regular registration fees are $50 for members, $35 for students, and $70 for nonmembers. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast and lunch. A pdf version of the registration form is available for those who do not wish to register online. Download the form here. Pre-conference registration will close on Friday, May 13. Onsite registration is available, but lunch is not guaranteed for onsite registrants. Onsite registration fees are $60 for members, $40 for students, and $80 for nonmembers.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations for a full refund must be made before Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m. For cancellations made prior to this date, your registration fee will be refunded via the method of payment (e.g. credit card to credit card transaction, etc.), minus minimum processing costs if applicable. Please submit cancellation requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellation requests must include the registrant’s name, email address, membership status, method of payment, and the total amount paid. Please allow 4-6 weeks for your refund to be processed. No refunds can be given for cancellations made after Friday, May 13, at 5 p.m.
Directions: Quest Conference Center is located at 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio, 43240. Directions are available on the Quest Conference Center website.
Schedule & Program
Schedule at a Glance
|Schedule Times||Session Title||Location|
|8:15-9:00||Open Silent Auction||Atrium|
|9:00–9:50||Welcome and Plenary (Mandy Altimus Pond)||Scarlet/Gray/Buckeye|
|10:00–11:00||Session 1: ArchivesSpace Implementation Models in Ohio 2013-2016 (Boyd, Blackman, and Johnson)
Moderator: William Modrow
|10:00–11:00||Session 2: Bringing History Home: Using Local Government Records in the Classroom (Kelly)
Moderator: Shelley Blundell
|11:00–11:15||Morning Break, Posters and Silent Auction||Atrium/ Scarlet/Gray/Buckeye|
|11:15–12:15||Session 3: Describing Multimedia Artworks for Academic Repository Collections (Fix)
Moderator: Camila Tessler
|11:15–12:15||Session 4: This is Your History: Building Ethnic Archives through Community Participation (Dorazio Dean, Martin)
Moderator: Suzanne Reller
|12:15–1:30||Lunch and Awards||Atrium/ Scarlet/Gray/Buckeye|
|1:30–2:30||Session 5: Preserve Digital Ohio (Carney, Kupfer, and Tallman)
Moderator: Jodi Kearns
|1:30–2:30||Session 6: Little Stories of the Great War: World War I in Ohio’s Communities (Birkhimer, Trivison)
Moderator: Cate Putirskis
|2:40-3:40||Session 8: Veni, Vidi, Vici: Perspectives on Digitizing Medieval Manuscript Leaves (Love, Griffin)
Moderator: Jodi Kearns
|3:40-3:50||Afternoon Break, Posters, and Silent Auction Winners Announced||Atrium|
Plenary Speaker: Mandy Altimus Pond, Archivist for the Massillon Museum