MARA Students, Faculty To Attend SAA Annual Conference
Published: July 19, 2017 by Anna Maloney
The 2017 Society of American Archivist’s conference (ARCHIVES 2017: alike/different) will be held NEXT WEEK in Portland, Oregon, from July 23-29. If you are planning to attend the conference, consider making time for the following:
- Thursday, July 27, 5:30pm-7pm: Graduate Student Poster Presentations. SJSU students Lauren Goss and Rebecca Leung will each be presenting a poster in the exhibit hall.
- Friday, July 28, 10am-11am: Session 408 – Social Media vs. Open Government: Similarities, Differences, and Impact on Records Management Practices. The MARA Program Coordinator, Dr. Patricia Franks, will chair this discussion; iSchool instructor Dr. Michelle Chen is a scheduled speaker; and MARA Program Advisory Committee member Geof Huth will moderate the discussion.
- Friday, July 28, after 5pm: Dr. Franks will host a get-together/dinner with students. If you are interested in attending, please get in touch with Dr. Franks and let her know. You can also reach out via the MARA Facebook Group.