Archives and Records Management Seminar
October 14, 2009
Four Points by Sheraton, 800 East Park Dr, Harrisburg PA. 17111
The Power of Public Records
Registration Cost reduced! Only $40!
State Employee? Affected by the Budget Impasse? Well credit you to attendpay nothing until the budget passes.
If we do not get enough registrations, we may have to cancelso please register NOW!
Note: No paper registrations are being mailed this year, register online at
www.pabookstore.com (under Event Registration)
r request a downloadable form from firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-772-3257
8:008:45 Registration and Refreshments
8:459:00am Welcoming Remarks
David Haury, PhD, State Archivist and President, CoSA
Barbara Franco, PHMC Executive Director
9:0010:00am Plenary Session:
Caring for Records in a Depressed Economy
How can we cope in these tough times? What does this mean for archivists and records keepers? Join us for Ms Roes perspective on helping you soldier on
Speaker: Kathleen Roe, New York State Archives
10:0010:30am BreakVisit the Vendors
Pennsylvanias Right to Know Law, Plus One
Its been almost a year since the Right to Know law went into effect. Hows it going? What are the successes and the challenges? Join us for an exciting panel with differing perspectives as they assess the new laws impact.
Speakers: Terry Mutchler, Commonwealth Office of
Open Records, Executive Director (scheduled)
Andrea Bowman, Deputy General Counsel, Governor’s Office of General Counsel
Bruce Foreman, Partner, Foreman & Caraciolo
Terry Mutchlers participation is tentative. If she cannot attend, Corinna Wilson, ChiefCounsel, Pennsylvania Office of Open Records, will substitute.
Archives Without Tears: The Basics for Historical Records Repositories
Got Archives? Dont know what to do? Join Jerry Ellis as he covers the basics to help you along.
Speaker: Jerry Ellis, Pennsylvania State Archives
1:302:45pm Concurrent Sessions:
Web 2.0: Overview and Practical Social Networking Applications
An overview of the most popular Web 2.0 tools and applications with discussion of their relevance to archives and historical society outreach programming.
Speaker: Kate Theimer, ArchivesNext
Principles of Records Management
A look at basic records management principles and the benefits that can be achieved by implementing them.
Speaker: James Frazier, Delaware State Archives
Caring for Videotape and other Magnetic Media
The history of videotape, proper storage and preservation, reformatting, and resources will be reviewed.
Speaker: Sam Verga of Vidipax
2:453:00pm BreakVisit the Vendors!
3:004:15pm Concurrent Sessions:
Archival Management Software: Archivists Toolkit and Archon
And you thought archon was the ancient Greek word for ruler! These two new types of software for intellectual control and managing your collections will be presented.
Holly Mengel, PASCL
Jesse Teitelbaum, PA House of Representatives Archives
Enterprise Content Management
IBM will discuss the latest in Enterprise Content Management.
Speaker: To be announced
Workshop Part II: Caring for Videotape and other Magnetic Media
Speaker: Sam Verga, Vidipax
New This Year!!! Afternoon Exhibitor Presentations (held concurrent to sessions)
Time Vendor Representative
1:301:50 Crowley To be announced
2:002:20 Ancestry. Com Al Viera
2:302:50 E-Image Data Jeff Middleton
3:003:20 PHMC Publications Ted Walke
Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017