Conference Program

The NAGARA Annual Conference Program Committee and Local Arrangements Committee are pleased to announce over 20 pre-conference workshops and educational sessions at this year's Annual Conference. Complete session descriptions, with speaker information, can be found by viewing the Conference Session Description handout below:

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NAGARA Board of Directors Meeting | 9am - 5pm

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Council of State Archivists Breakfast, State Board Symposium and Work Session | 7am - 5pm
The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) Exam Prep Workshop (Parts 1-6) | 8am - 4pm (Extra Charge $175)
The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) Pre-Conference Workshop (Eligible for 4 CMC Education Points OR 4 MMC Advanced Education Points) | 8am - 5pm (Extra Charge $150)
The Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) Certification Exam Preparation Workshop | 1pm - 4pm (FREE)

Early-Bird Arrivals Table Rock Hike | 9am - 11:30am (FREE, transportation not provided)
Early-Bird Arrivals Bike Tour | 9:30am - 12pm (Extra Charge $20, transportation provided)
Early-Bird Arrivals Greenbelt Casual Walking Tour | 10am - 12pm (FREE, no transportation necessary)
Early-Bird Arrivals Idaho State Capitol Tour | 2pm - 3pm (FREE, transportation not provided)
Early-Bird Arrivals Downtown Historic Walking Tour | 2pm-3pm (FREE, transportation not provided)

Pre-Opening Welcome Reception Events: Idaho State Archives Exhibits & Tours | 4:30pm - 6:00pm (transportation provided)
Opening Welcome Reception (Old Idaho Penitentiary) | 6:30pm - 9pm (transportation provided)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Exhibit Hall Hours | 8:00am - 5:00pm
Annual Conference Opening General Session & Breakfast, Sponsored by Zasio | 8:00am - 10:00am
BREAK | 10:15am - 10:30am
Networking Sessions (Federal, State, Local, University) | 10:15am - 11:30am
BOXED LUNCH | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Concurrent Sessions 1:00PM – 2:30PM
  • S1 – Current Legal Aspects of Body Cam Videos 
  • S2 – What Would MacGyver do? Strategies for Digitizing Defunct or Proprietary Formats
  • S3 – Capitalizing Discovery on Social Media

BREAK | 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Concurrent Sessions 3:00PM – 4:30PM

  • S4 – RM Recovery – An 8 Step Program
  • S5 – Moving to E-records – What You Need to Know Before You Buy
  • S6 – Preserving the Flow of Information: Investigating Trusted Digital Repository Certification Options

Evening Reception (Riverside Hotel Outside Terrace) | 6:30pm - 9pm

Friday, July 14, 2017

Exhibit Hall Hours |8AM - 4:30PM
NAGARA Business Meeting/AOTUS Keynote Address | 8:00am - 9:30am
BREAK 9:30am - 10:00am
Concurrent Sessions 10:00AM – 11:30AM
  • S7 - Setting Up Staff to Excel: A Texas Records Management Career Ladder Story
  • S8 – Innovating Information Flow at the Washington State Digital Archives
  • S9 - National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) State Historical Records Advisory Board Town Hall

Annual Awards Luncheon, Sponsored by | 11:30am  
Concurrent Sessions 1:30PM – 3:00PM

  • S10 – Records and Information Management Training for the Masses
  • S11 – Increasing Flow, Decreasing Movement: NARA's ERA 2.0, Cloud Processing, and the Challenge of E-Records Transfers at Scale
  • S12 – The Flow of Information: Carving a Path with New Technologies

BREAK & Exhibit Hall Bingo Drawing, Sponsored by FamilySearch3:00pm - 3:30pm
Concurrent Sessions 3:30PM – 5:00PM

  • S13 – Simple Ways to Turn Your Records Liaisons Into Records Ambassadors
  • S14 – Meeting in the Middle: Innovative Models to Preserve Government Electronic Records
  • S15 – Archives and Politics

Evening Reception (The Basque Block) | 6:30pm - 9pm (transportation provided)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Coffee and Muffins8:00am - 8:30am
Concurrent Sessions 8:30AM – 10:00AM
  • S16 – Streaming Through the Ivory Tower: Retention Schedule Revisions from Beginning to End
  • S17 – Challenges, Trends and Bright Spots: What Recent Surveys Tell us About the State of State Archives and Electronic Records

BREAK 10:00am - 10:30am
Concurrent Sessions 10:30AM – 12:00PM

  • S18 – Square Peg, Round Hole: Retrofitting for Records
  • S19 – Go with the Flow… or No? Exploring Options for Balancing Principle with ‘Practical’ in Defining the Electronic Transfer (e-Transfer) Workflow for Digital Archival Government Records Disposition

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