Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) 2018 Conference in Waterloo
Theme: Celebrations: The good, the bad and the ugly
Registrations open March 1st to April 1st
Registration for the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) 2018 Conference in Waterloo is now open! This year's theme is Celebrations: The good, the bad and the ugly. The conference is being held at the university of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University from May 9- 11, 2018.
Early bird registration runs from March 1 to April 1, 2018. We look forward to seeing everyone in Waterloo!
AAO 25th Anniversary!
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Archives Association of Ontario is publishing an organizational history book entitled In Pursuit of the Archival Endeavour: The Story of the Archives Association of Ontario. The narrative stretches back to the earliest regional chapters that were formed in Ontario, providing context for how the profession has changed over the past forty years. It is written by John Smart, Brian P.N. Beaven, Anne Hepplewhite, Ellen Millar, and Marissa Paron, and edited by Paul J. Henry, Brian P.N. Beaven, and Karen Teeple. When you register for the AAO Conference, you can take advantage of this opportunity to pre-order a copy of the book. The book will be published in May and you will pick up your copy at the 2018 Conference. A softcover copy is $25.00 and a hardcover copy is $45.00. The book can be mailed to you directly for a small shipping fee.
If you would also like to register for one of the free conference social events being offered, kindly click on the link below:
- Tour #1 - Behind the scenes at the Waterloo Region Museum
- Tour #2 - Kitchener Public Library and Region of Waterloo Archives
- Tour #3 - Mennonite Archives of Ontario - guided tour of the Sites of nonresistance exhibit.
- Tour #4 - Laurier Archives and Laurier Library Makerspace.
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