[BCMA] October professional development events with the AABC - registration now open!

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The AABC is excited to bring you a month full of learning opportunities in
October! Join us for one...or all of these upcoming professional
development events:

*Oct 6, 2021 (10:00 - 11:30am PST)*

*Roundtable: "Volunteers and Archives": *Join your AABC colleagues from
small & medium-sized archival organizations as they share their experience
managing volunteer programs. Together we will talk about strategies for
recruiting volunteers, training tips, and how to foster a meaningful
experience for both your archival organization & volunteers. We will
re-energize you with ideas to manage your volunteer program in the
post-Covid environment! This online event is Free for all participants,
however pre-registration is required. Registration and more information can
be found here: https://aaobc.wildapricot.org/event-4475225

*October 12, 2021 (10:00 - 11:30am PST)*

*Webinar: "Introduction to MemoryBC":* Have you used MemoryBC before and
want a refresher? Or are you brand new to it and want to learn more? Use
AtoM and need a refresher? Lisa Snider, the AABC MemoryBC Coordinator, will
be presenting this 1.5 hour online webinar that will cover the basics. The
webinar will be focused on the front end search and site categories, and
then will move to the back end to look at how to add an authority record
and add a draft of an archival description. The MemoryBC Coordinator will
answer all your questions about using MemoryBC (and AtoM). Please join us!
No technical knowledge required. Registration is Free for AABC members,
$15.00 for non-members. Registration and more information can be found
here: https://aaobc.wildapricot.org/event-4491682

*October 22 & 25, 2021 (1:00 - 4:30pm PST)*

*Workshop: "Archives 101: Archival Practice for Indigenous
Organizations": *This
1-day workshop (split over 2 online Zoom sessions) will be of interest
to Tribal/First Nations Government administrators, archivists, Indigenous
community members or cultural memory keepers, students, or anyone working
in the field of archival or heritage practice. “Archives 101: Archival
Practice for Indigenous Organizations” will provide participants with an
introduction to archival theory and best practices that they will be able
to use on a daily basis. Workshop participants will learn how to create a
solid foundation for developing their archives program and learn about the
appraisal and practical management of archival records and cultural
knowledge. They will learn how to process and provide access to records
created on different media formats (textual records, audio-visual, sound
recordings and electronic records). Workshop discussion will also include
best practices for disaster planning and archival resources and funding
opportunities available for Indigenous organizations.

This workshop is being offered in conjunction with the AABC/YCA Joint
conference. You can choose to register for the workshop only or join us for
both the workshop and conference! Registration for the workshop is $150.00
for AABC/YCA members, $180.00 non-members. Registration and more
information can be found here: https://aaobc.wildapricot.org/event-4489703

*October 26-27, 2021*

*AABC/YCA Joint Online Conference *"*We Walk Many Paths: Archival Journeys
in BC, Yukon and Beyond": *Join the Archives Association of British
Columbia and the Yukon Council of Archives for 2 days of dynamic dynamic
and engaging presentations from colleagues throughout BC, Yukon, Alberta,
and Manitoba as we explore the many journeys and experiences of archivists,
recordkeepers, and other information professionals in preserving,
accessing, sharing and celebrating records. Conference registration for
both days is $10.00 CAD and will close on Oct 22, 2021. For more
information and registration links, please visit the Conference website at:

*Upcoming Registration!*

*Distance education course "Introduction to Archival Preservation":
for this course will be open October 1 - November 30, 2021.

This 10 week course runs January 10 - March 21, 2022 and is eligible for
the AABC Anti-Racism Bursary

Students will be introduced to the concepts and terminology in archival
preservation and the best practices for the preservation of paper records,
photographs, machine readable records, and electronic media. Students will
also learn about design requirements for archives buildings and
storage environments, the exhibition of archival records, and emergency
planning. Registration for AABC members is $350.00, non-members $500.00;
plus the cost of the course textbook. More information about the course and
links to register can be found here:



Lisa Glandt, MAS
Education and Advisory Services (EAS) Coordinator
Archives Association of British Columbia
aabc.advisor at aabc.ca
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