IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Opening Reception on Thursday, November 26
is being held at the Holiday Inn Plaza la Chaudière from 5 pm to 7
The Canadian Council of
Archives invites you to attend the Archives and You!,
conference which will be held at the Holiday Inn Plaza de la
Chaudière in Gatineau, Québec. The conference kicks-off
with a Reception on Thursday evening November 26 from 5 to
7 pm. Join us on Friday, November 27 for plenary sessions with
keynote speakers, concurrent workshops, "ask the expert"
roundtable discussions, exhibits, networking breakfast and lunch and
participants are invited to take part in site visits to local
archives on Saturday, November 28, 2009.
If you have ever used
the wealth of material available in Canada's archives or if you
are interested in doing so, this conference is for you! Know any
new recruits to archival research? Help us issue an order: Basic
Training starts November 27 in Gatineau. “Archives and You!
Everything you wanted to know about archives… but were afraid to
ask” is Canada’s only national conference for users of archives, a
compulsory archival boot camp—without the push-ups—for
genealogists, researchers, teachers, librarians, historians,
students, curators, volunteers, and anyone with interest in
Canada’s documentary heritage.
From first-rate plenary sessions, to interactive roundtables and
workshops, exhibits and tours of local archives, “Archives and
You!” is designed to sharpen archival users’ tool-set and
strengthen their relationship with the archival community. Submit
to history: enlist the masses!
is available at the Plaza de la Chaudière at a rate of
$13.55/day. To access a map to the hotel, click
Interested in receiving
information about the Archives and You! conference? Email
firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be added to our
conference email distribution list.
We look forward to
seeing you in Gatineau in November!