2018 Annual Meeting Program Overview

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Pre-Conference Workshop
Wednesday, June 13, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Scan Everything?!: How to Plan and Implement a Large Scale Digitization Project
Leader: Sarah M. Dorpinghaus, Director of Digital Services at the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center
Workshop Location: Jack and Alice Wirt Public Library, Kantzler Community Room
Site on Google Maps

Thursday, June 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wenonah Suite, Historical Museum of Bay County
Site on Google Maps

Wednesday, June 13, 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m
Downtown Historical Walking Tour
NOTE: Tours will start and end at the DoubleTree Hotel
Registration is required
Hotel Site on Google Maps
Map of Downtown Bay City
Center Avenue Historic District Information (pdf document)

Wednesday, June 13, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Pub / Candy Crawl
A visit to downtown bars and candy shops
No registration required

Thursday, June 14, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Bay County Historical Society and Historical Museum of Bay County Open House
Tour will begin in the lobby of the Historical Museum at 321 Washington Avenue
No registration required
Site on Google Maps

Thursday, June 14, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Valley Girls: Ships Built in the Saginaw Valley
Speaker: Ric Mixter, Shipwreck Researcher and Historian

Business Meeting
Friday, June 15, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.



Thursday, June 14, 9:00-10:15 a.m.

Chasing the Waterfalls: Project Management & Archives
Annie Benefiel, Grand Valley State University
Christiane Evaskis-Garrett, ProQuest
Nicole Smeltekop, Michigan State University Libraries
Brian Wilson, The Henry Ford
Lindsay Hiltunen, Chair

Getting the Word Out! Community Engagement for Archives
Kathy Makas, The Henry Ford
Leigh Rupinski, Grand Valley State University
Jennie Russell, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections
Stefanie Caloia, Chair

Thursday, June 14, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Be Kind, Please Rewind: AV Preservation Basics
Sean Ferguson, Northeast Document Conservation Center
Rebecca Bizonet, Chair

Bay City’s Role on the World Stage
Tim Murray, Saginaw River Marine Historical Society
Jennie Russell, Chair

Thursday, June 14, 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

I’m Not an Audio Engineer, But I Play One in the Archives: Improving Your Sound for Broadcast and Podcast
Troy Eller English, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
Dan Golodner, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
Mary Wallace, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
Heidi Butler, Chair

Down the Road and Back Again with MAA Past Presidents
Kristen Chinery, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University
Melinda Isler, Ferris State University
Geneva Kebler Wiskemann
Christiane Evaskis-Garrett, Chair

Friday, June 15, 9:00-10:15 a.m.

Archival Professionals and Students: Working and Learning Together
Marian Matyn, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Geoffrey Reynolds, Hope College, Joint Archives of Holland
Marianne Swierenga, Western Michigan University Libraries
Annie Benefiel, Chair

Where Am I? Underrepresented Groups in Archives
Autumn Faulkner, Michigan State University Libraries
Elisa Landaverde, Michigan State University Libraries
Lisa Lorenzo, Michigan State University Libraries
Colleen Marquis, Grand Rapids Public Library
Ann Swaney, Chair

Friday, June 15, 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Poster Session
Elizabeth Nicholson, chair

Friday, June 15, 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Re-ten-tion! Records Management from the TrenchesMichigan Historical Museums and Archives
Sam Beland, State of Michigan – Records Management Services
Diana Pacella, Washtenaw Community College
Megan Badgley Malone, Chair

Leveling Up: Undergraduate Student Projects in the Archives
Ashley Blackburn, Central Michigan University
Cassie Olson, Central Michigan University
Allie Penn, Wayne State University
Caitlin Brennecke, Chair

Friday, June 15, 2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Rogue One – A Records Story
Sam Beland, State of Michigan – Records Management Services
Brian Wilson, Chair

Out of the Darkness: Bringing Hidden Collections to Light
Sara Ausilio, Detroit Institute of Arts, Research Library & Archives
James Hanks, Detroit Institute of Arts, Research Library & Archives
Maria Ketcham, Detroit Institute of Arts, Research Library & Archives
Robin Roberts, Lathrup Village Historical Society
Paul Neirink, Chair


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