Monday, May 08, 2006

Event: New York Archives Conference 2006

This conference -- which will be held on June 14-16, 2006 at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY -- does have some digitization-related sessions. They include:

Session: “Regional Digitization Projects: Tips on the Do's and Don'ts”
Chair: Eric Roth, Archivist/Librarian, Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz
  • Tessa Killian, Manager of Technology and Administrative Services, Southeastern New York Library Resources Council, “Establishing the Hudson River Valley Heritage Website”
  • Prudence Backman, Coordinator, Access Services, New York State Archives “Creating a Virtual Resource Collection on New York State's Environmental History”
  • Jane Subramanian, Archivist, SUNY Potsdam, “North Country Heritage Collaboration Project”
Session: “Bringing Local Public Records to the Public”
Chair: Geof Huth, Chief of Government Records Services, New York State Archives
  • Antonia Mattheou, Archivist, Town of Huntington, “‘The Game’s the Thing Where in We’ll Catch the Attention of the Public’ and Other Outreach Activities”
  • Patty Dohrenwend, Director, Westchester County Archives & Records Center, “Towards a Cyber Repository
There will also be a tour of Hudson Microimaging.

New York Archives Conference 2006 Registration Form

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Wednesday-Friday, June 14-16, 2006

The conference is underwritten with support from ASR Systems Group, Inc., Eloquent Systems,

Hollinger Corporation, Hudson Microimaging, Kardex Systems, Inc.,and University Products.

Registration Deadline: May 25, 2006 (Postmarked)

Name (please print)____________________________________________________


Mailing Address_______________________________________________________

Email Address ________________________________________________________

City____________________________ State _______ Zip Code______________

Telephone _______________________ Name for badge: ______________________________

Thursday Workshops: (Workshop registration is on a first pay first serve basis. Workshop only attendees do not have to pay the conference registration.)

Workshop 1: “Prepare for an Emergency, Avoid a Disaster” (full day) $20.00 ______

Workshop 2: “What Teachers Need, When, In What Format….” (half day) $12.00 ______

Conference Registration $50.00 ______

Thursday Evening Reception (free, please check if you plan to attend) ______

Friday Luncheon (choose one) $35.00 _______

Pan Seared French Cut Chicken Breast ______

Portobello Mushroom Napoleon Layered with Roasted Red Peppers ______

Friday Tours (choose one):

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library _____
Hudson Microimaging, Inc. _____
Vassar College Special Collections _____

NYAC Membership Fee $5.00 ________
Late Fee (postmarked after May 25) $15.00 ________

Total: $________
Please make checks payable to “New York Archives Conference”. Do not make your check out to Geoff Williams.
To help us assign session rooms please circle the session you plan to attend:

S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 S9 S10

Please mail completed form to:

New York Archives Conference c/o

Geoffrey Williams, University Archivist

University Library, LE 356

University at Albany, SUNY

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

If you have any questions, contact Geoff Williams at (518) 437-3936 or


NYAC has arranged for a block of rooms at the Vassar College Alumnae House. Please contact the Alumnae House directly at: to reserve a room. If the Alumnae House is full there is a good Poughkeepsie lodging site at the following address:

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