CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
2014 New York Archives Week Symposium
Financial Institutions & Archives
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2014
Symposium Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Location: Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) is organizing a one-day symposium during the 2014 New York Archives Week. The topic this year is Financial Institutions and Archives. This encompasses not just financial institutions such as banks, but also organizations that maintain or have inherited financial records. What happens when an institution or archives inherits financial records? Or when banks merge or absorb other banks? How is the environment of financial archives changing? What are the biggest challenges that financial institutions and archives face? What are the current best practices? The day will focus on presentations and panel discussions, studies, strategies, research, analyses, and use studies with the aim of bringing together archivists, industry experts, records managers, librarians, museum professionals, professors, scholars, academic researchers and the general public.
Tentative Symposium Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
Proposal Deadline: August 15, 2014 @ midnight
Submissions: Email to: email@example.com
o All individual presentations will be a maximum 20 minutes long (10 page paper).
o Submissions must include: title, name of author and institutional affiliation (if applicable), email address, phone number, abstract (250 words max) and indication of technological requirements.
o Individual papers or entire panel proposals accepted.
Possible areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Business Continuity
- Client Sharing
- Information Security
- Inherited Records
- Intellectual Property
- IT & Technology
- Outreach & Education
- Regulatory Compliance
- Retention Policies
- Standards & Guidelines
- Storage Regulations & Costs
Please click here for a PDF of the Call for Participation.