Fifty Years of SIA: Building Community & Connections
2022 Society of Indiana Archivists Spring Workshop & Annual Meeting
April 19 & 22, 2022
2022 Spring Workshop
Collecting Current and Difficult Histories
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EST)
The 2022 SIA Spring Workshop will consist of two sessions hosted by the Indiana Historical Society's Local History Services. The sessions will be held virtually on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The Spring Workshop is available to attend for free with any Annual Meeting registration.
For more information, visit 2022 Spring Workshop.
Image Credit: "Protective Wear," Indiana Historical Society
Fifty Years of SIA: Building Community & Connections
Friday, April 22, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Hendricks County Conference Complex, South Hall
1900 E Main St, Danville, IN 46122
In 2022, the Society of Indiana Archivists celebrates its 50th anniversary! In commemoration of this milestone, this year’s conference—with the theme 50 Years of SIA: Building Community and Connections—will focus on how SIA and the profession have and continue to evolve to provide and build networks of support for our communities and each other.
Annual Meeting registration includes free admission to the virtual Spring Workshop on April 19 and to the 50th Anniversary Reception held after the conference.
"Early Bird" registration due by March 25, 2022 at midnight.
$27.00 SIA Member | $17.00 Students, Retirees, Volunteers
Standard registration due by April 13, 2022 at midnight.
$37.00 SIA Member | $57.00 Non-Member | $27.00 Students, Retirees, Volunteers
No onsite registration available.
Please find the meeting schedule, continuing education, and other detailed information in the 2022 SIA Conference Program.
Annual Meeting Plenary Speaker
Kaman Hillenburg, Collections Manager, Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
Kaman Hillenburg, Collections Manager
Evansville Museum of Art, History & Science
Photo courtesy of Kaman Hillenburg
50th Anniversary Reception
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Society of Indiana Archivists, the Annual Meeting will end with a celebratory reception!
Appetizers and beer, wine, and other non-alcoholic beverages will be available during the event. A champagne toast will commemorate the occasion. The event will take place at the close of the Annual Meeting. Attendees can stay as long as they wish, snacking and visiting with colleagues.
Attendance to the reception is included with Annual Meeting registration.top ↑
Register for the annual meeting by completing the online registration form below after reviewing all information.
Online payment is available or, if you prefer, you may make checks payable to the Society of Indiana Archivists, and mail to:
LEUs and ARCs
If you’re interested in receiving LEU/TLEU, please email Rich Bernier at bernier[at]purdue[dot]edu with a list of sessions you attended.
For information on earning ARCs for CA recertification, please see the ACA website: Academy of Certified Archivists.
The Local Arrangements Committee and SIA Board are working with the Hendricks County Conference Complex to ensure the health and safety of each attendee. SIA will follow guidance from the CDC. Registered attendees should check their email for additional guidance before arriving at the meeting and for new information. Questions can be directed to siaarchivists[at]gmail[dot]com.
Parking and Travel
Parking is available for free at the Hendricks County Conference Complex. For more information on the location, please visit the facility's website: Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex.
Address: 1900 East Main St, Danville, IN 46122
The facility is located east of Downtown Danville. It is at the corner of East Main Street and County Road 200 East and across the street from the Walmart Supercenter.
For travel, follow IN HWY 36. If traveling west, turn off on to County Road 200 East. If traveling east, turn off on to East Main Street.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Avon
119 Angelina Way, Avon, Indiana 46123
7.2 miles away (14 minutes) | Map
Comfort Inn Avon - North Indianapolis
8229 E. Us Hwy 36, Avon, IN
6.1 miles away (12 minutes) | Map
In 2022, two scholarships will be awarded for the Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, held on April 22, 2022. Both scholarships will receive a complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting and $75 to cover the expenses associated with attending. The two scholarships are the Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship and the John Newman Professional Development Scholarship.
Graduate students enrolled in a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program, Master of Arts (MA) in History or Museum Studies program, or a related graduate program, and new professionals (up to five years of post-graduate work experience) are encouraged to apply.
Anyone in the field of special collections and archives in the state of Indiana is eligible to apply for this scholarship. New employees and volunteers are especially encouraged to apply as well as applicants with limited professional development opportunities available through their institution.
Deadline: April 8, 2022
Submission: Submit a statement of interest stating why you want to attend the annual meeting and how it will benefit you. Include in your statement a brief outline of your archival education and any work history, along with a description of your long-term professional goals. Please include your contact information (name, mailing address, phone, and e-mail) as well as contact information for your institution or employer. Statements should be no more than 200-400 words.
Please submit the information stated above via email to Evan Miller at enmiller[at]butler[dot]edu. The award recipients will be shared with all applicants via email and announced through the SIA listserv prior to the meeting. Upon accepting the award, recipient must submit a headshot along with a reflection of the annual meeting for SIA publication.top ↑
Tweet your thoughts and celebrations with the hashtags #SIASP22 and #SIAat50 and tag us and your colleagues!
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