Past Conferences

Year Date City Theme
2016 June 2-4 Montréal, Québec

ACA 2016 : ‘Futur proche’:  Archives & Innovation

Montreal, Quebec,  2-4 June 2016

  • printable PDF program with welcome message for delegates together with session and social activities information is now available.  
  • An online program which includes more detailed information about the speakers and presentations is now available. 
  • Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated meetings and trade show.

Conference proceedings for ACA 2016 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.  These proceedings will include podcasts for the plenary sessions, many speaker presentations as well as a number of speaker papers.

2015

June 8 - 10 Regina, Saskatchewan Perspectives on the Archival Horizon 

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program (PDF, ~ 2.3 mb)

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated meetings and trade show.
Conference proceedings for ACA 2015 will be available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.  These proceedings will include podcasts for the plenary sessions, many speaker presentations as well as a number of speaker papers.

2014 June 25-28 Victoria, British Columbia

Archivatopia

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program (PDF, ~ 2 mb)

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated meetings and trade show.

Conference proceedings for ACA 2014 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.  These proceedings will include podcasts for the plenary sessions, many speaker presentations as well as a number of speaker papers.

2013 June 13-15 Winnipeg, Manitoba

Community as Archives, Archives as Community

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated meetings and trade show.

Conference proceedings for ACA 2013 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.  These proceedings include podcasts for the plenary and some concurrent sessions, many speaker presentations as well as a number of speaker papers.

2012 June 7 - 9 Whitehorse, Yukon

In Search of Archival Gold

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program  (PDF, 2 mb)

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated meetings and trade show.

Conference proceedings for ACA 2012 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.  These proceedings include podcasts for the plenary sessions, many speaker presentations as well as a number of speaker papers.

2011 June 2 - 4 Toronto, ON

Back to Basics?!

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2011 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2010 June 9 - 12 Halifax, NS

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants:  The Next Generation of Canadian Archivists

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program 

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2010 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2009 May 14-17 Calgary, AB

Rights, Responsibilities, Trust: Archives and Public Affairs

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click on this link to view the list of attendees for the conference and associated workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2009 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2008 June 11-14 Fredericton, NB

Stemming the Tide: Archives and the Digital World

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click this link to view the list of attendees for the conference, workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2008 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2007  June 21-23
Kingston, ON

As Others See Us: Archivists and Society

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click this link to view the list of attendees for the conference, workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2007 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2006  June 28 - July 1
St. John's, NL

Living on the Edge:
The Place of Archives in the Heritage and Cultural Community

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

Click this link to view the list of attendees for the conference, workshops, meetings, and trade show. Conference proceedings for ACA 2006 are available through the Members Only website under the Member Publications heading.

2005  June 9-11
Saskatoon, SK

Theory & Practice

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

2004  May 26-29
Montréal, QC

Ethics and Accountability

Conference at a Glance
Conference Program

2003  June 12-14
Toronto, ON

 What's History go to do with it?

2002  May 23-25
Vancouver, BC
Archival Exploration and Innovation: A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Around the World
2001 June 4-9
Winnipeg, MB
 The Archival Odyssey
2000 June 22-24
Edmonton, AB
Archives -- Looking Back, Looking Forward
1999  May 31 - June 5
London, ON
Measuring Up: Standards in Archival Practice
1998 May 25-30
Halifax, NS
Management by Archivists: defining processes, results and future directions
1997 June 2-5
Ottawa, ON Archives a a Place of Custody, Memory and Information
1996 May 27 - June 1 Whitehorse, YK
Homeland and Frontier: Common Ground to Share
1995 June 12-17 Regina, SK
Defining the Archivist's Role for the 21st Century
1994 May 24-29 Ottawa, ON Living with Change in an Archival World
1993 July 19-24
St. John's, NL
Between The Rock and a Hard Place: Archival Theory and Practice
1992 September 12-15
Montréal, QC Dismantling The Tower of Babel: Developing a Common Language Through Descriptive Standards
1991 May 21-25
Banff, AB Archival Appraisal and Acquisition: Building a Selective Memory
1990 May 30- June 2
Victoria, BC
Facing Up; Facing Out: Reference, Access, and Public Programming
1989 May 30 - June 3
Fredericton, NB
 Conservation Issues and Solutions
1988 June 6-10
Windsor, ON
Into the 90's: Archives and Archivists Look Foreward
1987 June 1-5
Hamilton, ON
Archives in the Information Age
1986 June 3-7
Winnipeg, MB
Preservation and Use
1985 June 11-15
Edmonton, AB
Hard Times At The Arichives
1984 May 21-25
Toronto, ON
Society & the Record
1983 June 1-4 Vancouver, BC
Archives and The Law
1982 May 30 - June 2 Ottawa, ON Looking Outward: A Dialogue Among Users, Keepers and Sponsors of Archives
1981 June 3-6
Halifax, NS Total Archives: Blessing Or Burden?
1980 June 2-4 Montréal, QC The Challenges of Archives
1979 June 1-3 Saskatoon, SK Archives Role In Society: Concepts of Service, Responsibilities To The Public, Professional Obligations And Public Expectations
1978   London, ON  
1977   Fredericton, NB  
1976
  Quebec City, QC
 
1975   Edmonton, AB