Conference of
Inter-Mountain Archivists

2024 Annual Conference

Back to the Basics and into the Future! 

The 2024 Annual Conference will be held from May 29, 2024 to June 01, 2024 in Reno, Nevada, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

Call for Proposals

We are bringing it back to the basics and looking to the future for 2024 with a program focused on discussing core archival principles as well as innovative projects with an eye on the future! Session topics may include but certainly are not limited to workflows, processes, archival description, mentoring, outreach, relationship building, digitization, and beyond! 

Proposals for the following are encouraged:

Pre-conference Workshops (Wednesday): 

  • Workshops may be full-day (6 hours) or half-day (3 hours) 

  • Workshops will  be in-person only

Conference Sessions (Thursday/Friday): 

  • Presentations may be 15, 30, or 60 minutes

  • Session duration should include time for audience questions

  • Presenters can either present in person or virtually to a hybrid audience of both virtual and in-person attendees

Breakout rooms/roundtable discussions:
  • Informal hour-long discussions related to a particular theme

  • Submitting a proposal indicates your intention to lead the discussion

  • Due to the logistics of this format, there will NOT be a hybrid option

  • Virtual discussions will only be attended by virtual participants

  • In-person discussions will only be attended by in-person participants

  • Posters will be on display Thursday and Friday of the conference 
  • Presenters should be available to discuss their posters with conference attendees during specified breaks
  • Posters are in-person only

Submit Your Proposal

Presenters can attend in person or present virtually.  

There is also a Google document where CIMA members can informally propose ideas and connect with other members who might be interested in presenting on the same or similar topic. 

The Program Committee has completed a tentative schedule, which includes workshops, dine-arounds, presentation sessions, keynote, posters, reception, breakout sessions, business meeting/awards luncheon, and tours. Stay tuned for more! 

Important Dates

  • December 8, 2023: Submissions open

  • February, 16 2024: Submissions close

  • February 23, 2024: Presenters notified

  • March 1, 2024: Sessions and conference schedule announced

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Salt Lake City, UT 84110

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