Preliminary Spring Conference Schedule

February 15, 2011

We are making the final preparations for our upcoming spring meeting on Thursday,May 19 – Friday, May 20, in Boise, ID. Meetings will be held at the Basque Museum and on Boise State University campus. The Marriott Courtyard Hotel is holding rooms at a conference rate of $79/night (single or double); more information will be included in the registration packet. The hotel offers free wi-fi, free airport shuttle, walkable distance to Boise State and downtown.

Below is a preliminary schedule; watch the website for the registration packet containing the full schedule, to be posted in February.

Day 1: Thursday, May 19, Basque Museum and Cultural Center

5:00-6:00 p.m. Business Meeting

6:00-7:30 p.m. Reception/tour of museum and adjoining Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga house and fronton building

Dinner on your own afterward

Day 2: Friday, May 20, Boise State University Student Union building

8:00-8:30: Opening session

8:30-10:00: Breakout session 1

  • Session 1A: Fundraising/Managing the ongoing financial crisis (discussion group)
  • Session 1B: The proposed federation (discussion group)
  • 10:00-10:25: Break

  • Sponsor and vendor: Hollinger
  • Vendor: ArcaSearch
  • 10:30-12:00: Breakout session 2

  • Session 2A: Public Outreach through Oral History (panel)
  • Session 2B: Primary Source Literacy (panel)
  • 12:10-2:00: Luncheon

  • Presentation of 2011 CIMA Awards
  • Speaker: Boise State University Professor Barton Barbour
  • 2:15-3:45: Breakout session 3

  • Session 3A: Volunteering Archivist and Volunteer in Archives (panel)
  • Session 3B: Idaho History (paper presentations)
  • 4:00-4:15: Closing session

    4:30-6:00: Optional Repository Tours, depending on interest

  • Boise State University Special Collections
  • Idaho State Archives

  • 2nd Call: CIMA 2011 Spring Program Proposals

    November 19, 2010

    The CIMA Program Committee is still accepting proposals for presentations to be given at the 2011 Annual CIMA Meeting, to be held at Boise State University (Boise, ID) on May 19-20, 2011.

    The theme for this year’s meeting is Western Voices and Western Leadership: Archival Identity and Outreach in the Inter-Mountain West. We encourage all to send in papers or session proposals related to this theme, although if you have a presentation or session you would like to do that relates to something else, please send that in as well. In addition, we would like to gauge members’ interest in continuing with the small discussion groups that we had in our 2009 Spring Meeting. If you would like to participate in or have an idea for a small discussion group, please let us know.

    All proposals should be sent as a Word document to John Murphy at john_m_murphy@byu.edu or Charles Stanford at cstanfor@nmsu.edu by November 30, 2010.


    CIMA 2011 Spring Meeting Call for Papers

    October 29, 2010

    The CIMA Program Committee is accepting proposals for presentations to be given at the 2011 Annual CIMA Meeting, to be held at Boise State University (Boise, ID) on May 19-20, 2011.

    The theme for this year’s meeting is Western Voices and Western Leadership: Archival Identity and Outreach in the Inter-Mountain West. We encourage all to send in papers or session proposals related to this theme, although if you have a presentation or session you would like to do that relates to something else, please send that in as well. In addition, we would like to gauge members’ interest in continuing with the small discussion groups that we had in our 2009 Spring Meeting. If you would like to participate in or have an idea for a small discussion group, please let us know.

    All proposals should be sent as a Word document to John Murphy at john_m_murphy@byu.edu or Charles Stanford at cstanfor@nmsu.edu by November 30, 2010.