Workshops and Events

Workshops

The AAO provides basic and continuing education to assist individuals working in information management professions to gain knowledge of archives, adhering to Canadian archival standards. Specialized workshops are delivered by professionals on a variety of archival, information management and preservation topics.

The Professional Development Committee oversees the development and scheduling of AAO work shops and welcomes any workshop suggestions.

Events

As a compliment to the professional development opportunities provided by AAO workshops, AAO Chapters and affiliated organizations hold regular events, tours and mixers that are an excellent way to meet and engage with members of Ontario's archival community. 

Upcoming events

    • 26 Apr 2017
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Apr 2017
    • (EDT)
    • Faculty of Information (iSchool) | University of Toronto | 140 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G6
    Registration is closed

    Please join us for the 2017 AAO Conference at the Faculty of Information (iSchool), University of Toronto, ON! 

    If you would also like to register for one of the free conference social events being offered, kindly click on the links below:

    You may also want to know more about:

    Please email aao@aao-archivists.ca with any questions or if you are registering guests!



    • 26 Apr 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Faculty of Information (iSchool) | University of Toronto | 140 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G6
    Registration is closed

    "Managing Small Archives" Pre-Conference Workshop

    Date: Wednesday April 26, 2017 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 

    Place: 
    Faculty of Information (iSchool) | University of Toronto | 140 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G6

    This introductory workshop will guide participants on managing small archives. New archivists are often unprepared for the tasks involved in working in an archives, especially when they are the sole worker. Topics include: how to set up an archives, developing policies, managing volunteers, promoting the archives, and making the most of technology.

    The workshop will be instructed by Archivist, Amanda Hill.

    Cost: Per workshop $125 + HST for AAO members and $200 + HST for non-members. Minimum participation is 10 for this workshop with a maximum set at 30.

    To register, visit the AAO website under the “Learn” section or call the AAO Office at 647.434.3334

    Please note: If the minimum participant number is not reached the workshop will be cancelled. Registered participants will be contacted by Monday April 17th, 2017 to confirm the status.

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    Amanda Hill trained as an archivist in England in the 1990s and has worked at Canterbury Cathedral Archives, the Essex Record Office and the Universities of Oxford and Manchester. She immigrated to Canada in 2007 and has been the archivist for the Town of Deseronto and the Coordinator for Archeion, Ontario's online archive network. In 2015 she became the archivist for the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

    • 26 Apr 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • 14 Elm Street, Toronto, Ontario
    • 9
    Registration is closed

    2017 AAO Conference - Social Events

    Tour of the Arts & Letters Club of Toronto


    • 26 Apr 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • 34 Isabella Street, Toronto, Ontario
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    2017 AAO Conference - Social Events

    Tour of the Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives


    • 26 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 PM
    • The Bedford Academy, 36 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
    Registration is closed

    After the AAO Conference Opening Reception concludes, join your colleagues at the Bedford Academy, located at 36 Prince Arthur Avenue

    A great menu includes locally produced food and drink.

    http://www.thebedfordacademy.com


    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • 120 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    2017 AAO Conference - Social Events

    Tour of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library / 
    University of Toronto Archive


    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • 113 St. Joseph Street, Toronto, Ontario
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    2017 AAO Conference - Social Events

    Tour of the University of St. Michael's College John M. Kelly Library Conservation Studio


    • 28 Apr 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • The Bedford Academy, 36 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
    Registration is closed

    After the AAO Conference Closing Plenary, join your colleagues at the Bedford Academy, located at 36 Prince Arthur Avenue

    A great menu includes locally produced food and drink.

    http://www.thebedfordacademy.com


Past events

20 Apr 2017 A Day in the Life of an Archivist
09 Mar 2017 TAAG AGM
02 Mar 2017 AAOEe Game Board Night
19 Jan 2017 TAAG's Winter Warmer
17 Nov 2016 AAO How Legislation Affects Archives or ‘How not to go to Jail’
11 Nov 2016 TAAG Fall workshop: Introduction to Omeka.net
07 Nov 2016 TAAG Member Recognition Night
29 Oct 2016 AAO How To Run A Successful Oral History Project
27 Oct 2016 2016 Institutional Issues Forum
13 Oct 2016 Ontario Provincial Archivist in the Capital, let's talk Acquisition Strategy
28 May 2016 SWOC AGM and Archives Tour
11 May 2016 AAO 2016 Pre Conference Workshops
11 May 2016 2016 AAO/AMA Joint Conference
05 May 2016 AAOEe 2016 AGM
30 Apr 2016 AAO Wikipedia Edit-a-thon - FREE EVENT
30 Apr 2016 AAO Wikipedia For Archivists
21 Apr 2016 taag 2016 AGM
20 Apr 2016 Provincial Acquisition Strategy for AAOEe members
19 Apr 2016 Provincial Acquisition Strategy for SWOC members
31 Mar 2016 Provincial Acquisition Strategy for taag members
05 Mar 2016 SWOC Spring Thaw
05 Feb 2016 AAOe Winter Welcome – Trivia and Skate Night : Syrian Refugee fundraiser
24 Nov 2015 An evening with Dr. Ian Milligan
19 Nov 2015 taag - Reception for Ontario's new Chief Privacy Officer & Archivist of Ontario, John Roberts!
14 Nov 2015 SWOC Annual General Meeting
12 Nov 2015 NOAA Presentation and Discussion
05 Nov 2015 taag Walking Tour
26 Oct 2015 AAO Emergency Response and Salvage workshop
22 Oct 2015 Institutional Issues Forum
02 Oct 2015 MAIG Open House
01 Oct 2015 Taverns & Troublemakers/Tavernes et rabat-joie
17 Sep 2015 Book Launch - Monda Halpern's Alice in Shandehland
11 Sep 2015 Digital Preservation and Access with AtoM and Archivematica
27 May 2015 2015 AAO Conference
22 May 2015 AAOEe Chapter AGM and Social
23 Apr 2015 How Legislation Affects Archives or ‘How not to go to Jail’
16 Apr 2015 The Toronto Area Archivists’ Group 2015 Annual General Meeting
09 Apr 2015 We Found It in the Archives Film Night
20 Feb 2015 Introduction to the Preservation of Electronic Records
24 Jan 2015 SWOC Winter Warmer
22 Jan 2015 The Art of Archives
27 Nov 2014 Tour of Jewish Community Centre and Or Shalom Synagogue
27 Nov 2014 AAOEe Remembrance Tour
21 Nov 2014 TAAG’s Fall Workshop: Simple Preservation Treatments for Flat Records
01 Nov 2014 Oral History Workshop: Engaging with Stories
15 Oct 2014 NOAA AGM
28 May 2014 BOTH Pre Conference Workshop #1 AND #2
28 May 2014 ONLY Pre-Conference Workshop #2 - Event Planning
28 May 2014 ONLY Pre-Conference Workshop #1 - Using Archives for Educational Programs
28 May 2014 AAO 2014 Conference
07 May 2014 Silver Level Sponsor
07 May 2014 Gold Level Sponsor - Keynote Speaker

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