Southern Archivists Conference 2018

September 13-14, 2018

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Montgomery, Alabama

The Southern Archivists Conference is a joint biennial conference of the Society of Alabama Archivists, The Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association, The Society of Mississippi Archivists, and the Society of Tennessee Archivists. This year will mark 30 years of conference collaboration between these state organizations.

The Program Committee solicits proposals in these categories:

INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONS of less than 20 minutes. May include any media supported by hardware and software available in the meeting rooms.

PANEL PRESENTATIONS should be no longer than 60 minutes.  They should consist of a chair/moderator and may operate as a discussion or a traditional panel.

POSTERS should be no larger than 36″ x 48″ and be mountable on an easel (SALA will provide cardboard backing and easel). At least one presenter must attend the Poster Session. (See or for free templates.)

Please make your proposal in only one category.  Proposals should contain complete contact information, presentation title, and abstract.  Panel proposals should include contact/title/abstract for all participants.  Please note what kind of presentation media you will need (PowerPoint, web access, etc.).

Submit proposals to: Reagan Grimsley,

DEADLINE July 1, 2018