The AABC offers specialized workshops on a variety of archival and preservation topics and also arranges sponsored workshops on an ad hoc basis. The AABC can advise on options available for institutions planning staff training and is pleased to respond to workshop requests by interested non-member groups.

If you would like to learn more about workshops, please contact the EAS Coordinator at

Workshop Courses Available

  • Introduction to Archival Practice (1 or 2 days)
  • Managing Archival Photographs (1 or 2 days)
  • Introduction to Managing a Digitization Program (1 day)
  • Arrangement, Description and RAD Refresher (1 day)
  • Appraisal and Deaccessioning (1 day)
  • Introduction to Archival Preservation (2 days)
  • Emergency Planning for Archives (1 day)
  • Managing Archives (1 day)
  • Oral History (1 day)
  • Records Management 101 (1 day)
  • Archives 101: Archival Practice for Indigenous Organizations (1 or 2 days)

Workshop Presentation Rates (as delivered by AABC EAS Coordinator)

  • $1,300.00 for 1 day workshop
  • $2,500.00 for 2 day workshop
  • Plus related travel costs and workshop materials

Workshop Participant Registration Rates

The following registration rates apply for most workshops and are effective as of April 1, 2022. All prices are in Canadian (CAD) funds and are subject to change.

AABC Member Rates:
$180.00 for a 1 day workshop; $350.00 for a 2 day workshop

Non-member Rates:
$275.00 for a 1 day workshop; $500.00 for a 2 day workshop

Registration Refund Notice

Workshop Schedule for 2022-2023

The Theory and Craft of Describing Electronic Records: A Hands-On Workshop

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Time: 9:15 am – 12:15 pm PST

Registration Fee: AABC members $90.00; non-members $135.00

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 20, 2022 

Limit: Max 25 participants

Register Here

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