The following message has been posted by the Outreach Committee of the
Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC). If you have any
questions, please click on one of the links or the e-mail address below.
--- 2013 ARSC CONFERENCE: EARLY-REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING ---
The 47th annual ARSC Conference will be held May 15-18 at the Kansas City
Marriott Country Club Plaza. The University of Missouri-Kansas City will
host the conference.
April 23 is the deadline for discounted rates:
Full conference registration -- $160 for ARSC members, $185 for non-members,
$75 for student members, and $85 for non-member students.
Conference workshop registration -- $75 for ARSC members, $85 for
non-members, and $40 for student members.
Online (live-streaming) workshop registration -- $50 for ARSC members, $75
for non-members, and $35 for student members. (Deadline for online workshop
registration: May 10.)
To qualify for the discounted prices, your registration must be postmarked
by April 23. After that date, registration fees increase.
For online registration:
The hotel reservation deadline is April 23. Reservations made after this
date will be reserved only on a space-available basis, at the prevailing
rate. See the Hotel Registration page:
CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS, PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE, and WORKSHOP INFO
Find the latest details here:
FIRST PIG AND DIG AT MARR OPEN HOUSE
ARSC conference attendees are invited to a "Pig and Dig" Bar B Q and record
sale during the open house at the Miller Nichols Library, Thursday night
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Gates Bar B Q and Boulevard Beer will be served.
Tours of the Marr Sound Archives, Music/Media Library, and Special
Collections will be given. There will also be a record sale of triplicate
LPs and 78s from the Marr Sound Archives (cash and check only).
For more information about the conference, or for exhibitor and sponsorship
opportunities, contact Brenda Nelson-Strauss, Conference Manager, at
[log in to unmask] or 812-855-7530.
This year's conference sponsors are UMKC Libraries, The MediaPreserve, and
Nauck's Vintage Records. Many thanks for your support of the conference!
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres
of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals --
everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.