The Symposium program is now online for the 2016 ACA@UBC Seminar & Symposium on Preserving Liquid Communication! The Symposium takes place on February 12th and the there are also two Seminar days on February 10th and 11th.

Symposium speakers:

Amelia Acker (University of Pittsburgh): Mobile Records, Social Media, and Recent Trends in Records Destruction
Kate Theimer (ArchivesNext): Gaps in the Past and Gaps in the Future: Archival Silences and Social Media
Peter Meisner and Houston White (UBC Public Affairs): Digital and Social Media at UBC Public Affairs
Jenny Wang (Renmin University of China): Social Media and Archival Access in China
Erin O’Meara (Gates Archive): No More Waiting for Godot: Archival Practice in the Age of Social Media and Hosted Platforms
Babak Hamidzadeh (University of Maryland): What Can and Should be Preserved in Social Media Communications, and How!
Greg Bak (University of Manitoba): Constructing Ephemerality: The Bitstream and the Cloud
Patricia Klambauer: Web Archiving and the National Archival Collection: Capturing the Everyday Record

See full details about the Symposium and Seminars and register online now at

Also, you can submit your questions for the Seminars at or you can also submit questions to our Twitter account at @ACAUBC or by tweeting using the hashtag #acaubc2016