CoSA Webinar Series

2020 CoSA Member Webinar Series

This year's theme is Archival Hot Topics.

Member webinars typically occur on the 4th Thursday of the month at 3 pm Eastern.

For a listing of electronic records webinars, please visit the SERI Webinars page.

For a listing of additional webinars (including CoSA-NARA webinars and Shop Talk webinars), please visit the Additional Webinars page

Miss a webinar?  Please visit our CoSA Member Webinar Recordings page.


How Cultural Competency Promotes Diversity and Inclusion in Your Archives

Thursday, June 25, 2020 | 3:00pm Eastern | Register Now

Presenter: Helen Wong Smith, Archivist for University Records, University of Hawaii

Cultural Competency is the ability to function with awareness, knowledge, and interpersonal skills when engaging people of different backgrounds, assumptions, beliefs, values, and behaviors. Adopting its precepts can facilitate a more diverse and inclusive archives within your workforce, patrons, and collections. Adopted by the Society of American Archivists in 2015 upon training Council and staff by Helen Wong Smith who delivers full day workshops nationwide, this webinar will present the precepts of cultural competency and strategies to employ them in your institution.   

Training from State Archives (Case studies)

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 3:00pm Eastern | Register Now

Details coming soon

Annual Meeting Wrap-up

Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 3:00pm Eastern | Register Now

Join CoSA President Jodie Foley, CoSA Board members and committee chairs to review events, decisions, and updates from the 2020 Joint Annual meeting with SAA, in Chicago, IL. We’ll catch up on CoSA’s 2020 Award recipients, work session discussions, other CoSA business and more! 

CoSA Award Recipients and Emerging Leaders

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 3:00pm Eastern | Register Now

Join the CoSA-Ancestry Leadership Award and Victoria Irons Walch Emerging Leader Award recipients as they discuss how the professional development opportunities funded by the award have advanced their leadership skills. We will also hear from recent attendees of the Archives Institute.  

State Archives Spotlight

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 3:00pm Eastern | Register Now

Join us as we turn the spotlight on some of our State Archives. We'll hear from one or two states who will share their programs and activities and give us a taste of their collections.

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