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ARC2022 Conference 9 to 11 March 2022: Digital & In-person

March 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

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In 2022, the Australasian Registrars Committee (ARC) returns to Canberra where 30 something years ago, the organisation was founded. This conference celebrates the contributions that ARC and its members have made to the industry. Across about thirty sessions we explore some of the successes, issues, and challenges registrars and collection managers encounter in our dynamic and ever-changing sector.

The ARC2022 (30 something) Conference is a hybrid event with tickets available to attend either in person or virtually. In person attendance is at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, Canberra ACT. If you’re not able to make the journey to Canberra, join us as a Digital Delegate. Digital Delegate tickets give you online streaming access to our speaker sessions on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 March 2022. These sessions will be recorded and available via our Conference portal for up to 12 months to registered delegates.

Proceedings on both Thu 10 and Fri 11 March 2022 will conclude by 5pm AEDT. In-person attendee numbers for both days are limited, so online registration is required for both days.

2022 Dates

*Pre-Conference Night Meetup: Wed 9 March 2022, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, hosted by GSS at Parlour, Action, Canberra – Ngunnawal, Ngunawal & Ngambri Country

*Conference Night Drinks & Canapes: Thu 10 March 2022, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, hosted by IAS Fine Art Logistics at Cahoots, Canberra – Ngunnawal, Ngunawal & Ngambri Country

*Conference: Thu 10 & Fri 11 March 2022 (National Film & Sound Archive), Canberra –  Ngunnawal, Ngunawal & Ngambri Country

2022 Registration fees

Early Bird special – until Fri 4 February 2022

  • $320 plus GST – ARC Members – in person attend
  • $420 plus GST – Non Members – in person attend

Registration – after Fri 4 February 2022

  • $370 plus GST – ARC Members – in person attend
  • $460 plus GST – Non Members – in person attend

Digital Delegates

  • $ 230 plus GST – ARC Members – individual digital
  • $ 330 plus GST – Non Members – individual digital
  • $ 680 plus GST – Institutional Digital (maximum of 3 people per 1 institutional ticket)

Please note there is no early bird special for digital attendees. For the institutional digital ticket we will require each attendee’s name (First Name/Last Name), contact email address and if available, direct phone number of each person attending under that ticket for capacity and access.

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Pre Conference Tours

Pre-conference tours may be available for registered in-person conference attendees on Wed 9 March 2022. Numbers will be limited. Bookings for these tours will be separate to the ARC Conference talks at the NFSA on Thu 10 and Fri 11 March 2022. Check back here closer to the dates. We plan to send out information on these tours closers to the date.

Pre Conference Night Meetup

With the compliments of our Principal Sponsor Global Specialised Services (GSS) ARC Conference attendees are invited to a night of ‘reconnection’ canapes and drinks. Drop-ins welcome or stay a while.

  • Date: Wed 9 March 2022
  • Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm AEDT
  • Venue: Parlour, 16 Kendall Lane, ACTON, Canberra
  • RSVP essential with your name and your institution’s name to e: [email protected]

Numbers will be limited and dependent on the venue and COVID 19 restrictions.

Conference Night Drinks & Canapes

With the compliments of our Principal Sponsor International Art Services, ARC Conference attendees are invited to an evening of drinks and canapes.

  • Date: Thu 10 March 2022
  • Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm AEDT
  • Venue: Cahoots, Hotel QT, Corner of London Circuit & Edinburgh Ave, Canberra
  • RSVP essential Mon 7 Mar 2022 with your name and your institution’s name to Alison Guthrie e: [email protected] m: 0412 185 411

Numbers will be limited and dependent on the venue and COVID 19 restrictions.

Registration General Terms & Conditions

Registration to attend in person includes attendance at all conference sessions, tea breaks and lunch as per the conference program. Registration fees are in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST. International delegates are not charged the 10% GST.

ARC encourages online registration and direct payment for the 2022 Conference via credit card. Payment can also be arranged via direct bank transfer. If you require an offline payment method (ie. invoice), please contact us at [email protected]. Please also refer to our  FAQ on the Official ARC2022 Conference Website

Institutional and commercial members attending in person, please note that for this event, your membership entitles you to one registration at the ARC Member Rate. You don’t need to be an ARC Member to join us. For more answers to questions about registering for the Conference please refer to our FAQ

Covid Safe Information – In Person Attendance

The Australasian Registrars Committee abides by all COVID 19 guidelines stipulated by venue/s, Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. Depending on what Australian state you come from, links to the various state and territory government requirements can be viewed here https://www.australia.gov.au/states  For up to date federal government information on entry requirements especially for those travelling internationally, please refer to the Department of Home Affairs website https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/ Information on the NFSA – our conference venue can be found here: https://www.nfsa.gov.au/visit-us

Sponsors, Partners & Exhibitors

Do you have a new product or service keen to show our Members? Join us as a Conference exhibitor or partner! You will have access to your own virtual booth and can upload videos, brochures etc. on your products and services. You’ll also be able to meet interested attendees virtually during the conference. For more info contact us via [email protected]

2022 ARC Member Conference Scholarships – Applications now closed.

Offered with the generous support of our sponsor, International Art Services, ARC Member Conference Scholarships are NOW OPEN to full ARC members. Applicants need to be a current ARC member and how long they have been an ARC Member will be taken into account when considering applicants. The in-person scholarship will cover transport, accommodation and the conference registration fee. The digital delegate scholarship will cover an ARC Member’s digital delegate ticket. Please indicate your preference on your application.

For the digital delegate scholarship applicants are not required to be an Australian OR New Zealand citizen or permanent resident! Applicants for the digital scholarship also are not required to be based in Australia OR New Zealand. We encourage applicants from small, regionally based museums and galleries, and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please read the guidelines and complete the application form below.

Please send your completed applications to Julia Mackay: [email protected] with the email heading ‘ARC2022 Scholarship’.

2022 Applications close: 5 pm AEDT 15 February 2022


March 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
March 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)
McCoy Circuit
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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