Do you want to bring MARAC to your hometown or favorite city? Do you have an idea for a program session? Do you have any thoughts about what you would like to see or experience at an upcoming MARAC meeting?  Contact Mary Mannix at [email protected].

MARAC is committed to providing a harassment free environment for its members and others who participate in its conferences, events, and meetings. All attendees at MARAC Conferences are required to comply with our code of conduct.

Fall 2019

 Image of the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Photo of the Hyatt by LAC member Arian Ravanbakhsh, March 2019

November 7–9, 2019
Cambridge, MD
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Conference Program

Online Registration

Conference Website

Scholarships and Travel Awards

Rideshare and Roomshare 

MARAC is headed to the “Eastern Shore!” Our theme “Fire and Water: Keeping the Flame Alive” invites archivists from across the region to come together on the waterfront of the Choptank River to ignite or reignite their passions for all things archival.

Please see the Conference Program for all meeting details.

TRAVEL ADVISORY: The Bay Bridge is undergoing construction with lane closures that may cause significant delays. Information is available at We understand that lately the toll gates at the Bay Bridge have been switched to "EasyZ Pass only" to keep the traffic moving along. If you don't have one, the Maryland DOT will send you a bill for the cost of the toll.

Participant Registration: Register online at Fall 2019 Meeting Registration and pay online or request an invoice to pay later. If you plan to split conference costs with your employer, please review these additional instructions prior to registering. Downloadable registration form available at Cambridge Paper Registration. Regular registration ends October 23, 2019

Conference Hotel: The Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is on the waterfront of the Choptank River.  Rooms are available from Wednesday, November 6, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019 for $189 per night.  Reservations can be made using this link until October 9, 2019.  After this date rooms are subject to availability by calling the hotel, 410-901-1234.

Overflow Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Cambridge at 2715 Ocean Gateway, Cambridge MD 21613.  Room rates: Wednesday and Thursday $112, Friday $139. Room block open until 10/25. Call 410-221-9900 for reservations.

Vendor Registration: Online registration available at  Fall 2019 Vendor Registration  or download a form to complete and mail in. For more information, contact David Ranzan at [email protected]

Interested in providing sponsorship?  Please contact Leslie Van Veen McRoberts at [email protected]

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tara Wink (University of Maryland, Baltimore)  [email protected], Leslie Van Veen McRoberts (Salisbury University) [email protected], and Lindsey Loeper (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: John LeGloahec (National Archives) [email protected], and Julia Corrin (Carnegie Mellon University) [email protected]

Spring 2020

Hotel Madison and the Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Photo courtesy of Hotel Madison

April 16-18, 2020
Harrisonburg, VA

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center
Room Rate: $139

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tiffany Cole (James Madison University) [email protected], Kate Morris (James Madison University) [email protected], and Sarah Roth-Mullet (James Madison University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Novara (Library of Congress) [email protected] and Vincent Novara (University of Maryland) [email protected]

Fall 2020


October 22-24, 2020
Long Branch, NJ

Ocean Place Resort & Spa
Room Rate: $185

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tara Maharjan (Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives) [email protected] and Melissa Ziobro (Monmouth University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Don Cornelius (New Jersey State Archives) [email protected] and Alan Delozier (Seton Hall University) [email protected]

2715 Ocean Gateway , Cambridge, Maryland 21613