Information Access and Protection of Privacy for Archives Workshop

Instructors: Jim Franks and Rick Klumpenhouwer

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Location: Morris Shumiatcher Room, Glenbow, 130 9 Ave SE, Calgary

Cost: $150 for ASA members; $175 for non-members

Class size: 12 minimum 

The workshp covers key aspects of collection, use and disclosure of personal information by public and private sector archives.

We discuss specific provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and the ALberta Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) that specifically relate to archival practices includng history and some of the laws collection, use and disclosure of information in an archives for research and related purposes.

Topics regarding "duty to document", managing privacy in an archives and formal requests for access to information is covered. 


Registration for ASA members opens: July 14, 2017

Registration for non-members opens: July 28, 2017

Registration closes: September 1, 2017

To register, please complete the Workshop Registration Form.
Return the completed form to the ASA office as indicated on the form or e-mail it to

If you have any questions regarding the workshop, please contact 780-424-2697.