Why Attend?

As we gear up to celebrate 40 incredible years as the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), we invite you to join us in Atlanta, Georgia July 16 - 19 at the 2024 NAGARA Annual Conference for an experience that promises to be both enriching and inspiring. This milestone marks four decades of NAGARA's dedicated service to the improvement of federal, state, and local government archives, records, and information management.

Unparalleled Learning Opportunities

Our conference, spanning 2.5 days, will include over 30 concurrent learning sessions carefully curated to address the pressing issues and challenges faced by government records managers, archivists, and information professionals. From pre-conference workshops to General Sessions with keynote speakers, we're designing a program that ensures you stay ahead of the curve in our rapidly evolving landscape. We'll also be recording the audio of all General and Concurrent Sessions, so you can revisit and relish the knowledge long after the event concludes.

Networking Extravaganza

Forge invaluable connections with over 400 like-minded professionals from across North America. Our morning and afternoon coffee/tea breaks provide the perfect opportunity to connect with industry leaders in the exhibit hall and other attendees. Our mission is to facilitate face-to-face connections, believing that the power of networking can ignite new ideas and foster collaborative growth.

Unforgettable Social Experiences

Prepare to immerse yourself in a world of knowledge, networking, and inspiration. Our three evening dessert and drink receptions (one offsite at The Carter Library) offer a chance for you to unwind and connect in a more relaxed setting. NAGARA also provides attendees with three energizing breakfasts each morning (W, TH, & FR) and two lunches (W & TH), all designed to fuel your mind and body for the exciting learning ahead.

Commitment to the Future

NAGARA, at its core, is dedicated to the professional development of government records administrators and archivists. By attending this conference, you contribute to the united effort to ensure citizens' access to government records and guarantee the proper archiving of records with lasting value for future generations.


NAGARA, based in Washington, D.C., is a professional non-profit association committed to supporting over 1,900 government records managers, archivists, and information professionals. In the era of electronic records and fast-paced technological changes, NAGARA stands as the go-to organization, providing the tools, knowledge, and guidance needed to navigate the complex landscape of managing government records and information. Consider JOINING NAGARA to save big on your registration fee!

Join the Celebration

As we celebrate 40 years of excellence, we invite you to be part of this historic event. Your presence at the 2024 NAGARA Annual Conference contributes to the legacy of our organization and strengthens our collective commitment to advancing government archives and records management. Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to unite as a profession, re-ignite your imagination, and propel our shared goals forward. Join us at the 2024 NAGARA Annual Conference – where the past, present, and future of government archives come together. We look forward to welcoming you to an unforgettable week of learning, networking, and celebration!