IRA Annual Conference 2019

Event Start Date:
April 23, 2019
Event End Date:
April 25, 2019
Event Venue:
Hilton Downtown Indianapolis

Save the date! Our annual conference for 2019 is scheduled. More information to follow.


AIC Annual Conference 2018

Event Start Date:
September 17, 2018
Event End Date:
September 19, 2018
Event Venue:
Indianapolis Westin

The Indiana Recorders affiliate meeting is scheduled for Monday morning from 9am to 1pm. Our meeting agenda can be found here. Full details of the AIC conference can be found here.


Newly-Elected Officials Training 2018

Event Start Date:
December 12, 2018
Event End Date:
December 14, 2018
Event Venue:

The AIC Newly-Elected Officials Training Conference will be held December 12-14, 2018, at the downtown Indianapolis Hyatt Regency. Clerks and Recorders will need to attend December 12-13.

Save the Date – Newly-Elected Officers Training

Wednesday Agenda

Thursday Agenda

Newly elected Recorders will find the following resources helpful:

Getting Started Guide for Indiana Recorders

Indiana Recording Manual and Desktop Reference

How to Record and Index Several Common Types of Documents (PDF of PowerPoint slides)


IRA Conference 2017

Event Start Date:
April 17, 2017
Event End Date:
April 20, 2017
Event Venue:
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Columbus, Indiana

Join your fellow Recorders at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Indiana Recorders Association! Look for further information in the coming weeks regarding conference registration, hotel reservations, and agendas. (Monday the 17th will be registration and outings, no classes.)

Here is the Revised 2017 Conference Agenda, as well as some information on preparing for the conference, what to bring, etc.

And here is the information from the State Board of Accounts that you should print out prior to the conference and bring with you:
Wednesday and Thursday SBOA Agenda
Jim Corridan – Public Record Retention
Luke Britt – Public Access to Records
Mallory Long – UCC and Notaries Public
Lori Rogers – New Legislation
Shannon Lopez – Fees, Collections, and Reconciliations
Shannon Lopez – Recorders Fees 2017 – Current
Shannon Lopez – Recorders Fees 2017 – NEW
Shannon Lopez – Report of Collections

Supplemental: Legislative Update on SB 505, by Legislative Committee co-chairs, Lori Draper and Brook Cleaver, to also be covered at the upcoming District Meetings.

Here is the 2017 conference registration form. Mail registration form and payment by April 1st to:

Indiana Recorders Association
c/o Stuart Dowden, Treasurer
PO Box 309
Bloomfield, IN 47424

Here is the IRA 2017 Call to Conference, which includes more information on the program, banquet, and other activities.

Hotel Accommodations:

Please contact the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center at 812.372.1541 to make your room reservations. Refer to the Indiana Recorders Association Block. The block covers the evening of April 17th checking out on the 20th at a rate of $89 per night. Reservations must be made by March 18th to receive the conference rate.

The hotel is located at 2480 W Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, IN 47201.


2017 IRA Associate Membership Form (Vendors must be active associate members of the Recorders Association in order to display at conferences.)

Vendors Conference Registration Form