International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – September 17, 2016

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

Conferences and CFPs

Registration is now open for the international meeting and conference entitled ‘Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in Long-term Digital Preservation’.

This event is organised by the PERICLES Consortium in association with the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC).
The two-day conference will be held at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London (UK) on 30 November- 1 December 2016 and will examine a range of innovative research approaches and visions for future practices in digital preservation through a series of panel discussions and workshops from PERICLES project members and invited speakers.

On the evening of 30 November DPC will proudly host the gala ceremony for the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards 2016.

The conference will feature an international group of inspirational keynote speakers and panelists – including Kara Van Malssen (AVPreserve, USA), Barbara Reed (Recordkeeping Innovation Pty Ltd, AUS), Matthew Addis (Arkivum, UK), Barbara Sierman (National Library, NL), and Pip Laurenson (Tate, UK) among others.

Please find out more about more our preliminary programme and registration details at: http://pericles-project.eu/page/PERICLESconference2016

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