A one day conference exploring the importance of records and addressing key challenges of preservation and access.
Organised by the British Academy Research Project (ARP) Digitising the Mixed Economy of Welfare. We are delighted to welcome a range of expert speakers from voluntary organisations and other sectors. We will end the day with a public lecture from Sir Stuart Etherington (NCVO). Please note that booking is available either for the whole day, or just for the lecture at 5.30pm.
10.15am Registration. Tea and coffee available in the Gallery.
10.45am Welcome and introductions – Georgina Brewis (UCL) and Irene Hardill (University of Northumbria)
11.00am Making history relevant: policy, practice and communication
Chair: Baroness Pitkeathley (President, NCVO and Officer of All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives)
Zoe Abrams (Executive Director of Communications and Advocacy, British Red Cross)
Mike Anson (Archive Manager, The Bank of England and Chair Business Archives Council)
Kate Burt (Executive Director of Marketing and Fundraising, Leonard Cheshire)
12.30pm Lunch (Gallery)
1.30pm Good governance, rights and responsibilities
Caroline Sampson (Development Manager: National and Networks, The National Archives)
Justine Rainbow (Information Manager, Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse)
Darren Coyne (Project Manager, Care Leavers Association)
3.00pm Tea and coffee (Gallery)
3.30pm Celebration, commemoration and recognition
Chair: Justin Davis Smith (City, University of London)
Alasdair Brooks (British Red Cross) and Rosemary Cresswell (University of Hull)
Tanya Muneera Williams (Everyday Muslim Project, Khirza Foundation)
Speaker TBC (Community Archives and Heritage Group)
5.00pm Tea and coffee (Gallery) Registration of new guests arriving for public lecture
5.30pm Public Lecture by Sir Stuart Etherington (NCVO)
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