Entrants for the Digital Preservation Awards submitted nominations by 0800 (UTC) on Monday 22 April 2024 (see ‘How to Enter' for details). Nominations are evaluated, and finalists decided by the Digital Preservation Judging Panel Meeting in May 2024.

Once announced, finalists will then be required to do the following:

  • Submit a 3-minute lightning video outlining the key elements of the initiative. More details will be provided at this stage.

  • With the exception of the Student Award, attend an online interview with the Judging Panel week commencing 15th July 2024, explaining the importance of the initiative the field of digital preservation.

  • Provide good quality visual material – at least three hi-res jpeg images (e.g., project team, location shots, screen shots, products) – of the project to be used in publicity material relating to the Award and/or the Awards ceremony.

Only finalists will be asked for full details of their projects.

The following gives an outline of key dates. Dates will be finalized and agreed at the earliest opportunity.

6 March 2024

Launch of the Digital Preservation Awards 2024

22 March 2024

Second call for nominations

15 April 2024

Final call for nominations

22 April 2024

Awards close, nominations received, first sift check and distributed to judges

Week commencing 20 May 2024

First Judging Panel (Shortlisting) 

11 June 2024

Finalists announced and invited to presentation

14 June 2024

Online voting for finalists opens

12 July 2024

Online voting closes

Week commencing 15 July 2024

Second Judging Panel (presentations and interviews with finalists)

16 September 2024

Awards presented at iPRES 2024

  We are very grateful to our sponsors and DPC Supporters for their generous contributions which enable the Digital Preservation Awards to take place:

DPA2024 Category and Supporter logos v2

If your organization would like to sponsor the Digital Preservation Awards please email sarah.middleton@dpconline.org


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