Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality – FREE REGISTRATION FOR DPC MEMBERS

Added on 21 January 2019

19 March 2019 | 10:00 - 17:00 GMT

Granary Square, London | Central Saint Martins, Granary Building

DPC Members may now register for ‘Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality’ free of charge.

This one-day conference brings together industry experts from the BBC, Tate, V&A and BFI to discuss the challenges of preserving new media and look towards possible solutions. Speakers will include keynotes from Tom Burton (BBC) and Solomon Rogers (Chair of BAFTA Immersive Entertainment) with panel discussions featuring Jesse de Vos of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and George Stanley of the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. 

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New Series: DPA2018 Winners Webinars - Schedule Announced

Added on 18 January 2019

The Digital Preservation Awards 2018 (DPA2018) Winners Webinar Series provides an opportunity to learn more about some of the latest and best digital preservation initiatives, recently celebrated by the Digital Preservation Awards on World Digital Preservation Day 2018 in Amsterdam.

Each episode explores the winning entry for each category of the Digital Preservation Awards, providing an overview of each initiative, investigating how their work might be used within the community, and providing an opportunity for discussion with awards winners.

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ICA Adelaide 2019: Call for Submissions

Added on 17 January 2019

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Theme: Designing the Archive

Dates: 21 – 25 October 2019 (conference sessions Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 October)

Languages: English and French

Designing the Archive is a joint conference of the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), Archives and Records Association of New Zealand Te Huinga Mahara (ARANZ), International Council on Archives (ICA) and Pacific Regional Branch of the ICA (Parbica).

Submissions platform and online form: Click here to submit your proposal.

Deadline for submissions: 28 February 2019 (23:59:59 Adelaide Time ACDT).

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Registration Open for HSRAA Annual Conference 2019, Cardiff, May 2019

Added on 15 January 2019

Join the Health Sciences Records and Archives Association in Cardiff in May as they hold their 2019 Annual Conference to discuss archiving, records management and long term document preservation.

Visit the Conference page for agenda, location and booking information


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Key dates for DPC Business meetings in 2019

Added on 14 January 2019

Members are advised that key dates for DPC Executive Board and Representative Council meetings 2019 are as follows:

  • Thursday 21st March – Representative Council and Executive Board
    (Venue to be confirmed)
  • Tuesday 18th June - Representative Council and Executive Board
    (Venue to be confirmed, on fringes of the Unconference
  • Monday 9th September – Representative Council and Executive Board
    (Venue - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxfordshire)
  • Tuesday 3rd December – Executive Board, Representative Council and AGM
    (Venue to be confirmed)

We look forward to seeing you then.

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Vacancy for Research Assistant/Associate in Data Analysis at University of Glasgow

11 February 2019


£28,660 to £39,610 p/a

Fixed Term

IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2019: New deadline for submissions 13 January 2019

Added on 8 January 2019

The IIPC WAC 2019, hosted by the National and University Library of Croatia in Zagreb, will be held in the Westin Hotel Zagreb, on 6 & 7 June 2019.

Proposals on all aspects of web archiving practice as well as researching and using web archives are invited. Please submit your proposals using EasyChair.

The full Call for Papers: 

New deadline for submissions: 13 January 2019 (until midnight Pacific Time).

Details about the conference, including information about travel and accommodation, are available at

For questions, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Vacancy for Digital Archivist at The UK National Archives

18 January 2019

Kew, London

£30,000 p/a


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