Sep. 7, 2018: UK TNA-KCL CAS Workshop

Computational Archival Science: Automating the Archive

September 7, 2018, Talks Room, The National Archives

PROGRAMME
9:30-10:00 Coffee

10.00-10:15 Welcome and introduction
Welcome: Eirini Goudarouli (The National Archives)
Introduction: Mark Hedges (King’s College London)

Opening Slides and Breakout Session Info

10.15-11:15 (15 minutes talk & 5 discussion for each paper)
Chair: Tom Storrar

11:15 – 11:30 short break

11:30 – 12:30 (15 minutes talk & 5 discussion for each paper)
Chair: Jo Pugh

12.30-13:30 Lunch

13.30-14:10 (15 minutes talk & 5 discussion for each paper)
Chair: Mark Hedges

14:10 – 14:15 Introduction to breakout sessions (Mark Hedges)

  • Topic 1: Archivists at work: appraisal, selection, classification, organisation, creating finding aids, …
  • Topic 2: User perspectives: access, retrieval and interaction with archives, by researchers and public
  • Topic 3: Infrastructure requirements for computational archives
  • Topic 4: Education & training (BA/BSc, MA/MSc, CDP). What are the consequences of this computational turn for E&T of archivists?

14:15 – 15:15 Breakout sessions (split into groups)

15.15-15:45 Coffee

15.45-16:15 Reporting back – Final Discussion (Chair: Mark Hedges)

Workshop partially supported by the PARTHENOS project, which received funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement: No 654119.