Personal Digital Archiving 2019

Personal Digital Archiving 2019 Pittsburgh PA
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 8:30am

Join us for Personal Digital Archiving 2019!

The University of Pittsburgh is pleased to host the Personal Digital Archiving conference, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA from May 2-4, 2019.

Personal Digital Archiving is an annual conference dedicated to the exploration of issues related to individual and community records in all digital forms. It is interdisciplinary and inclusive in nature, welcoming discussion between information professionals, academics, artists, and all individuals and community groups engaged in this area. We encourage an expansive, creative, and inclusive interpretation of “personal digital archives” at this conference. 

We are especially pleased to announce Alexandra Dolan-Mescal and Linda Norris as this year's keynote speakers. To learn more about their work and the full conference program, go to https://library.pitt.edu/pda19. 

Early Bird Registration Rates End March 31!

See registration information on the right-hand side of this page. Regular non-discounted rates go into effect on April 1.

Who Should Attend?

All are welcome to Personal Digital Archiving. In addition to Thursday and Friday’s presentations, we will be coordinating events on Saturday that will be open to the public, including those who have not registered for the conference. Those interested in attending may include, but are not limited to:

  • Community organizations focused on gathering oral histories or other local collections
  • Scholars, researchers and graduate students of all levels in all related disciplines
  • Those preserving familial material, activist groups, hobbyists, and tool developers
  • Information professionals such as archivists, librarians, and curators

Please address any questions or requests for more information  to Chelsea Gunn at cmg100@pitt.edu.

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