12th EASTICA General Conference and Seminar Archives in the Digital Era: Revisited

This year, the 12th General Conference and Seminar of EASTICA will be held in Fukuoka, a historical gateway city to Asia in southern Japan. Under the theme of "Archives in the Digital Era: Revisited," the seminar will review the initiatives brought about by the use of digital technologies, and explore the better solutions and the future development of archives.

>> Conference flyer (PDF format, 1.2MB)
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Dates: October 13 - 16, 2015
Venue: Hotel Okura Fukuoka (Hakata Riverain, 3-2, Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan
Organized by: National Archives of Japan, East Asian Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (EASTICA)

Special Lecture Speaker
Shosuke Murai
(Professor, Faculty of Letters, Rissho University)
"A Character of Japan's Medieval Historical Documents Comparing with Other East Asian Countries"

Seminar Session Speakers
Pamela Wright
(Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)
"Working with the Public in the Digital Era"

Makiko Miwa
(Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Open University of Japan)
"Past, Present and Future of Information Retrieval: Toward a User-Centered Orientation"

Mary Gledhill
(Commercial and Digital Director, The National Archives)
"The Challenge of Born-Digital Records Management at The UK National Archives"

Sumio Hatano
(Director-General, Japan Center for Asian Historical Records)
"Japan Center for Asian Historical Records: Reflections on Current Challenges and Future Prospect"

Program    >> For updated time schedule click here. (PDF format, 131 KB)

Date am pm evening
Oct. 13 (Tue)   - EASTICA Executive Board Meeting -
Oct. 14 (Wed) Opening
Lunch Special Lecture: Shosuke Murai (Rissho University) Session 1: Web-based Archival Business and Its Potential for Development
Pamela Wright (National Archives and Records Administration, U.S.)
Makiko Miwa (Open University of Japan)
  Dinner co-hosted by the National Archives of Japan and Fukuoka Prefecture
Oct. 15 (Thu) Session 2:
Country /
Territory Report
Japan / China
Korea / Mongolia
Hong Kong / Macau
Lunch Session 3: Digital Records Management: Its Challenges and Achievements
Mary Gledhill (The National Archives, U.K.)
Sumio Hatano (The Japan Center for Asian Historical Records
Session 4: Report from Archival Organizations
Report from Japanese Archival Organizations
The Japan Society of Archives Institutions
The Japan Society for Archival Science
Presentation on ICA Congress 2016 in Korea
National Archives of Korea
Dinner hosted by EASTICA
Oct. 16 (Fri) Professional Visits in Fukuoka Area (Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and the Kyushu National Museum)

* Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available for all sessions.

Registration Fees: 18,000 JPY
* Admission is free for those attending the Special Lecture and Sessions 1, 3 and 4 only (prior registration required).

For more information, please refer to the conference flyer and the online registration site.

For inquiries regarding the program:
Secretariat for EASTICA 2015
National Archives of Japan
3-2 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0091
Tel: +81-3-3214-0641 Fax: +81-3-3212-8809
E-mail: eastica2015[@]archives.go.jp

For inquiries regarding registration:
Registration Secretariat for EASTICA 2015
c/o Convention Linkage, Inc.
Sanbancho KS Bldg. 3F, 2 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0075
Tel: +81-3-3263-8695 Fax:+81-3-3263-8693
E-mail: eastica2015[@]c-linkage.co.jp


3-2 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0091

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