Waiting for #ICARoma2022, Lightning Talks Series

In anticipation of the 2022 ICA Conference in Rome, ICA is pleased to share a new lightning talks series, ‘Waiting for #ICARoma2022.’ Talks will take place every Tuesday between 17:00-18:30 CET and will run from March 9 2021- 29 June 2021 and will return in September 2021

Mentors 2021

The Mentorship Programme is an important component of the New Professionals Programme (NPP). To welcome the new group of mentors into the programme and the ICA community, we invite you to read their biographies as written by their mentees. 

Empowering Archives and the Profession 2021-2024 - ICA’s New Strategic Plan

ICA is pleased to announce that it’s new strategic plan was approved at the first virtual Annual General Assembly on Monday 16 November 2020. The plan reflects the views and opinions shared during the campaign...

Public release of Records in Contexts-Ontology 0.2

In February 2021, the ICA Experts Group on Archival Description (EGAD) released the version 0.2 of Records in Contexts Ontology (RIC-O), the second part of Records in Contexts standard.

Conceptual Model V0.2, ICA-Records in Contexts, EGAD

Comma is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief

Comma is the chief serial publication of the International Council on Archives, and a key benefit for ICA members. Its scope is the professional administration  and development of archives and archivists worldwide. Read more...

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Comma 2019/1 claims

If you have not received your or your institution’s hard-copy issue of Comma 2019/1 and would like it to be sent to you again, please let us know before 15 March 2021 by sending us your...

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Waiting for #ICARoma2022, Lightning Talks Series

In anticipation of the 2022 ICA Conference in Rome, ICA is pleased to share a new lightning talks series, ‘Waiting for #ICARoma2022.’ Talks will take place every Tuesday between 17:00-18:30 CET and will run from March 9 2021- 29 June 2021 and will return in September 2021

Congress

Monday, February 22, 2021

Public release of Records in Contexts-Ontology 0.2

In February 2021, the ICA Experts Group on Archival Description (EGAD) released the version 0.2 of Records in Contexts Ontology (RIC-O), the second part of Records in Contexts standard.

Congress

Monday, February 22, 2021

Available now: The 16th ICA New Professionals newsletter!

The 16th ICA New Professionals newsletter is now available, and it is a must-read for those in the new professional community!

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Save the Date for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress and let’s Start Talking about Empowering Knowledge Societies!

We invite you to read the description of the 13 streams, sketched out by members of the ICA Expert Groups, the ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress Programme Committee and partner organizations, to provide a high-level first look at the Congress professional programme. 

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Comma 2019/1 claims

If you have not received your or your institution’s hard-copy issue of Comma 2019/1 and would like it to be sent to you again, please let us know before 15 March 2021 by sending us your...

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Monday, February 15, 2021

ICA joining ARA’s #ArchiveHour #InternationalArchiveHour

ICA is pleased to announce that it is participating in Archive and Records Association of the UK and Ireland’s (ARA) #ArchiveHour, but this time it will be an #InternationalArchiveHour edition held on Thursday, 25 February 2021 between 20:00-21:00 GMT/21:00-22:00CET/ 14:00-15:00CST.  

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Friday, February 12, 2021

The ICA wishes you a happy Chinese New Year!

Today February 12, a new Chinese year begins: 2021 is the year of the ox. According to Chinese astrology, this animal embodies diligence, selflessness and wealth. 2021 will be a time of fortune and luck! 

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Comma is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief

Comma is the chief serial publication of the International Council on Archives, and a key benefit for ICA members. Its scope is the professional administration  and development of archives and archivists worldwide. Read more...

Congress

Monday, December 14, 2020

EGSAH Bibliography

EGSAH is pleased to announce the publication of the bibliography on Displaced Archives and Shared Archival Heritage. This bibliography is a ‘work in progress’ which will be added to as further titles are identified.

Congress

Monday, December 14, 2020

What is next? Africa Programme in 2021

2020 marks the end of phase 1 of the Africa Programme (AP). For 2021, the Africa Programme will begin its second phase, which will be led by two new coordinators: Dr. Cleophas Ambira, who will be responsible for liaising with the anglophone countries in Africa, and Prof. Basma Makhlouf Shabou, who will be in charge of working with the francophone African countries.

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Waiting for #ICARoma2022: Lightning Talks Series

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 to Tuesday, June 29, 2021

ICA is pleased to share this new lightning talks series ‘Waiting for #ICARoma2022’,  organised by our co-hosts SOS Archivi. The lightning talks will highlight experiences of Italian archival and records colleagues, in anticipation of our 2022 ICA Conference in Rome.

The lightning talks will take place every Tuesday between 17:00-18:30 CET.

Making the Intangible Tangible / ICA-SBA-Conference 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to Friday, June 4, 2021

Save the Date: "Making the Intangible Tangible": ICA-SBA-Conference 2021, 2 June - 4 June 2021

ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

We are pleased to inform you of the new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress:19-22 October 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre(ADNEC).

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