UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud

Date Added:
05 December 2018

The UNESCO Persist Symposium – Lost in the Cloud, held on Wednesday 3 October 2018 in Canberra, Australia was a joint initiative of the National Archives of Australia, the International Council on Archives (ICA) and UNESCO.

Convened by the National Archives, the symposium explored the nature of digital heritage, the vulnerabilities that place it at risk and the strategies needed to identify, preserve and keep accessible digital heritage that could be lost through technological obsolescence.

An overview of the Symposium is available in the pdf below.

The speaker presentations and panel discussions can be viewed via the National Archives of Australia Youtube channel, via these links:


You can find more information about PERSIST on the Unesco PERSIST platform following this link