IIPC General Assembly 2023, Hilversum

The IIPC General Assembly (GA) and Web Archiving Conference (WAC) 2023 will be co-organized with the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision and KB, National Library of the Netherlands, and will take place at the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The General Assembly is only open to IIPC members.

Draft Schedule (all times listed are in CEST):



09:00-09:10 Welcome Address: Johan Oomen, Sound & Vision
09:10-09:25 Chair Address: Youssef Eldakar, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
09:25-09:40 Senior Program Officer Report: Olga Holownia, IIPC
09:40-09:55 Treasurer Report: Ian Cooke, The British Library
09:55-10:15 Portfolio Reports

  • Membership Engagement: Abbie Grotke, Library of Congress
  • Partnerships & Outreach: Jeffrey van der Hoeven, KB, National Library of the Netherlands
  • Tools Development: Youssef Eldakar, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

10:15-10:30 Working Group Reports

  • CDG: Nicola Bingham, The British Library & Alex Thurman, Columbia University Libraries
  • RWG: Grace Bicho, Library of Congress, Ben O’Brien, National Library of New Zealand & Olga, IIPC
  • TWG: Lauren Baker, Library of Congress & Claire Newing, The National Archives (UK)


  • Daniel Gomes, Arquivo.pt (10 min)
  • Shereen Tay, National Library Board, Singapore (5 min)
  • Jeffrey van der Hoeven, KB, National Library of the Netherlands (5 min)
  • Laura Wrubel, Stanford University (5 min)
  • Gyula Kalcsó, National Széchényi Library (Hungary) (10 min)
  • Tom Storrar, The National Archives (UK) (5 min)
  • Ben O’Brien, National Library of New Zealand (5 min)
  • Abbie Grotke, Library of Congress (5 min)
  • Ahn Kyungja, National Library of Korea (5 min)
  • Anders Klindt Myrvoll and Eld Zierau, Royal Danish Library (10 min)

12:15-13:45 LUNCH (ATRIUM)

Working Group and Portfolio Meetings (some meetings overlap):

THEATER 1, 13:45-15:15 Content Development Working Group (CDG)

  1. Updates from CDG co-chairs (Nicola Bingham & Alex Thurman)
    • Overview of collections 
    • Data budget
    • Communications, publications & engagement
  2. Detailed presentations on selected collections
    • War in Ukraine (Vladimir Tybin, Kees Teszelesky, Anaïs Crinière-Boizet)
    • Street Art (Ricardo Basilio, Miranda Siler)
    • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Alex Thurman) 
    • Intergovernmental Organizations (Alex Thurman)
    • Olympic and Paralympic National Committees (Alex Thurman)
  3. Discussion by CDG lead curators of experience using Archive-It and how it compares to other tools. Possible role for Browsertrix to supplement Archive-It crawling?
  4. Member updates of collections at their institutions
  5. New collection ideas
  6. AOB

LAB 1, 13:45-15:10 Tools Development Portfolio (TDP)

LAB 1, 15:15-15:45 Research Working Group (RWG)

LAB 2, 14:45-15:45 Training Working Group (TWG)

  • Please join the TWG co-chairs for an informal meet up to discuss the work of the group so far and our plans for the future. Everyone is welcome, so if you’re curious about what we do, please come along.

15:45- 16:00 TEA/COFFEE (ATRIUM)

16:00- 17:30 PUBLIC EVENT: Building Digital Heritage Together: Dutch & Transnational Perspectives (THEATER 1)


More info can be found here: https://netpreserve.org/ga2023

The event is finished.


10 May 2023


6:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 10 May 2023
  • Time: 2:30 AM - 10:00 AM


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