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VII European Conference on Archives Warsaw, May 18-20, 2006 Archivist: Profession of the Future in Europe Speakers: BISCHOFF Frank M. BOS-ROPS Yvonne BRADY Frank BÜTIKOFER Niklaus BYERS James B. CHORĄŻYCZEWSKI Waldemar CORCUFF Marie-Andrée CROCKETT Margaret CRUZ MUNDET José Ramón CZAJKA Anna DOMARKAS Viktoras DROGUET Alain FARRUGIA Charles FREDRIKSSON Berndt GARMENDIA Jone GRANGE Didier GUERREAU-JALABERT Anita HÄNGER Andrea IVANOVIĆ Jozo LAEVEN Thijs LYBECK Jari MACFARLANE Ian MacKENZIE George MARTINEZ Christine MENNE-HARITZ Angelika NAŁĘCZ Daria NUORTEVA Jussi OPLL Ferdinand OREFICE Isabella PERPINYÀ MORERA Remei PROCTER Margaret SCHEURKOGEL Hans SHEPHERD Elizabeth SIBILLE Claire STOCKTING William TEIL Jean-Pierre WAJS Hubert WEBER Hartmut WETTMANN Andrea ZUBER Henri    
 Papers of the VIIth European Conference on Archives Archivist: Profession of the Future in Europe Warsaw, May 18-20, 2006   I. Professional Competencies Introduction to the theme by Hans Scheurkogel “Professional Competencies: What’s in it for us?” 1. Model of European Competences Berndt Fredriksson (Sweden – Swedish Association of Archivists): Towards a European Archivist Profession – Ideal or Utopia? Margaret Crockett (The United Kingdom – Representative of ICA/SAE): What Can the Old World Learn from the New? Towards a European Competency Framework 2. Archivistics as a Scientific Discipline Daria Nałęcz (Poland – Head Office of State Archives): Outcome of the Survey on Science at Archives Anita Guerrau-Jalabert (France – The National School of Archives): Historical Sciences as the Fundamentals of Archivist's Profession Elisabeth Shepherd (The United Kingdom – School of Library, Archive and Information Studies University College London): Is Archives and Records Management an Academic Discipline or a Profession for Practitioners? 3. Profile of the Archivist in European National Regulation Victoras Domarkas (Lithuania – Lithuanian Archives Department): New Demands for Profession in the Changing Environment Charles Farrugia (Malta – National Archives of Malta): The Archivist in Today's World: Regulator or Facilitator? 4. New Technologies, New Competences? Claire Sibille (France – The Directorate of French Archives): Archival Description: New Technologies, New Competencies? Anna Czajka (Poland – The Central Laboratory on Conservation and Preservation): Preservation – New Technologies, New Competencies, New Challenges   II. Towards professional mobility 1. European Archival Training in Higher Education Introduction to the theme by Jozo Ivanovic (Croatia – The National Archives): Mobility, Identity and Understanding of Archival Profession Jose Ramon Cruz Mundet (Spain – The National Archives): The University Training of European Union Archivists Remei Perpinya Morera (Spain – School of Archivistics and Records Management): Archival Study Design within the framework of the European Space for Higher Education: the example of Spain and Catalonia Niklaus Bütikofer (Switzerland – University of Bern): Designing a New Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Master Study Course 2. Certification and Accreditation Henri Zuber (France – The Association of French Archivists): The Certification of Archivists: Methods and Questions Isabella Orefice (Italy – Italian National Archival Association): Certification in Italy - a real need for archivists: The Italian Approach to Professional Certification for Archivists/Professional Archival Activities Eligible For Certification James Byers (USA – Academy of Certified Archivists): Certification in America: The Academy of Certified Archivists Example Waldemar Chorążyczewski (Poland – Stowarzyszenie Archiwistów Polskich): Certification and Accreditation of Archivists and Archival Institutions in Poland. Is it Possible? Margaret Procter (The United Kingdom – The Liverpool University Centre for Archive Studies, LUCAS): Beyond accreditation: the future of accreditation in the UK 3. Round Table chaired by Frank Brady Yvonne Bos-Rops (The Netherlands – The National Archives): Professional mobility. Contribution to the Round Table discussion Alain Droguet (France – Departmental Archives of Var): Jone Garmendia (The United Kingdom – The National Archives): Round Table on Professional Mobility Ferdinand Opll (Austria – Municipal and Provincial Archives of Vienna): Professional Training for Archivists in Austria and the Question of Professional Mobility III. Creating European Professional Tools 1. EURBICA Legal Data Base Christine Martinez (France – The Directorate of French Archives), Jari Lybeck (Finland – EURBICA Secretary General) 2. Standards and their Use in Practice Ian Macfarlane (The United Kingdom – The National Archives): Managing Electronic Records - Standards and Their Use in Practice Jean-Pierre Teil (France – The National Archives): France's Approach to data Exchange. A Data Exchange Standard for Archiving Andrea Hänger (Germany – Federal Archives of Germany):Keeping Electronic Records Accessible - How the Federal Archives of Germany Preserves the Digital Heritage of the German Democratic Republic: A Case Study Andrea Wettmann (Germany – State Archives of Saxony): The DOMEA Concept Hubert Wajs (Poland – Central Archives of Historical Records) - Do the Archives Need Standards? paper/presentation 3. European Portal Angelica Menne-Haritz (Germany – Federal Archives of Germany) William Stockting (The United Kingdom – The National Archives): EU Internet Gateway/Portal: Introduction and issues / EU Portal Workshop: UK national archives network 4. Disaster and Emergency Hartmut Weber (Germany – Federal Archives of Germany): Disaster Prevention for Archives paper _EN _G / presentation Anna Czajka (Poland – The Central Laboratory on Conservation and Preservation)   IV. Building Together a European Archival Policy Theme-coordinators: Hans Scheurkogel, Henri Zuber, Angelika Menne-Haritz  
 Resolution of the 7th European Conference on Archives “Archivists: profession of the Future in Europe”     Rezolution [PDF 50 KB] The 550 archivists from 38 countries, gathered at the 7th European Conference on Archives “Archivists: profession of the Future in Europe”, held in Warsaw on May 18-20, 2006, after three days of presentations and discussions covering subjects: European archival training in higher education, Archivistics as a scientific discipline, Certification and Accreditation, Profile of the archivist in European National Regulation, Creating European Professional Tools New Technologies, New Competences? recognize, that the process of European integration and cooperation, especially in domains of e-government, e-administration, e-learning, information and knowledge society, as well as the European Area of Higher Education, presents new challenges for the archival profession. The high level education of archivists, in the past mostly combined with history and auxiliary sciences education, today takes on a new character. The participants of the conference: encourage the European Branch of the ICA (EURBICA) and the Section for Professional Associations of ICA (SPA) to carry out a feasibility study for a project to develop a European competency framework for the archival profession, recognize the need to develop and sustain professional standards through certification procedures for individuals, organizations and education programmes, underline the need to advance the creation and development of virtual educational tools for the promotion of online training through the application of new technologies, encourage European governments to promote the mobility of archival professionals within Europe. The participants of the conference encourage the key educational institutions teaching archivists to: strengthen cooperation and common initiatives in order to increase the quality of archival education, improve tools for the assessment of the quality of archival education for accreditation. The participants of the conference stress the significance of workshops, presenting the most important problems, including archival law, the accessibility of archives in the virtual environment and the protection of archival holdings. Because of the importance of the subjects covered during the 7th European Conference on Archives, the participants ask the Head Office of State Archives of Poland to disseminate the conference papers as widely as possible throughout the international archival community.
The Head Office of State Archives and the Association of Polish Archivists, in cooperation with the European Regional Branch and the Section for Professional Associations of the International Council on Archives, organised the 7th European Conference on Archives “An Archivist: The Profession of the Future in Europe” in Warsaw, May 18th–20th , 2006. czytaj więcej
Henri Zuber Archives of the French National Railways FRANCE   Henri Zuber is presently director of Archives at the SNCF (French National Railways). He was previously head of archives at the RATP (Paris transport) fro1990 to 2004 and of the service of archives at the French department of Justice. As present president of the Association of French archivists (2004-2007), he takes a particular interest in international cooperation and in the definition of a clear status for all archival professionals, whether in the public or private sector.
Andrea Wettmann Sächsisches Staatsarchiv GERMANY   Dr. Andrea Wettmann is an archivist at the state archives of Saxony and responsible for fundamental issues of records management, appraisal, and the coordination of archival processing in the field of electronic records. She has been a member of the “Electronic Systems in Justice and Administration” work group of the “Conference of Archives Consultants of the Federal Government and the Federal States” since 2003. In 2004, she participated in the renewal of the concept defining a module of the DOMEA-Concept 2.0 standardized disposal procedure, entailing a set of metadata for the disposal and archiving of electronic records
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