Save the Date for PASIG 2020 in Madrid



The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020.

The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to some of the city’s main libraries and archives. Like last year in Mexico City, this PASIG will offer bi-lingual translation services in English and Spanish.

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is dedicated to advancing the practice of digital preservation and archiving. It brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share experience on how to put preservation and archiving into practice.

The event website is: Agenda drafts, sponsorship information, registration, and travel and hotel options will be added in the coming months. The Program Committee is in its initial planning phase, but if you have a topic you want to be considered or would like to enquire about sponsorship, please email ( and the Program Committee Chairs, Gilberto Pedreira Campillo ( and Carlos Villarrubia Rodríguez (

The Program Committee for Madrid and the PASIG Steering Committee are working closely together on this event. We would like to thank the members of both for all their effort and commitment! If you have an interest in digital preservation and want to be a part of a great community, make sure you save this date!


Co-chairs: Gilberto Pedreira Campillo (, Director of Digital Library Memoria de Madrid and Carlos Villarrubia Rodríguez (, Head of IT Technicians and Assistant in Digitalizing Area


  • Natalie Baur, El Colegio de México
  • Tom Cramer, Stanford University
  • Ben Fino-Radin, Small Data Industries
  • Neil Jefferies, University of Oxford
  • Thomas Ledoux, Bibliotheque Nationale de France
  • Sarah Mason, Artefactual Systems
  • Becky McGuinness, Open Preservation Foundation
  • David Minor, UC San Diego Library
  • Courtney Mumma, Texas Digital Library
  • Matthias Razum, FIZ Karlsruhe

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