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LUSTRE Workshop 2: AI and Born-Digital Archives in the Government Sector and Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities

May 4 @ 10:00 am 3:30 pm

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We are pleased to invite you to the second workshop organised by the AHRC-funded project Unlocking our Digital Past with Artificial Intelligence (LUSTRE) led by Dr Lise Jaillant (Loughborough University). LUSTRE seeks to better understand how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help improve the preservation, access to and usability of government archives produced in digital form.

Our Workshop 2 will take place on the 4th of May 2023 in London (The White Chapel building) and will be streamed online. The workshop will continue our discussions on AI applied to born-digital archives, particularly government archives.

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To register for the online event click here
To register for the in-person event click here

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Find below the programme and click on the talk’s title to access the abstract and the speaker’s bio 

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10:00 – 10:30 _Welcome and Refreshments (for in-person participants only)

10:30 – 11:00 _Talk: Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector: Separating Myth from Reality, speaker: Dr Keegan McBride (Oxford Internet Institute).

11:00 – 11:30 _Talk: The impact of AI on records management,  speaker: James Lappin (Loughborough University).

11:30-12:00 _Coffee Break.

12:00 – 12:30 _Talk: AI and Archives from a Researcher’s Viewpoint, speaker: Dr Lise Jaillant (Loughborough University).

12:30– 13:30 _Lunch Break.

13:30 – 14:00 _Talk: Title TBA, speaker: John Sheridan (The National Archives).

14:00 – 14:30 _Talk (online): Is NARA Ready Yet? The Newly Extended 2024 Start Date for Accessioning Records into the US National Archives Only in Electronic and Digital Formats, and What That Means, speaker: Professor Jason Baron (University of Maryland).

14:30 – 15:00 _Coffee Break.

15:00 – 15:30_Roundtable and concluding remarks.


May 4
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
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