This page includes links to both current and past events associated with digital preservation. Events or organizations are listed with information on the upcoming event or about the types of events they host. Many sites include links to previous event materials.


  • CURATEcamp
    "A series of unconference-style events focused on connecting practitioners and technologists interested in digital curation."
    Links to current and past events.


  • IS&T Archiving Conference
    "A conference that provides an opportunity for people to gather and discuss digital preservation issues. This annual conference alternates between North America and Europe."
    Links to current and past events.


  • Library of Congress
    Past meetings and events hosted by the Library of Congress. Including the annual Digital Preservation meetings, Personal Archiving, and more.

  • Open Repositories
    "Repositories increasingly play a pivotal role in the emerging information landscape. Through a format that blends open user group meetings for DSpace, Fedora, and Eprints, followed by general conference sessions that cover cross-cutting and overarching issues, Open Repositories attempts to create opportunities to explore the challenges faced by user communities and others in today’s world."

Past Events

Digital Directions
Seattle, WA
August 21-23, 2017


Archives 2017 (SAA Annual Meeting)
Portland, OR
July 23-29, 2017


BitCurator User Forum 2017
Evenston, IL
April 27-28, 2017


DPLAfest 2017
Chicago, IL
April 20-21, 2017


Midwest Archives Conference 2017
Omaha, NE
April 5-8, 2017


Personal Digital Archiving 2017
Palo Alto, CA
March 29-31, 2017


Library Technology Conference

St. Paul, MN
March 15-16, 2017


Digital Preservation 2016
Milwaukee, WI
November 9-10, 2016


Digital Library Forum
Milwaukee, WI
November 7-9, 2016


Best Practices Exchange (BPE) 2016
Sacramento, CA
November 1-3, 2016


Preserving and Archiving Special Interest Group Fall Meeting
New York City
October 26-28, 2016


Midwest Archives Conference Fall Symposium: Archivists and Copyright
Ann Arbor, MI
October 7-8, 2016


2016 Digital Directions

Denver, CO
September 26-28, 2016

Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference
Davenport, IA
August 9-11, 2016


Archives - Records 2016: Joint Annual meeting of the Council of State Archivists and the Society of American Archivists
Atlanta, GA
July 31-August 6, 2016


Digital POWRR Workshops
St. Paul, MN
June 9 and June 10, 2016


Personal Digital Archiving 2016
Ann Arbor, MI
May 12-14, 2016


National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium 2016
Bethesda, MD
May 5, 2016




Page last modified April 25, 2017.

Upcoming Events

Select upcoming events about digital preservation and management topics.


MAC Fall Symposium 2017
Columbus, OH
October 13-14, 2017


Digital Preservation 2017 / NDSA
Pittsburgh, PA

October 25-26, 2017


Best Practice Exchange 2017
Boston, MA
November 6-8, 2017


MAC Annual Meeting 2018
Chicago, IL
March 21-24, 2018


Digitial Initiatives Symposium 2018
San Diego, CA
April 23-24, 2018


Archives*Records 2018

Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists, National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, and the Society of American Archivists

Washington DC

August 12-17, 2018