Culture & Information and CAIS regularly organise conferences and events where delegates learn, educate and participate in discussion about archival issues
View of Dundee and Tay Railway Bridge from Fife

'Activation and Impact. The Societal Role of Records and Recordkeepers' 

FARMER conference, Apex Hotel, Dundee, Scotland, 5-6 April 2016. 

This conference addressed Ann Gilliland’s question ‘What do records do in people’s lives that nothing else does?’. 
 
A range of international speakers discussed this question in a number of contexts including social justice, integrated data, disclosure risk and FOI, litigation and reconciliation, participatory archives, and managing email and information in a Web 2.0 world. 
 
Other conferences, schools and seminars include

Memories, Identities & Communities, 2014  

ARCHIDIS Summer school 'Appraisal and Social Memory', 2013

Memory, Identity and the Archival Paradigm: an interdisciplinary approach, 2010

The Philosophy of the Archive, 2008

ICA/SUV Archives, Records and the User: The Changing Nature of University and Scientific Archives in the 21st Century, 2007