Planning Matters: Emergency Planning Guidance for Archives Launch


Date & Time: 12 June 2020 10:30-11:45

Registration: Joining details will be supplied following registration. Please register here.

The Scottish Council on Archives and National Records of Scotland invite colleagues from across the archive sector to attend the online launch of Planning Matters: Emergency Planning Guidance for Archives.

The Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of emergency planning and response, and it presents new challenges. This interactive webinar will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss emergency planning and business continuity issues in the current context. The feedback gathered from attendees will be used to inform any additions to the Planning Matters guidance in this continually evolving situation.

The webinar will include: an introduction to the SCA and NRS Planning Matters: Emergency Planning Guidance for Archives; an opportunity to discuss emergency planning in relation to archive accreditation; and an update on the National Archives’ work to develop business continuity guidance for the reopening of archive services.

Presenters include:

Linda Ramsay, Head of Conservation, National Records of Scotland, Trustee and Chair of the Scottish Council on Archives Preservation Committee

Jane Brown, Head of Archive Liaison and Strategy, National Records of Scotland

Melinda Haunton, Archive Service Accreditation Manager, The National Archives