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The European Association for Banking and Financial History (eabh) e.V.

Archival Workshop

Banks. Memory

Financial archives workshop

16 Nov 2023 at 9:00am

Barcelona , Spain

eabh in cooperation with Banco de España

The role of digital archives for our cultural heritage. Preservation and conservation: Challenges and opportunities for the management and use of digital archives in the financial sector. How to ensure long term access to corporate information and records?


09.00Identification at the security desk, coffee & registration
09.30 Greetings
Jaime Herrero (tbc), Banco de España
Carmen Hofmann, eabh
09.40 Keynote
Jordi Serra, University of Barcelona (tbc)
10.10 Archives and Document Management Division Banco de España

- Classical appraisal methodology. A foundation for digital assets appraisal
Elena Serrano, Banco de España

- Digital preservation in BdE. First steps and future initiatives
José Ignacio Guerrero, Banco de España
10.40 Open Space

Key questions & an opportunity for attendees to ask questions

Moderator: Andreas Kakridis, Bank of Greece
11.10 Coffee
11.30 Case studies 1

- Bank of Italy, Angelo Battilocchi
- Intesa Sanpaolo, Federica Brambilla (remote participation)
- National Bank of Slovakia, František Chudják
- Banco de Portugal, Felipe Fernandes

Moderator: María de Inclán, Banco de España
12.15 Lunch
13.15 How do I convince my company to invest in digital preservation?
Anders Sjöman, Centre for Business History in Stockholm (tbc)
13.45 Round table: Digital preservation and technological solutions

Solution providers:

- Libnova
- Odilo
- Piql
- Preservica (tbc)


- Felipe Fernandes, Banco de Portugal (tbc)
- Andreas Kakridis, Bank of Greece
- Miguel Morales, Banco de España (tbc)
- Taddeo Molino Lova, Mediobanca (tbc)

Moderator: Jeanne Kramer-Smyth, World Bank Group Archives
14.45 Coffee
15.15 Case studies 2

- Central Bank of Ireland, Pedro de Sa (tbc)
- The Amsterdam Wisselbank Archive, Christiaan van Bochove (remote participation)
- Mediobanca, Taddeo Molino Lova
- World Bank Group Archives, Jeanne Kramer-Smyth

Moderator: José Ignacio Guerrero, Banco de España
16.00 Coffee
16.30 Open Space

Key takeaways & an opportunity for attendees to ask questions

Moderators: Carmen Hofmann, eabh & Jaime Herrero (tbc), Banco de España
17.15 End of workshop


16 Nov 2023 at 9:00am to 6:00pm


Pl. de Catalunya, 17

Barcelona , Spain

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