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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?


16 November09.00 Identification at the security desk & registration

09.20 Group picture

09.30 Greetings
Jaime Herrero, Banco de España
Carmen Hofmann, eabh

09.40 Open Space

Key questions & an opportunity for attendees to ask questions

Moderator: Andreas Kakridis, Bank of Greece

10.10 Let’s talk about money

- What’s in it for the business? How to convince companies to invest in preservation, both digital and analog
Anders Sjöman, Centre for Business History in Stockholm

- Forever… or until the hard drive dies
Tim Keefe, Digital Preservation Coalition
Moderator: Carmen Hofmann, eabh

11.10 Coffee Break

11.40 Archives and Document Management Division at Banco de España

- Classical appraisal methodology. A foundation for digital assets appraisal
Elena Serrano, Banco de España
- Digital Preservation at Banco de España. First steps and future initiatives
José Ignacio Guerrero, Banco de España
Moderator: Carmen Hofmann, eabh

12.10 Case studies

- Bank of Italy, Angelo Battilocchi
- Banco de Portugal, Filipe Fernandes
- Intesa Sanpaolo, Federica Brambilla (remote participation)
- National Bank of Slovakia, František Chudják
Moderator: María de Inclán, Banco de España

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Case studies

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

Moderator: José Ignacio Guerrero, Banco de España

14.45 Coffee break

15.15 Round table: Digital preservation and technological solutions

Solution providers:

- Antonio Guillermo Martinez & Jacobo Vera, Libnova
- Francisco José Valentín Ruiz, Odilo
- Roberto González, Piql
- Nathan Voogt, Preservica

- Andreas Kakridis, Bank of Greece
- Miguel Morales, Banco de España
Moderator: Jeanne Kramer-Smyth, World Bank Group Archives

17.00 Open Space

Key takeaways & an opportunity for attendees to ask questions

Moderator: Andreas Kakridis, Bank of Greece

17.30 End of workshop


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


Pl. de Catalunya, 17

Barcelona , Spain

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