2103 Public Services Quality Group FORUM

  The 2013 PSQG Forum theme was: ‘Approaching Anniversaries:celebration and commemoration’

 

The 18th annual Public Services Quality Group Forum took place at London Metropolitan Archives on 6 November 2013

 

THE PROGRAMME:

Approaching Anniversaries: celebration and commemoration

 

10.00–10.30                  Registration and Coffee

 

10.30-10.45                   Welcome and overview of the day

 

10.45-11.30                   Decade of Centenaries, Northern Ireland 1912-22        

                                    Speaker: Stephen Scarth, PRONI

 

11.30-12.30                   Parliamentary anniversaries: 1605 to 1918           

 

                                    Speaker: David Prior, Parliamentary Archives

 

                                    The heart headquarters forgot: Rediscovering the Royal Voluntary Service archive

 

                                    Speaker: Matthew McMurray, Royal Voluntary Service Archive & Heritage Collection     

 

                                    York800: 1212-2012 – punching above your weight

 

                                    Speaker: Richard Taylor, City of York Council

 

12.30-1.00                     Exhibition and Commemoration at the Science Museum: some recent case studies        

 

                                    Speaker: Dr Ellie Pridgeon, Science Museum

 

1.00-2.00                        LUNCH

 

2.00-3.00                        Commemorating Conscription, 1916-1918

 

                                      Speaker: David Langrish and Chris Barnes, The National Archives

 

                                      Pick an anniversary – any anniversary!

 

                                      Speaker: Dr Adrian Gregson, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

 

                                      The Pity of War: Shropshire Remembers

 

                                      Speaker: Mary McKenzie, Shropshire Archives

 

3.00-3.30                         Royal Mail’s Great Train Robbery, 1963

 

                                       Speakers: Adrian Steel and Gavin McGuffie, British Postal Museum & Archive

 

3.30-4.00                         PSQG general update and business meeting

 

4.00-4.15                          Refreshments

 

Read a Report of the day at the 2013-psqg-forum-has-anniversaries-and-commemoration-theme

 

PSQG is part of the Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) and focuses on access and service delivery issues in the archives sector.