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



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


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