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The Session will focus on challenges for the handling of business records and archives in the corporate world globally. Business archives represent information about the main actors in the formation of the world in all sectors. It is widely acknowledged that higher consciousness about the importance of business archives is needed and that professionalism and transparency in the governance of business archives preservation needs to improve. The session focuses on these difficult challenges, with presentations performed by highly skilled archivists sharing a wide in-depth international experience.
Any congress participant involved with the handling of business records and archives. This includes not only managers, employees and archivists in the private sphere of society but also participants from the wide range of public and private institutions that collect, preserve and perform research services from business archives collections.
Overall purpose and significance of session:
Spread knowledge and alter attitudes to the importance of business archives in society. To draw attention to the importance of making business archives challenge targeted issues at national archives conferences and in educational programs worldwide.