Media conference: Archives in a world of social media

Media release: Monday, 20 August 2012

Media are invited to attend the Opening Ceremony of the ICA Congress (8.30–9.20am) and the keynote presentation tackling the theme of Sustainability for Archives by: 

David Ferriero – Head Archivist for the United States of America 
Topic:  Archives in a world of social media 
Tuesday 21 August9.20–10am (media conference 10am) 
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Great Hall 1 & 2

A media conference with David Ferriero will follow his keynote address in the Great Hall, to be held at 10am, Mezzanine Concourse (near VIP Suite). 

Also attending the media conference and available for interviews will be David Fricker, 

Director-General, National Archives of Australia, the Hon Dr John Bannon, Chairman, National Archives of Australia Advisory Council, and Mr Martin Berendse, ICA President. 

You must register your interest with Shaun Rohrlach, Director Communications and Programs, National Archives of Australia. Phone +61 434 664 621 or email 

All keynote speakers are available for individual interview.  Arrange interviews through the National Archives media team.  A copy of the program and background information is available at 

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Contact information

  • Shaun Rohrlach (Director, Communications and Programs)
    t (02) 6212 3990 m 0434 664 621 e
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