IIPC GA – Open Conference – Monday 27 April 2015

The first day of the 2015 IIPC GA is behind us. We have seen and heard amazing talks on web archiving from passionate researchers and problem solvers, covering a wide range of specialisations and questions.

Here are the links to the slides. The recordings will follow soon. Look out for them on the IIPC Youtube channel.


Digital Vellum: Interacting with Digital Objects Over Centuries
  • Vinton Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Carnegie Group Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Big Picture

Studying a nation’s websphere over time: analytical and methodological considerations
  • Niels Brügger, Associate Professor of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University; ation, Aarhus University
  • Ditte Laursen, Senior researcher, Ph.D, at State Media Archive, State and University Library
Ten years of the UK web archive: what have we saved?
  • Andy Jackson, Web Archiving Technical Lead, British Library

Small Data Research


Should we archive Facebook? Why the users are wrong and the NSA is right.
  • Cathy Marshall, Associate Research Scientist, Texas A&M University
Generating granular evidence of lived experience with the Web: archiving everyday digitally lived life
  • Meghan Dougherty, Assistant Professor of Digital Communication, Loyola University Chicago
Everyday saving practices: “small data” and digital heritage strategies
  • Susan Aasman, Assistant Professor, University of Groningen

Big Data Research

Big UK domain data for Arts and Humanities
  • Jane Winters, Professor of Digital History, Institute of Historical Research
  • Helen Hockx-Yu, Head of Web Archiving, British Library
  • Josh Cowls, Research Assistant, Oxford Internet Institute