The World Bank Group Archives periodically hosts conferences, workshops and other events that explore the history of the World Bank and its impact on development as well as topics related to the theory and practice of archives. In the links below you will find information about past events, including agendas, speaker bios, links to publications and video clips.
ICA Section of International Organisations (SIO) Conference
In May 2023, the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund welcomed information professionals from around the world for the 48th Annual Meeting of the International Council of Archives’ (ICA) Section of International Organisations (SIO).
WBG Records Roadmap Engagements
Our Records and Information Management (RIM) regional coordinators have led workshops, trainings and roadshows around the world to promote the WBG Records Management Roadmap.
Archives Video Appraiser (AVA) – Poster Presentation
At the 2022 International Council of Archives (ICA) conference, World Bank Group archivists presented on the "Archival Video Appraiser", a Machine Learning tool developed by the Archives and our IT counterparts to help with the appraisal of our collection of video recordings.
75th Anniversary of Bretton Woods
To mark the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference, the World Bank Group Archives organized and participated in a number of commemorative events.
NDSR DC 2017: Blending Collaborations and Bridging Gaps
On August 17, 2017, the World Bank Group hosted the National Digital Stewardship Residents of DC (NDSR DC) for their annual symposium.
ACRL Conference Tour and Seminar
The World Bank Group’s Digital Publishing, Library, and Archives teams hosted 30 librarians attending the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Baltimore for an informational tour and seminar.
InterPARES Trust Symposium
Hosted by the World Bank Group Archives, the 3rd International Symposium of InterPARES Trust was titled "Trust in the Cloud: New Research in Digital Records Preservation".
Workshop: Using History to Inform Development Policy
Organized by the Archives and other World Bank Group partners, this 2012 workshop brought together Bank Group staff and outside scholars whose research has benefited from the opening of the archives of the World Bank.