PARBICA 17 – The Pearl Resort, Pacific Harbour, Fiji Islands

Provisional Programme, 30 August 2017

Sunday 3 September

5.00pm

Registration opens

5.30pm

Welcome Reception (sponsored by The University of the South Pacific)

Monday 4 September – PARBICA Professional Program Day 1

8:30am

Registration opens

9:30am

Conference opening by the President of PARBICA and the Permanent Secretary for Education Heritage and the Arts, Fiji
Keynote speaker: Dr Jo Hanisch, National Archives of Australia
How Archives support the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals 2030

10:30am

PARBICA 17 Group Photo

10:45am

Break

11:15am

Kari James, Pacific Manuscripts Bureau
PAMBU: Engaging with the Pacific Islands for 50 years
Maxine Valentine and Alitia Nasila, The University of the South Pacific (Laucala Campus)
Stakeholder Engagement: Issues of Interdepartmental Collaboration, Coordination and Inclusiveness
Catherine Green
A Long Engagement
Naomi Ngirakamerang, National Archives of Palau and Noa Tapumanaia, National Archives of Tuvalu
Successful Engagement for a new Archives building

1:00pm

Lunch
1:45pm June Naviti, Right to Information Unit, Vanuatu
Right to Information in Vanuatu
Jason Flello, University of the South Pacific (Laucala Campus)
Build Your Own: What’s in Your Kit?
Lillie Le Dorré, Victoria University of Wellington/Archives New Zealand
Climate Change, Resilience and Pacific Archives
3:00pm Break
3:30pm PARBICA Business Planning Meeting

5:00pm

Close of Day 1

Tuesday 5 September – PARBICA Professional Program Day 2

9:30am

Keynote speaker: Opeta Alefaio, National Archives of Fiji
Engage or die: a non-traditional response to old problems

10:15am

Eleanor Kleiber, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Pacific Collection
Marshall Islands Genealogies: Stakeholders, Cultural Protocol, and Repatriation

Koa Luke, 'Ulu'ulu: The Henry Ku'ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai'i
Nānā I Ke Kumu: Look to the Source

11:00

Break

11:30

Nick Thieberger, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne
Engaging Digital Heritage with Source Communities: The Pacific and Regional Archives for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)

Cristela Garcia-Spitz, Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Library
Patrolling the Past: Bringing the Papua New Guinea Colonial-Era Reports into the Digital Realm

Brandon Oswald, Island Culture Archival Support
Preserving History the Traditional Way: An Oral History Workshop

1:30pm

Lunch

2:15pm

Tukul Kaiku, University of Papua New Guinea, & Simiang Bunem, Department of Implementation and Rural Development, Papua New Guinea
Stakeholder Engagement: A Case Study from Papua New Guinea; The Department of Implementation and Rural Development Record Management Project – Successful Achievements and Resulting Outcomes

2:45pm

PARBICA General Conference, Current Developments round table and tea break.

5.30pm

Close of Day 2

7:00pm

Conference dinner (sponsored by PARBICA)

Wednesday 6 September – PARBICA Workshops

9.00am

Leadership Stream
Workshop 1: Facilitator, Ros Russell
Implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on Documentary Heritage

Practitioner Stream
Workshop 2:
Establishing a records management program

12.30pmLunch
1.30pm

Workshop 1 cont'd:
Implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on Documentary Heritage

Workshop 3:
Disaster preparedness for digital records
Jessica Moran, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand

5.00pmClose of Day 3
6.00pm Dinner (sponsored by PARBICA)

Thursday 7 September – PARBICA Cultural Visits

Morning

Bus transport
Pacific Arts Village
Tour of National Archives and Library of Fiji

pmLunch
Free time in Suva
Bus transport to the Pearl Resort

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Conference information and documentation

PARBICA 17 conference

Pre-conference information and documentationPost-conference information and documentation
  • Resolutions
  • Presentations
  • List of participants
  • General Conference Minutes – Draft