Conference 2023


The 2023 Catholic Archive Society Conference will take place on Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th May at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire.

Monday 22nd May

13:45   Arrivals, tea and registration

15.00   AGM

17.00   Welcome and overview of the Conference

Session 1: Dr Carmen Mangion, Lay Patron of the CAS and Senior Lecturer at Birckbeck University, ‘ Oral History in Practice’

19.00   Evening meal

Tuesday 23rd May

8.00     Mass

8.30     Breakfast

9.15     Session 2: Jo Halford, Congregational Senior Archivist, Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood – Our heritage project

10.15   Coffee/Tea

10.45  Session 3: TBC, National Archives, Talk on Digital Preservation

12.00   Lunch

Excursion: Chatsworth Historic House and Gardens

18:00 Session 4: Interest groups

19.00 Evening Meal

Wednesday 24th May

8.30     Breakfast

9.15     Session 5: Dr Jonathan Bush, Chair of the CAS and University Archivist, Durham University, ‘The Future of the Archives of Catholic Religious Institutes’

10.30   Coffee

11.00   Session 6: Open Forum (including feedback from interest groups)

12.10   Mass

13.00   Lunch (followed by departures)