The National Archives enlightens the visitors of (Memory of the Nation) about the International Council on Archives (ICA) Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

The National Archives enlightens the visitors of (Memory of the Nation) about the International Council on Archives (ICA) Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress

The National Archives enlightens the visitors of (Memory of the Nation) about the International Council on Archives (ICA) Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress


At its (Memory of the Nation) pavilion, the National Archives informed the visitors of Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival of the ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress, to be hosted by the UAE in Abu Dhabi (November 16 -20), 2020, under the theme: “Empowering Knowledge Societies”, to promote the exploration of new and emerging technologies and strategies in all heritage disciplines.
(Memory of the Nation) platform data indicates that the National Archives of the UAE will host this Quadrennial Congress, to be held in the Middle East for the first time, which will discuss various topics and issues related to the future of archives and heritage preservation.
A large screen in the pavilion displayed a welcome message to publicize the upcoming big event in which Abu Dhabi hosts thousands of archivists from around the world to discuss important future issues such as artificial intelligence and the extent of its support for archival efforts, and its ability to devise new ways to link documentary heritage with various multimedia.
The ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress will also discuss sustainable knowledge, as it is a fundamental component of sustainable development and the defining policy through which our societies shape, preserve, make available, and use our documentary heritage.
(Memory of the Nation) platform provides pamphlets highlighting the international stature of ICA, and its role in encouraging the archiving of documents and records, and its efforts for over 70 years to promote international cooperation in the fields of research, standard setting, training, and permanent preservation of archives in addition to making them available to the public.
On the sidelines of the ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress, which will review the vital contribution of the archive services to the society of the twenty-first century, the National Archives of the UAE will grant participants the opportunity to visit the top-rated attractions in Abu Dhabi such as Capital Gate Tower, Emirates Palace, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Ferrari World Theme Park, Yas Waterworld, etc. Moreover, participants will get the chance to attend the extraordinary events of Expo 2020 Dubai, which is not too far away from the venue of ICA Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress.