19 July 2018 will mark the official opening of the EMBL Archive, a new resource that captures, preserves and makes available scientific and institutional material from EMBL’s past and present for the future.

EMBL staff and alumni are invited to please register (by 30 June).

The programme is as follows:

14:00 – 15:30     EMBL Archive Open House in Building 14
Drop by during this time to have a look at the new EMBL Archive: discover current archival holdings, explore the catalogue and share your questions.

16:00 – 17:30     Talks in the Operon
A programme of talks, hosted by EMBL Director General Iain Mattaj, will discuss scientific archives and their value to science and society. Speakers are Michael Sela (Weizmann Institute), Giulio Superti-Furga (CeMM) and Jenny Shaw (Wellcome Trust).

These talks will be streamed live: http://www.embl.org/archive/inauguration/live

17:30 – 19:00     Champagne reception
Please join us in the Operon Foyer for light refreshments