EIRA Libraries and Archives Hothouse

January 14, 2021



Join EIRA on Thursday 14th of January for a virtual event exploring the future of digital innovation for the Libraries and Archive sector.

With insights from a diverse mix of academic and practitioners, we will address innovation in product, service and method catalysed through the convergence of digital technologies, content, and services, focused on enhancing community engagement with the sector across the East of England.

Our morning programme is divided into three themes:

  • Opportunities for Innovation
  • The Power of Collaboration, and
  • An overview of the UKs Innovation Funding Landscape.

Speakers will be sharing their experience and insights from diverse organisations and perspectives:

BT (Interactive and Immersive Content)
British Library
Essex Record Office
Canterbury Cathedral
Archive of British Contemporary Writing (UEA) – Suffolk Libraries
University of East Anglia
University of Essex
Norfolk Libraries
Innovate UK (Digital Economy)

For a full programme, registration and further information, please visit our Eventbrite page.

This event is free, please register to book your place. If you have any queries, please feel free to get in touch with [email protected].


Photo by Kiwihug on Unsplash

Members of our team attending

Dr Jeremy Davenport
Knowledge Exchange Fellow - Digital Creative
Emma Wakeling
Knowledge Exchange Manager – Digital Creative
Anya Visegorodceva
EIRA Knowledge Exchange Officer
Beth Sowersby
Knowledge Exchange Fellow- Digital Creative
Adam Blackwood
Knowledge Exchange Fellow - Digital Creative