AWA - Invitation - Deposit June 29th 2023

Invitation to deposit your most valuable data

The ArcticWorld Archive

Invitation to deposit your most valuable data - and contribute to safeguard our worldmemory

Contribute to world memory

AWA is for cultural heritage, history, art, music, valuable information andmemories in digital form - that is of importance for the world, regions, nations, institutions, organisations and corporations as well as people.

AWA is home tomanuscripts from the Vatican Library, official documents, museum masterpieces, scientific breakthroughs, literature, music, digital art, priceless, irreplaceable data and the writings of Nobel laureates. Surrounded bymajesticmountains and gigantic glaciers on the Arctic island of Svalbard, Norway, the archive contains and canmaintainman’s history and accomplishments on earth for over 1000 years with guaranteed future accessibility.

The ArcticWorld Archive is a growing digital repository of worldmemory. Memories stored here will survive into the distant future, providing a safe copy for this generation and authentic history for the next.

Readmore about the ArcticWorld Archive here.

Thursday 29th June 2023, AWAwill open its doors for another depositing ceremony.

Physical or virtual participation For those unable to travel, we will host a “virtual deposit”, where you and your associates can participate online and experience themoment fromafar. For those who prefer to travel, we will be hosting an intimate ceremony at the vault, only a short drive fromLongyearbyen, where we invite all depositors to a celebratory dinner the same evening. You can also try out the local sauna and have a bath in the ocean or take a local tour.

To see the full overview of organisations already storing their data in AWA, please click here . Our experience tells us that every organisation has specific requirements for their long-termdata storage. Book time with us today to discuss your needs.


May 5th

Latest registration for the deposit, book your flight and hotel

June 29th

AWA deposit ceremony & deposit dinner

Week 21-22

Your data is being transferred to piqlFilm

May 19th

Deadline for upload of your data to AWAconnect. Payment of deposit costs

June 28th

Week 23

Meet &Greet in Longyearbyen

Your data will be safely shipped to Svalbard and AWA


For those of you that are able to experience this deposit first hand and join us at Svalbard in June, we recom-mend that you book your flights and hotel rooms as soon as possible.

Deposit programme: June 28th

The airlines SAS and Norwegian both fly to Longyearbyen, Svalbard fromOslo and to take part in the AWA deposit ceremony, youmust arrive latest onWednesday 28th and return earliest on Friday 30th, unless you would like to stay for the weekend in the beautiful arctic wilderness. To register for either virtual or physical participation and for hotel booking code, please click the link below:

18.00 - Meet & greet 19.00 - Svalbad sauna &

swimming in the Arctic Ocean or a guided tour in Longyearbyen 12.45 - Taxi pick-up outside hotel 13.30 - Deposit ceremony in AWA 20.00 - Celebratory dinner Attendance fee for all activities € 400 per person

June 29th

AWA deposit registration site

More information on AWA is available at

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