About iPRES 2023

iPRES is the premier and longest-running conference series on digital preservation. Since 2004, annual iPRES conferences have been hosted around the globe on four continents. Celebrate the 19th conference at iPRES 2023 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois USA from 19–22 September 2023. September 19 through the 22! In addition to the conference, you won’t want to miss out on the exciting Chicago Site Visits on Saturday, September 23, where you’ll get to experience the city’s vibrant culture and community. 

The conference brings together information scientists, students, researchers, archivists, librarians, service providers, software developers and experts from many different sectors and domains to share emerging and cutting-edge insights in a wide variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and from international and local initiatives. Year on year the debate and research profiled at iPRES have moved digital preservation from a technology driven niche specialism of experts to a global challenge with the community to match.


iPRES 2023 is hosted by the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC). Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. UIUC is committed to actively participating in the digital preservation community through research,
public service, and librarianship. 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


The 19th iPRES conference will occur at the
iHOTEL Conference Center in Champaign, IL.