Project timetables

2010European Commission consultation on the impact of the PSI Directive
December 2011European Commission proposals for amendments to the PSI Directive published
June 2013Amending Directive adopted and published
20 August 2014Consultation period starts
7 October 2014Consultation period ends
18 July 2015Transposition of the Amending Directive into UK law as the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015


The National Archives’ staff may be available to speak at conference events, workshops, seminars or meetings where public sector bodies can benefit from an explanation of the amended Directive and the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations SI 2015/1415 and what it means for them. If you are arranging such an event and would like a speaker on the amended Directive and the Regulations, please contact the Standards team.

Where these events are not run by The National Archives, we are not able to take reservations for them. If there is an event listed that you would like to attend, please contact the Standards team and we will put you in touch with the event organiser.

Forthcoming events

No events currently scheduled

Previous events

January 2017Public Health EnglandSouthwark, London
October 2016Government Legal Department, Commercial Directorate Central London
June 2016National Police Chiefs Council, Annual ConferenceWarwick
March 2016National Police Chiefs Council, South workshop Hertfordshire Police HQ, Welwyn Garden City
March 2016ICO Freedom of Information practitioners conference Manchester Central conference centre, Manchester
March 2016Association of Departmental Record Officers meetingDepartment for Communities & Local Government, London
March 2016Copyright and Open Government Licensing presentationWelsh Government, Cardiff
March 2016M25 Consortium PSI WorkshopEuston, London
February 2016Licensing ForumThe National Archives, Kew
February 2016Scottish cultural bodies workshopWest Register House, Edinburgh
February 2016Research Directors of National Museums and Galleries presentationHistoric Environment Scotland, Edinburgh
November 2015Museums IP Network meetingTate Britain, Pimlico
November 2015Digitisation Workshop - Managing RiskThe National Archives, Kew
October 2015Northern Ireland public sector bodies workshopPRONI, Belfast
October 2015Discovering Collections Discovering Communities conference workshopThe Lowry, Salford
September 2015Museum Development North West Intellectual Property and PSI workshopLancashire Conservation Centre, Preston
September 2015Information Management Liaison GroupThe National Archives, Kew
September 2015London Information Governance Forum workshopThe National Archives, Kew
July 2015Copyright Practitioners GroupThe National Archives, Kew
July 2015Copyright for Knowledge meetingUniversity College London
June 2015Welsh cultural bodies workshopCardiff Story Museum
May 2015Research seminarUniversity College London
May 2015Scottish FOI Practitioners annual conferenceUniversity of Dundee
May 2015PDP 11th Annual FOI Conference workshopTower Hill, London
May 2015PDP 11th Annual FOI Conference presentationTower Hill, London
May 2015Non-national museums workshopImperial War Museum, Manchester
March 2015NHS South WalesCardiff
March 2015Scottish Cultural Bodies WorkshopWest Register House, Edinburgh
March 2015CILIP Nort West members forumTullie House, Carlisle
March 2015NHS South WestExeter
March 2015Society of Local Council Clerks Annual ConferenceStratford upon Avon
February 2015NHS West MidlandsBirmingham Library
February 2015NHS London and the South EastThe National Archives, Kew
February 2015Collections Trust Copyright SettlementLondon Transport Museum, Covent Garden
February 2015NHS YorkshireMarks and Spencer Archive, Leeds University
February 2015Museums Public Task WorkshopImperial War Museums, Lambeth
January 2015NHS North EastNewcastle
January 2015NHS North West Archives+, Manchester
January 2015Scottish Government PSI and Open Data WorkshopEdinburgh
January 2015National Museum Directors Council Finance Directors' meetingImperial War Museums, Lambeth
December 2014Association of Independent Personal Search Agents ConferenceNational Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes
November 2014Northern Ireland public sector bodies workshopPRONI, Belfast
November 2014European Information Commissioners ConferenceEdinburgh
October 2014Welsh public sector bodies workshopCity Hall, Cardiff
October 2014Licensing Forum - project updateMinistry of Justice, London
September 2014Museums and Galleries Finance Directors' presentationImperial War Museums, Lambeth
September 2014University libraries workshopBritish Library
August 2014NHS Greater Manchester Information Governance GroupManchester
July 2014North East Data Protection & Freedom of Information ForumDarlington Borough Council
July 2014NHS London Information Governance Group presentationThe National Archives
July 2014Briefing, PSI Directive and health statisticsWhitehall, video link to Leeds
May 2014PDP 10th annual FOI conference - workshopTower Hill, London
March 2014 Licensing Forum - project update Ministry of Justice, London
March 2014 Inside Government Open Data 2014 conference - Presentation on amended Re-use Directive Royal Society of Medicine
November 2013 Workshop for public sector libraries including university libraries British Library
October 2013 Places of Deposit workshop on public task The National Archives
October 2013 Yorkshire & Humberside Information Governance Group - briefing FSA, York
June 2013 Association of Departmental Record Officers The Crown Estate, London
March 2013 East Anglia region local authorities' briefing Essex County Council
November 2012 South East England region local authorities' briefing Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council
October 2012 West Yorkshire information managers' briefing Leeds City Council
October 2012 Museums workshop on public task British Museum
April 2012 North East England public sector bodies workshopNESHA, Newcastle