DAM Europe 2024

The Art and Practice of Managing Digital Media


Pam Young

Head Registrar – Documentation & Systems

Victoria & Albert Museum

Pam leads the Collections Management Team which is responsible for collections data at the V&A and manages the Collections Management System and DAMS. Pam trained as an archaeologist and worked on excavations in the UK and France before moving into the museum sector with a focus on collections management.

Pam has worked in university, local authority, military and national museums in the UK for over 20 years, where her experience includes managing collections documentation and digitisation projects, consultancy work with the Middle East, procuring a cloud-based documentation and DAMS solution for an international consultancy project, and managing the acquisitions and disposals processes at the V&A. Her interests include the history of collecting, the collecting and management of digital museum objects, and ways of increasing public access to collections both digitally and physically. 



What others say

HS DAM events are a great way to connect with other global DAM users and innovators. Whether you are a DAM vendor or day to day user DAM Europe is a great networking opportunity to learn new things.

Heidi Hudson
The Kennel Club

HS DAM events provide me with the opportunity to network and get a flavour of products and plug ins being used and how people are integrating technology into their DAMs.

Matthew Percival
Historic Royal Palaces

HS DAM events are an invaluable opportunity to meet a wide range of DAM practitioners, futurologists, and deep specialists. You'll find parallels in industries you know and new concepts from industries you don't, that will make you question and improve your practice.

Steve Russell
The Royal Society