Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age - International Exploratory Workshop Within the project "Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age" the team conducted its first interdisciplinary "International Exploratory Workshop" from 18 to 20 April 2013 in Schaffhausen where amongst other things the current findings of the ongoing research were discussed. In order to present the first findings of the research within the project “Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age” and to receive inputs from other disciplines, the project team conducted its first “International Exploratory Workshop” from 18-20 April 2013 in Schaffhausen. For this occasion scientist from different fields of expertise such as psychology, technology, philosophy, economics and so were invited to share their thoughts, insights and theories on remembering and forgetting information in the digital age. Within this workshop the group examines on the following key issues: What are the individual and collective functions and mechanisms of remembering and forgetting? What rules with regard to remembering and forgetting have emerged in society? Where are the controversies? How does technology change the role and management of individual and collective memory and what are observable and possible effects on the "customs" of memory handling? The workshop was concluded with a summary of the most important implications for the next steps within the project. Attention was mainly given to the opportunities, necessities and feasibility of legal and non-legal solutions for memory handling in a digital environment.