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Take a look at our calendar of upcoming events in the digital preservation community.

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19 Aug
25 Aug

Libraries. Solidarity. Society. The IFLA World Library and Information Congress is the international flagship professional and trade event for the library and information services sector. It brings together over 3,500 participants from more than 120 countries. It sets the international agenda for the profession and offers opportunities for networking and professional development to all delegates. It is an opportunity for the host country to showcase the status of libraries and information science in their country and region as well as…

30 Aug
01 Sep

In 2017, the ARA Annual Conference comes to Manchester from 30 August to 1 September. Join the year’s most significant gathering of information professionals in records management, archives and archive conservation from the UK and Ireland, as well as from around the world. This is the one place this year that you can learn from, and network with, the full range of people in your world, ranging from new professionals to long-serving experts. Our theme this year is ‘Challenge the…

30 Aug

The PREFORMA project that commissioned and funded the development of veraPDF draws to an end this year. Recent activity has been focused on PREFORMA acceptance testing, formalising the decisions of the PDF Association’s Technical Working Group and fixing issues reported by the community. In this webinar, we’ll be presenting the results of recent development and presenting our plans for life after PREFORMA. Specifically, we’ll be covering: Improvements to the veraPDF policy checker aimed to make it easier for users to…

05 Sep

Digitization of cultural heritage is big business nowadays and the possibilities seem endless – But how do we actually get what we ask for? And how can we assess if we get what we ask for? QA workflows in times of mass rapid ex- or internal digitization emerge and the necessity becomes more and more obvious. How to set up a QA workflow in mass digitization and what are the ingredients for it will be shown on a business case…

11 Sep
13 Sep

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG), among the preeminent international conferences on digital preservation, is coming to Oxford, United Kingdom. Now in its tenth year, PASIG is a practical, solutions focused conference that places a strong emphasis on the following: Comparison of high-level OAIS architectures, services-oriented architecture work, and use cases Cooperation on standard-based, open-source and commercial digital repository platforms Software as a Service solutions for digital preservation Review of storage architectures and trends and their relation to…

13 Sep
15 Sep

The 8th triennial conference which will take place in Brighton from 13-15 September 2017 and co-organized by ARMA Europe, The National Archives of the UK and Brighton University. Sessions will focus on the latest challenges and innovation in Information Governance and Digital Archiving. Speakers from all over Europe and beyond will present their experiences with current and next generation information governance across government, commercial and specialised industry sectors. The conference programme consists of plenary sessions for all participants and breakout…

25 Sep
29 Sep

14th International Conference on Digital Preservation iPRES is the major international conference on the preservation and long-term management of digital materials. The iPRES 2017 hosted by Kyoto University will contribute to promotion of researches and development of technologies and services of digital preservation. Following the success of the previous conferences, the iPRES 2017 will serve as an international forum for the global community of digital preservation. The main objectives at iPRES 2017 will be cultural resources in various domains and…

11 Oct
12 Oct

On behalf of the PREFORMA Consortium, you are invited to the International Conference in Tallinn on 11-12 October 2017, in conjunction with the Estonian EU Presidency. The aim of the event, which will be hosted by the National Library of Estonia, is to highlight the importance of standardisation and file format validation for the long term preservation of digital cultural content, present the open source conformance checkers developed in PREFORMA and look at future challenges and opportunities. The event is intended for…

25 Oct
26 Oct

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) invites proposals for Digital Preservation 2017: “Preservation is Political,” to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 25-26, 2017. Digital Preservation is the major meeting and conference of the NDSA—open to members and non-members alike—focusing on tools, techniques, theories and methodologies for digital stewardship and preservation, data curation, the content lifecycle, and related issues. Our 2017 meeting is held in partnership with our host organization, the Digital Library Federation (DLF). Separate calls are being issued…

07 Nov

Today, there is plenty of evidence that good scientific practice cannot be obtained for web references in general by today’s referencing practices. It is also evident that web references are crucial for both current and future research, and thus there is a high demand for new referencing methods to web material which can support good scientific practice. This webinar will present the findings from Danish research projects which have resulted in suggestion of PWID (Persistent Web IDentifiers) referencing style including the four…

19 Feb
22 Feb

The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.