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

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11 May
12 May

The National Archives of Malta are pleased to inform you that as part of the commitments by Malta during the Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Document Life Cycle Management Forum will be held in Malta on the 11-12th May 2017. The venue for this meeting will be the Augustinian Priory in Rabat.   Please sign up at the registration site.

15 May
18 May

The IS&T Archiving Conference brings together an international community of imaging experts and technicians as well as curators, managers, and researchers from libraries, archives, museums, records management repositories, information technology institutions, and commercial enterprises to explore and discuss the field of digitization of cultural heritage and archiving. The conference presents the latest research results on digitization and curation, provides a forum to explore new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can serve as benchmarks in the field.…

15 May
17 May

The PDF Event of the Year In 2017 the world’s premiere PDF technology event,  PDF Days Europe event, will be held once again in Berlin. Over two days, attendees will be able to choose from educational presentations (in both English and German), user reports, workshops and more. Dozens of top PDF experts from around the world will be on-hand to help attendees assemble a customized package of PDF knowledge. May 15-16: PDF Days Europe 2017 May 17: PDF Days Europe…

01 Jun
02 Jun

What are the Digitisation Days? The Digitisation Days aim to present an up-to-date vision of the most recent advances in technology for the digitisation of text, to showcase successful experiences in their application and to explore the challenges for the near future of digitisation. It comprises the DATeCH International Conference that is conceived as forum to present, discuss and showcase latest techniques in digitisation and related fields. The Digitisation Days and the DATeCH International Conference are supported by the Impact…

06 Jun

The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) community is hosting a one day event describing the power and potential of interoperable image delivery over the Web. Embraced by large and growing number of the world’s leading research and cultural heritage organizations, IIIF provides an open framework for publishing digital image-based resources, to be viewed, shared, cited, annotated, and more by any compatible image-viewing application. This showcase event will provide an introduction to IIIF, exploring how institutions are leveraging IIIF to improve…

07 Jun
08 Jun

Save the date! OPF members are invited to attend the 8th Annual General Meeting of the Open Preservation Foundation. This year, the two-day meeting will take place at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

11 Jun
13 Jun

The fourth in the Archives Unleashed workshop series is an opportunity to collaboratively unleash our web collections, exploring cutting-edge research tools while fostering a broad-based consensus on future directions in web archive analysis.  The event will occur at the British Library, London, UK, June 11 – 13. The event is planned as a premier opportunity for the development of multi-disciplinary international collaborations pertaining to research with large-scale Web archive data. This event, is sponsored by the British Library, Rutgers University, University of Waterloo,…

14 Jun
15 Jun

‘Preserving Abundance: The Challenge of Saving Everything’ The collaboration between Sussex Humanities Lab (SHL) and Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) focuses on two major challenges for long-term digital preservation: maintaining access to the form and functionality of digital objects, and managing, filtering, interpreting, and critically engaging with these petabytes of information, now and in the future. While developments in long-term digital preservation enable ongoing access, the question of how these developments impact the way we interact with, use, reuse, investigate,…

19 Jun
23 Jun

The ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. Participation is sought from all parts of the world and from the full range of disciplines and professions involved in digital library research and practice, including computer science, information science, librarianship, archival science and practice, museum studies and practice, technology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. Besides the main conference, JCDL 2017 will host specialized workshops, tutorials, panels, and a…

26 Jun
30 Jun

In 2017 the Open Repositories conference returns to Australia, where the Open Repositories journey started in Sydney 2006. Repositories have come a long way in the intervening years, having emerged as critical systems for managing, preserving and sharing intellectual, artistic and scientific output. As such, repositories have found a firm placing within scholarly processes and are becoming an integral vehicle to moving towards true Open Science. The OR community has established itself as an important contributor in this space, something…

27 Jun
28 Jun

This is the fourth in the series of research data network events which bring together people in the higher education and research sectors to exchange knowledge around the practical implementation of research data management (RDM). This extended event over two days also aims to inform our research data shared service as well as other Jisc services and institutional RDM provision through stimulating discussion within the community about RDM issues, system development and implementation. For this particular event, we’ll continue our focus on innovative…

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…

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…

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…

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…