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

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26 Jun
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…