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

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27 Mar

ARA SAT are pleased to announce Digital Ambition, a day-long workshop on 27 March 2017 at Hull History Centre. Whilst ‘digital’ presents many challenges we know archivists are responding with ambitious projects to secure the future accessibility of our cultural heritage. This event will be an opportunity to hear about how others are moving towards achieving their goals for digital collections management and digital preservation. The aim is to inspire and share as much as to educate, and archivists of…

29 Mar
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31 Mar

As the centrality of personal digital archives and the ubiquity of digital content grows, librarians, archivists, scholars, students, activists, and those who fill the role of the “family IT person,” have to deal with how to best select, preserve, and manage digital material. PDA 2017 seeks to host a discussion across domains focusing on how to best manage personal digital material, be it at a large institution or in a home office. PDA 2017 will showcase both current and emerging scholarship…

30 Mar

The veraPDF software is capable of more than just PDF/A validation. veraPDF also provides a policy checker capable of carrying out custom PDF document checks beyond the scope of PDF/A validation. Examples of custom checks include highlighting the use of particular fonts or image formats, enforcing population of metadata fields or limiting the number of pages in a document. In this webinar we’ll be: Giving a demonstration of the policy checker. Providing a brief, non-technical overview of the supporting technologies: XML…

04 Apr
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06 Apr

Save the date! This it the first Archivematica Camp being held in Europe, co-hosted by the University of York and Artefactual! Inspired by similar events like Hydra Camp, Islandora Camp and Fedora Camp, Archivematica Camp is intended to provide a space for anyone interested in or currently using Archivematica to come together, learn about the platform from other users, and share their experiences. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/archivematica-camp-york-uk-registration-31851507717

27 Apr
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28 Apr

Join BitCurator users from around the globe as we discuss how we are using the BitCurator software environment. Hosted by the BitCurator Consortium (BCC), this event will be grounded in the practical, real-world experiences of digital archivists and digital curation experts. Come prepared to discuss your current challenges, share emerging BitCurator integrations and workflows, and address the “now what” of handling your digital forensics outputs. About the Forum The BitCurator Users Forum brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and…

27 Apr
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28 Apr

This major sector-specific gathering provides an annual opportunity to hear views from regulators, experts, thought-leaders, and leading practitioners in their field on key challenges and trends in records management facing the life science and healthcare sectors. The 2017 Conference, themed “Tackling and Resolving Challenges”, will include a packed programme of inspirational speakers, lively discussions and networking opportunities , all centred around the latest thinking, industry innovations and best practice. Key Features High-level keynote speaker(s) Industry focused presentations, workshops, and discussion…

11 May
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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
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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.…

07 Jun
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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. More information coming soon.

14 Jun
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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
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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
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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…