OPFCON featured contributions on a range of topics in areas including knowledge sharing, policy and best practice, innovation and technology, and sustainability through community collaboration. Explore the agenda and see the slides for each session below. 

Session 1

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
13:00 – 13:10IntroductionBecky McGuinness, OPF
13:10 -13:20WelcomeMartin Wrigley, OPF
13:20 – 13:50Keynote
The Open Preservation Foundation: a decade of digital preservation leadership
Dr. Adam Farquhar
13:50 – 14:05That‘s what we are like: First results of a survey on the worldwide situation of digital preservation communitiesDr. Monika Zarnitz, ZBW Leibniz Information-Centre for Economics

Session 2

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
14:30 – 14:45Digital Preservation for Everyone: The Personal Digital Archiving Website meindigitalesarchiv.deLina Maria Zangerl, Literaturarchiv Salzburg
14:45 – 15:00Using the Preservation Action Registries API to deliver real user benefitsJack O’Sullivan, Preservica
15:10 – 15:20Lightning talks
New Tools and Techniques to Analyze and Manage Email in Archives: The Review, Appraisal and Triage of Mail (RATOM) Project

Automating ‘Inbox Zero’: An approach to processing system-generated messages

Kam Woods, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

David Cirella, Yale University Library

Session 3

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
15:40 – 15:55Non-conforming PDF/A Conformance? How to Embed Customized PDF/A-Compliant XMP Metadata into PDFsElizabeth Kata, International Atomic Energy Agency
15:55 – 16:10Sonar – A peer-to-peer based database for digital archives of media and contentFranz Heinzmann, Arso project
16:20 – 16:35Poster session
CD-ROM Preservation: Acquisition, validation, and access by way of proprietary file formats, legacy software, and language support

NFDI4Chem – research data management for chemistry

PRONOM Research Week: What Happened, Where It’s Going

Revisiting the Planets Time Capsule

AV-archiving at Sound and Vision: how to hit a moving target

Developing a sustainable and fit for purpose archiving system

David Cirella, Yale University Library

Felix Bach, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Elizabeth Kata, International Atomic Energy Agency, and David Clipsham, The National Archives, UK

Charlotte Armstrong, OPF

Jesse de Vos, Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision

Krystian Minta, Poznan Supercomputing & Networking Center
16:35 – 16:45Closing remarksMartin Wrigley, OPF
16:45 – 17:00Preserving the presentJohn Sheridan, The National Archives UK

Session 4

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
09:55 – 10:00IntroductionCharlotte Armstrong, OPF
10:00 – 10:15Keynote
The treasures of the Open Preservation Foundation
Barbara Sierman
10:15 – 10:30Automated benchmarks for FIDO, DROID and siegfriedRichard Lehane, International Atomic Energy Agency
10:30 – 10:45Tools for Creating and Validating SIPs – Reducing the Technological Know-How of Preparing Content for Digital PreservationAnni Järvenpää, CSC – IT Center for Science

Session 5

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
11:15 – 11:30Institutional repository of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts ViennaStefan Szepe and Vitali Bodnar, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
11:30 – 11:45Accessing the intangible: the constraints faced by digital preservation practitioners when making born-digital material accessibleLeontien Talboom, University College London & The National Archives UK
11:45 – 12:00Strengthening the French preservation community around formats and associated toolsThomas Ledoux and Yannick Grandcolas, Bibliothèque nationale de France

Session 6

Time (CEST)TitleSpeaker(s)
12:30 – 12:50Lightning talks
The future of PRONOM – a review

The Web Curator Tool renewed

Technical Insights into European E-invoices

David Clipsham, The National Archives UK

Jeffrey van der Hoeven, National Library of the Netherlands

Jochen Stärk, MustangProject
12:50 – 13:20Roundtable: PLANETS: Back to the futureAdam Farquhar
Jacqueline Slats, National Archives of the Netherlands
Ross Spencer, Artefactual
13:25 – 13:30Closing remarks Martin Wrigley, OPF

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