Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Event: Goportis Digital Preservation Summit 2011

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fourteen renowned speakers, best cases, discussions and workshops, fascinating talks, many networking opportunities and direct contact to digital preservation experts  – that is how the Goportis Digital Preservation Summit 2011 presents itself –  the international conference by experts for experts.

I am very happy to invite you on behalf of Goportis – Leibniz Library Network for Research Information to our international meeting from 19-20 October in Hamburg.

Complete programme now online!

Dr Adam Farquar, Head of Digital Library Technology at the British Library and founder of the Open Planets Foundation, will open the conference. He will give an overview on the necessary preparations for digital preservation of objects, identifying risks and underestimated challenges. The day concludes with different workshop sessions, where participants get the chance to ask their questions and find joint solutions.

On day two of the conference Prof. Seamus Ross, Dean of the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, will introduce the Ingest process by giving examples from different digital collections. The following presentations will be on tools and the implementation of Ingest workflows for different types of material.
The Digital Preservation Summit 2011 will conclude with a panel discussion with Twitterwall on the topic of organisation & infrastructure for digital preservation.

Organiser of this global summit is Goportis Leibniz Library Network for Research Information.

Find the complete programme now online:

If you register before 21 September 2011 you can profit from our special early bird price. Take the chance and participate for a reduced rate.

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